Lecturer - Literacy Education
The College at Brockport
The Department of Education and Human Development at The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for Lecturer of Literacy Education B-12 in our inclusive education program.
- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy education, which includes a 4/4 course teaching load per year
- Participate in service activities, serve on department/campus-wide committees
- Work collaboratively with department faculty in B-12 education programs
- Supervise candidates in field experience and student teaching placements
- Use technology in teaching, including online instruction
- Participate in program implementation and support program assessment for CAEP accreditation
- Collaborate with B-12 school personnel
- Demonstrate continuous professional development
Earned Master’s degree (or higher) in Literacy or related field by time of appointment from an accredited US Department of Education or internationally recognized college or university; earned teacher certification; a minimum of three years of demonstrated successful teaching experience at the intermediate and/or high school level; demonstrated ability to work with socially, culturally, and linguistically diverse populations to prepare culturally competent teachers; and, demonstrated ability to use technology to support teaching and learning.
Terminal degree or ABD in Literacy Education or related field by time of appointment from an accredited US Department of Education or internationally recognized college or university; certification in Literacy and/or experience as a Literacy Specialist or Literacy Coach; background in additional areas of expertise such as critical literacies, digital literacy, language and learning disabilities, education of English Language Learners; demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate literacy education courses or demonstrated ability to facilitate professional development; demonstrated engagement in participating in and/or facilitating professional development; successful experience working in an inclusive B-12 setting; demonstrated understanding of disciplinary and content area literacy; and, demonstrated understanding of a variety of literacy assessments and progress monitoring tools.
Education & Human Development Department Description
The Department of Education & Human Development is dedicated to preparing educators to teach in 21st century classrooms. The department currently includes 18 full-time faculty and staff, and offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to initial- and professional-level certification in New York State. The department’s robust school partnership network in Rochester and the region supports clinically-rich field experiences and student teaching opportunities for students, and ongoing research and professional development opportunities for faculty. For more information on faculty, programs, and the department in general visit www.brockport.edu/ehd.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary, Benefits and Appointment
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts, life insurance, and disability insurances. This position will offer an initial one year contract followed by a two year contract and subsequent three year renewable contracts based on performance. Position is available August 2019.
Preference will be given to application materials received by March 22, 2019 and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For consideration, apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit the following: 1.) A letter of application explicitly detailing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications including examples, 2.) a curriculum vitae (CV), 3.) the names and contact information for three references, and 4.) a statement of teaching philosophy.
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We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.