Midland University
  • 14-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Academic Affairs
  • Fremont, NE, USA
  • Full Time

Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Education to provide instruction and to serve as the Secondary Education Coordinator in the Walker School of Education. The Walker School of Education provides a Teacher Education Program fully accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education.


Description of Key Responsibilities:

  • Instruct courses that provide foundation and methods with a focus on secondary education. (approximately 24 credit hours /year).
  • Participate in the supervision of students during field based experiences (FBE) and/or clinical experience.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement for curriculum, instruction and assessment that aligns with state standards.
  • Help with mentoring adjunct faculty and with students.
  • Collaborate and communicate with staff and administration of Midland University.
  • Serve as the Secondary Education Coordinator:
  • who is responsible for data collection regarding program goals and for state reporting for program review when necessary.
  • who communicates with faculty and staff in other University departments that provide content instruction for secondary students.
  • Assist with the hiring of full time and adjunct faculty.
  • Participate in department and university wide meetings and professional development.
  • Partners across the university on student recruiting, retention, and graduation.
  • Measure and analyze program outcomes for continuous improvement.
  • Innovative teaching using high impact practices

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Minimum of a Master's degree in relevant field; doctorate preferred
  • Relevant practical experience

If you have an entrepreneurial mindset and want to be part of a growth oriented, student centered university in the Midwest, complete the application, and include a resume/CV (to include courses taught). Applicants must include a cover letter that explains why they are a good fit for the job and university. This position begins August 2022. Review of applications will begin in November and the job will remain open until filled. .

Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Education to provide Instruction and to serve as the Secondary Coordinator in the Walker School of Education. The Walker School of Education is a Teacher Education Program fully accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education.


Candidate Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in Education is required, along with an active or past secondary teaching endorsement. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education is preferred.
  • Evidence of effective teaching in a secondary setting is required; post-secondary teaching and development of curriculum experience is preferred.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of K-12 teaching experience.
  • A valid driver's license and reliable transportation to be able to travel within the work day.

The Ideal Candidate Will Be Able to Demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching/instruction
  • Agility and flexibility to adapt to marketplace and academic innovations
  • Passion for developing students as professionals
  • Evidence of innovative thinking and action
  • Understanding of and ability to integrate core education coursework and content (i.e. classroom management, instructional design, technology, assessment, and development) in a secondary setting.
  • Understanding of and ability to integrate methods coursework (i.e. science, math, reading, language arts, and social studies methods) in a secondary setting.
  • The ability to facilitate meaningful experiences and reflection for teacher candidates who are learning to respond to coaching, understand content, build learning communities, support all learners, plan and deliver effective instruction, and model professionalism.
  • The ability to effectively work with a diverse, multi-cultural population with comfort, teaching effectively across the spectrum of secondary education.

Compensation:

Midland University offers participation in a fully insured medical/prescription plan with the support of a health savings account, life and long-term disability insurance, Flex spending plans, 403b retirement option and educational benefits for both the employee and his/her dependents. In addition, employees have the option of participating in dental, vision, voluntary life, and supplemental insurance plans. Wages will be commensurate with education, experience, and individual strengths.


Timeline:

The position will remain open until filled.

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