Midland University
  • 12-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Academic Affairs
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • Full Time

True to its roots, Midland believes in the power of the liberal arts as a way for students to discover how their individual gifts, abilities, and passions prepare them for a life of meaning and value, no matter what career path they pursue. True to its current vision, Midland is continually improving programs in response to the needs of the marketplace who will employ our graduates. This ensures that students are getting a relentlessly relevant education for current and future jobs. Midland University's Teacher Career Ladder Program is an example of the relentless relevant experience provided to future teachers.


The Midland University Teacher Career Ladder Program (TCL) serves the University's K-12 district partners in providing an accelerated path to teaching credentials to the district's current paraprofessionals. Students in the program are selected by their current employer, typically have completed some college credit and are eager to gain the necessary education and credentialing to become a state certified teacher. Currently classes are held in the evenings at the Midland University Omaha location.


Midland University is seeking an exceptional faculty member with expertise in K-12 Teacher Education for a full-time position beginning June 2021. The Coordinator of the TCL Program includes teaching responsibilities of integrated courses (i.e. classroom management, instructional design, technology, assessment and development), including practicum and supervision of clinical experience for the TCL Program. Additionally, the Coordinator duties include assisting with hiring adjunct staff and providing the necessary instructor support. Highly qualified applicants will demonstrate ability to think innovatively, build competence in technology, and use engaging pedagogy to help students deepen their learning and broaden their perspectives all with the focus of providing an exemplary student experience.


Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in Education is required, along with a teaching endorsement. A Ph.D. in education or Ed.D. is preferred.
  • Evidence of effective teaching in a PK-6 and/or 7-12 setting is required; post-secondary teaching and development of curriculum experience is preferred.
  • Commitment to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Creating dynamic and relevant learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom
  • A willingness to collaborate with peers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to foster a collegial work environment that encourages change and innovation; and an ability to interact effectively and work productively, cooperatively, and collaboratively with a variety of individuals and groups.

If you meet the qualifications and want to be part of a growth oriented, innovative, and student centered university in the Omaha metro, please complete the online application in its entirety and upload both a resume and cover letter. For full consideration, applicants must include a cover letter in which they address why they are a good fit for the job and university. The ideal candidate will start in June 2022. Review of candidates will begin immediately.

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