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Successful applicants will join a strong faculty in Western Carolina University's Catamount School, a newly commissioned lab school that opened in August 2017. Successful candidates will be expected to teach math to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students enrolled in the school, as well as provide leadership in teacher education.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and must be eligible for a North Carolina teaching license in middle grades math. Candidates who are not already in procession of a North Carolina teaching license in middle grades math must obtain and provide evidence of licensure on or before August 2020.
Preference will be given to candidates who earned a graduate degree in elementary or middle grades education, mathematics, math education, and/or National Board Certification.
Preference will also be given to candidates with experience teaching 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in public schools.
Applicants should provide evidence of experiences or the potential to: work collaboratively and across disciplines, contribute to the university's multicultural and diversity goals, and successful collaboration with in-service teachers in public school settings. Interest and experience in teaching in technology rich and flexible environments is a plus.
The candidate will be expected to teach and supervise interns and will share program responsibilities and provide service. Consistent participation in all aspects of The Catamount School is expected.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
10 months per annual school year.
Application must be made online. Applicants must include the following attachments: 1. A cover letter describing how the applicant's professional qualifications relate to the position and how the applicant can contribute to the mission, core values and goals of the Catamount School. 2. A current and complete resume. 3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed. 4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five (5) references. OPTIONAL Attachment: 5. Other supporting materials relevant to the candidate's scholarship and teaching. Inquiries can be directed to: Dr. Holly Pinter (search chair) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-227-3351.
Thank you for your interest in this position. Application materials sent by postal mail or e-mail cannot be accepted.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
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