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Location: SCSU Main Campus, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud MN 56301
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Probationary
Tenure track position in the Elementary Education program with expectations to:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Education in the areas of Literacy, ESL, and research methods.
Teach online, graduate courses for the reading teacher program and curriculum and instruction, and research methods.
Provide course instruction that includes mentorship and modeling best practices for undergraduate students.
Supervise undergraduate clinical experiences, including student teaching, in public school settings.
Provide guidance and leadership in edTPA process and completion.
Provide assistance in helping students understand and apply technology in a 1:1 iPad classroom environment.
Participate in student recruitment, academic advising, and student advocacy.
Provide advising, mentor-ship, support, and leadership to graduate students, including serving on graduate committees.
Participate in departmental operation and leadership, addressing departmental and program enhancement, assessment, and future development at the college/school and university.
Teach and work effectively with persons from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including advocating for anti-racist practices, and an asset approach to multilingualism.
Through their research, teaching, and service, the ideal candidate will demonstrate St. Cloud State’s commitment to our mission and values, especially our responsibility for the holistic education of our diverse student population. This includes our commitments to social justice, anti-racism, equity, access, and inclusion, and attention to the various components of student belonging. Applicants will be expected to establish and maintain professional goals to be outstanding teachers through the use of research-based, best- practices, and innovative pedagogy. They should be willing to participate in teaching using alternative delivery methods such as online and hybrid. They will regularly engage in ongoing professional development and innovation opportunities focused on pedagogical growth offered within the School and at St. Cloud State University.
Doctorate in C & I, Elementary Education, Literacy Education or related field. (ABD considered with degree to be completed before appointment date.)
Demonstrated experience with innovative program design, development, and continuous improvement.
A record of teaching excellence at the university level in literacy methods and curriculum courses in Elementary Education.
Holds or has previously held a K-6 elementary education license with an emphasis area in literacy.
Minimum of 3 years licensed (teacher of record) teaching experience in K-6 public school setting.
Demonstrated ability to utilize technology in instruction, both at the university level at with K-6 students.
Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Background in multi-lingual education or English as a Second Language instruction and demonstrated effective experience working with multi-lingual learners.
Demonstrated effective experience teaching graduate courses in one or more of the fields listed.
Demonstrated effective experience and expertise providing guidance and leadership in edTPA completion.
Demonstrated effective experience with online and/or hybrid teaching.
Experience teaching ESL methods.
Demonstrated effective experience with course design, instruction and assessment aligned with Interstate Teacher Support and Assessment Consortium (InTASC) and the Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice (MSEP).
Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.
Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found here.
Why Work For Us
Help students achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse people with passion, who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals
Desired Start Date: 08/17/2021
Internal Number: 2545
About Saint Cloud State University
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career. Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River.