Full-time faculty position, 24 hour credit load per academic year, teaching primarily in the School of Education (SOE) on main campus.
Teach assigned graduate and undergraduate courses, particularly those involving Special education (SED) and Early Childhood (ECE).
Assess professional skills and dispositions of teacher candidates.
Serve as lead faculty for designated courses.
Coordinate SED course content in conjunction with SOE faculty.
Serve on SAU and SOE committees, task forces, and teams as requested.
Participate in Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Council on the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) activities and compliance requirements.
Participate in Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Special Education and Early Childhood activities and compliance requirements.
Supervise student field experience in P-12 schools, including individual students during pedagogical methods courses, practica and student teaching internships.
Participate in collaborative partnership activities with P-12 schools.
Participate in professional development and scholarly activities.
A master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required; a doctorate is preferred. Must agree to begin doctoral program within five years of initial appointment, if doctorate not already earned.
Experience as a certified teacher with at least five years successful teaching in P-12 schools – ECE Special Ed/Special Education.
Experience teaching at the college level preferred.
Successful implementation of Special Education and/or Early Childhood Education initiatives in P-12 schools.
Demonstrated ability to assess teacher candidate professional skills and dispositions.
Experience in P-12 curriculum development and leadership.
Experience in research utilizing statistical data and analysis to assist in educational decisions.
Evidence of a vibrant Christian faith integrated into the applicant’s personal and professional life.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept and Community Covenant.
Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.