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, emphases and experience in teaching and integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related Elementary education courses.
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.
Assess professional skills and dispositions of teacher candidates.
Serve as lead faculty for designated courses.
Design, modify, or revise course content in conjunction with SOE faculty and SAU Math & Science 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) Content Standards Committees for content compliance requirements and additional relevant meetings as assigned.
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 elementary teacher, with at least five years successful teaching in P-12 schools required; additional experience in P-12 leadership preferred.
Some experience teaching at the college level preferred.
Successful implementation of Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering (STEM) initiatives and teaching in P-12 schools.
Demonstrated ability to assess teacher candidate professional skills and dispositions.
Experience in P-12 curriculum development and leading professional development activities for teachers.
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.