Position: Assistant Professor of Education
Start Date: August 2017
Summary: Montreat College seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Assistant Professor of Education. This is a full-time teaching position.
The Teacher Education Department of Montreat College prepares candidates under the conceptual framework of “Teacher as Leader and Innovator for 21st Century learning in the classroom, school, district, and profession at local, regional, national, and global levels.” The Department’s mission is based on the Christian calling to the ministry of education within the framework of 21st Century skills, knowledge, expertise, and literacies required for success in work and life. The department believes that effective teachers are leaders who care about their students and their profession, based on the foundation of Christian character and citizenship.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach a variety of undergraduate Elementary Education courses, especially science, math, and technology
- Collaborate with public and private schools
- Supervise elementary candidates during methods and student teaching experiences
- Guide teacher candidates in completing edTPA
- Advise current elementary education students and recruit prospective students
- Continue professional development in the discipline. Montreat College supports professional development activities for full-time faculty.
- Participate in faculty governance
The successful candidate will demonstrate a professional and personal commitment to the mission and vision of Montreat College. That commitment includes agreement with the published Statement of Faith found here:
The successful candidate will also demonstrate support for Christian liberal arts education and the specific ability to integrate faith and the discipline in a compelling, thoughtful manner, as well as an understanding of undergraduate students and the ability to relate well to them.
- At least 3 years of recent professional experience in a K-12 setting that includes a K-6 setting
- College teaching experience that demonstrates and understanding of the teaching and learning process
- Experience with accreditation standards, compliance, and data collection and reporting
- Experience with edTPA
Education / Experience:
An earned doctorate (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) from a regionally accredited institution is preferred. Consideration will be given to those holding a master’s degree in education from a regionally accredited institution.
Candidates are requested to send the following materials:
1) Letter of Application
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Transcripts of Undergraduate and Graduate Work
4) Statement of Faith
5) Statement of Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
6) List of Three References with Contact Information
Vice President for Academic Affairs
P.O. Box 1267
Montreat, NC 28757
About Montreat College:
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.