QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Literacy/Reading Education with a minimum of 3 years of public school teaching experience in literacy/reading instruction. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with on-line instruction. Knowledge of children’s literature and its role in instruction is necessary. Experience working with diverse student populations and the ability to prepare undergraduate and graduate students to work with diverse populations is required. Candidates must possess significant technology skills and demonstrate the ability to work in a university/public school partnership model for clinical teacher preparation. The potential for or establishment of a record of scholarship, research, and publication is expected. Candidates should be able to successfully participate in grant writing in the area of teacher education in the field of literacy education.
EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROVIDER (EPP): The EPP is CAEP and state (EPSB) accredited offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Undergraduate certification areas include: elementary, middle school, secondary, and P-12. Graduate certification areas are: special education, English as a second language, Literacy/reading/writing, and offerings via alternative certification routes.
INSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENT: Candidates must give evidence of an evangelical Christian commitment, and be in harmony with the College’s Statement of Faith and Mission.
INQUIRY PROCESS: Email a letter expressing interest in a Christian liberal arts teaching environment, current curriculum vitae, and a statement describing the current vitality of your personal Christian faith and the theological framework that informs your work to email@example.com or mail to: Dr. Bonnie J. Banker, Dean; Asbury University, School of Education, 1 Macklem Drive, Wilmore, KY 40390.