Description: The Teacher Education Department of Toccoa Falls College invites applications for a tenured track position in Education for a position beginning August 1, 2018. Responsibilities would include using best practices in teaching and learning in undergraduate courses at elementary, middle, and secondary levels for the Teacher Education Department, supervising the clinical experience, and developing collaborative relationships with local schools, as appropriate to coursework or field experiences. This position includes shared responsibility for all phases of the advising, instruction, program development, and evaluation processes.
Skills and Attributes: A commitment to mentoring college students to see that they achieve as successful educators is needed. The knowledge and ability to use technology embed into classroom delivery systems is critical. A willingness to partner with existing faculty in continuing the college’s vision and mission to prepare teacher candidates with the knowledge, skills and character needed to impact their field is required. A personal commitment to the ministry of teaching in a Christian institution and an agreement with the college’s statement of faith and mission and its social guidelines is of utmost importance.
Qualifications: Ph.D., Ed.D., or Master’s degree in Education, an expertise in teaching on the college level with an in-depth understanding of learning for grades PK-12 using content standards or the Georgia equivalent Georgia Standards of Excellence, a working knowledge of using assessment to determine teaching decisions concerning the impact learning has on all students and their development, and a commitment to preparing teacher candidates for diverse classroom populations.Any additional qualifications, including an ESOL Endorsement specialization, Reading Endorsement, research of educational effectiveness are accepted. Experience as a certified teacher educator, teacher or supervisor over other individuals in P-12 school settings is encouraged.
Application Process: Send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via email to Dr. Tom Council, Dean, School of Professional Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org . All materials will remain confidential. Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About Toccoa Falls College
Toccoa Falls College is an evangelical, independent, and interdenominational college, affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination. It seeks to maintain the biblical emphasis of a Christian college while offering the broad range of professional studies of a liberal arts college. Toccoa Falls College is located in the foothills of the northeast Georgia mountains, 95 miles north of Atlanta, GA and 65 miles south of Greenville, SC. The campus is situated on 1,100 beautiful acres and includes a 186’ high waterfall. The College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).