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Faculty Careers - Education, Faculty Careers - Other
The Division of Professional Studies at Eastern Nazarene College invites mission fit applicants for a full-time, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, teaching courses in the Education Program. Accredited by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education since 1974, the Education Program at ENC offers degree programs and licensure preparation to both undergraduate and graduate students.
We seek mission fit candidates with a strong desire to prepare teachers in the context of an urban Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan tradition. Our top priority is to hire a candidate with expertise in the field of special education, but excellent candidates with expertise in other areas will also be considered. Highly desirable qualifications include K-12 special education teaching certification; familiarity with federal and Massachusetts state laws regarding the education of students with disabilities; and demonstrable knowledge of evidence-based practices in the instruction of individuals with disabilities, including diagnostic assessment, assistive technology, and positive behavior interventions and support. Experience in field-based mentoring/supervision of teacher candidates is a plus, including assessments such as the Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP).
The ideal candidate will have a record of teaching excellence and effectiveness in leadership roles, demonstrate a commitment to serving culturally and linguistically diverse student populations, and have experience teaching in a variety of formats (e.g., on-ground, hybrid, online).
Carry a teaching load of 24 credits (typically eight three-credit courses) per academic year, primarily in the areas of Special Education.
Typical courses in this area include: Special Education Curriculum, Human Exceptionalities and Education Assessments.The candidate’s expertise and interests will determine other courses.
Participate in the development and improvement of curricula and courses.
Other responsibilities will include advising, supervision of student teachers, committee work, attendance at faculty meetings and commencement, and service to the program, college, and community.
How To Apply:
Applicants may make application by submitting the following:
a philosophy of education;
a personal statement on diversity in higher education, exploring how you have personally been shaped by working in diverse settings as well as how you believe that these experiences will help you embody the mission and values of Eastern Nazarene College;
a statement of faith – a statement of your Christian experience, including how your christian commitment models the mission and values of Eastern Nazarene College and your church affiliation and involvement.
Application Deadline: Until Filled. For greater consideration, please submit all application materials by January 15, 2021.
Have completed a Masters in Special Education or a related Educational field. Applications from candidates currently enrolled in a doctoral program will also be accepted.Applicants without a doctorate or not in a doctoral program must be willing to pursue one soon after hire.
Minimum five years of experience teaching at the K-12 level with students with disabilities.
Ability to meet the educational needs of a diverse student populations, including non-traditional students.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrate an active commitment to Christian faith and service, which is in accord with the mission of Eastern Nazarene College and display a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the college’s Wesleyan tradition.
About Eastern Nazarene College
Eastern Nazarene College is a four-year Christian liberal arts college on Boston’s south shore. ENC offers a breadth of academic programs that prepare students to lead and serve in a diverse world by integrating the “best in education and the best in Christian faith.” Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well. As a staff or faculty member in our multi-cultural and close-knit community, you’ll play an active role in achieving our mission and supporting our community. Visit www.enc.edu for more information.