Job Description Summary / TWC SummaryResponsible for functions related to teaching methods and foundations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; advising both undergraduate and graduate students; supervising student teachers; engaging in scholarly activities in areas relevant to the department and college; and assuming departmental and college committee responsibilities.
Essential Duties SummaryTeaching methods, foundations and content curriculum courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Advising undergraduate and graduate students. Supervising student teachers and participation in field based programs & practicum programs. Engaging in scholarly research. Serving on departmental and college committees. Participating in professional activities including internal and external conferences and seminars. Other duties within the range of skills normally associated with a position of this classification in an evolving teaching and learning environment.
Commensurate with experience.
EducationEarned Doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Literacy Education or related field in Education.
Required Licensing/CertificationMust be teacher certified (or have held teacher certification)
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesApplicants should be dynamic individuals who can engage in continued curricular development, excellence in teaching, and scholarly activity, and growth in funded research. Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to secure grants both local and federal is preferred.
Work ExperienceThree to five (3 to 5) years of public school teaching at the elementary, middle or secondary school level; evidence of ability to integrate technology into instruction; and, demonstrated capacity to design, develop and deliver course materials.
(Preferred or Desirous) university teaching experience; evidence of public service and scholarly activity; and, familiarity with diverse educational settings
Leadership/Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNo supervisory responsibilities.
Work Complexity/Budget AuthorityNo budgetary responsibilities.
Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving SkillsThat expected within the range of skills normally associated with a position of this classification in an evolving teaching and learning environment.
Personal/Organizational ContactsEvidence of collaboration with local school systems, community agencies and/or other professionals.
Customer Service RelationshipsDemonstrated ability to work with students from diverse cultural and ethnic groups.
UA EEO StatementIt is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
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