Overview

WSC is seeking a full time tenure-track Educator Preparation (ELL/ESL, Literacy) faculty member. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the department of Educational Foundations and Leadership (educator preparation); advise undergraduate and graduate candidates; participate in state, college, department, and program committees and other forms of professional service; engage in scholarly activities; and, collaborate with college and PreK-12 school colleagues to further the school/department’s mission. Specifically, we are interested in candidates who can teach ELL/ESL courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who can partner with PreK-12 districts to help serve non-English speaking students and their families.

An earned Doctorate in the field of education; five years of teaching experience in PK-12 systems; English Language Learning (ELL) or English as a Second Language (ESL) certification and experience working with dual and English language learners; demonstrated ability to utilize technology; ability to use multiple instructional models and innovative approaches of instructional delivery within a prosocial classroom.

Must have or be able to obtain a driver’s license.

Teaching experience in higher education; experience working with Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and/or Response to Intervention; current certification in PreK-12 education and/or Special Education; theoretical knowledge and practical experiences in working with students from diverse cultural backgrounds; demonstrate proficiency in using data to promote student achievement and to align assessment with standards and curriculum.

Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive benefit package.

Wayne State College is one of the most dynamic, regional public colleges in the Midwest, located in Northeast Nebraska, close
to Sioux City, Iowa, and within a two-hour drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln. With a student population of 3,500, the college is a focal point and catalyst in Northeast Nebraska, not only for education but also for community and economic development, the arts, and cultural activity. Strong leadership, steady enrollment, a focus on student development and teaching, and several recently completed building projects attest to the College’s vitality. Wayne State College offers more than 90 undergraduate majors and minors and three graduate degrees, preparing students for careers in health professions, business, education, the arts, industrial technology, and sport management. Wayne State College is a collective-bargaining institution.