Overview

Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice.

The Division of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies at Antioch University Midwest is seeking Teaching Faculty applicants with a strong P-12 background and a commitment to teaching excellence for our expanding licensure programs. The Education Program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Intervention Specialist Program is a graduate program designed for candidates to earn a Master’s of Education degree with Licensure. The program is a five-semester cohort model with four semesters of coursework and one semester of student teaching. Antioch University is a non-tenure institution. Based on satisfactory annual performance, Teaching Faculty may be renewed for an additional 2-year contract or moved to a Core Faculty contract after a probationary period.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engagement in student learning
  • Advise students regarding program requirements
  • Supervise and evaluate student teachers
  • Engagement in service to the department, campus and university wide committees
  • Engagement in on-going research in field of Special Education
  • Engagement in service to the profession and to the wider community
  • Participate in professional development

Educational Requirements:

  • Doctorate in Special Education or closely related field preferred; ABD nearing completion may be considered

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of public school teaching experience working with students identified with disabilities (K-12)
  • Current Ohio licensure in Special Education (preference for moderate/intensive)
  • Commitment to diverse classroom environments
  • Demonstrated success in teaching and working with adult learners
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds in a participatory academic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology and apply it to the learning environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate and implement academic programs consistent with Antioch’s mission and educational philosophy

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with pre-K children with special needs and/or children with Autism or Dyslexia
  • Experience working in a related field such as Early Childhood Special Education or Reading Endorsement
  • Knowledge of, or experience with CAEP accreditation

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Hours of Employment:
This is a full-time position. A work schedule will be established in consultation with the supervisor, “odd-hours” may be required.

Antioch University reserves the right to change the duties of the job description at any time.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

NOTE: The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Qualified applicants are required to send a letter of interest, resume/CV and the names and contact information of three references to:
Randy Davis
Human Resources

Email Address: hr.au@antioch.edu