Overview

Elms College, located in Chicopee, MA, invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Education Department. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position that will begin September 1, 2019.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teaching four courses (both undergraduate and graduate), per semester in one or more of the following fields: special education, early childhood education, or ESL.
  • Supervision of student teachers.
  • Academic advising of students.
  • Actively participating in Education Division committees, programs and activities.
  • Actively engaging in committee work in the governance of the College.
  • Adhering to College policies and procedures, as outlined in the Faculty Handbook, College policies, and in other regulatory documents.
  • Upholding, promoting, and demonstrating behaviors consistent with the Mission and Core Values of the College (Faith, Community, Justice, and Excellence.)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) in education or a related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the college/university level required; minimum five years’ required for Associate Professor position.
  • Demonstrated leadership/administrative experience preferred; minimum three years’ experience required for Associate Professor position.
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, urban schools, their challenges, and their strengths.
  • Minimum of five years of teaching experience in Pre-K-12 schools.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts educator licensure requirements.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core Documents.
  • Proficiency in the use of new technologies in the classroom, with experience in online and/or hybrid teaching preferred.

To Apply
Qualified individuals should submit the following credentials:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial transcript for the doctoral degree
  • Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service
  • Curriculum Vitae

Contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Deborah Methe
Director of Human Relations
Elms College
methed@elms.edu

Elms College is an equal opportunity educator and employer committed to attracting qualified candidates from groups underrepresented on the campus. Visit us at www.elms.edu