The Department of Special Education is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member at the Instructor level who will teach Special Education methods and content courses in the School of Education. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in a learner-centered environment, and service to the University and community.
We are seeking an outstanding teacher whose experience and teaching will complement our current faculty. This anticipated opening is for the 2017-2018 academic year and is a one year initial appointment renewable up to a maximum of three years.
Special Education Programs at Monmouth University include undergraduate endorsements and a variety of graduate endorsements and degrees. Faculty in Special Education are expected to contribute to ongoing efforts to revise and expand courses and programs, to be involved in the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation process, and to work closely with partnership school districts. The Special Education Programs are housed in the Department of Special Education offering opportunities for collaboration with faculty from general education.
Monmouth University is initiating a strategic plan centered on academic and transformative education that focuses on innovative, immersive, and personalized education that prepares students for their lives and their careers. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their experience and passion for innovative teaching that meets these strategic goals.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Master's degree
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience:
Masters degree in Special Education or a related field.
Teaching experience in K-12 special education with a range of disabilities.
Skills and knowledge in classroom management, assistive and instructional technology, assessment, collaborative practices, and evidence-based practices.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Special Education or a related field or ABD status. University teaching experience.
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