The Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL) at Curry College is an internationally recognized program, serving students with average to above-average intelligence who have language-based learning disabilities (LD), Attention Deficits (ADHD), and/or Executive Function challenges (EF). The program’s metacognitive approach has been a model for almost 50 years. PAL is seeking a candidate to teach students one-on-one and in small groups using strength-based, developmental, and motivational approaches. The PAL curriculum fosters success in all aspects of students’ academic lives.
The PAL department at Curry College invites applications for a one-year Special Appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning in fall 2020. The candidate will be expected to advance program goals through metacognitive and transformational teaching and learning, scholarship and research, service, advising, and collaborating with the greater Curry College community. The review of applications will begin immediately.
An earned doctorate in Special Education, Education, Counseling, Psychology or a closely related field is required.
Teaching experience with emerging adults.
Familiarity with disorders that accompany learning differently, educational assistive technology, and psychoeducational evaluation reports.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs and a variety of continuing education certificates and programs.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations.