The College of Education is currently seeking an individual to serve as a University Community School Teacher to serve in a classroom at pre-k/kindergarten within the East Carolina University Community School. The position is an eleven-month, full-time, EHRA non faculty position in the College of Education. The ECU Community School will be housed at the off-campus Community school site. Teachers at the Community School report to the ECU Community School Principal.
As an educator within the East Carolina University School, the teacher will cultivate a culture of innovation that supports effective instructional practices/strategies to promote student academic and personal success for all students in the school. The Teacher will work collaboratively with others to facilitate and implement innovative instruction to achieve the mission of the school. The teacher will work collaboratively with the ECU Community School Principal and university faculty/staff to support the successful social-emotional, physical, and academic development of the students within the Community school.
Responsibilities: —Demonstrate leadership to motivate effective learning practices and to strive for superior student performance —Facilitate the broad goals of the school and plan accordingly and collaboratively with other teachers, the ECU Community School Principal, the University School liaison and ECU faculty members to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented to carry out the total Community school program. —Cultivate leadership in students and families. —Actively participate in professional development offered within the Community School and beyond —Serve as an advocate for her/his students through implementation of innovative strategies and integration of a variety of support services such that each student's social, emotional, physical and academic potential can be maximized. —Maximize the interconnectedness of curricular areas within her/his classroom to meet the needs of diverse learners. —Effectively assess students through a variety of methods to determine appropriate instructional strategies and learning environments. —Seek to connect students and their families with appropriate services embedded within the Community School's integrated network of partners who will provide service and support for non-academic issues that impact student learning. —Engage in and enhance meaningful collaboration and relationships amongst school and community stakeholders. —Actively engage in ongoing communication with parents to ensure they are informed about their child's progress within the school and to ensure families are aware of school resources available for their child and their family. —Work collaboratively with university staff to ensure accessibility to students needed to conduct research. —Receive visitors within her/his classroom for the purpose of instruction, assistance, research, and observation (which will include being observed, video-taping, and interviews).
Contingent upon availability of funds.
Special Instructions To Application:
Candidates must submit a: (1) letter of application describing academic background, specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (2) cv/resume and (3) a list of three references, including contact information online at www.jobs.ecu.edu. Finally, copies of transcripts and three current letters of reference should be sent to Tracy Cole, Search Chair, ECU Community School, Mailstop: 504, College of Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. Official transcripts required prior to written contract offer.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
Bachelor's degree with a current professional North Carolina Teaching License in elementary (K-6), Birth through Kindergarten, or related field; excellent oral and written communication skills; and evidence of skill working with at risk student populations. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 500072
Organizational Unit Overview:
The East Carolina University Community School involves cross campus collaboration to provide the students a spectrum of support and services to comprehensively address their academic, social-emotional, physical, and family/community needs. The school will includes grade levels for pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. The community school involves an integrated partnership with Pitt County Schools and will be housed within a local elementary school.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.