The Department of Innovative Teaching and Leadership at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education invites applicants for the full time position of Lecturer (clinical faculty), with a focus on Elementary Literacy education, supporting our partnership with the Urban Teachers program. The School of Education ranks #15 among the nation's finest graduate education programs according to the latest ranking from U.S. News and World Report, and Johns Hopkins is ranked #11 in the global ranking of all universities. As described by the School of Education's vision here, SOE is committed to addressing growing societal and educational inequity, and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. The position will be based in the Dallas area.
Through this partnership with Urban Teachers (UT), JHSOE offers a two-year Master of Science in Education degree that is integrated into a four-year teacher preparation program that results in the degree as well as dual certification in a content area and special education. The mission of Urban Teachers is to improve educational and life outcomes of children in urban schools by preparing culturally competent, effective career teachers who accelerate student achievement and disrupt systems of racial and socioeconomic inequity. Urban Teachers accomplishes this by recruiting outstanding candidates, equipping them with state-of-the-art training, and linking their certification to their demonstration of effective teaching practices and skills. Urban Teachers residents and teachers will provide the necessary proof points to make a national case for educator effectiveness and accountability. Learn more about Urban Teachers at http://www.urbanteachers.org.
We seek qualified candidates with expertise in the following content areas:
Elementary Literacy Education
We are currently hiring for full-time lecturers to deliver coursework and provide coaching and mentoring support to program participants. Position hours are approximately 40 hours per week.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Urban Teachers Lecturers have practice-based responsibilities throughout the school year during the day as well as in the evening. Lecturers will:
Teach program courses.
Provide coaching support, give feedback, and evaluate participants.
Attend professional development.
Collaborate with colleagues.
Work closely with Lead Clinical faculty and Director of Clinical Faculty to provide an excellent program for candidates.
Lecturer Responsibilities Include:
Lead coursework by modeling best instructional practices, providing ongoing written and verbal feedback, supporting and grading assignments, and incorporating technology.
Conduct ongoing observation and feedback sessions at program participants' "host schools" (field experience sites).
Evaluate participant performance through coaching visits to classrooms.
Maintain appropriate data on all program participants.
Contribute to the Johns Hopkins School of Education and the Urban Teachers professional communities, including posting work, uploading videos of course instruction, attending program meetings and required program professional development, and teaming with others in support of participants.
Provide ongoing feedback on the quality of curriculum and programmatic support.
Participate in personal professional growth in collaboration with Johns Hopkins School of Education faculty and our Urban Teachers partners.
A graduate degree (M.A. or higher) related to literacy education; PK-12 instructional experience in the content area; experience in urban public education as a teacher, staff developer, and/or administrator; extensive knowledge of the content and pedagogical content knowledge in the relevant discipline; skills in group facilitation and mentoring; experience with internship programs.
Application materials should include the following:
A curriculum vita that includes thorough information on prior employment related to education (especially any prior experience doing professional development, working with prospective teachers, or other work related to urban public PK-12 education) and educational background (i.e., degrees)
A cover letter explaining your interest in the position and what makes you a good fit for the position
Information on teacher certification status
Three references (with contact information)
The interview process includes:
Interviewing on the phone and in-person with a panel made up of JHU SOE faculty and program leadership as well as representatives of the UT site and content teams
Submitting a critique of a video of teaching
Developing a course session plan on a core concept or topic
Submitting a content assessment task
Applicants must provide requested application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/80955. Please contact Christina Kubilius, Senior HR Coordinator, at Ckubili1@jhu.edu, with any questions regarding the application process and contact Katie Eisel, Director of Clinical Faculty at email@example.com with any questions regarding the position expectations.
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer, as is our partner Urban Teachers, and is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved. The University promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans. Johns Hopkins University is a drug-free, smoke free workplace.
Internal Number: A-80955-8
About Johns Hopkins University
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