Instructions to applicants
Submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, transcripts, contact information for three references.
Until Filled: Yes
Appointment Date: 09/01/2021
Required: Ph. D. or earned Doctorate with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Early Literacy, Literacy/Reading Education, Elementary Reading or related field. ABD with completion in next calendar year considered; 5 years of successful classroom teaching experience at Early Childhood - 6th Grade levels in pre-schools or public schools; Professional teaching certification or licensure; Evidence of knowledge of recent trends in early childhood and literacy education; Training to be an edTPA grader; Evidence of Ability to teach undergraduate & graduate courses in early childhood and literacy education, supervise clinical teaching practicum students, collaborate with local area public schools
Preferred: Experience with field-based teacher preparation; Experience in teaching courses in early childhood education, child development, or literacy at the college or university level; Experience with edTPA; Elementary Reading 1-8 Certification; Record of or potential for producing scholarship
Effectively teach students both in assigned courses and outside-the-classroom settings (e.g., student research, service learning, etc.), and carry out other assigned professional responsibilities in support of student learning and success. Teaching load is a minimum of 4 classes (12sch) at the undergraduate and possibly graduate level each long semester; Assist in implementation of Science of Teaching Reading program in the undergraduate education degree; Supervise clinical teachers and/or interns in supervised field experiences; design and implement undergraduate curriculum; Other duties as assigned.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is Security Sensitive.
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.
At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours' driving distance from Alpine.
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