Assistant/Associate Professor of Secondary Social Studies Education

  • North Central University
  • North Central University, Elliot Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Feb 13, 2020
Full time   Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

North Central University  Mission Statement

North Central University is a Christ-centered, Bible-based, Pentecostal school with a commitment to academic excellence that prepares students to fulfill Biblical models of leadership and ministry throughout the world. Eph. 4:11-12

Position Purpose

At a time when the need for highly qualified and skilled teachers is reaching a national crisis, the School of Education (SOE) at North Central University (NCU) is dedicated to providing the best in teacher preparation where students “Enter Inspired. Leave Empowered.” If you are looking to engage in higher education and invest your years of dedication to the profession into the next generation of teachers, then we want to hear from you. This is a powerful opportunity to make an impact not only on the preservice teachers you will educate, but also on the thousands of students they will teach.

The growing School of Education at NCU is seeking a faculty member with expertise in secondary social studies instruction and assessment in middle and high school settings. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to and expertise for preparing preservice teachers for diverse urban, suburban, and rural settings and have advanced skills in challenging classroom management. Candidates should evidence in their application a passion for teaching, be highly skilled in active learning, and demonstrate a desire to serve as mentors to preservice teachers both in and out of the classroom.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Teaching 12 undergraduate credits per semester
  • Supervising field placements
  • Advising and mentoring students
  • Relevant departmental work
  • Institutional committee work
  • Relevant scholarly activity and service


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

  • PhD, EdD, or Med with extensive teaching experience
  • At least three years of documented successful teaching of social studies in grades 5-8 and/or 9-12
  • Current of recent state teaching license, preferred
  • Attendance or membership at an Assemblies of God church or a like-minded church body
  • Willingness to sign North Central University’s lifestyle statement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Deep commitment to team and personal development.
  • Preferred areas of specialization/interest: culturally responsive pedagogy and assessment, secondary social studies teaching, secondary technology integration, teacher coaching experience, presentations/publications in the field.

In addition to the Faculty Employment Application, please submit the following items

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Letters of reference
  • Statement of Personal Faith
  • Teaching Philosophy Description
  • Relevant curriculum sample, teaching samples, and/or student evaluations

Working conditions and frequency


Use of a PC, projectors, telephone, photocopier and facsimile machine. Use of online course management software such as Moodle.


  • Exposure to repetitive motion of the fingers, hands and wrists on a daily basis.
  • Work is performed in a Christ-centered urban environment.

The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.

Application Details


North Central University
Attn: Human Resources
910 Elliot Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1391
Fax # (612) 343-8063


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