Childhood/Youth Education Education - General Curriculum/Instruction Reading/Developmental Education
Teach primarily language arts and reading content area classes in traditional, online, and/or hybrid settings. Example courses include (but are not limited to): Language Arts I, Language Arts II, Language Arts III, Content Area Reading, Developmental Reading in the Middle School, Foundations, Pedagogy, and graduate level courses in the Reading Licensure Program.
Contribute to a program of scholarship within the discipline, student advising, service to the University and community, and other associated faculty duties.
Contribute to interdisciplinary teaching and involvement in activities that support Bemidji State University’s signature themes: Environmental stewardship, Civic engagement, Global/Multicultural Understanding.
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to a collegial and supportive environment that advances the goals of the department, including curriculum development, assessment, and other departmental governance activities.
Assist the department with state-PELSB (former Board of Teaching) and national-AAQEP accreditation and program approvals.
Supervise student teachers.
This position will be based on the Bemidji State University campus in Bemidji, MN.
Earned doctorate with advanced studies in reading from a regionally accredited university or college
Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching is required.
K-12 Literacy experience required and at least one year of recent K-12 teaching (reading) and/or mentoring and/or literacy coaching experience.
3 or more years of recent successful K-8 teaching experience
Meet the requirement to and/or have experience in serving on a Master level research paper/capstone project committee as an advisor, committee member, or graduate representative.
Background in Early Childhood instruction, mentoring, and/or coaching.
Experience working with Minnesota state standards for K-12 preferred, but experience with other state standards will be considered.
Experience supervising student teachers or mentoring current teachers preferred.
Knowledge of D2L Brightspace, Taskstream, and/or other online platforms for instruction and data management
Demonstrated experience working with and/or interest working with students and colleagues from multi-cultural and diverse backgrounds and using culturally responsive pedagogy and practice.
Background in working with students with English Language Learner needs
Experience and background in literacy curriculum and assessment to best meet the needs of a variety of learners, both with struggling readers and students identified as gifted and talented.
Experience working with state standards for literacy instruction.
Evidence of experience in co-teaching and/or collaborating with peers for planning, instruction, and assessment of learners.
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