The Department of Teaching & Learning in the Darden College of Education & Professional Studies at Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for a full-time, Lecturer of Elementary Education with expertise in Literacy, Instructional Methods, and/or Classroom Management beginning July 25, 2024. The institution seeks candidates with expertise in teaching, learning, and teacher education with an interest in practical application. While we invite applicants from all backgrounds to apply, we want to encourage under-represented candidates to apply who can add to the diversity and excellence at our institution.
- Teach 12 hours per semester of elementary education courses at the undergraduate level;
- Assist with student recruitment and retention;
- Contribute to the refinement of the undergraduate elementary education program;
- Initiate and sustain university-school partnerships with local pre-K-6 schools;
- Mentor/advise students;
- Provide supervision for students in clinical experiences;
- Engage in departmental and programmatic service and leadership; and
- Assist with departmental and program assessment, including continued national accreditation for CAEP.
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities
Successful candidates must have:
- Expertise in elementary education literacy, instructional methods, and classroom management;
- A minimum of three years of teaching experience in pre-K-6 schools;
- Evidence of quality higher education or equivalent teaching in teacher education.
Minimum Qualifications - Education or training
Candidates are required to have a master’s degree or higher in Elementary Education or related field with at least 18 credit hours of graduate coursework in Curriculum & Instruction by June 2024.
- Experience working with urban high poverty and Title One schools;
- Experience with creation and implementation of online learning;
- Experience with marketing and student recruitment;
- Experience with student teacher/practica supervision;
- Experience with school-university partnerships;
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and school-based personnel;
- Experience in teaching blended or online classes as well as face-to-face classes;
- Commitment to working in an interdisciplinary teaching and learning environment;
- Experience or knowledge of CAEP or related accrediting bodies; and/or
- Earned doctorate. For applicants with a doctoral degree, teaching graduate coursework is possible.