Adjunct Faculty School of Education Reading Specialist Program
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.
Face-to-face class teaching, one weeknight per week from 4:30 – 9:15 p.m. in 8 week sessions
Class preparation: lesson planning, reading, research.
Grading assignments, providing students feedback.
Responsive to student and department needs outside of class, via email, phone, before/after class.
Working with Program Director in maintaining course shells, attending faculty meetings as required.
Required Degree(s): Master’s degree or above in literacy or closely related field, and K-12 teaching experience are required; Must be a MA licensed Reading Specialist; Must demonstrate a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive teaching environment.
Preferred Degree(s): Credits beyond a Master’s degree, or a doctorate in literacy (or related field) are preferred.
Required Field of Expertise: Master’s degree and endorsement in Reading, literacy or closely related areas.
Preferred Field of Expertise: Credits beyond a Master’s degree, or a doctorate in literacy (or related field) are preferred.
Required Training/Cert: Master’s degree or above in literacy or closely related field, and K-12 teaching experience are required.
Preferred Training/Cert: Credits beyond a Master’s degree, or a doctorate in literacy (or related field) are preferred.
Required Licensure(s): Master’s degree and endorsement in Reading, literacy or closely related areas.
Preferred Licensure(s): Doctorate in Reading or Literacy
Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed
Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty
This is a part time adjunct, non benefited position. Classes meet 4:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. for 8 week sessions. Adjunct Faculty needed in the following areas: Spring: Medford, Springfield, Weymouth, and Worcester locations. Fall: East Bridgewater, Fall River, Lawrence, Marlborough, Norfolk and Wakefield locations
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.
AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.