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Job ID: 196204

Assistant Professor of Education
Westmont College

Date Posted Oct. 5, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Education
University Westmont College More About This Institution...
Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Department Education & Liberal Studies More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Teacher Education
    Special Education
    Secondary Education
    Reading/Developmental Education
    Middle School
    English as a Second Language
    Elementary Education
    Education - General

The Department of Education at Westmont College invites applications for a tenure-track position in elementary and/or secondary education, to begin August 2023.  The position requires a relevant doctorate and minimum of three years full-time K-12 teaching experience, including experience in public schools.  Area of specialization relatively open, but strengths in literacy, second-language acquisition, and/or special education are of particular interest.  Expertise and/or experience with accreditation and state and national standards for the profession a plus.

Candidates must be willing to develop a range of classes in a small student-centered program and have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and intensively with a small team of departmental colleagues.  Normal teaching load includes three four-unit classes or equivalent student teaching supervision per semester.  Ability to contribute to the larger mission of a Christian liberal arts institution, to build relationships with local K-12 schools, and to pursue an independent scholarly agenda essential.  

Applicants with expertise and experience in promoting an environment that celebrates cultural diversity are particularly encouraged to apply.  

Use this link to access the application.  Questions may be addressed to the department chair, Dr. Carolyn Mitten at Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


  • Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. The college seeks to enrich its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Women, candidates from historically underrepresented groups, and international scholars are especially encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Carolyn Mitten
    Department of Education & Liberal Studies
    Westmont College
    955 La Paz Road
    Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • 805-565-6171


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