Position: Assistant Professor of Education
Grove City College’s Department of Education invites applications for a full-time assistant professor of Education beginning in August 2020. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education is required with an emphasis on literacy preferred. Successful candidates will not only show past experience in PreK-12 settings, but also successful teaching at the undergraduate level. Grove City College’s Education program houses seventeen distinct PDE approved teacher preparation programs spanning PreK-12 areas, enrolling over 260 students. The Education Department utilizes a professional development school model of teacher preparation with heavy emphasis on ongoing field work throughout the freshmen-senior experience. The Department also houses a variety of campus resources including a preschool, curriculum library, and specialized services for career development for education majors.
Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate education courses, working with professional partners, engaging with student professional development opportunities, and supervising clinical experiences included embedded field experiences and student teaching. A strong preference will be given for applicants with experience in literacy methods and special education. Faculty members are expected to have a classroom load of 23 to 25 contact hours per academic year.
Please send a current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College’s unique mission as a Christian college to: Ms. Jamie N. Kimble, Assistant Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applicants will begin in mid-February and will continue until a candidate is found.
Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.