Frostburg State University, Department of Educational Professions, seeks applications for a full-time contractual faculty position in the Early Childhood/Elementary Education program. This non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer will begin Fall 2018 and is located at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH). Salary commensurate with experience.
The Department of Educational Professions at FSU is NCATE accredited and moving towards CAEP accreditation. All programs are approved through the Maryland State Department of Education and are aligned to the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC). The Early Childhood/Elementary program offers two locations for the candidates to complete the program. The main campus location and University System of Maryland at Hagerstown follow the same program guidelines and are part of the same assessment structure.
A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 5,000 students enroll yearly. FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the Appalachian Highlands of Western Maryland, a region rich in history and outdoor recreational activities just two hours southeast from Pittsburgh and two hours west of the Washington, DC and Baltimore metro areas.
Responsibilities: Teach early childhood and elementary methods courses at USMH. Supervise candidates in field settings; collaborate with early childhood faculty, P-9 program faculty, PDS councils, Head Start/early childhood centers, and school partners. Participate as a member of the department in the Education Preparation Programs’ Assessment System. Faculty members at FSU are expected to actively participate in the University’s student-learning-assessment program.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education or related field from a regionally accredited institution. At least 3 years of teaching experience in a public and/or private early childhood or elementary classroom. Ability to use technology to enhance instruction and inform assessments.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to use and measure cultural competency of initial certification candidates. Experience in reading or other content areas. Skilled in the use of instructional technology.