The College of Education as the oldest college at Rowan University has a long-held commitment to excellence in teaching, community engagement, and innovation in scholarship. The College of Education was recently recognized as having one of the best online graduate programs in the country. The department of Teacher Education is one of five departments within The College of Education, which offers undergraduate programs in early childhood education, elementary education, subject-matter education, and graduate certificates in English as a Second Language (ESL), teaching and learning, and bilingual/bicultural education. The College of Education is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. The College of Education also houses and supports the Early Childhood Demonstration Center, which serves preschool-age children in the Rowan community and provides field and clinical experiences for early childhood candidates.
The College of Education is searching for a qualified and experienced elementary education specialist to participate in the further development of the elementary education program and teach a broad range of elementary education courses that include school visits during associated field experiences. The successful candidate will demonstrate familiarity with national associations in elementary education, such as the Association of Childhood Education International, as well as national accreditation. This is a 3/4-time temporary one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. It may require evening and/or Saturday classes.
Master's degree in elementary education or closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education in a field directly or closely associated with elementary education at the time of appointment
Meets state licensure requirements for elementary education.
A minimum of 3 years of public or private successful teaching at the elementary level (K-6)
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and service in education in the area of elementary education
Demonstrated ability in communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
Demonstrated commitment to fostering academic achievement, social and personal responsibility, and social justice
Demonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people
Demonstrated commitment to working with K-12 schools
Familiarity with current teacher accountability requirements, research, and best practices in elementary education
A teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the College of Education
Experience with supervision
Experience with program administration
Terminal degree (PhD or EdD)
Experience with grant writing
Starting Date: September 1, 2014
The application must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system.
Submit letter of application with a statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which speaks to teaching ability).
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budge appropriations.