Position Vacancy - Adjunct Instructor for EDUC 530: Foundations of Modern Education
Bank Street College, Graduate School of Education, is looking for an Adjunct instructor for the following course to be taught summer 2020.
Semester dates: May 19-June 18 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:15-9pm
EDUC 530: Foundations of Modern Education, 3cr
This course examines the historical, philosophical, and cultural roots of contemporary education, including Bank Street's progressive history and philosophy, the contributions of major educational leaders, and current practices and innovations in education. Participants will analyze how critical issues in the field affect their practice with children and families in schools and communities. The course will explore ways in which education as an avenue for individual advancement and social justice has been defined, advocated for, enacted, and is still being negotiated in the U.S. The course will attend to what has been achieved as well as challenges that remain in creating educational spaces that affirm children’s and families’ race, social class, immigration status, language, gender, and ability, among other identity domains. Participants will apply their understandings to think about their role in bringing about desired, warranted changes in order to create more inclusive and democratic educational environments.
Master’s degree required.
Teacher certification preferred.
5 or more years of teaching children with diverse linguistic, cultural, and racial backgrounds
Experience teaching at the graduate level preferred.
Internal Number: 953
About Bank Street College of Education
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.