The Education Department at Keene State College is seeking qualified applicants for a two-year contract lecturer position in Education, to begin August 2023. This is a non-tenure track position through May 2025. We seek applicants who can work collaboratively with a dynamic team of teacher-scholars to prepare socially responsible teachers. Preference will be given to elementary, middle, or secondary teachers who have knowledge of and experience in creating supportive learning environments and skills in managing classroom behaviors.The successful candidate will have experience creating a supportive classroom community in an urban school district. Responsibilities: teach a range of undergraduate courses and strategically expand experiential learning opportunities for preservice teachers to ensure classroom culture and environment competence to prepare preservice teachers to enter the field. Typically, a twelve-credit teaching load per academic semester that includes teaching and supervision in our educator preparation programs. Additional responsibilities may include collaboration in the areas of teaching and service with colleagues in the department and across the College, as well as with schools in the region.Our students come from diverse socio-economic and educational backgrounds, with a high percentage of first-generation college students. By the time Keene State College students complete their undergraduate experience they develop critical thinking, creative inquiry, intercultural competence, civic engagement, and commitments to well-being and to sustainability that will serve them as active citizens and lifelong learners. We strongly encourage individuals to apply who will support the Collegeâs ongoing efforts to help students become responsible global citizens.At Keene State College, we share a commitment to diversity, equity and multiculturalism as key elements of academic excellence. We seek faculty with a desire to provide support, mentorship and direction to prepare students to work within diverse communities. One of our aspirations is to develop social change agents with the knowledge, skills and experience to compassionately engage with their future employers, peers and those they serve from diverse backgrounds. Faculty actively engage in collaborative work and service within the department and across the College to advance future-thinking curricular and co-curricular approaches that strengthen our Liberal Arts focus and achieve the Collegeâs goals for inclusion and excellence as outlined in the Collegeâs Strategic Plan.
Earned Masterâs degree in Education or related fieldMinimum of five years full-time K-12 teaching experience in an urban school district.
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit: https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/ or https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.