Antioch University Seattle — Teaching Faculty, Math Education

Teaching Faculty, School of Education, Math Education/Math Methods Position
Position Announcement
OPEN: 9/20/16
CLOSE: 12/1/16

Antioch University Seattle
Teaching Faculty, School of Education, Math Education/Math Methods Position 

Position Summary
Antioch University Seattle is seeking applications for a full-time Teaching Faculty K-8 Math Education teaching appointment in the School of Education. Teaching foci include graduate classes in K-8 math methods as well as other K- 8 foundational education courses, with emphasis on addressing the needs of all students in a variety of classroom settings, including English language learners. Responsibilities also include advising and clinical supervision in regional school settings during quarterly internships. Full-time teaching faculty members also participate in overall teacher certification program development, the candidate admission’s process, and regular program evaluation. Full-time faculty members are expected to be involved in campus, scholarly, professional, and community activities. This position is full-time (100% FTE), with a 12-month service period, including 3 months of professional leave. This position is within the bargaining unit represented by SEIU 925. Start date will be July 1, 2017.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of the candidate for this Teaching Faculty position include:

  • Teaching 24 credits in the areas of Math Methods: Instruction and Assessment, K-8 Teacher Education courses, and/or Capstone or Masters Projects. In addition, this assignment may include teaching Master of Arts in Education electives;
  • Advising up to 15 students; responsibilities include reviewing all advisees’ progress on a quarterly basis and a formal third-quarter candidate program review;
  • Providing clinical supervision of candidates in regional schools during quarterly internships;
  • Assisting in reviewing files, interviewing applicants, and making recommendations for new candidate admittance;
  • Participating in School of Education faculty meetings and retreats for discussions on policies, teaching/advising, student/candidate standards, and program assessment and development;
  • Working within program expectations to establish partnerships and collaboration with public school teachers, schools and districts;
  • Participating in recruitment and outreach activities associated with building K-8 partnerships and enrollment;
  • Participating in campus-wide governance, committee work and community-wide events;
  • Contributing to the creation and sharing of knowledge through active participation and dialogue with professional peers and colleagues in the fields of education.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or related discipline (ABD will be considered);
  • Minimum three years of successful public school K-8 teaching;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working for social justice and equity in K-12 education;
  • Successful university or college-level teaching experience in a teacher education program;
  • Experience bringing math methods into the general education classroom;
  • Demonstrated commitment to scholarly research. Special consideration will be given to applicants who exhibit an agenda related to diverse student populations and their learning;
  • Evidence of a focus on math instruction methods that addresses the needs of English language learners. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have additional cognate areas in Science and teaching ELL;
  • A clear understanding of the current context of educational reform (e.g., ESSA) and the Common Core Math standards;
  • Experience with and/or demonstrated commitment to work successfully in diverse settings;
  • Collaborative interpersonal style with demonstrated communication and problem solving skills in working with colleagues and adult learners.

Equivalent education/experience may substitute for minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a licensure/certification. 

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the faculty member is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands and fingers, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The individual must regularly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application Process
Complete and submit the following documents to hr.aus@antioch.edu:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vita
  • A teaching statement
  • Names, addresses (including email addresses) and telephone numbers of four references. References will not be contacted without prior approval of the candidate.
  • Applicant Data Form (optional)

The applicant data form is located on our website at www.antiochseattle.edu under the Employment Opportunities link at the bottom of the home page.

For accommodations to complete the application process, and/or if selected for an interview, please contact the Human Resources Department at hr.aus@antioch.edu.

Antioch University is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, and veteran status. 

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