Instructor, Elementary Education

University of Northern Iowa
March 16, 2023
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Instructor, Elementary Education Requisition # 52654

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  • Position Basics Position Title: Instructor, Elementary Education

    Job Category: Faculty Type of Position: Renewable Term Full Consideration Date: Monday, January 16, 2023 Advertising Started on: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 College: College of Education Department: Curriculum & Instruction


    Iowa enjoys a lower cost of living than many other states. See how the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area compares by utilizing the cost of living calculator. Our overall compensation package is enhanced by excellent benefits for eligible non-temporary positions and eligible temporary faculty (adjunct instructor) positions.

    Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Full Time

    Service Schedule: Academic Year Position Description:

    The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Curriculum and Instruction seeks applicants for two full-time renewable term Instructors of Elementary Education, starting in August 2023. This position supports two programs: (1) One for nontraditional undergraduate students preparing to be teachers, and so includes synchronous distance/online instruction; and (2) our on-campus face-to-face undergraduate program. Teaching content responsibilities may include courses in instructional methods in content areas, literacy, elementary curriculum, and classroom environment and management for K-8 students, including students with mild-moderate disabilities in inclusive classrooms. In addition, this position will be expected to collaborate with their UNI team, assist with the supervision of field-based practicum experiences, and provide service to the department.

    The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts.

    Education Requirements:

    Master's degree in Elementary Education or related field required.

    Required Qualifications:

    Required qualifications include at least 3 years of demonstrated experience in teaching in the K-6 age range; experience in working as a team member; experiences that maximize the strengths of all learners and integrates high leverage and developmentally appropriate practices; use evidence-based practices to support child development and learning, especially for Black, Indigenous, and Youth of Color (BIYOC); experience working with adult learners; commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice through the preparation of preservice teachers; a demonstrated experience and expertise in elementary and inclusive education; and be able to engage in various teaching venues: on-campus classes, in schools, in field placements that provide practica supervision, or synchronously online for courses taught to students at a distance.

    Applicants are sought with one or more of the following areas of expertise in Grades K - 8: Early Childhood Education and Special Education, Science/STEM Education; Social Studies Education; Integration of the Arts in Elementary Teaching; Elementary Curriculum; Elementary Classroom Environments and Management; English Language Learners; Early Literacy Development; Content Area Literacy (Reading, Writing, Viewing/Listening, Presenting); Special Education (mild-moderate); and Middle Level.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    Preference is given to candidates with a doctoral degree in Elementary Education or related fields; experience working with adults in instructional coaching or professional development environments; successful experience teaching in a teacher preparation program; and knowledge of INTASC Standards for New Teachers.

    Online Application Required Documents Required Documents: Curriculum Vita

    Professional References: Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Number of References: 3 Cover Letter: A plain text cover letter is required.

    To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

    Contact Information

    Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

    Contact: Robin Dada - [email protected] Schindler Educ Ctr 613 Phone: 319-273-2167 Department URL: https: //

    UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

    Applicant Accommodations

    If you seek information or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at [email protected] or call (319) 273-2422. For deaf or hard-of-hearing use Relay 711.

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