Search Number PJ # 6892
Title Lecturer, Childhood Education
Department Teacher Education, Undergraduate
About Our College:
Situated in one of the world's most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh's
main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York
and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public,
comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York's
(SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-
centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,500
students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master's programs, an average
class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure
that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex,
multicultural and interdependent world.
About The Position:
The School of Education, Health, and Human Services prepares students for
successful entry into their profession. We focus on an ethical approach to
human well-being and encourage critical thinking and practical application.
The Education Department has a long-standing commitment to excellence in
teaching and teacher preparation. Effective Spring 2022, we are seeking a
dynamic, collaborative Lecturer who has experience teaching at the elementary
education level, and who values inclusion, multicultural competencies,
learner-centered pedagogy, and social justice.
In this position, integrating curricular areas and infusing technology to
support learning will be essential. A successful candidate will be expected to
practice and model reflective teaching and learning as a member of
collaborative/cooperative cohort teaching teams, working closely with
university colleagues and professionals in regional partner schools. The
successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and service.
As an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational
experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must
demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender
The teacher education programs at SUNY Plattsburgh are innovative,
flourishing, and AAQEP accredited, focusing on preparing preservice teachers.
Our programs integrate extensive field experiences, developmental and
educational theory, content knowledge, and critical pedagogy. We have adopted
an inquiry approach to program development, and as such, faculty participation
in program assessment and improvement activities is required.
The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning
Master's degree in Elementary Education or related field
Five years of public school (or equivalent) K-6 teaching experience
Evidence of a strong developmental base with knowledge of multiple
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty,
staff, and administrators including P-12 personnel
Experience teaching and supervising field experiences at the college level
online and in face-to-face modalities
Knowledge and experience working with racially and/or linguistically
diverse children and families
Experience integrating technology into elementary classroom teaching
Experience teaching in an inclusive classroom
Experience with New York State Learning Standards/Next Generation
Knowledge of edTPA and other New York State Teacher Certification Exams
About Our Community:
The College's 256-acre campus sits on the edge of the city's downtown area.
Plattsburgh is home to a variety of arts and cultural venues, including the
nearly 100-year-old Strand Theatre. Our active waterfront location features a
small town feel combined with the advantages and opportunities of a larger
urban center. The Plattsburgh area offers excellent schools, a vast health
network and elder care services, along with wide retail offerings. It is an
emerging home to microbreweries, wineries, community supported agriculture and
more. The campus is within easy traveling distance to Montreal, Quebec; Lake
Placid, N.Y.; and Burlington, VT.
Salary $44,178 minimum, plus excellent benefits.
Open Until Filled Yes
To receive full consideration, supply all requested documents by: 10/01/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled. Please include a cover letter of interest, resume/CV, unofficial
transcripts, a personal letter/statement of teaching philosophy, and contact
information for three current professional references. Additional information
may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an
accredited institution will be required prior to employment.
SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence
through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government
contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring
regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age
and veteran status.
Pay Equity Statement
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Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for
employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation
history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of
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