University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
June 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:$40,000
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Working Title: ESL/ECE Teaching Faculty Position Number 02341073 Division School of Education Department B1720 TEACHING and LEARNING Position Type Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Term/Project, Teaching Pay Basis Academic Salary Grade Cat B FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Faculty & Instructional UWM Description

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin's second-largest university, with a unique dual mission of access and research to provide high- quality education for students from all backgrounds. UWM is one of 146 top research universities recognized as “R1” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Along with its main campus in Milwaukee, UWM has branch campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.

UWM celebrates, values and promotes the diverse voices and experiences of its students and employees and our community partners. We believe diversity enriches and strengthens our institution. UWM is committed to providing equitable access to opportunities for students and employees from every background. We aspire to create a campus climate that is welcoming to all. Learn more here: https: // uwm.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about-dei/

School/College/Division Description

The UWM School of Education (SOE) offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree programs, and certifications in over 46 program areas. The SOE faculty recognizes the necessity to be leaders for equity and social justice to improve our nation's public educational system The School's key mission is to provide leadership and inspiration for learning and human development in urban communities, and its central vision is to become a premier urban school of education recognized for its diversity and known for excellence in teaching, learning and research. As a community of scholars, the SOE faculty views research as a primary asset since effective educational and societal decisions are derived from that knowledge-base. This asset affirms the faculty's intent to continue to adapt, develop, and expand its efforts to serve diverse populations, train future scholars and practitioners, and promote an atmosphere of free inquiry. Please visit the school's website at www. uwm.edu/education

Job Summary

The Second Language Acquisition Program in the Department of Teaching and Learning is seeking a Lecturer to help prepare future teachers (K-12) in English as a Second Language (ESL). The individual will serve as a bridge between programs as the Lecturer will teach second language acquisition (specifically ESL) content from an early childhood lens in the Early Childhood program, and also teach second language acquisition content from a K-12 lens to students who major and minor in ESL education. Some supervision of students in schools may also be required.

The position is for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Facilitates classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction for four courses, including assessment of student performance
  • Develops instructional design and curriculum relevant to a course of instruction
  • Serves as an initial point of contact for students as it relates to specific course
  • Works with the ESL Program Director to develop courses and program
  • Available to teach day and/or evening classes in a face-to-face format
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree with a specialty or focus in teaching English as a second language (ESL) or early childhood education related field
  • Experience of at least two years of teaching in the areas of ESL and an early childhood education related field
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching certificate or ability to be certified in ESL education and an early childhood education related field
  • Experience with inclusive education and culturally/linguistically responsive teaching in urban settings
  • Teaching experience in higher education focused on second language acquisition and the development and education of young children
  • Ph.D./Ed.D. in an education related field
  • Target Salary Range $40,000 Minimum (Final salary offer contingent on education and experience) Benefits and Total Rewards

    As part of UWM's commitment to supporting the success of our team members through positive experiences, employees are provided with Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life. UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive an extensive leave package including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays. Please visit this link to view summary benefits information. (Compensation figures are for example purposes only.) UWM Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life

    Application Instructions

    A completed application will include a cover letter addressing all minimum and preferred qualifications, resume, and list of three professional references. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate's application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. Applicants must apply electronically. All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills.

    Application Deadline 06/14/2023 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Tatiana Joseph Contact Phone 414-229-6667 Contact Email [email protected] Application Notes

    For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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    AA/EO Statement

    UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Reasonable Accommodations

    UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact [email protected] or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

    Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

    UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

    CBC and Reference Check Policy

    Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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    Employment Authorization

    In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    Job Categories Faculty/Instruction - Education

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