Job: Adjunct - Child and Early Adolescent Development and Psychology - Cohort Traditional Campus - College of Education

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Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a cohort adjunct faculty member for the College of Education. Whether students are looking to start or advance their career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas including early childhood education, elementary education, and secondary education degrees, TESOL and special education .

As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you. 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: Doctorate in Educational Leadership or Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or Doctorate in Instructional Leadership or Organizational Leadership or Doctorate in Educational Psychology or Doctorate in Psychology or related field AND valid state teacher certification. Minimum: Masters in Education or related field and valid state teacher certification AND exceptional expertise to include a minimum of two items from the following criteria: 1. Is enrolled in a terminal/doctoral degree program with a minimum of 18 credits successfully completed. 2. Has minimum of 4 years experience as a board member on two or more boards related to content areas. 3. Has been recognized with two or more awards for their expertise in content area. 4. Has over 3 publications in peer reviewed journals within the last 7 years. 5. Holds a minimum of 4 years experience in leadership position within their respective professional association. 6. Have a minimum of 10 years of work experience in the field for which they would be assigned a course. 7. Hold certifications in their respective content area above and beyond degree credentials. 8. Holds or has held a position as a director or higher in the work setting for a minimum of 8 years in the area related to the course. All instructors must have a minimum of three years of experience as a classroom teacher or instructional specialist or team lead or department chair or school counsel or curriculum coach or new teacher ment or principal AND At least six graduate level credit hours related to educational philosophy or social issues in education or epistemology or educational psychology or human development or teacher leadership or personal leadership or equivalent content AND A minimum of three years teaching students with disabilities grades K-12 AND At least six graduate level credit hours in special education foundations and framework or educating students with diverse needs.

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GCU’s Christian worldview has shaped the university’s mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

For more information on Grand Canyon University please visit us at www.gcu.edu.



Posted 15 Days Ago

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