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Secondary Social Studies w/an interest in Technology – Central Fulton School District has a full-time secondary social studies (7-12), with an interest in technology, teaching position available for the 2016-2017 school year.  Please send letter of interest, resume, transcripts, standard application, PA Certification, Praxis scores, updated Federal Criminal History Record, PA Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, three recent letters of reference and ACT 168 forms to Mrs. Dixie M. Paruch, Superintendent, Central Fulton School District, 151 E. Cherry Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Deadline for applications is Friday, June 10, 2016.  EOE Penn*Link

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St. Vincent College:

Assistant Professor in Secondary Education: Social Studies, Multicultural Instruction, and English as a Second Language

 Immediate Opening

 The Position: Saint Vincent College seeks applications for an assistant professor in secondary education with expertise in social studies, culture, citizenship, and the teaching of multicultural learners for the 2015-2016 school year. This position will be reopened for the 2016-2017 and be renewable thereafter with faculty status as an instructor or assistant professor depending on academic degree (potentially tenure track).

 

Qualifications: Ed. D. or Ph.D. in Secondary Education or related field with certifications and experience in second language acquisition (ESL or similar), society and culture (citizenship or social studies), and/or geography; ABD also acceptable; a minimum of five years experience as a 7-12 classroom secondary education teacher and/or supervision of this level is required; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills to develop collaborative working relationships; and proficient with the newest pedagogical approaches for teaching multicultural learners and secondary methods. Candidates with social studies, secondary education, ESL and ELL, and teaching diverse learners experience are most desired, but related areas will be considered. Copies of recent Pennsylvania Act 151 (child abuse) and 34 (criminal record) or FBI clearances will be requested.

 

Duties: The faculty member is primarily responsible for teaching introductory courses in working with English language learners in the traditional PK-12 classroom setting, general foundations, cultural awareness, and secondary methods closely related to certification and experience (teaching 4 courses/term). Additional responsibilities will be supervising student teachers in secondary education; working with students to encourage multicultural collaboration; providing support to other department general education faculty for meeting basic ESL requirements; aligning and building curriculum that ensures compliance with Pennsylvania Department of Education mandates; establishing partnerships with area schools or professionals for field opportunities; and assisting in other needs of the department. Potential courses faculty member can select from are, but not limited to: teaching culturally diverse and nonnative learners, physical and cultural geography, secondary methods, foundations, student teacher supervision, and related graduate courses aligned with expertise.

 

About Us: Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts and sciences college of approximately 1650 students located thirty-five miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The College maintains a strong commitment to the liberal arts and sciences that grows out of a 1500 year old Benedictine educational tradition. The education department offers a bachelor of science in early childhood and middle grade education. The department also awards graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction, special education, instructional technology and design, science education and school administration. The department certifies teachers in art, English, mathematics, social studies, foreign language, business, physics, chemistry, biology, PreK-4, 4-8, special education P-8 and 7-12, P-K online instruction, and K-12 school principal. Class sizes tend to moderate between 20 – 25 students in undergraduate education classes and 10 – 20 students in graduate education classes. The College’s website is located at www.stvincent.edu.

 

To apply: Email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae or resume to Dr. Veronica I. Ent, Education Department Chairperson, veronica.ent@email.stvincent.edu as soon as possible.