Johns Hopkins University School of Education invites applicants for the full-time position of Lecturer (clinical faculty), with a focus on special education, supporting our partnership with the Urban Teachers program. The position will be based in the Dallas area.
Through this partnership with the Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Urban Teachers offers a four-year teacher preparation program that results in the conferral of a Master's of Science in Education degree with dual certification in a content area and special education. The mission of Urban Teachers is to prepare highly effective teachers who significantly accelerate student achievement in the nation's highest-need schools by recruiting outstanding candidates, equipping them with state-of-the-art training, and linking their certification to their demonstration of effective teaching practices and skills.
We seek qualified candidates with expertise in the following content areas:
We currently are hiring for a full-time lecturer to deliver coursework and provide coaching and mentoring support to program participants. Position hours average 40 hours per week.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Teachers Lecturers have practice-based responsibilities throughout the school year during the day as well as in the evening. Lecturers will:
Teach program courses.
Provide coaching support, give feedback, and evaluate participants.
Attend professional development.
Collaborate with colleagues.
Work closely with Lead Clinical faculty and Director of Clinical Faculty to provide an excellent program for candidates.
Lecturer Responsibilities Include:
Lead coursework by modeling best instructional practices, providing ongoing written and verbal feedback, supporting and grading assignments, and incorporating technology.
Conduct ongoing observation and feedback sessions at program participants' "host schools" (field experience sites).
Evaluate participant performance through coaching visits to classrooms.
Maintain appropriate data on all program participants.
Contribute to the Johns Hopkins School of Education and the Urban Teachers professional communities, including posting work, uploading videos of course instruction, attending program meetings and required program professional development, and teaming with others in support of participants.
Provide ongoing feedback on the quality of curriculum and programmatic support.
Participate in personal professional growth in collaboration with Johns Hopkins School of Education faculty and our Urban Teachers partners.
A graduate degree (M.A. or higher) related to literacy education; PK-12 instructional experience in the content area; experience in urban public education as a teacher, staff developer, and/or administrator; extensive knowledge of the content and pedagogical content knowledge in the relevant discipline; skills in group facilitation and mentoring; experience with internship programs.
Application materials should include the following:
Vita that includes thorough information on prior employment related to education (especially any prior experience doing professional development, working with prospective teachers, or other work related to urban public PK-12 education)
Educational background (i.e., degrees)
Information on teacher certification status
Three references (with contact information)
The interview process includes:
Interviewing both on the phone and in-person with Urban Teachers site team, content team, and university program representatives
Submitting a critique of a video of teaching
Developing a course session plan on a core concept or topic
Johns Hopkins University and Urban Teachers do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, sexualorientation, or national and ethnic origin in hiring and employment, nor in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and other programs.
Internal Number: A-64113-8
About Johns Hopkins University
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