Position Department: Education
Position School: School of Nursing, Education and Human Studies
Part-time faculty to teach graduate courses in Structured Literacy and supervise practicum students within the Structured Literacy or Reading Specialist Program.
Part-time faculty responsibilities include developing appropriate learning activities, supplementing on-ground instruction with online activities, maintaining attendance records, administering final grades, attending field experience placements as indicated, and collaborating with other faculty in the Education Department. Practicum supervision responsibilities include coordinating an orientation, observing candidates, providing corrective feedback, providing suggestions for instructional sequencing, providing resources when necessary, and assisting and guiding in data analysis. The Supervisor manages all aspects of candidates’ clinical experiences, discusses the performances and behaviors, and collaborates with faculty on recommendations to improve deficient areas. Responsibilities also include reviewing the IDA/CERI requirements with the candidates, assisting candidates with portfolio creation, and additional duties as assigned.
Qualified applicants should have a master’s degree or doctoral degree in education, Level II teaching certification, and Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist credential though CERI or similar credential such as Orton- Gillingham. Literacy coaching training/coursework OR trainer or supervisor level credential mandatory. Additionally, experience delivering KPS-aligned Structured Literacy interventions for students with remedial reading needs, including those with profile characteristic of dyslexia are required. They should have a demonstrated record of supervisory skills, strong interpersonal skills, and good communication skills. They must have a valid driver’s license.
Act 153 Clearance Required: Yes
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check (If driving on behalf of the University): No
Required to Pass a Credit Check: No
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
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