The Department of Special Education invites applications for the position of Lecturer beginning in August 2013. This position includes the supervision of a cohort of elementary education students in the Elementary Education/Special Education program seeking certification as elementary teachers during their Professional Year internship. Responsibilities also include close collaboration with the cohort special education supervisor, instruction of two additional courses in the department each semester, as well as participation in departmental meetings, committees, and initiatives.
A Master’s Degree in elementary education and significant experiences in teaching and instructional supervision in an elementary school setting are necessary qualifications. Dual certification in elementary education and special education is also highly recommended. Applicants must have excellent human relations skills, demonstrated competency in instructional supervision, a history of successful supervisory and/or administrative experience, college teaching experience, and enthusiasm for working with students preparing to enter the teaching profession.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Interested applicants should send a letter of application describing their qualifications, a curriculum vita, copies of graduate transcripts, and two letters of reference to:
Mrs. Toni Guidi
Coordinator, Elementary Education/Special Education Program
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
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