Charter College of EducationPosition:
Division of Cal State Teach
Lecturer: temporary faculty positions with the possibility of renewal for additional semesters.
Master's degree in education or related field; teaching experience in public school with appropriate certification; valid multiple subject credential; residence in assigned sub-region (Santa Barbara County, San Diego County, San Bernardino County and Downtown Los Angeles); ability to travel within sub-region to intern and student teachers' work settings and willingness to be available and accessible to candidates; appreciation of how adults learn; demonstrated ability to teach, advise, supervise, evaluate, and mentor intern and student teachers from diverse educational, cultural, and work backgrounds; commitment to independent student-centered learning; organized and systematic approach to work; demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team as well as to make independent judgments; good written and oral communications skills; commitment to personal and professional lifelong learning; willingness to be available and accessible to candidates; and ability to travel to intern and student teachers' work settings; access at home to Internet services with a download rate of at least 1.5 megabytes per second sufficient to complete all faculty tasks for CalStateTEACH. Experience supervising elementary school teachers as well as teaching in classrooms with students who are English learners and multicultural. Experience with on-line delivery systems is highly valued.
Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment. The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.
Faculty will teach instructional duties as described below and be available for office hours.
Each faculty member is assigned to support a group of multiple subject intern and student teachers throughout the course of their credential program. The faculty member works with the intern and student teachers through a CalStateTEACH Regional Center, reporting to the Regional Director. The specific duties and responsibilities fall in the following three areas:
Interview candidates for program admission; advise candidates; develop and support the cohort as a learning community; guide intern and student teachers' online learning through implementation of the CalStateTEACH curriculum; support candidates as they learn, practice and reflect on each Teaching Performance Expectation (TPE) and provide helpful feedback regarding their progress toward meeting the TPEs; provide formative and summative assessment of classroom performance and required written work; support candidates who need CSET preparation; participate in the planning and delivery of regional seminars; make field placements to meet credential requirements and program regulations; supervise on-site classroom instruction; serve as liaison to school-site personnel; and participate in and assure the selection and support of site-based mentor teachers.
2.Program and Faculty Development
Attend regular regional faculty meetings; attend periodic CalStateTEACH statewide faculty conferences; serve on regional and statewide committee(s); contribute to development and revision of curriculum and assurance of program quality; become knowledgeable of the CalStateTEACH curriculum, delivery format, policies and procedures as well as web-supported instruction; stay abreast of developing technologies employed in the CalStateTEACH program and develop the skills to use them; and become qualified to administer required program interview.
3. Other Related Activities
Contact potential candidates; participate in recruitment/outreach activities, including job fairs and professional conferences; and collaborate with local school districts in determining appropriate fieldwork and student teaching placements; participation at local meetings, county offices and professional educational consortiums.
Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. With over 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs led by award-winning faculty, Cal State LA’s dedication to access and excellence has been recognized nationally. Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 27,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. This longstanding commitment is reflected in its history as home to the nation’s first Chicano Studies program, second Pan-African Studies program, as well as Latin American and Asian and Asian American Studies programs.
In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Deadline for Application: July 29, 2016
Address application, required documentation and/or request for information to:
Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER
Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.