FALL ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITION IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT
The Department Elementary and Early Childhood Education at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites outstanding applicants for an adjunct position in School of Education.
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its approximately 6,500 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in Nursing, Education, and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter-an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools-Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Science. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. For more information, visit www.tcnj.edu.
[The EECE Department seeks an applicant to supervise teacher candidates in the department. This is a part-time non-tenure-track term appointment. This appointment may be or become subject to the terms of an agreement between the State of New Jersey and the Council of New Jersey State College Locals, AFT, AFL-CIO, State Colleges/Universities Adjunct Unit. The candidate should have experience with supervising undergraduate or graduate teacher candidates, hold at least a master's degree in a relevant area, and hold or have held a valid teaching certificate.
Adjunct supervisor faculty responsibilities may include without limitation:
1. Complete appropriate LiveText/Watermark online assessments (both midterm and final). 2. Attend relevant training workshops (for travel, CONCURE, LiveText/Watermark) either in person or remotely, as needed.
3. Evaluate teacher candidate lesson planning and teaching over the course of the semester via observations. 4. Submitting a grade report for each course taught to the Office of Records and Registration on the date requested. 5. Complying with all applicable policies at the College. (see: http://www.tcnj.edu/~academic/policies.html)
6. Complete a written final assessment and assign a letter grade at the end of the semester.]
In the event that the COVID-19 pandemic situation requires that we conduct some part of or all of the supervision remotely (online and not face-to-face), supervisors must have competence using 1 or more of the following online meeting tools, such as Zoom or Google Hangouts. Additionally, it is expected that the supervisor candidate meets the following minimum requirements associated with access to and competence with technology.
Minimum qualifications with respect to access to and using technology.
1) Must have regular access to a computer (or other device, with wifi) which allows for video conferencing and be comfortable using that technology.
2) Must be able to hold regular virtual/online meetings with teacher candidates.
3) Must be able and comfortable locating and utilizing available virtual resources relevant to completing online/virtual mentoring of teacher candidates. Some resources will be provided or recommended by the department, but the supervisor is expected to be able to locate and utilize other free resources to recommend for the teacher candidate.
[Applicants should upload a 1-page letter of interest/expertise outlining your qualifications for this position in Taleo. Applicants should follow the prompts within the Taleo system to complete the profile and application. Please include on the resume/CV at least 2 professional references. Incomplete applications and/or profiles may not be considered for employment. Taleo related questions should be directed to HR.]
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. The successful applicant must present proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and educational institution supporting diversity. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Internal Number: 20000886_1596136253
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.