Adjunct - SPD-506: Survey of Moderate to Severe Special Education - Cohort Traditional Campus - College of Education
Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University
Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a cohort adjunct faculty member for the College of Education at [site location]. Whether students are looking to start or advance their career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas including early childhood education, elementary education, and secondary education degrees, TESOL and special education .
As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.
Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Other main responsibilities include the following:
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Preferred: Doctorate in Special Education with experience teaching the severe to profound population in special education AND valid state teacher certification with specialization in severe to profound special education.
Minimum: Master's Degree in Special Education or related field and valid state special education teaching certification with experience teaching the severe to profound population in special education AND valid state teacher certification with specialization in severe to profound special education, AND exceptional expertise to include a minimum of two items from the following criteria: 1. Is enrolled in a terminal/doctoral degree program with a minimum of 18 credits successfully completed; 2. Has minimum of 4 years’ experience as a board member on two or more boards related to content areas; 3. Has been recognized with two or more awards for their expertise in content area; 4. Has over 3 publications in peer reviewed journals within the last 7 years; 5. Holds a minimum of 4 years’ experience in leadership position within their respective professional association; 6. Have a minimum of 10 years of work experience in the field for which they would be assigned a course; and/or 7. Hold certifications in their respective content area above and beyond degree credentials. All instructors must have a minimum of three years teaching students with disabilities grades K-12 AND at least six graduate level credit hours of methods or strategies or characteristics or curriculum planning for students with moderat
Before submitting your application please attach the following to review:
- Your unofficial transcripts for any applicable conferred graduate degrees.
- Any applicable licenses/certifications
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GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.
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