EDUC 402 (Disciplinary Literacy-World Languages) – Secondary MAC & Undergraduate programs
The individual working in this position needs to be available and able to teach one blended section of graduate and undergraduate students during the Fall term (approximately 16 weeks).
- Planning and teaching the identified sessions
- Consulting and meeting regularly with other program faculty and staff, formally and informally; virtually and/or in person
- Participating in occasional instructor professional development
- Providing timely feedback on student work
- Evaluating and grading student work
- Holding regular office hours; virtually and/or in person
Selection criteria will include:
- Knowledge of theories and practices related to literacy teaching and learning in secondary schools, preferably in world languages
- Knowledge of the curriculum and instructional approaches specific to the EDUC 402 course (Sample syllabi available at: http://www.soe.umich.edu/academics/courses/EDUC_402/)
- Knowledge of the curriculum of the undergraduate teacher education and Secondary Master of Arts with Certification (Secondary MAC) programs (Program information available at: http://soe.umich.edu/academics/teacher-administrator-certification/)
- Successful teaching experience at the secondary level
- Record of successful teaching experience with preservice teachers or transferable equivalent, such as leading teacher professional development and/or comparable post-secondary teaching experiences; and
- Graduate degree in an education program/education-related field; and
- Proficiency with learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) and software programs for collaborative work (e.g. Google docs, Box, etc.)
- Experience incorporating diversity, inclusion, justice, and/or equity-related content into course curricula
- Demonstrated ability to critically examine selected contemporary reform efforts in education from the perspective of one or more of the foundation disciplines
- Prior work with teacher preparation, either as a mentor teacher or guest presenter
- Experience managing demands and expectations from multiple stakeholders (e.g.teaching interns, university faculty and administration, mentor teachers)
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.