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Expression of Interest: Lecturer - Department of Learning & Teaching, SOLES - Methods of Language & Literacy

Apply now Posting #: 4949
Position Status: Faculty, Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, School of Leadership and Education Sciences, Expression of Interest

 

Position Title & Department:

Expression of Interest: Lecturer - Department of Learning & Teaching, SOLES - Methods of Language & Literacy
Posting #

4949

Department Description:

The Department of Learning and Teaching's strong commitment to diversity is reflected in our full-time faculty, and the PhD and Master’s program enrollment. Currently, 69% of our full-time faculty are faculty of color; 78% of students in the PhD program are students of color, 69% are women, and many are the first in their families to pursue higher education; and over 40% of students in the Master’s program are students of color. The Department includes a fully online PhD program in Education for Social Justice, both credential and master's degree programs in elementary education, secondary education, special education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and a fully online Master's of education program for experienced K-12 teachers. Upcoming initiatives include a TK-3 and a Bachelor’s in Professional Studies credential. More information on our programs can be found at www.sandiego.edu/teach

The Department of Learning and Teaching and USD have a strong commitment to diversity and to global education. Faculty candidates should be committed to working with diverse students and populations as well as an interest in fostering community engagement at the local, national, and global levels. The department has developed strong collaborative relationships with local schools and districts to provide an array of practicum, student teaching, and action research sites. In addition, all graduate students are required to participate in at least one global education experience prior to graduation.

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Contemporary Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:

The Department of Learning and Teaching is seeking college instructors or credentialled public school personnel with a minimum of 5 years of K-12 classroom experience capable of teaching Methods of Language & Literacy.

  • Prepare teacher candidates to become literacy instructors within elementary or secondary educational settings via Culturally Responsive and Universally Designed Lesson plans. Provide instruction on foundational literacy knowledge to support assessing, diagnosing, and supporting readers at all levels and within content-specific contexts. Provide opportunities for teacher candidates to practice and implement (1) evidence-based literacy instruction, (2) literacy goal writing, (3) embedding literacy into content, and (4) aligning literacy practices to content standards.

Assignments to this course are considered lecturer and non-benefit-based. Each course consists of 3 units of teaching credit and the maximum allowable for each non-benefits-based instructor is 6 units. Episodic need during Fall (Sept – Dec) or Spring semesters (end Jan - May).

Special Conditions of Employment:

Effective June 1, 2023, based on CDC guidance, the University strongly encourages all campus members to stay up to date with Influenza and COVID-19 vaccination recommendations.  For more regarding information USD's COVID-19 protocols, please visit sandiego.edu/onward.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Job Requirements:

Master's or Doctoral Degree, college instructors or credentialled public school personnel with a minimum of 5 years of K-12 classroom experience capable of teaching Methods of Language & Literacy.

Posting Salary:

Lecturer I: $6735 | Lecturer II: $7035 for a 3 unit course | Based on degree/education

The salary range provided in this posting reflects what we reasonably expect to pay for this position.  Actual compensation offered or earned is dependent on experience, education and other factors including departmental budget.

Special Application Instructions:

Resume and Cover Letter Required

Click the 'Apply Now' button to complete our online application. In addition, please upload a cover letter and resume to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review. 

Questions about the position may be directed to the Department of Learning and Teaching at teach@SanDiego.edu

If you have any technical questions or difficulties, please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu

Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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