The Warner School's Center for Professional Development and Education Reform invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the assistant professor rank, as Director of its TESOL/ENL outreach program. This is a clinical faculty position, with an initial contract for a minimum of 3 years, renewable, starting with the academic year 2018-2019. Main responsibilities for this position include: securing and executing grants and contracts with K-12 schools and other educational organizations to support their efforts to better serve students who are English New Learners; participating in other professional learning projects involving a TESOL/ENL component involving the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform, as assigned; teaching selected courses and doing some student teaching supervision in the Warner School's TESOL & Foreign Languages teacher preparation program as needed.
Applicants are expected to possess NYS teaching certification in TESOL, have extensive experience as a K-12 teacher and/or administrator as well as a professional development provider. Preferred applicants will have an earned doctorate (or a completed doctorate by the start date) in TESOL or a related field. The position requires a commitment to school reform, teacher preparation, diversity, inclusion, and social justice, as well as a strong theoretical background and scholarly interests focused specifically on practice. Willingness to teach and provide professional development online, and to learn how to best utilize online spaces to enhance student learning and access, is also expected.
The Center for Professional Development and Education Reform within which this position is part of the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester. The Warner School is currently taking a leadership role in the University of Rochester's partnership with the Rochester City School District to transform one of its secondary schools (East) through a state-approved
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