The Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) at the University of Notre Dame is searching for a full-time faculty member to strengthen ACE’s Program for Inclusive Education (PIE).
The successful candidate will be an experienced inclusive educator with a mindset for individual growth and success facilitated by a heart of service who understands Catholic schools and who can prepare educators to ensure that every child is capable of success in school. This individual should have experience in meeting the needs of all learners including those who struggle and those with diagnosed needs. In addition, this candidate will have gifts in collaborating with professionals and families to strengthen the Catholic school experience for all learners. This position requires specialized content and communication, advocacy and creative problem-solving skills to support inclusive programming.
Through the ACE Program for Inclusive Education, Notre Dame seeks to contribute to the inclusion and successful education of students with diverse academic, behavioral, physical, and social/emotional needs. We hope to impact the culture and capability of Catholic schools to welcome, serve, and celebrate all learners. Therefore, we seek educators who will embrace this mission with energy and innovation.
Responsibilities of this position will include developing and teaching courses across ACE programming—content specific courses for the Program for Inclusive Education, as well as introductory inclusive education content for ACE Teaching Fellows and the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program. In addition, this position requires some travel for delivery of professional development as expertise aligns, recruitment efforts, and on-campus administrative duties. Candidates are strongly encouraged to conduct research in the field of inclusive education for Catholic schools and contribute with writing projects. This is a 12-month permanent position with appointment to the university’s professional specialist track in the Institute for Educational Initiatives. This position offers a highly competitive salary, benefits, and support for professional development.
The successful candidate will have relevant academic preparation and experience, including experience in inclusive education/special education. Terminal degree preferred.
Applicants should submit a cover letter of no more than three pages describing their background, credentials, and experience in the area of inclusive education/special education, as well as their research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae and the email addresses of three recommendation letter writers. Questions about the position should be directed to Gayle Washburn, Academic Programs Manager, Alliance for Catholic Education, Carole Sandner Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 46556, email@example.com, tel 574-631-6719, fax 574-631-9455.
The University of Notre Dame is a Catholic academic community of higher learning, animated from its origins by the Congregation of Holy Cross. The University is dedicated to the pursuit and sharing of truth for its own sake. As a Catholic university, one of its distinctive goals is to provide a forum where, through free inquiry and open discussion, the various lines of Catholic thought may interse...ct with all the forms of knowledge found in the arts, sciences, professions, and every other area of human scholarship and creativity.The University prides itself on being an environment of teaching and learning that fosters the development in its students of those disciplined habits of mind, body, and spirit that characterize educated, skilled, and free human beings. In addition, the University seeks to cultivate in its students not only an appreciation for the great achievements of human beings but also a disciplined sensibility to the poverty, injustice and oppression that burden the lives of so many. The aim is to create a sense of human solidarity and concern for the common good that will bear fruit as learning becomes service to justice.Notre Dame also has a responsibility to advance knowledge in a search for truth through original inquiry and publication. This responsibility engages the faculty and students in all areas of the University, but particularly in graduate and professional education and research. The University is committed to constructive and critical engagement with the whole of human culture.