The Department of Professional Education in the College of Education at West Liberty University seeks to fill a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in special education (multi-categorical LD/BD/MI) for the graduate program, MA Ed.
Dedicated to a strong curriculum and thorough training of students, West Liberty Academy opened in 1838 with 65 students. Today, West Liberty University continues to prepare students in professional education and boasts an enrollment of over 600 students. We are in our 57th year of continuous NCATE accreditation. Our faculty and staff are united in the mission to prepare principle-centered, self-reflective, professional educators who serve as leaders and catalysts for education in a global society. For further information, please visit our link on the West Liberty University website, http://www.westliberty.edu.
West Liberty University (http://www.westliberty.edu) is a small, comprehensive institution under the auspices of the West Virginia High Education Policy Commission.
The successful candidate will possess a terminal degree in education/special education, expertise and experience in working with children with special needs -specifically learning disabilities, mental impairments and behavior disorders -specific knowledge of diagnostic assessments and research related to the field, evidence of infusion of current instructional technology related to special education, a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in P-12 education, and teacher certification in the State of West Virginia (or be certification-eligible). The successful candidates will possess expertise and experience related to research-based reading interventions and the strategy instruction. Salary is commensurate with degrees and experience. This position includes a comprehensive benefit package.
Interested individuals are to submit a current curriculum vitae, three names of recommendation, copies of student evaluations, a sample syllabus, and copies of transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work to: West Liberty University, Human Resources Department, 208 University Drive, College Union Box 131, West Liberty, WV 26074 or to [email protected].
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2013.
WLU is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all interested individuals. Individuals who need assistance in the application process may contact Sue Garrison at 304-336-8029 or [email protected]. (Do Not Apply To This E-mail)
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