Education/Library Science (F0165P)

  • Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Education and Training Library Services

Job Description

Department Teaching Credentials

Hiring Department Summary
As a comprehensive College of Education, faculty collaborate with professional communities to prepare educators and school personnel to serve as agents of positive social change. The college gives access to professional careers to students with diverse identities and backgrounds, and contributes to their professional growth. The Teaching Credentials Branch prepares socially just teachers and teacher leaders who are committed to equity and inclusion in culturally and linguistically diverse schools and communities. Our vision is to be the regional leaders in preparing and developing excellent teachers. In collaboration with our schools and communities, teachers prepared at Sacramento State create and sustain equitable inclusive educational environments which are designed to optimize access and student success. The programs' sequenced and integrated design results in highly focused instruction interwoven with hands-on teaching experiences, sustained mentoring, and personalized advising. Faculty members also provide academic and professional support to local programs, teachers, administrators, and counselors, as well as engage in collaborative or joint research, scholarly projects, presentations, and professional development.

Essential Duties
- Teach courses in the single subject, multiple subject and bilingual authorization credential programs;
- Teach courses focused on integrated and designated English language development methodologies for K-12 preservice candidates; socio-cultural, historical, political and philosophical foundations of bilingual/bicultural/biliterate education; methodologies for developing academic language and disciplinary literacy;
- Co-plan with faculty instructional teams; provide leadership in developing credential courses in areas of specialization;
- Supervise pre-service, bilingual authorization candidates in the field;
- Engage in scholarly activities (publications, presentations, etc.);
- Provide service to the institution (including serving on programmatic, college-wide and University-wide committees) and to the community.

Appointment Specifics
This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank.

Required Qualifications
- Earned doctorate in Education or Applied Linguistics with an emphasis on language, literacy and culture, second language acquisition, development and pedagogy, applied linguistics, or bilingual education. ABD will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctorate by August, 2020.
- Knowledge and experience with teaching students from diverse cultures and abilities. A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in public-school settings serving English language learners.
- Research or professional development experience in the area of English language learner education; specifically, English language development methodologies, assessment, and curriculum design for K-12 English learners, second language acquisition theories, and/or related pedagogies.
- Knowledge of bilingual education foundations and biliteracy methods specific to both primary and secondary school settings.
- Knowledge of theories and practices for developing academic language and discipline-specific literacy in grades 5-12 classrooms.
- Knowledge of the CA Common Core State Standards, the California English Language Development Standards and the ELA/ELD Framework for California Public Schools.
- Knowledge of linguistically and culturally sustaining pedagogy grounded in principles of equity.
- Demonstrated commitment to serving a culturally and ethnically diverse student body.
- Proficiency in Spanish and/or teaching credential with Bilingual Authorization/Certification.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience teaching pre-service university courses in English language development, bilingual/multicultural education, and/or theory and instruction in disciplinary academic language and literacy for secondary school instruction.
- Experience teaching in public school settings, grade 5-12.
- Experience with instructional technology supporting English learner students in grades 5-12.
- Demonstrated evidence of working for social justice, educational equity, and multilingualism in public schools and communities.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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