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Adjunct Faculty - Department of Special Education, Professional Counseling and Disability Services

Company: William Paterson University
Location: wayne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Title:

Adjunct Faculty - Department of Special Education and Professional Counseling

Department:

Special Education, Professional Counseling, and Disability Studies

Summary:

William Paterson University invites applications for adjunct faculty within the College of Education, Department of Special Education and Professional Counseling for classes within the Learning Disabilitites Teacher Consultant Program.

Applicants will not be automatically contacted. Instead, applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis. Applications are valid for a two-year period, at which point they will be deleted from the system. Please feel free to reapply after two years with updated information. For general questions, please email talent@wpunj.edu

Courses in this program generally taught by adjunct faculty include, but are not limited to:

* SPED 5420 Foundations of Learning Disabilities * SPED 5430 Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities * SPED 6210 Physiological Basis of Learning Disabilities * SPED 6440 Correction of Learning Disabilities * SEPD 6570 Seminar in Clinical Application to Learning Disabilities

Courses take place both in class and online and as such have required online components.

Program Overview:

This endorsement program is designed for experienced classroom teachers who hold a teaching certificate and an accredited master's degree. Upon successful completion of the required curriculum, the candidate is eligible for the New Jersey certificate as a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (LDT-C). This certification is not a teaching certification, but a certificate to serve as the LDT-C on the child study team in New Jersey schools. Upon successful completion of the required curriculum and documented three years of teaching experience, the candidate is eligible for the New Jersey certificate as a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (LDT-C). Alternatively, applicants can earn a Master's in Education with a Learning Disabilities concentration with teacher consultant certification.

For more information about the program, please visit https://www.wpunj.edu/coe/departments/sped/programs/g_ldtc.html and/or https://www.wpunj.edu/coe/departments/sped/programs/med_sped_ld.html

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Using the course outline as a guide, develop relevant syllabi in order to deploy course content, objectives, and methods of student assessment for up to six (6) credits per semester in graduate courses (see course listing above) * Participate actively in the online discussions: sharing experiences and perspectives; probing students with questions that require critical thinking skills; highlighting key learning points; answering student questions. * Administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics. All course grades will be posted on the Blackboard Grade Center in a timely manner. * Contribute to student success by providing consistent and effective support and guidance through role modeling and mentoring * Use WP email, Blackboard, and other WP specific technology (Starfish / Banner) for a variety of teaching and administrative applications

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

* Earned Master's degree * NJ Certification of LDT-C * Minimum of 3 years employment in a public school system as an LDT-C (all facets of the LDT-C position, testing administration experience required) * If recent graduate of William Paterson University, at least 3 years post-graduation

Preferred Qualifications:

* One or more years teaching in higher education

Personal Attributes and Traits:

* Thrives in a collegial, cooperative environment * Dedicated to excellence and achieving positive outcomes * Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment * Capacity to fulfill professional responsibilities with a strong sense of moral duty and obligation to the work at hand

Interested candidates should:

* Complete an online application * Submit a curriculum vitae/resume and cover letter

Application review is ongoing and continuous. Applicants will not be automatically contacted. Instead, applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis. Applications are valid for a two-year period, at which point they will be deleted from the system. Please feel free to reapply after two years with updated information.

General questions related to this application process should be directed to talent@wpunj.edu

About William Paterson:

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre- professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Keywords: William Paterson University, Wayne , Adjunct Faculty - Department of Special Education, Professional Counseling and Disability Services, Other , wayne, New Jersey

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