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South Dakota State University
South Dakota
Posted: 11/7/2017
Instructor in Elementary/Early Childhood Education

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership in the College of Education and Human Sciences at South Dakota State University invites candidates for an Instructor position in the area of Elementary/Early Childhood Education. We seek scholars who are committed to core issues in Elementary Education and the improvement of educational systems, particularly in rural schools, to become inclusive learning environments. Specifically, the individual in this position is expected to: teach undergraduate level courses (both face-to-face and online) in Early Childhood education K through grade three; advise students and supervise students in the field; and engage in institutional and professional service.

Minimum qualifications include: Earned Master’s degree in Elementary or Early Childhood Education or evidence that the Master’s degree will be completed prior to the start of the appointment. Candidates must have demonstrated strong leadership and experience in Elementary/Early Childhood Education, particularly K-grade 3; teacher professional development; use of innovative methods including technology for supervision of pre-service teachers; developing public school, university, and community partnerships; leading change in rural education; and effective written and verbal communication skills. Preferred qualities include: leadership in rural school organizations; experience using culturally responsive pedagogy; and abilities in evaluating teacher candidates, bridging theory and practice, working collaboratively. 

To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  For questions on the position, contact Dr. Jennifer Kampmann at (605) 688-5628 or, SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.