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Nine-Month Education Teaching Faculty

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Nine-Month Education Teaching Faculty

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The mission of Wytheville Community College is to provide a quality, comprehensive education for the citizens of the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe and the city of Galax. To achieve this mission and to fulfill its role as an educational leader and partner, Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by: providing programs and courses in occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development; utilizing a broad range of instructional technologies, methods, materials, and facilities that are designed to meet the diverse needs of students; offering a supportive, comprehensive program of student development services that contribute to student persistence, success, and citizenship; fueling regional and state economic development by forging partnerships with businesses, industries, public agencies, civic groups, public schools, and other institutions of higher education not only within the service region but throughout the Commonwealth; promoting Appalachian Culture and cultural opportunities of Southwest Virginia; promoting accessibility; promoting accessibility and affordability; and ensuring quality in all programs and services.
Wytheville Community College is looking to hire a full-time, nine-month teaching faculty in Education. This position involves teaching and serving as the Program Head for the Education program at Wytheville Community College. The emphasis of the position is to provide innovative instruction of Education courses in the AA&S in Education. This position will require offering courses in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning formats. Coordination, scheduling, and supervision of field placement experiences are integral duties of this position. This position requires the faculty member to meet assigned classes as scheduled, submit records and reports on time, and teach assigned courses in the program. In addition, faculty are required to hold office hours, participate on assigned college committees, and contribute positively to the learning environment of the college.

This position would also require working closely with the Dean of Transfer and Educational Partnerships to develop innovative pathways toward teaching licensure, in cooperation with surrounding school divisions and four-year university partners.

Required KSAs:
The ability to prepare for course delivery including selection of textbooks and course materials, preparing syllabi, creating course assignments, projects, and assessments, and choosing appropriate methods of delivery;
Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to effectively teach Education principles;
Use a range of differing assignments to assess student learning and understanding of the material;
Learn and use technology to enhance instructional effectiveness and students’ educational experience;
Schedule Education courses in accordance with approved program offerings; and
Ability to establish program goals and outcomes and implement assessment measures.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Education or Curriculum and Instruction or a Master’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Education or Curriculum and Instruction from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications
Community College teaching experience;
Experience in the use of instructional technologies;
Experience using Canvas or similar learning management system; and
Experience advising transfer students.

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