College Faculty: Educational Studies (Open Rank)

Website Principia College

Summary: Teaches 18-21 semester hours per academic year, typically this is 6-7 three-semester hour courses, including both general education courses and major courses (courses to support the Theory and Practice concentration preferred). Additional duties include advising students, on-going professional development, serving on campus-wide committees, contributing in scholarly ways, participation in assessment of the Educational Studies program, supporting Principia activities, and promoting Christian Science-based character education in accord with Principia’s mission as outlined in Education at The Principia.

Minimum Qualifications:
Active (or pending) membership in the First Church of Christ, Scientist and/or in a Journal-listed branch church or society of the First Church of Christ, Scientist; Christian Science class instruction preferred, but not required; Master’s Degree in Education and experience in the field of Education, which may include classroom teaching, outdoor education, or youth work; Doctorate in Education preferred; Theoretical and practical understanding of current research on learning theory and communication principles; Willingness to be a generalist who is able to do multiple tasks and teach multiple subjects associated with education; to be a reflective, critical practitioner of teaching; to work collaboratively in multiple settings with multiple groups; and to be an effective communicator; Ability to work with a range of students and skill levels; Classroom teaching experience or work with college-aged students preferred.

* The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Applications accepted until January 2, 2023, and reviewed after February 1, 2023. We welcome and encourage interested educators to contact the Department Chair before that date if they have any questions about the position. Applications currently being accepted.

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