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LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY – FAMILY AND CHILD STUDIES
POSITION: Preschool Teacher and College Instructor, Family and Child Studies: 9-month appointment, 90% teaching and 10% service: to begin September 1, 2017.
The School of Human Ecology at Louisiana Tech University is seeking a dynamic, caring, creative, and articulate educator to teach at the Early Childhood Education Center and in the School of Human Ecology. The ECEC is accredited by NAEYC and licensed by the State of Louisiana Department of Education. It is a laboratory school in which university students observe, participate in lesson planning, and student teach. The ECEC is open nine months and follows the university academic calendar. The ECEC offers a full-day program for 34 three-and four-year-old children.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The faculty member will be expected to:
- Teach and care for three- and four-year-olds
- Maintain lesson plans and other necessary records as required by Louisiana Department of Education
- Coordinate parent involvement
- Maintain yearly continuing education credits
- Keep NAEYC records
- Supervise student residents and practica students
- Teach undergraduate courses in child development (campus-based and online)
- Secure grant funding, collaborate on grants with faculty
- Advise and recruit undergraduate students
- Participate in professional, university, and community service
QUALIFICATIONS: MS in Family Studies, Human Development and Family Science, Early Childhood Education, or related field; either undergraduate or graduate degree must be in Family and Child Studies or related field. Minimum of three years teaching experience in early childhood education or related field; State of Louisiana teaching certificate or ancillary teaching certificate (or eligibility to obtain one); Excellent teaching skills; Certified reliable in CLASS evaluation method.
SALARY AND RANK: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
THE SCHOOL: The Family and Child Studies program is housed within the School of Human Ecology in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences (www.ans.latech.edu). Family and Child Studies programs include: B.S. concentrations in Family Science, Child Life, and Child Development Specialist; a National Council on Family Relations CFLE approved concentration in Family Science; an interdisciplinary graduate certificate program in Dynamics of Domestic and Family Violence. Other programs in the School include: B.S. degree in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Studies; B.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics ; M.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics; and a Dietetic Internship
The School of Human Ecology has an enrollment of approximately 270 undergraduate and 50 graduate students and 12 faculty positions. Further information is available at http://ans.latech.edu/human-ecology.html
APPLICATION: Submit vita, letter of application, copies of transcripts, and three current letters of reference to Dr. Amy Yates, Search Committee Chair, P.O. Box 3167; Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272.
Applications are due by Friday, March 31, 2017.
CONTACT: For more information contact Dr. Amy Yates; phone: 318-257-2330; email firstname.lastname@example.org
LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY: Louisiana Tech University, located in Ruston in north-central Louisiana, is a comprehensive public university committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech is categorized as an SREB Four-Year 2 institution, as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-high research activity, and as a COC/SACS Level VI institution. Enrollment is approximately 12,500 with 20% of students pursuing graduate degrees. For more information about the University and College, visit www.latech.edu.
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