Assistant/Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies
St. Cloud State University
Location: Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Internal Number: 3417
Location: SCSU Main Campus, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Probationary
The Child and Family Studies Department is one of three licensing departments in the College of Education and Learning Design (CoELD) whose programs fulfill educator license requirements for the State of Minnesota. The CFS department offers certificates leading to licensure, and both graduate and undergraduate degrees. The programs of study in CFS include Early Childhood Education (ECE), Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), Parent Education (PE), and Family Studies, all of which fulfill the license requirements for the respective areas of study. It is the only program in the state in which early childhood education, early childhood special education, and parent and family education are combined in one department, providing a genuine early learning and education focus. The Child and Family Studies Department enjoys collaborative relationships with SCSU's Lindgren Early Learning Center, which is nationally accredited by NAEYC and NAECP, and all CoELD licensing departments.
Teaching Graduate and Undergraduate courses in the early childhood special education program and early childhood education program.
Advising and supporting students involved in departmental courses and programs.
Supervision of field placements and student teaching and participation in edTPA preparation.
Doctorate in Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), or closely related field.
Experience in teaching Early Childhood Special Education at university level evidencing a strong record of teaching effectiveness.
Holds or held a professional educator license in ECSE (Birth to grade three) or able to obtain a MN license.
Demonstrated record of teaching excellence in ECSE -Minimum 3 years as lead teacher or teacher of record.
Demonstrated ability to utilize technology in instruction, both at the university level and with early learners.
Demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from minoritized, historically marginalized, and/or culturally/linguistically diverse groups.
EL/ESL minor studies, certification, or demonstrated successful experiences working with multilingual learners.
Demonstrated record of recent leadership in program development.
Demonstrated record of writing and scholarly activities related to early intervention/early childhood special education.
Experience with face-to-face and on-line synchronous and asynchronous teaching.
Experience in supervision of field placements and/or/student teachers.
Experience preparing pre-service teachers for teacher performance evaluation.
Experience/membership in national organizations associated with early childhood special education.
Previous experience partnering with affiliated lab school
Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre- professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.
Help students achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse people with passion, who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals.
GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career. Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River.