The Ella Cline Shear School of Education at SUNY Geneseo seeks applicants for an anticipated opening for a lecturer position in Early Childhood Education. The initial appointment is for one year and eligible for renewal. The School of Education has a long and rich history of preparing teachers who are knowledgeable, skilled in their instructional practices, passionate about their work, and motivated to provide leadership within their profession. Our growing programs prepare teachers early in their program in diverse field experiences throughout the region. Our candidates are successful and have a 99% pass rate on the New York State Teacher Certification examinations and a high rate of employment after graduation. All teacher certification programs of the School of Education are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The School of Education offers undergraduate programs leading to initial teacher certification in Early Childhood and Childhood, Childhood with Special Education, and Adolescence Education, and a graduate program in Reading and Literacy (B-12).
Our priority is teaching excellence: We seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting who is prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced courses in their area/s of expertise. A commitment to, and experience in, working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds is essential. We strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience with accessibility and/or inclusion initiatives.
Primary responsibilities for this position include:
Teaching undergraduate coursework (12 credits/semester – 4-4 load) in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, such as Teaching, Learning, and Inquiry; Teaching of Young Children; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Family and Community; Curriculum Development for Young Children; and Diversity and Inclusion in Early Childhood Classrooms.
Engaging in service to the program and the School of Education.
Participating in assessment and accreditation activities and other department service.
Providing academic advisement to Early Childhood/Childhood and Childhood/Special Education students.
An earned master’s in early childhood education or a closely related field.
Knowledge of the field of early childhood.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment.
A minimum of two years of experience in an early childhood setting (birth-grade 2).
Founded in 1871, Geneseo is a premier public liberal arts college. Nationally recognized for excellence and value in the liberal arts, Geneseo is known for its exceptional faculty, its welcoming atmosphere, and its reputation for producing successful alumni.
Located on 220 acres in the historic Village of Geneseo, and a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo, Geneseo offers a warm environment for learning and discovery. The campus embodies the classic aesthetic of Northeastern colleges with brick walkways, shade trees, and ivy-draped buildings.