Elementary Education Faculty
POSITION
A full-time faculty position in the Sterling Teacher Education Program (STEP) is available beginning August 1, 2014.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Teach undergraduate methods courses in elementary education, including science and social studies.
• Teach undergraduate elementary education courses, including language arts and fundamentals of reading.
• Teach undergraduate professional education courses, including field experience.
• Supervise elementary teacher candidates during methods and clinical teaching experiences.
• Guide teacher candidates in completing the Kansas Professional Teaching Portfolio (KPTP).
• Advise current elementary education students and recruit prospective students.
• Contribute experience and/or a willingness to teach education courses online.
• Participate in faculty governance.

QUALIFICATIONS
All SC employees are expected to demonstrate a strong and articulate Christian faith, to model and mentor students in servant leadership and in the integration of faith into every aspect of life and learning. Specific qualifications for this position include:
• Master’s degree required; Ed.D. or Ph.D. is preferred.
• Reading specialist is preferred.
• Recent experience in teaching at the elementary level is required.
• Experience teaching online is preferred.
• A knowledge of Kansas State Department of Education/CAPE standards and accrediting procedures is preferred.
• College teaching experience that demonstrates an understanding of the teaching/learning process is preferred.
• An understanding of undergraduate college students and an ability to relate well to them.
• An understanding of an interdisciplinary approach to the liberal arts, and an ability to work with faculty from diverse disciplines.

COMPENSATION
Salary and rank will be determined by credentials and experience applied to an established faculty salary schedule, and accompanying benefits.

THE COLLEGE
Founded in 1887, Sterling College’s mission is to develop creative and thoughtful leaders who understand a maturing Christian faith. With almost 700 students and 40 full-time faculty, the campus community shares a vision to be recognized as the finest Christ-centered, servant-leadership-development-focused liberal arts experience in the Great Plains. The City of Sterling is a progressive town of about 2,300 with a very cordial relationship with the college. Sterling has its own medical clinic and a progressive public school system. The local economy is based on farming, ranching, oil, and small manufacturing companies. Hutchinson (pop. 42,000) is a 25-minute drive, and Wichita (pop. 385,000) is about 65 minutes away.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must undergo a background check. To apply: go to https://www.sterling.edu/elementary-education-position. Please submit all of the requested documents electronically to rdodson@sterling.edu.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Renee Dodson
rdodson@sterling.edu
Sterling College
125 W. Cooper
Sterling, 67579
620-278-4217