George Fox University - Faculty
  • 15-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • College of Education
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefit Eligible


MAT Professor: Tenure Track

Cohort Leader and Instructor

Elementary Math and/or Literacy Focus

Assistant Professor, College of Education



George Fox University announces a full-time, instructor position in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, to begin as early as January 2022 or as late as August 15, 2022. This 24-credit position is to lead a cohort preparing for the Oregon Preliminary Teaching License and to provide instruction for a variety of courses throughout the program to candidates who are seeking a teaching license/endorsement.


George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching courses mostly within the MAT department. The courses may include: Professional Educator, Diverse Populations, Curriculum and Instruction, Assessment, Classroom Management and Action Research, as well as literacy and/or math pedagogy.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree at minimum
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential
  • Licensed teacher at the elementary level or an elementary math or literacy specialist, with recent experience
  • Commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred
  • Must be available to teach on the Portland Center campus as well as virtually
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
  • Candidates must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S. and employees of George Fox University must be a resident of one of the following states: Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, New York, Ohio, or Texas.

Application Procedures - apply only through this Applicant Pool website

When completing the online application, please upload all of the following requirements as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and learning essay*
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.


Questions may be directed to: Kris Molitor, director of MAT at kmolitor@georgefox.edu


*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)

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