College of Education and Psychology
The UT Tyler Innovation Academy is seeking qualified applicants to fill the role of classroom teacher at each of its three campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine. Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Teachers with certifications in all certification areas are needed, including core areas, Foreign Languages, Health/Physical Education, and Fine Arts.
The Innovation Academy is a university charter school approved by the State Board of Education. The campuses will serve grades 3-7 for the 2013-2014 school year. Additional grade levels will be added each ensuing year. Professional development and curricular planning will occur during the summer of 2013. The Academy promotes numerous best and promising educational practices. The schools operate on a daily schedule of face-to-face instruction from approximately 8-12 each morning, Monday through Friday. Students are expected to complete assignments using distance technology tools each afternoon. The schools are based on the highly successful T-STEM Academy Blueprint and are centered around project-based learning. The Academy seeks to differentiate instruction using project-based learning and technological tools in order to break down traditional grade level boundaries. Teachers in the Academy meet daily to develop projects, and participate in job-embedded professional development. Teachers are expected to be prepared to work for at least 6 weeks during the summer of 2013. Additional compensation will be provided. School will begin on August 5, 2013.
The Classroom Teacher
The classroom teacher will provide instruction to students both face-to-face through project-based learning and online. The teacher will be supported by a teacher leader, Innovation Academy Central Office Administrators, Ingenuity Center Professional Development Specialists, and university faculty. The classroom teacher will be expected to participate in daily teaming and project development with all teachers at the campus as well as teachers at other campuses using distance technologies. The classroom teacher will be responsible for curriculum development, lesson planning, communication and outreach, classroom management, integrating multiple technologies, collaborating with colleagues, and integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines. Teachers will be expected to participate in graduate level work, and those teachers not currently holding master’s degree will be expected to be enrolled in a program as part of the compensation package. The position will be a 10 month university appointment, predicated on performance, enrollment, and continued successful operations of the charter school.
$42,500 - $55,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience
Qualified applicants will have the following characteristics:
- Appropriate grade level certification
- Ability to integrate multiple technologies
- Ability to integrate project-based learning
- Ability to integrate STEM disciplines
- Ability to organize teams and meet deadlines
How to Apply
2) Application should include resume and cover letter (limited to no more than two (2) pages, single-sided) including answers to the following questions:
- Describe your experience and philosophy as it relates to project-based learning.
- Describe your experience and philosophy as it relates to distance education.
- Describe your experience and philosophy as it relates to the daily routine of teaching.
3) Applicants should be prepared to participate in an online initial screening interview. The interview will occur via Skype (w/video), Adobe Connect, Facetime, or other teleconferencing tool. Applicants will need to make arrangements to have access to a web-video interface. An android phone or iPhone with front facing camera or webcam will suffice.
4) Applicants selected as candidates following the resume and video interview phases will be required to post a video to YouTube or other online distribution site and send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org. The video should focus on the applicant’s ability to apply innovative educational practices to the classroom, in either face-to-face or virtual settings.
5) Applicants selected as finalists will be invited for an on-site interview with the administration of the Innovation Academy.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Literacy Education
The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank starting Fall 2013. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated expertise in (a) literacy instruction for PreK-12 students, including those who are culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse students, and/or (b) teaching online courses with a focus on new literacies of the Internet and other information communication technologies. This is a full time position with a nine-month academic year appointment in the School of Education at The University of Texas at Tyler. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities for the position include (a) teaching graduate and undergraduate literacy courses, (b) advising and mentoring graduate students, (c) pursuing an active scholarly research agenda, and (d) contributing to the university, the Tyler community, and the profession through service and outreach activities.
Qualifications for the position include (a) an earned a doctorate in literacy education or a closely related field by August 1, 2013, (b) a minimum of three years of teaching experience in diverse PreK-12 school settings, and (c) evidence of effective university teaching and research activity appropriate to rank. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in and/or experience with online teaching/learning, and potential for writing and securing external grant funding to support their teaching and research activities.
A complete application must include a letter of interest and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent scholarly writings, and names and contact information, including e-mails for three references.
Submit all application materials to Mrs. Tammy Noecker at email@example.com. Please use “Literacy Faculty Position” in the subject line of your submission. For additional information about the position, or contact the Chair of the Literacy Faculty Search Committee, Dr. Kouider Mokhtari, Anderson-Vukelja-Wright Endowed Professor @ firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of application is ongoing, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity.
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes nine university and six health institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls nearly 7,000 students and in 2011-12 awarded over 1,500 degrees. Our beautiful 210-acre Tyler campus is nestled along twin lakes, surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. The university also maintains regional campuses in Palestine and Longview Texas.
The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Psychology and Counseling invites applications for a tenure-track position in school counseling, counselor education, counseling psychology, or closely related field for our Master of Arts in School Counseling Program. The program is fully online and meets Texas standards for school counselor certification. Limited teaching opportunities in the on-campus M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program may also exist. The successful candidate will: (1) teach online graduate courses in school counseling and related areas of counseling (e.g. Career, Group, and Family), (2) develop a strong record of scholarship through empirical studies, professional presentations, and refereed publications, obtain external funding; (3) provide service to the field and profession, and share in program, department, college, and University governance; (4) advise, mentor, and provide supervision to graduate students, and (5) develop cooperative relationships with school counseling field supervisors and other public school personnel. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a professional identity as a counselor educator and commitment to the professional field of counselor education. Certification and experience as a school counselor, online experience, and graduation from a CACREP program are preferred. Minority candidates, those having experience with diverse populations, and with supervising counselors in the public school system are especially encouraged to apply. Send a letter of your teaching and research interests, curriculum vita, transcripts, three letters of reference and copies of recent publications to: Ronald Livingston, Ph.D., Department of Psychology and Counseling, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799. E-mail: RLivingston@uttyler.edu. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. UT Tyler is a growing university in scenic northeast Texas about 90 miles east of Dallas. The university has over 6,000 students, a vibrant undergraduate program and Masters programs in applied psychology and counseling. For more information about the Psychology and Counseling Department visit our website at. http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology.
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of Texas at Tyler seeks a master teachers in the area of mathematics and science to: 1) teach field-based courses, 2) establish field experiences for teacher candidates, 3) work with local teachers, 4) conduct field observations of teacher candidates, and 5) complete additional duties as assigned. Candidates should possess: a master’s degree, a minimum of five years of successful teaching (4-12), a background in math/science, and a Texas teaching certificate. Preferred qualifications include experience with project-based learning, supervisory experience, and conducting presentations using Microsoft Power Point.
Applicants should send a letter of application responding to the qualifications above, a curriculum vita or resume, and three references to: Mark Parkerson, Ingenuity Center
The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Boulevard, Tyler, Texas 75799 or email@example.com . Review of applications will begin October 18, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Information on The University of Texas at Tyler is available at http://www.uttyler.edu