Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - English Language Development and Bilingual/Biliteracy in K-12 Education
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Teaching Credentials
Hiring Department Summary
As a comprehensive College of Education, faculty collaborate with professional communities to prepare educators and school personnel to serve as agents of positive social change. The college gives access to professional careers to students with diverse identities and backgrounds, and contributes to their professional growth. The Teaching Credentials Branch prepares socially just teachers and teacher leaders who are committed to equity and inclusion in culturally and linguistically diverse schools and communities. Our vision is to be the regional leaders in preparing and developing excellent teachers. In collaboration with our schools and communities, teachers prepared at Sacramento State create and sustain equitable inclusive educational environments which are designed to optimize access and student success. The programs' sequenced and integrated design results in highly focused instruction interwoven with hands-on teaching experiences, sustained mentoring, and personalized advising. Faculty members also provide academic and professional support to local programs, teachers, administrators, and counselors, as well as engage in collaborative or joint research, scholarly projects, presentations, and professional development.
- Teach courses in the single subject, multiple subject and bilingual authorization credential programs;
- Teach courses focused on integrated and designated English language development methodologies for K-12 preservice candidates; socio-cultural, historical, political and philosophical foundations of bilingual/bicultural/biliterate education; methodologies for developing academic language and disciplinary literacy;
- Co-plan with faculty instructional teams; provide leadership in developing credential courses in areas of specialization;
- Supervise pre-service, bilingual authorization candidates in the field;
- Engage in scholarly activities (publications, presentations, etc.);
- Provide service to the institution (including serving on programmatic, college-wide and University-wide committees) and to the community.
This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank.
- Earned doctorate in Education or Applied Linguistics with an emphasis on language, literacy and culture, second language acquisition, development and pedagogy, applied linguistics, or bilingual education. ABD will be considered. If ABD , candidates will be required to complete the doctorate by August, 2020.
- Knowledge and experience with teaching students from diverse cultures and abilities. A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in public-school settings serving English language learners.
- Research or professional development experience in the area of English language learner education; specifically, English language development methodologies, assessment, and curriculum design for K-12 English learners, second language acquisition theories, and/or related pedagogies.
- Knowledge of bilingual education foundations and biliteracy methods specific to both primary and secondary school settings.
- Knowledge of theories and practices for developing academic language and discipline-specific literacy in grades 5-12 classrooms.
- Knowledge of the CA Common Core State Standards, the California English Language Development Standards and the ELA / ELD Framework for California Public Schools.
- Knowledge of linguistically and culturally sustaining pedagogy grounded in principles of equity.
- Demonstrated commitment to serving a culturally and ethnically diverse student body.
- Proficiency in Spanish and/or teaching credential with Bilingual Authorization/Certification.
- Experience teaching pre-service university courses in English language development, bilingual/multicultural education, and/or theory and instruction in disciplinary academic language and literacy for secondary school instruction.
- Experience teaching in public school settings, grade 5-12.
- Experience with instructional technology supporting English learner students in grades 5-12.
- Demonstrated evidence of working for social justice, educational equity, and multilingualism in public schools and communities.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F0165P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2020
Initial Application Review 12/01/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
A LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING UNDER "Documents Needed to Apply."
- Cover letter indicating areas of teaching and scholarly interest;
- Current curriculum vita;
- Statement of teaching and research philosophy;
- Recent data on teaching effectiveness (if available);
- Unofficial transcripts of all college-level work (official copies required if invited for interview).
- Diversity Statement: California State University, Sacramento values diversity and inclusion and has made a university-wide commitment to being an inclusive institution. Because of our commitment to building a diverse educational environment and an inclusive campus where all students, faculty, staff, and administrators feel welcome and do belong, we also request that you submit a diversity statement describing your commitment to diversity and inclusion, how the concepts of diversity and inclusion have been or will be brought into coursework, and how your individual scholarship contributes to building and supporting diverse communities. Please limit your response to one page, single space, and font 12.
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).
Campus Diversity Statement
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
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