Central Washington University - Des Moines, WA seeks a dynamic individual with relevant K-12 STEM teaching experience to join our team training mathematics and science teaching candidates. This is a 10 month, full-time non-tenure track position expected to start in September 2019.
Mathematics and science teacher education programs at CWU have recently implemented the nationally recognized UTeach model for STEM teacher preparation. This position is a “Master Teacher” position for the CWU UTeach program, i.e., the STEM Teaching Program, for middle-level mathematics and science teacher candidates at the CWU-Des Moines Center.
The responsibilities of this position include: college-level classroom instruction for STEM Teaching Program courses, supervising teacher candidates’ clinical practice experiences in the field, including student teaching and induction support, advising and recruiting for the STEM Teaching Program, leading professional development for collaborating mentor teachers, and supporting a diverse student body.
This position will work closely with faculty in the Departments of Mathematics and Science Education in the College of the Sciences, as well as the Department of Curriculum, Supervision, and Education Leadership and the School of Education in the College of Education and Professional Studies. CWU mathematics and science teacher education programs at the Des Moines Center serve over 25 students, and our goal is to increase this number and better support candidate diversity in the next five years. CWU-Des Moines is located at Highline College in Des Moines, WA, in the Puget Sound area south of Seattle. This partnership provides the opportunity for students to earn their first two years of a bachelor's degree at their community college of choice, and stay local to complete their bachelor's degree at CWU-Des Moines.
Further details about the position, including salary, qualifications, and application instructions, are available at https://careers.cwu.edu Job ID 2707. All applications must be submitted online. Review of applications will begin March 4. CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.
Contact: Jennifer Dechaine, email@example.com
Qualifications include, at minimum, a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity; Master’s degree in mathematics, science, science or mathematics education, or related field; at least three years’ experience in the last ten years teaching mathematics in grades 5-10; demonstrated ability to work with school districts to coordinate and supervise teacher candidates’ field experiences; demonstrated ability to apply STEM education research supported best-practices in the classroom.
Internal Number: 2707
About Central Washington University
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY: CWU is one of three state-supported comprehensive regional universities in Washington State. The main campus is located in the heart of Washington State in Ellensburg and it operates 8 University Centers and Instructional Sites located in Des Moines, Lynnwood, Pierce, Joint-Base Lewis McCord, Moses Lake, Sammamish, Wenatchee and Yakima. Offering bachelors and masters degrees in more than 125 majors, the university enrolls approximately 10,000 students and has a faculty-student ratio of 17:1. With its robust focus on inclusivity and diversity, CWU enrolled 30% minorities in the 2013 freshman class. CWU enrolls and graduates the largest percentage of Hispanic/Latino students of any public baccalaureate institution in the state. Excellence in teaching is the core of the university’s mission. Further information about the university is available at www.cwu.edu. For more information about the community in Ellensburg, visit http://www.cwu.edu/community or any one of our University Center websites: http://www.cwu.edu/about/cwu-campus-locations.
CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer. For accommodation e-mail DS@cwu.edu.