Instructor of Special Education
Butler University, College of Education
The College of Education is searching for a new colleague with
expertise in special education for a position beginning August
2014. This three year instructor position offers the
opportunity to provide undergraduate and graduate instruction and
supervision in the preparation of educators. We invite candidates
who share our vision that we are preparing teachers for schools as
they should be, not as they currently exist. The College of
Education's four core values undergird our mission and vision: 1)
The Appreciation of Diversity and Similarity; 2) The Excitement of
Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring; 3) The Challenge of Integrated
Practice and Collaboration; and 4) The Strength of Integrity and
Responsibility. We are seeking candidates to support our efforts to
contribute in meaningful ways to the College's four core values and
to the university's continued commitment to cultural diversity,
pluralism, and individual differences.
Certification/licensure (any state) in special education; Masters
degree in special education, or closely related field; minimum of
three years teaching students who have disabilities in preschool or
K-12 schools; knowledge of effective, individualized educational
programming for students needing mild intervention; evidence of
successful co-teaching; demonstrated passion and interest in
education for all students.
Demonstrated success in working with students who are culturally
and linguistically diverse; willingness and readiness to teach
courses related to growth and development; undergraduate and
university teaching; and evidence of effective and innovative
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; supervise
practicum/student teaching internships; participate in program
development and assessment; and provide service to the university
and greater educational community.
Submit a letter of application detailing your qualifications for
this position, a two-page teaching philosophy, a current vitae,
official graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and
the names and contact information of three additional professional
references to Dr. Catherine Pangan, Chair of the Special Education
Search Committee, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave.,
Indianapolis, IN 46208.
Screening will begin October 14th until the position has been
filled. Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.