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Education Lecturer

The Education Department and Teacher Preparation Program at Lake Forest College seek a part-time lecturer to teach EDUC 417: Curriculum and Instruction in the Elementary and Middle School: Math and Science in fall 2019.  This course is required for all elementary education majors. The course meets once or twice a week (depending on instructor availability) from August to December on the Lake Forest College campus.

This course is a senior seminar/methods course. It focuses on curriculum and instructional planning in math and science and how math and science curricula are organized for children at differing developmental levels and with various backgrounds in the elementary classroom. It includes theoretical and philosophical frameworks for curriculum design, instructional approaches, and assessment in math and science. Students will practice edTPA Tasks and Understanding by Design. This course has fieldwork experiences in science, math, and technology instruction.

.A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from over 47 states and 78 countries.  At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation.

The Education Department and Teacher Preparation Program at Lake Forest College seek a part-time lecturer to teach EDUC 210 Observing the Schooling Process in fall 2019.  This course is required for all education majors. The course meets two times a week during the day (morning or afternoon) from August to December on the Lake Forest College campus.

This course is an introduction to the teaching-learning process from elementary through high school. Participants observe, analyze, and discuss a variety of educational environments, including classrooms in multicultural settings. There is also a focus on developing competencies in educational library research and writing skills.

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from over 47 states and 78 countries.  At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation.

Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Qualifications: A minimum of an earned master’s degree is required, plus experience teaching in K-12 schools.  A graduate student in teacher preparation would benefit from this teaching experience.

Interested applicants should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, and one letter of recommendation that speaks directly to the quality of the applicant’s teaching to:

Dr. Rachel Ragland
Professor and Chair of Education
Lake Forest College

ragland@mx.lakeforest.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: A minimum of an earned master’s degree is required, plus experience teaching in elementary classrooms.

Interested applicants should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, and one letter of recommendation that speaks directly to the quality of the applicant’s teaching to:

Dr. Rachel Ragland
Professor and Chair of Education
Lake Forest College

ragland@mx.lakeforest.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.