Assistant Professor of Education
George Fox University’s School of Education seeks qualified candidates for this one-quarter time (.25 FTE), non-tenure track, repeating position at the level of assistant to teach for the Administrative Licensure program in Newberg, Oregon. This is an 8-semester hour position spread over fall, spring and summer sessions. The successful candidate will be assigned an instructional load that is comprised of 6-8 hours of teaching and could include university supervision of practicum. For example, the teaching assignment will consist of administrator preparation courses such as Instructional Supervision, School District Leadership, and the supervision of the IAL/CAL practicum in buildings and districts.
Candidates must have a personal philosophy and lifestyle consistent with and supportive of the goals and purposes of George Fox University, a Quaker university committed to an evangelical Christian philosophy. Faculty applicants from other Christian faith traditions are welcome to apply.
George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are encouraged to apply.
- Applicants should have at least five years of exemplary P-12 public school administrator experience, and a commitment to excellence in leadership preparation and continuing professional development.
- Higher educational experience and an earned doctorate preferred, but not required. District level leadership experience is preferred.
- Other assets include the ability to support graduate students in their growth toward the development of critical thinking, transforming practice, and promoting justice.
- Other commitments include the resolve to support students in their growth toward cultural proficiency; strong collaborative skills; an interest in using technology in the classroom, and exploring its role in learning, teaching, and leading.
George Fox University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students and to strengthen sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Salary range is competitive, depending upon qualifications and experience. Starting date is August 15, 2016. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and professional vita to: Dr. Scot Headley, Dean of the School of Education, George Fox University, 414 N. Meridian Street, Newberg, OR 97132, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.