Assistant Professor, Elementary Education-Apprenticeship Program (Grant Funded)

Florida Gateway College   Lake City, FL   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 6, 2024

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
JOB TYPE: Full-time
JOB NUMBER: 202300049
DIVISION: Vice President, Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Academic Affairs
OPENING DATE: 06/06/2024
CLOSING DATE: 7/6/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

This is a grant funded 164 day Instructional position. Administration of the learning process (teaching) is to be accomplished in accordance with Federal regulation, Florida State Law, and Florida Gateway College Board Policies. The primary responsibility of an Instructor at FGC is to the apprentice. All other activities must be considered secondary in importance. The Instructor is expected to allocate time in a manner as to provide online course curriculum, office hours during which the students may have access to the Instructor and conduct observations of apprentices teaching in the public school setting.

Examples of Duties
(Note: The following examples of work as listed in this job description are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Uses assessment strategies (traditional and alternate) to assist the continuous development of the adult learner.
  • Uses effective communication techniques with students and all other stakeholders.
  • Engages in continuous professional quality improvement for self and school.
  • Uses appropriate techniques and strategies, which promote and enhance critical, creative, and evaluative thinking capabilities of students.
  • Uses teaching and learning strategies that reflect each student’s culture, learning styles, special needs, and socio-economic background.
  • Adheres to Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct of the Education Profession in Florida.
  • Uses an understanding of learning and human development to provide a positive learning environment, which supports the intellectual, personal, and social development of all students. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the subject matter.
  • Creates and maintains positive learning environments in which students are actively engaged in learning, social interaction, cooperative learning, and self-motivation.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates instruction in a variety of learning environments.
  • Works with various educational professionals and other stakeholders in the continuous improvement of the educational experiences of students.
  • Uses appropriate technology in the teaching and learning process.
  • Assists Assistant Dean with assessment, data and reporting. 
  • Conducts professional development for cooperating teachers.
  • Works collaboratively with cooperating teacher to support apprentice.
  • Fosters relationships with district partners, principals, and cooperating teachers.
  • Maintains curriculum, assessments, and data that demonstrate apprentices' mastery of the standards.
  • Observes apprentices teaching in the public school setting.
  • Other functions as specified in applicable policies/procedures and the Faculty Handbook.
  • Works with cooperating teacher to access mastery levels of teacher candidates.
    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to present information in a coherent manner and the ability to fairly evaluate student retention of that information. Computer literate.

Must hold a Master’s degree and completed 18 graduate credit hours in the field. Must hold a Florida Professional Teacher Certificate.

Doctorate degree in the field. Florida Professional Teacher Certificate in the subject area Elementary Education K-6. (In accordance with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges)

Acceptable eyesight (with or without corrections).
Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Light (up to 15 pounds) lifting and carrying.
Use of fingers.

Works primarily in an office and classroom environment.
(Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.) 

Florida Gateway College does not discriminate in education or employment related decisions on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other legally protected status in accordance with the law.