Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education (Sp_Ed_Fac_fall2103)
Office: Esteves School of Education
Date Open: August 26, 2013
The Sage Colleges
Esteves School of Education
Assistant/Associate Professor, Special Education
Start Date: Fall 2013
The Esteves School of Education at The Sage Colleges is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Special Education programs. Candidates will possess a doctorate in special education as well as experience/certification in the role of a special education teacher with background experience in teaching students from diverse backgrounds.
The successful candidate will:
· Teach primarily at the graduate level in topics related to strength-based models of assessment, inclusive practices, IEP development, and collaboration with school-based team members and families. Sage maintains a commitment to least restrictive environment, and believes that every teacher (general or special education) should be prepared with a wide range of instructional approaches in order to meet the diverse needs of students.
· Model and assist teacher candidates in building an expansive repertoire of research-based instructional strategies effective with children/youth with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
· Embrace Universal Design for Learning as a guide for activity design.
· Contribute to the Mission of the Esteves School of Education with its emphasis on Technology, Best Practices, Inclusion and Diversity, Reflection, Dispositions and Service Learning.
- Engage in program development, accreditation activities, advisement of students, and research related to individual areas of interest.
- Preferable: Be experienced in an administrative role. Familiarity with the new Common Core Standards and experience with the national accreditation process.
The Esteves School of Education offers over 20 different programs in the three Sage Colleges: Russell Sage College for Women, Sage College of Albany, and the Sage Graduate Schools. Programs in education offered at Sage include Professional School Counseling, Health Education, Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism, Special Education, Childhood Education, Educational Leadership, Physical Education, Literacy Education and Master of Arts in Teaching Art. The Esteves School of Education has been accredited by NCATE since 2001.
The Sage Colleges is located in the Tech Valley Region, otherwise known as the Capital District of New York State, which is cradled between the beautiful Adirondack and Catskill Mountains and offers a rich cultural and educational environment as well as endless outdoor recreation year round. Boston, Montreal and New York City are within easy access to the capital region.
Applications received by March 15, 2013, will receive priority consideration. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and phone numbers or email addresses of three professional references to:
Dr. Lori V. Quigley, Dean
Esteves School of Education