Assistant Professor, Education

Posted 7/23/21

Employee Type: Faculty – 9 Mo.

Status: Full time

Department: Education Department

Reports to: Education Department Chair

Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a

Job Summary:

This position exists for the purpose of teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in the areas of educational foundations and educational methods, as well as supervising students in field experiences.

Dimensions of the Position: General

Institutional Context – An understanding of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School and its place in the non-profit educational world.

  • A general understanding of higher education and a more specific understanding of Bible college education
  • A general awareness of the operation, philosophy and doctrinal position of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School
  • A clear understanding of the organizational structure of the College and its various departments

Personal Qualities – The ability to identify personal strengths, weaknesses, skills, and limitations, and to use this understanding profitably

  • The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally
  • The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships
  • A spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve as a team member
  • A professional appearance

Spiritual Qualities – Evidence of a desire to grow in grace and in the knowledge of Christ

  • An identifiable salvation experience
  • A pattern of spiritual development characterized by prayer, Bible study, and regular attendance at a local church or involvement in a church ministry
  • A commitment to ministry and encouragement of others toward the same

Dimensions of the Position: Specific

Education / Experience – to provide skilled background for the job tasks

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in education
  • Teacher certification in an area such as early childhood, elementary, or secondary
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a teacher in a K-12 classroom or similar experience
  • A positive reputation as an educator and communicator
  • A demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • A well-articulated Christian philosophy of education

Special Skills – to apply professional and/or technical tasks to the job responsibilities

  • An ability to design instruction and analyze instructional design created and executed by others
  • An ability to plan and execute learning activities as models for students to observe
  • Interpersonal skills to facilitate the academic advising responsibilities
  • A personal interest in the spiritual formation and discipleship of students
  • Proficiency with word processing, general computer skills, and LBC | Capital’s instructional technologies (i.e., Learning Management System, Video Conferencing, )
  • An ability to work with colleagues on corporate projects
  • The observation and evaluation of the teacher candidate during field placements
  • Proficient as a communicator in written and oral formats
  • An ability to manage details without losing the “big picture”

Teaching Job Tasks – to determine specific tasks required of the position

  • Required annual teaching load is 24 credits
  • Teach courses as assigned at the undergraduate, adult education, and/or graduate level in face- to-face, blended, and online format which may require teaching during the day, evening, and/or weekend
  • Design assessments to measure student learning and programmatic progress
  • Model and teach biblical integration in classes and interactions
  • Supervise teacher candidates in field experiences and evaluate these students using the required forms
  • Participate in Education department activities including but not limited to program reviews, curricular design, and regular
  • Attend chapel regularly
  • Serve as an academic advisor for students
  • Offer office hours for students and faculty consultation and support
  • Other duties as assigned

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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