Successful applicants will join a strong faculty in Western Carolina University's Catamount School, a newly commissioned lab school that opened in August, 2017. The Exceptional Children (EC) Teacher/Coordinator will be expected to function as an integral part of The Catamount School’s instructional leadership team, and will be responsible for overseeing programs that provide educational assistance to children with mental, psychological, learning, behavioral, or physical disabilities. Responsibilities include
The successful candidates should possess a Master's degree in special education from an accredited institution, North Carolina licensure within the field of special education, and have a minimum of three years of successful public school instructional experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with three years of successful experience as a special education teacher, licensure and experience in ESL and/or a middle grades content area, experience with Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and/or problem-based learning, and/or National Board Certification. The candidate will be expected to teach and supervise interns and will share program responsibilities and may provide service. Consistent participation in all aspects of The Catamount School is expected. Applicants should provide evidence of experiences or the potential to: work collaboratively and across disciplines, contribute to the university's multicultural and diversity goals, and successful collaboration with in-service teachers in public school settings. Interest and experience in teaching in technology rich and flexible environments is a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Employment begins February 1, 2019;10 months per annual school year.
Application must be made online. Applicants must include the following attachments:
1. A cover letter describing how the applicant’s professional qualifications relate to the position and how the applicant can contribute to the mission, core values and goals of the Catamount School. 2. A current and complete resume. 3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed. 4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five (5) references.
OPTIONAL Attachment: 5. Other supporting materials relevant to the candidate’s scholarship and teaching.
Inquiries can be directed to: Dr. Tammy Barron, Search Committee Chair, email: email@example.com
Thank you for your interest in this position. Application materials sent by postal mail or e-mail cannot be accepted.