Assistant Professor of Reading/Language Arts

Position ID: 37224
College of Coastal Georgia
School of Education & Teacher Preparation
Teacher Education
Branch Campus: 
Brunswick, GA Campus
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of Reading/Language Arts
Posting Number Fac00293
Employment Type Full-Time
Benefits Available Yes
Position Summary Information


Nature of Work

The School of Education and Teacher Preparation seeks dynamic applicants who are interested in working with Teacher Education faculty in an innovative teacher preparation program at the College of Coastal Georgia (CCGA). The faculty member will join faculty members with strong teaching and academic records. Qualified applicants must have successful experience in undergraduate teaching, advising, supervision of field experiences, and development of new courses and programs. Candidates should be well versed in teacher education, innovative curriculum development, assessment for program improvement, professional development school models, standard-base learning and instruction, performance-based assessment and evaluation, and a commitment to developing and implementing innovative teacher recruitment and induction programs. The position is a full-time tenure-track appointment starting Fall 2017. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.

Essential Duties

Teach courses in curriculum and methods for Literacy/Language Arts.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

• A Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution is required. A minimum of three years (PK-12) teaching experience is required.
• Exhibit a commitment to student learning and teacher candidate success, and have a working knowledge of standards based instruction and assessment. 
• Exhibits a collaborative approach to program and course development; team approach to problem-solving.

Preferred Qualifications and Training

Priority will be given to candidates with a doctorate in Reading/Literacy/Language Arts or a closely related field. Preference given to candidates with public school experience teaching students in early childhood/elementary education settings. Preference given to those candidates with 3-5 years of higher education experience. Preference also will be given to those candidates with experience with English as a Second Language and/or Special Education.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

CCGA Information

College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website:

Open Date 07/05/2017
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Procedure: 
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Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Reading Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Teacher Education, multiple levels
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Required Qualifications
3 years
Special Requirements: 
Exhibit a commitment to student learning and teacher candidate success, and have a working knowledge of standards based instruction and assessment.
Exhibits a collaborative approach to program and course development; team approach to problem-solving.
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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University System of Georgia
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Phone: (706) 542-7817
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Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

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