Adjunct Faculty - Teacher Education

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7205466 (Ref.No. 24J333300)
Posted: January 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Teacher Education at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor of special education for the Spring 2024 semester beginning January 22, 2024. This position is to teach SPE 300: Inclusive Practices for General Education Teachers.

Position Requirements

  • Education & Expertise in inclusive practice
    • graduate degree in special education, inclusive education or related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based strategies to support with mild to severe disabilities in general education settings
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in the educational setting supporting students with disabilities in the general education classroom
  • Demonstrated knowledge of co-teaching practices and models
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and support for inclusive and special education field sites as needed for course requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues in special education and inclusive practice
  • Availability to teach on campus, Monday and Wednesdays 1:10 to 2:40pm.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Experience as an instructor in higher education
  • Experience teaching at the college level with teacher candidates
  • Expertise in inclusive practice in elementary and secondary schools.

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

Special Instructions to Applicants

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.