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Part-Time Instructor of Special Education

Spring and/or Summer 2018 Opportunity

Position Overview
The Academy has welcomed a cohort of 10 Design Fellows for the 2017-18 academic year who will co- design the curriculum with Academy and MIT faculty and staff. We seek a highly qualified Special Education instructor who can advise and collaborate with the team of Design Fellows in these efforts.

The Special Education instructor will be involved in the design of a challenge that focuses on the competencies associated with accommodating special education needs in an inclusive classroom. Responsibilities include helping the design team to identify appropriate research resources; supporting the team as they create learning experiences that will prepare teacher candidates for the summative challenge; and working with the learning designer to establish rubrics to assess mastery.

The Special Education instructor also will consult with the Design Fellows and faculty/staff design team to help integrate knowledge of SPED concerns and pedagogy throughout the curriculum, including learning experiences and challenges.

Work Hours
Hours will be decided in collaboration with the successful candidate.

Qualifications and Compensation
Certification in Special Education and minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience at the secondary level. Master’s degree in special education strongly preferred.

Compensation: The Academy will offer hourly compensation.

To apply
Candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Peter Laipson, Chief Administrative Officer, Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning, [email protected].

Please title the email “SPED instructor position.”

Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification to be hired for this position.


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The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Application deadlines: Oct. 26, 2018 | Nov. 30, 2018 | Feb. 1, 2019

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