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Online Adjunct / Student/Teacher Site Supervisor - College of Education & Special Education

Position Deleted on 3/15/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Faculty - Education - Special Education

Location: Remote Office Location

What will you create today? At Grand Canyon University our faculty creates tomorrow's educators, nurses, business leaders, musicians and much more through their dedication to our online students. As a member of our online adjunct faculty you will be provided with training on our state-of-the-art Online Management software. If you possess the qualifications listed below and an enthusiasm to share your knowledge with online students, we invite and encourage you to explore this singular opportunity.

Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is one of Arizona's leading higher learning institutions. Based in Phoenix, the regionally accredited, private, non-denominational Christian university offers online and campus-based bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs through the College of Doctoral Studies, Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Healthcare Professions, College of Theology, College of Arts and Sciences.

Immediate needs for Online instructors for Special Education Courses

The Adjunct for the College of Education (online) will provide instruction that incorporates current teaching methodologies, technologies, and other trends that reflect advances in specific areas of the discipline associated with the individual's teaching assignment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following

  • Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum.
  • Stimulates class discussions.
  • Compiles, administers, and grades examinations.
  • Remains current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with the cooperating school and/or district. Maintain effective communication with the Cooperating Teacher and Office of Field Experience.
  • Act as a resource person to the Teacher Candidate by providing additional sources of information and by being available through phone or mandatory weekly email personal contact, and cooperatively deriving workable solutions if difficulties arise.
  • Provide information on the development and implementation of future professional plans.
  • Encourage responsibility and creativity in the student teaching experience.
  • Keep adequate records on the Teacher Candidate.
  • Provide knowledge about evaluation procedures.
  • Create and maintain a professional, friendly relationship with the Teacher Candidate and the Cooperating Teacher.


  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Leadership, Special Education or related field or Master's Degree in Special Education
  • Valid state teacher certification in cross categorical or at least one area of Special Education
  • Minimum 3 years teaching students with disabilities grades K-12
  • Exceptional expertise specific to Special Education, which may include: National Board Certification, department chair, instructional coach, official mentor, accreditation chair, publications, conference presentations, state or regional board membership, and state or national awards.

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