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[Visiting Assistant Professor of Education ]


Wilkes University invites applicants for a [full time visiting assistant professor] in the [College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of Education & Psychology] beginning [August, 2004]. Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education with approximately 1,800 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a mid-sized city within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia. [The Department of Education & Psychology prepares students for teaching positions in early childhood, elementary, secondary, and special education fields.]


The successful candidate is responsible for [teaching undergraduate courses in Effective Teaching and Special Education areas and includes supervision of student teachers]. Teaching, mentoring, and advising are expected of all faculty members at Wilkes. Service to the University and the community as well as scholarly activities support the student-centered core.


[An earned doctorate in an educational field or ABD is preferred]. The ideal candidate will be a certified teacher and will have prior K-12 teaching experience. College level teaching experience is beneficial.  Knowledge of methodologies for special needs students is essential to the position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Send  [a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three recommendation letters] by [January 5, 2004] to: Wilkes University, Human Resources Development Office, [Visiting Assistant Professor of Education Search, PO Box 111, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766. Wilkes University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.




Special Education Teacher- Allentown City School District, the state's third largest district with a mixed urban population, is in continuing need of high-quality applicants for Special Education Teachers and IST Teachers. We encourage appropriately certified individuals to experience the satisfaction of working with this unique population. Most who have experienced it would never want to work anywhere else.

Appropriate Pennsylvania certifications are required. Salary and benefits in accordance with current contract ($32,000 ++). Send PA Standard Application, resume, transcripts, etc. to Dr. Ray Erb.

Contact: Dr. Ray Erb, Assistant Superintendent, Allentown City School District, 31 Penn St., Allentown, PA 18101.

Webmaster's Note: You may want to send a duplicate copy of the resume & application to Mr. Ralph Todd, Director of Instructional Support Services. Mr. Todd oversees the IST and SPED programs.

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit #21 has ongoing listings on its website. Click here to visit the CLIU #21 Human Resources Department.

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