Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equality, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.
The Education Department at Mount Saint Mary's University (Los Angeles) invite applicants with a master or doctoral degree in education, or a related field, with expertise in K-12 education to teach EDU 1/254 in the Elementary Teacher Credentialing Program. Classes are offered to graduate and undergraduate students during the fall and spring semesters, in the evenings from 5:30 to 8:30PM. EDU 1/254 is a combined undergraduate and graduate level course that examines mathematics and science concepts and practices and the research based pedagogy that results in effective instruction in these areas. A major focus is on constructivist learning theory, California Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-Mathematics), a Framework for K-12 Science Education and the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA-NGSS). Strategies include but are not limited to Project Based Learning (PBL), scaffolding instruction for English Learners (EL), differentiating for special needs/gifted students and incorporating the California Common Core Standards in Speaking and Listening, Writing, and Reading Informational Text. Emphasis is placed on both individual and group participation.
All courses are held on the historic downtown Doheny Campus, centrally located near the 10 and 110 freeways.
Qualifications: Applicants must hold a masters or doctoral degree in education, or a related field. Expertise with K-12 education is expected.
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Please provide the following information so that we can evaluate your application.
1. Completed application form through Interview Exchange
2. Cover letter
3. Current resume / CV
4. Current student evaluations and/or peer evaluations (if available)
5. List of 2-3 references who can testify to your teaching and/or qualification
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.