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Adjunct Faculty - Secondary Education (Fall 2023 - Spring 2024)

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Work type: Adjunct
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University

Adjunct Faculty Position, Secondary Education

Job Summary:

The Department of Secondary Education needs adjunct instructors to fill a variety of roles. We need adjuncts to teach, online, hybrid, and on-campus. We also need adjuncts to serve as university supervisors for teacher candidates completing field experiences (practicum and internship). Adjuncts applying for the position of university supervisor must be able to work during the day and travel to schools.

About JSU and the College of Education and Professional Studies:

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to

Academically JSU offers 101 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features six colleges on its 459-acre campus – Arts, Humanities, and Sciences; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

The College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) upholds the long tradition of teacher education at JSU. Jacksonville State University began as a normal school (teacher’s college) and today’s CEPS proudly maintains the expectation of excellence with numerous programs at the undergraduate, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Educational Doctorate degrees. Our commitment to the training of excellent teachers is evident by the number of JSU trained teachers all over the state, nation, and world, who are changing lives and improving our world, one student at a time.

Department Information

The mission of the Department of Secondary Education is to train world-class teachers who can step into any middle or high school classroom ready to teach. We offer three types of degrees in our department: undergraduate, traditional master’s, and Alternative-A master’s. Each of these degrees is available in one of the following content areas: English Language Arts, General Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies. Our dedicated faculty have the experience and training to ensure that our students today become the teachers of tomorrow.

Required Qualification:

  • A Master’s degree (or higher) in teaching or teaching related field in Secondary Education. This may be in secondary education or administration.
  • Recent experience in middle or high schools. Individuals serving as administration in grades K-6 are qualified if their teaching experience was in middle or high school.
  • Proficiency in the use of basic instructional technology including, Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and other common instructional and education management systems.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal laws and regulations concerning Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Section 504, IDEA 1997 amendments, and the ADA for transition and employment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills, as well as, excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required Application Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV or Resume
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts required upon hire)

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