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Job Title
Part-Time Lecturer in Teacher Education - Bilingual Education, February 2020
Department Location Category Status
Attallah College of Educational Studies Orange Faculty Part-time
General Information
Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies seeks applications for a part-time lecturer to teach one or two bilingual education courses in the elementary and secondary credential and graduate programs (i.e., Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Arts in Special Education) beginning in February 2020.

Courses within these programs are taken exclusively by graduate students earning degrees and credentials in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education (i.e., Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe) in preK-12 teaching.

Attallah College is deeply committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, including providing students with personalized educational experiences involving monitoring and collaborative research. More information about the Attallah College of Educational Studies is available at

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of Western universities, by U.S. News and World Report. The University is classified by Carnegie as an R-2 research institution; Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

• Doctorate in Education, Curriculum, Special Education, Disability Studies, or a related field
- Expertise in bilingual education
• Minimum 3 years preK-12 teaching experience
• Experience teaching, mentoring, or supervising preservice teachers
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing
• Strong commitment to student learning, quality teaching and academic excellence
• Ability to motivate and teach students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds
• Appreciation and respect for student role, contribution, and responsibility in the learning process
• Commitment to personalized education
• Commitment to supporting and enhancing programs’ core values and missions as described on the program websites:
o MAT:
o Special Education:

For each assigned 3-unit course section, the lecturer will teach each class 1 time per week throughout the semester.

Classes are generally from 4:00-6:50 or 7:00-9:50, Monday through Thursday. Some select courses are offered during daytime hours. Different courses may have openings each semester, please specify which courses you are most interested in and qualified to teach.

The lecturer will collaborate with the program coordinator and experienced instructor to design the assigned course section off existing course syllabi and outlines, with consultation and mentorship.

Responsibilities each week include preparing course lesson plans, coordinating class materials, holding office hours, and grading assignments submitted by the students. The lecturer must be available to attending instructor meetings periodically held throughout the semester as well as a half day orientation at the beginning of the semester. Finally, all part time lecturers are responsible for replying to all college surveys, submit requested updated information, and maintain open and ongoing communication with Chapman University faculty, staff and students through assigned Chapman email thought-out the duration of employment at Chapman University.
Contact Information
Qualified applicants should electronically submit: (a) a cover letter (include which course(s) you are interested in and qualified to teach), (b) curriculum vitae, (c) teaching statement, (d) faculty employment application, and (e) contact information for three references (actual letters are acceptable but not required) to:

Zac Nguyen, Administrative Assistant, Teacher Education Programs

Please use "Lecturer in Teacher Education - Bilingual Education" as the subject of your email. You may also direct any inquiries to the same email address.

Successful completion of criminal background check is required for final candidates.
Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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