Supervising Faculty for ELRC

University Schools (Lipman Early Learning and Research Center)

The ELRC at The University of Memphis seeks to fill a supervising faculty position for children ages 2-6. As a laboratory demonstration preschool, the ELRC is interested in applicants with instructional experience, training in innovative strategies of teaching and learning (including differentiated instruction), or other effective research-based instructional models.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, a commitment to school improvement, an understanding of (and commitment to the) education for all learners, and a willingness to assume a leadership role in the school.

Position Summary

Supervising teachers instruct early childhood students as well as supervise/coach/mentor pre-service education majors at the University of Memphis College of Education and in the Child Development department. The ELRC, formerly known as the Barbara K. Lipman Early Learning & Research Center has been NAEYC accredited since 1988. This position would teach August to May of each year and would oversee a classroom of 12 – 20 children, as well as a teaching assistant, and internship/field experience students.

This is a 10 month faculty position at the University of Memphis with full benefits.

Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred (Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field)
  • Preferred, but not required: Active Tennessee teaching license as found in the TNCompass public search tool with a PK-3 endorsement
  • At least two years of teaching experience in an preschool setting
  • Supervisory experience, as this person will supervise student staff and college-aged students engaged in observation, practicums, research, and field experiences.
  • Demonstrated academic results with a variety of early learners

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