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Adjunct Faculty - RDG 528 Orton Gillingham - Bay Path University

Bay Path University
Longmeadow, MA
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Aug 8, 2022

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Location: Longmeadow, MA Category: Adjunct Posted On: Mon Jun 27 2022 Job Description:
  • Position Code: ADJOL
    Job Type: PT Adjunct
    Traditional On Ground or Online class: Online
    Undergraduate or Graduate class: Graduate
    Date class is scheduled to begin: October 24, 2022 - February 25, 2023
    Class schedule: Monday
    Duration of class: 17 weeks Fall Semester
    Duration of class: 17 weeks Spring Semester
    OG pre-practicum two-day Start Up prior to the Fall semester (Zoom 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Zoom class time Fall/Spring semesters: 6:00 -8:30 pm

Course Description: RDG 528 Orton Gillingham The Orton-Gillingham approach is biologically and linguistically sound, diagnostic and prescriptive, structured, yet flexible. It is designed for the teacher who will work to individualize instruction to meet the intensive needs of struggling language learners. All aspects of the Orton-Gillingham Academy (OGA) Associate Level Curriculum will be covered. This course is designed to prepare and provide ongoing support to teachers completing their Associate Level Practicum over the course of a school year. The combination of coursework and practicum experience will prepare students to apply at the Associate Level to the OGA (fka AOGPE). This course will be taken in two 4-credit sections over two semesters (Fall and Spring)

  • The candidate must be a certified at the Fellow Level by the Orton Gillingham Academy
  • The candidate must teach the Associate Level Curriculum based on the Orton Gillingham Academy curriculum guidelines
  • The candidate should have a deep understanding and background in scientific structured literacy evidence-based instruction, curriculum, and assessment based in the science of reading which emphasizes the structure of language, phonology, orthography, morphology, syntax, semantics, and the organization of spoken and written discourse.
  • The candidate responsibilities may include advising students, supporting student recruitment efforts, providing service to the graduate program, department, university, and the professional community, demonstrating commitment towards diversity, equity, and inclusion, other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


Degree requirements for position:
  • At least a Masters or advance degree in reading and writing instruction, curriculum, and assessment based on the science of reading.
  • Certified at the Fellow Level by the Orton Gillingham Academy

Previous teaching experience:
  • Teaching Experience in Grades PreK-12 is required.

Other Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Communicate, cooperate, and collaborate well with others
  • Develop and nurture an effective, productive, and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, reading faculty and program director
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
  • Demonstrate a strong aptitude for using Zoom and Canvas Learning Management System
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy by consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights, or omissions, provide immediate feedback, and grade student assignments in a timely manner
  • Adhere to Canvas grading system
  • Maintain that all student work is uploaded to Canvas and graded
  • Grade assignments within a week's time.
  • Take immediate action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
  • Ability to adhere to the course syllabus
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Should be committed to a culture of diversity, equity, respect and inclusion.
  • General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose, and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.

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Additional Information:

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity, respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.

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