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Adjunct Professor: Structure of Language Part I: Phonology, Orthography,Morphology (SPE 547) - Bay P

Bay Path University
Longmeadow, MA
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Aug 8, 2022

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Location: Longmeadow, MA Category: Adjunct Posted On: Tue Jul 12 2022 Job Description:
  • Position code: ADJOL
  • Job type: Part-time Adjunct
  • Format of course: Online
  • Class level: Graduate
  • Date class is scheduled to begin: October 24, 2022 - February 25, 2023
  • Class schedule: Wednesdays, 6-8 pm via Zoom
  • Duration of class: 17 Weeks

SPE 547 Course Description: Structure of Language Part l: Phonology, Orthography, Morphology (3 credits) This course is designed to give participants a working knowledge of phonetics, phonology, orthography, and morphology - the building blocks for effective teaching of word recognition, vocabulary, and spelling - and insight into the difficulties of children with decoding and encoding problems.

Job Requirements:


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.

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.

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

Other Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Knowledge of LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) 1-12 modules/units.
  • 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 one week
  • 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
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion.
  • General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose, and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.

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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