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Term Instructor – Reading Specialist

Regis University


Northwest Denver Campus

Position Type:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Requested Start Date for this Position:
08/01/2024 – 4 months to go

Campus Location:
Northwest Denver Campus

Full-time or Part-time:
Full time

Job Summary:
The Division of Education at Regis University is seeking versatile faculty who will contribute to our mission to help initial licensure preservice teachers develop the skills necessary to teach all students in equity focused-inclusive multilingual environments. We are seeking colleagues who will work collaboratively with fellow faculty members and professionals in local schools to ensure program quality and help advise students interested in becoming teachers. We invite applications for Reading Specialist term professor, beginning August 1, 2024.

Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.

Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:
– A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents
– Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community
– Options for flexible work
– Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break
– Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The department is seeking an experienced instructor to teach reading and writing skills in diverse classrooms while emphasizing the Science of Reading (SOR) and evidence-based practices. The position will contribute to all areas of our education program but will be primarily responsible for teaching traditional, classroom-based initial licensure courses in K-6 literacy and literacy interventions. The teaching load is 3:4

Position Requirements: Minimum qualifications include:

• An advanced degree in Reading/Literacy (i.e. M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.), or an advanced degree in Education with significant coursework in reading/literacy

• 5 years of successful teaching or interventionist experience at the K-6 level in public schools

• Higher education, teacher mentoring, and/or instructional coaching experience

• Recent training and/or coursework in the Science of Reading (SOR)

• A demonstrated commitment to educator preparation and public education

• Proven dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion

• Experience with and understanding of Colorado state standards

Preferred Qualifications

• An Ed.D./Ph.D. in Education

• A Reading Specialist endorsement

• 8 or more years of successful teaching, interventionist, and/or instructional coaching experience at the elementary level

• Demonstrated understanding of current education trends, challenges, and legislation

• Recent, successful teaching experience in higher education

• Experience integrating technology into teaching and learning

• An ongoing program of scholarly research and publications in the area of literacy

• Recent involvement in reading professional organizations

• Coursework and experience around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Application: A complete application includes: 1) a cover letter summarizing your interest and qualifications, 2) a resume/curriculum vitae with the names and contact information for three references. Submit all materials electronically to: Letters of recommendation, and academic transcripts will be requested of semifinalists and should not be submitted with the initial application.

The position will remain open until filled. Submit applications by April 15 to ensure full consideration.

Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Jerry Goings mailto:( Hiring decisions for this position are provisional pending final budgetary approval. Hiring decisions for this position are provisional pending final budgetary approval.

About Regis: As a Jesuit Catholic university, Regis seeks to build a more just and humane world through transformative education at the frontiers of faith, reason and culture. In accordance with its mission, Regis University is committed to maintaining a humane atmosphere in which the civil rights of every individual are recognized and respected. At Regis University, the term “diversity” conveys our commitment to create and maintain an inclusive community where people of different religions, gender, sexual orientation, races, classes, and any other social distinctions can thrive in a learning environment characterized by mutual respect and the pursuit of justice. Regis University is a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI) and we are committed to building a diverse faculty and encouraging applications from groups that are underrepresented in the field of Education. We welcome candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and religious perspectives to their teaching and scholarship. or

Pay Rate:
$50,000 / annually

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Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: “How ought we to live?” Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.

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