The University of Northern Iowa is seeking a renewable term instructor in School Health Education Teaching within the Department of Health, Recreation and Community Services in the College of Education. The position involves teaching elementary and secondary health education methods and curriculum courses including the health content within multiple sections of the Health and PE for Elementary Teachers courses. The Health and PE for Elementary Teachers course is required by the state of Iowa for all Elementary Education majors. Other responsibilities for this faculty position include coordinating the recruitment, advising, and placing students in the school system for the School Health Teaching minor.
As we advance our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts.
Applications received by May 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to search chair, Susan Roberts-Dobie, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-employment background checks required.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. One of three state universities, UNI enjoys national recognition for its high educational standards. U.S. News and World Report the top three among Midwest public universities for over 20 years. The university’s size allows it to offer faculty the facilities and academic choices of a large university, while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a compact, park-like campus. For more information, visit www.uni.edu.
The College of Education offers a full range of programs in education and education-related fields (Bachelor through Doctorate) that comprises six departments: Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies; Health, Recreation and Community Services; Kinesiology; Special Education; and Teaching.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University is a tobacco-free campus.
Educational Requirements. Required – Master or advanced degree in Health Education or related field, paired with a minimum of three years of PK-12 teaching experience. Preferred 7-10 years of teaching experience in K-12.
Required qualification. Demonstrated excellence in teaching health education courses, leadership experience, experience with academic program development and implementation, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.
Internal Number: 52236
About University of Northern Iowa- College of Education
Health, Recreation and Community Services (HRCS) covers a wide range of disciplines. Athletic training. Outdoor recreation. Public health. Tourism. Nonprofit leadership -- and more. These programs help shape you for success as part of a team, an organization and a community. All are built on the foundation of premier faculty, facilities and experiential learning that you can count on from the UNI College of Education.