Physical Education: K-12 Certification Program
North Central College seeks applications for a full-time tenure track appointment in the Department of Health and Physical Education to begin September 1, 2014. The successful candidate will teach and will serve as Program Director for the Teaching Physical Education: K-12 Certification program. Applicants are required to hold an earned doctorate in kinesiology or physical education or a related field relevant to the required area of specialization by the time of appointment. Candidates must show evidence of effective teaching in the area of specialization, preferably at the college level and in the public schools system.
The Program Director will participate in department/college curricular and programmatic development, be responsible for oversight of the Teaching Physical Education: K-12 Certification major, and guide and conduct annual state and college-required assessment. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a research agenda, including serving as a representative of the College and program by participating in/presenting at local, state, regional, and national conferences. There will also be opportunities to contribute to the first-year experience and interdisciplinary general education programs.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3,000 students, located in Naperville, IL, 28 miles west of Chicago, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. The community is one of Money magazine’s “Best Places to Live.” For more information about the College and department, visit http://www.northcentralcollege.edu
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, CV, transcripts, teaching evaluations, a statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation in an electronic format to Cheryl Horton at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/22202
. There is no cost for the Interfolio service. Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. For further information, please email Heidi Matthews, Chair, Teaching Physical Education Search, and Chair, Department of Health and Physical Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the college are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.