University Lab School Teacher

East Carolina University Greenville, NC
Job Title University Lab School Teacher Position Number 500071 Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH COE ECU Lab School ECU Department Homepage Advertising Department COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Division Academic Affairs Classification Title Coordinator Working Title University Lab School Teacher Number of Vacancies 2 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Full Time or Part Time Full Time Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications Position Location (City) Greenville Position Type Non-Faculty Job Category Non-Faculty Instructional & Research Organizational Unit Overview

The East Carolina University Lab School involves cross campus collaboration to provide the students a spectrum of support and services to comprehensively address their academic, social-emotional, physical, and family/community needs. The school will include one class per grade level for pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. The lab school involves an integrated partnership with Pitt County Schools and will be housed within a local elementary school.

Job Duties

The College of Education is currently seeking an individual to serve as a University Lab School Teacher to serve in a classroom for 1st or 5th grade within the East Carolina University Lab School. The position is an eleven-month, full-time, EHRA non faculty position in the College of Education. The ECU Lab School will be housed at the off-campus lab school site. Teachers at the Lab School report to the ECU Lab School Principal.

As an educator within the East Carolina University School, the teacher will cultivate a culture of innovation that supports effective instructional practices/strategies to promote student academic and personal success for all students in the school. The Teacher will work collaboratively with others to facilitate and implement innovative instruction to achieve the mission of the school. The teacher will work collaboratively with the ECU Lab School Principal and university faculty/staff to support the successful social-emotional, physical, and academic development of the students within the lab school.


* Demonstrate leadership to motivate effective learning practices and to strive for superior student performance

* Facilitate the broad goals of the school and plan accordingly and collaboratively with other teachers, the ECU Lab School Principal, the University School liaison and ECU faculty members to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented to carry out the total lab school program.

* Cultivate leadership in students and families.

* Actively participate in professional development offered within the Lab School and beyond

* Serve as an advocate for her/his students through implementation of innovative strategies and integration of a variety of support services such that each student's social, emotional, physical and academic potential can be maximized.

* Maximize the interconnectedness of curricular areas within her/his classroom to meet the needs of diverse learners.

* Effectively assess students through a variety of methods to determine appropriate instructional strategies and learning environments.

* Seek to connect students and their families with appropriate services embedded within the Lab School's integrated network of partners who will provide service and support for non-academic issues that impact student learning.

* Engage in and enhance meaningful collaboration and relationships amongst school and community stakeholders.

* Actively engage in ongoing communication with parents to ensure they are informed about their child's progress within the school and to ensure families are aware of school resources available for their child and their family.

* Work collaboratively with university staff to ensure accessibility to students needed to conduct research.

* Receive visitors within her/his classroom for the purpose of instruction, assistance, research, and observation (which will include being observed, video-taping, and interviews).

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree with a current professional North Carolina Teaching License in elementary (K-6) or related field; excellent oral and written communication skills; and evidence of skill working with at risk student populations. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

NC Teaching Licensure in elementary (K-6) or related field.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Preference will be given to candidates who have 3 years teaching experience in innovative and diverse schools with a track record of improving student outcomes for all subgroups. Teaching experience with diverse student groups is preferred. Graduates of East Carolina University teacher education programs are preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates must submit a: (1) cv/resume (2) letter of application describing academic background, specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (3) list of three references, including contact information online at, (4) a copy of North Carolina educator's license. Finally, copies of transcripts and three current letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Laura Bilbro-Berry, Search Chair, Office of Educator Preparation, Speight 105, College of Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Official transcripts and three original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. Any original, signed letters of reference, not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, should be the mailed to Dr. Laura Bilbro-Berry, Search Committee Chair via the address provided above.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 06/12/2018 Open Until Filled No Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date. 06/26/2018 Initial Screening Begins 06/26/2018 Rank Level Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

* Curriculum Vitae/Resume

* Cover Letter

* List of References

* Additional Document #1

Optional Documents

* Transcripts

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