Instructor of Education

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Education
Curriculum and Instruction Field Experiences


Early Childhood Education - The Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Curriculum and Instruction Field Experience are seeking to hire an Instructor of Education to join our faculty in the Elementary and Early Childhood education. Primary responsibilities associated with this position are supervising and instructing two cohorts of Elementary and Early Childhood Education (Pk-4) students during their first early childhood field experience; developing and maintaining relationships with school sites through ongoing engagement; and being an active participant in the Elementary and Early Childhood education faculty group. Teaching of elementary and/or early childhood education courses is a possibility. A Master’s degree in education or a related field is required. Desired qualifications include: evidence of successful teaching experience, preferably in grades pk-4; experience supervising prospective teachers; experience integrating technology and equity-minded practice into classroom environments; and experience conducting professional development. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from the date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding. To apply, applicants should submit a letter documenting qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names, mail, and email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three academic references. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088