Adjunct Instructor of Education (Writing in Elementary School)

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


The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (CI) is searching for an Adjunct Instructor of Education to teach one section of LLED 401, Teaching Writing in the Elementary School Classroom, for the Spring semester, 2020. Job responsibilities include providing instruction for one section of LLED 401 and participating in scheduled LLED 401 instructor meetings. Instructors of LLED 401 follow a prescribed master course syllabus and use adopted textbooks. Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for preparing instructional materials for the section and for planning engaging discussions and activities that will deepen student content knowledge during each class period. The person will also be required to inform students of the provided student learning outcomes, class procedures, and grading policies at the beginning of the semester. Keeping accurate records of students' attendance, grades, and final semester grade and working collaboratively with other members are required of this position. A Master's Degree is required. A Bachelor's Degree in a teaching field or a Master's Degree in education with a focus on literacy learning, curriculum and instruction, or related field is preferred. Those who have classroom experience in pre-K through 12 settings will be preferred. Applicants should submit a letter documenting qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (mailing and email addresses and telephone numbers) of three 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