Instructor of Education (Elementary Mathematics Methods)

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 is seeking an Instructor capable of teaching multiple sections of MTHED 420 (Teaching Mathematics in Elementary School). MTHED 420 is a required course in the Elementary and Early Childhood Education (EECE) undergraduate major. The Instructor would be responsible for all of the teaching duties for assigned sections, implementing the MTHED 420 common course syllabus in cooperation with the lead faculty member. The Instructor would be responsible for coordinating with the other MTHED 420 instructors, as well as with instructors teaching science and social studies methods and field experiences during the Disciplinary Inquiry block. A Master’s degree in education or a related field is required. The recommended qualities include a background in school mathematics and teaching experience in K-12 schools, ideally in elementary or middle grades contexts. Reasonable knowledge of contemporary practices in teaching mathematics is required. Desired qualities include experience in mathematics education courses at the college level, teacher professional development, or instructional coaching. Penn State has a strong commitment to the diversity of its workforce and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Applicants should upload a letter documenting qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (mail 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