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Beacon College is seeking an experienced and accomplished faculty member to teach and shepherd the revitalization of our mathematics curriculum. This pivotal role, based within the General Education Division, calls for a candidate with a robust background in teaching mathematics at the undergraduate or secondary level coupled with a track record of innovation in curriculum development. Competitive applicants must have a commitment to designing and implementing effective educational strategies for students with learning and attention issues.

Beacon College is a uniquely positioned national institution of higher education with a global reach. Over the past decade, Beacon has gained recognition for its distinct mission: affording a competitive liberal arts-based undergraduate education exclusively to collegians with neurodiverse learning profiles. In recent years, the Institution has broadened its span of influence, innovating with leading-edge pre-college transitional programming, and carefully engaging in targeted domestic and international partnerships. Collegians with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other learning differences are attracted to our Leesburg, Florida, campus from 44 states and nine countries.

Beacon College is located in the quintessential and comfortable southern city of Leesburg, Florida (population 27,000), 45 miles northwest of Orlando and an hour’s drive to both Florida’s Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. The College’s location in Central Florida offers residents and visitors easy access to Florida’s most popular attractions and theme parks, yet provides an abundance of venues for the enjoyment of an active, but leisurely, lifestyle.

In the teaching arena, the successful candidate will deliver direct instruction and hands on learning to create an engaging educational environment, monitor and assess student progress, provides substantive feedback, work collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, student learning support and student success. Faculty load consists of four courses each during the fall and spring semesters, with the option of teaching one course during a four-week summer term, as well as participation in service to the community. Currently, the position requires planning, preparing, presenting, and evaluating classroom instruction in alignment with and application of the ALEKS program.

During the 2024-2025 academic year, the successful candidate will be asked to work with faculty colleagues, the College’s academic administration, and a team of national experts to review and assess Beacon’s existing curricular platform in Mathematics and to weigh the potential for innovation and reforms that might benefit outcomes across the College’s diverse range of learning profiles and collegiate ambitions.

Faculty Job Description

Requires a master’s degree (doctorate preferred) with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Mathematics. The competitive candidate should have the proven capacity to innovate and lead curricular change in the arena of mathematics with a record of teaching mastery with a diversity of learning profiles. Experience with the instruction of neurodiverse learners is preferred, and a teaching style and classroom presence that is open, accommodating, and persevering is a priority.

Candidates are invited to apply with a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts of highest degree awarded, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program and rewarding employment in a growing and financially stable educational community. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups.