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Instructor of Secondary English (K-12)

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Burris Laboratory School

Instructor of Secondary English (K-12)

Ball State University

Burris Laboratory School has a full-time contract Instructor of Secondary English (K-12) position available.

Burris Laboratory School was established to provide a stellar K-12 educational environment in which pre-service teachers from Ball State University observe and provide learning opportunities for students with highly effective teachers using innovative instructional strategies aligned with Indiana standards.

The English Teacher will develop lesson plans and deliver whole group, individual and small group instruction within established curriculum guidelines. Collaboration with university faculty, Burris educators, pre-service teachers, other professional staff and administrators to address instructional and/or classroom challenges, effective communication with parents and guardians along with strong classroom management and supervision are needed to support the vision and mission of the school.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from an accredited institution by date of appointment; hold or demonstrate eligibility for Indiana teaching certification in Secondary English Education. At least one semester teaching or student teaching experience in middle or high school.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in English or secondary education from an accredited university. At least three years of experience teaching at the secondary level; evidence of knowledge and skill in using educational technologies; evidence of knowledge and skill in working effectively with children with special needs and/or high ability.

Required Certifications/Licensures: Indiana certification appropriate to the assignment or be able to obtain an emergency license.

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Abigail Comber. Transcripts required (even if obtained at BSU) at time of application, showing the date degree was conferred from granting institution. Original, official transcripts are required at time of hire. Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through July 5, 2021.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...