Overview

Beacon College was the first undergraduate institution in the United States accredited to award bachelor degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. We are committed to student success, offering academic and personal support services that help each student achieve his/her life goals. Beacon College is a growing community that is welcoming, accepting, and supportive of each community member. Set in the historic downtown of Leesburg, Florida, amidst beautiful lakes, Beacon College is close to Orlando and within an easy drive of many other points of interest in Florida. The Career Development program seeks an instructor with professional experience working in a field related to learning disabilities. We seek a dedicated hands-on instructor who is willing to work one-on-one and in group classroom settings.

The Instructor will teach courses designed for improving student skill and developing the knowledge necessary for greater self-awareness and successful professional employment. The Instructor will be responsible for teaching courses as part of the Career Development program and consisting of five fall, five spring, and one four week summer course, as well as participating in service to the community. The exact courses will be determined by Program Coordinator.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed.D. is required, combined with professional experience working in a field related to learning disability education. The Instructor must be dedicated to Beacon College’s student population and show a willingness to employ research centered practices for teaching students with a learning disability. Direct experience teaching students with learning disabilities and ADHD is preferred, along with the requisite patient, professional demeanor.

Application: Candidates should apply with a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to: the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management E-mail submissions are preferred and can be sent to: employment@beaconcollege.edu.

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program and rewarding employment in a growing educational community.