Instructor of Elementary Education

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Job posting number: #7235969 (Ref:BSU42391)

Posted: April 9, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Elementary 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.

The Burris Laboratory School at Ball State University welcomes applications for an Instructor of  Elementary Education. 

Job Function:

The Elementary 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 Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from an accredited institution by date of appointment; hold or demonstrate eligibility for Indiana teaching certification in Elementary Education. At least one semester teaching, or student teaching experience in an elementary school.

Preferred Experience:

Master’s degree in elementary education from an accredited university. At least three years of experience teaching at the primary 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.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.


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