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St. Bonaventure University Lecturer, Childhood Education in St. Bonaventure, New York

Lecturer, Childhood Education

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Lecturer, Childhood Education


$50,000.00 Annually


St. Bonaventure, NY

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Full Time

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Academic Affairs


School of Education

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  • Benefits


The Undergraduate Teacher Education program within the School of Education at St. Bonaventure University invites applications for a lecturer position as an Elementary Education Generalist beginning fall 2024. The School of Education has a long-standing history of providing educators with a strong preparation for the teaching profession through scaffolded clinical experiences, a focus on differentiated instruction, and a firm foundation in social justice and inclusive education.

Founded in the Franciscan values of compassion, wisdom, and integrity, the educator preparation programs at St. Bonaventure University prepare teachers who are highly skilled and bring these values into their classrooms. As a small institution, our faculty form strong and lasting relationships with students through classroom and clinical experiences and shared research. While we have a long tradition, over 100 years, in teacher education, the SBU School of Education continues to be innovative and creative in meeting the increasing demands in teacher preparation.

Examples of Duties

The selected candidate will teach a 4:4 course load in the Childhood Education program. Courses may be associated with clinical supervision of preservice teachers. If appropriate, they may also be eligible to teach in one or more of the following graduate programs in Education: Adolescence Education, Educational Leadership, Inclusive Special Education, or Literacy.

St. Bonaventure University offers highly competitive benefits for faculty and staff, including tuition remission, contribution to health, dental, and vision insurance, University contribution to retirement savings, on-campus fitness facilities, and local and national employee discounts.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis without sponsorship.

Full-time employees at SBU enjoy unparalleled benefits (

Tuition Remission

  • 100% undergraduate tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependents

  • 80% graduate tuition remission for employee (online and ground programs)

  • 50% for spouse (ground programs only)

    Full Benefit package

  • 403b Retirement Plan + 10% Employer contribution after 2 years

  • Health Insurance with $250 Wellness card

  • Dental Insurance

  • Employer Paid Vision and Life insurance

  • Short-term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long-term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

    Other Perks

  • Free access to campus fitness center

  • 2 free Division 1 Men’s Basketball Season tickets

  • Golf course membership discount

  • Other National and Local discounts available

Typical Qualifications


  • Current teacher certification in grades 1-6 and a master’s degree in a related area

  • P-12 teaching experience with diverse learners (i.e., emergent bilingual students, students with disabilities, students from high poverty backgrounds, and/or culturally and linguistically diverse students, etc.) in urban and/or rural environments;

  • Current teacher certification for grades 1-6 is required, certification in additional areas, such as Literacy and/or special education certification strongly encouraged;

  • Knowledge and experience with P-12 school-based teacher education programs;

  • Computer literacy and familiarity with course design and teaching, and knowledgeable of technological trends and best practices in schools;

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

St. Bonaventure University is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits program designed to attract and retain high-quality Faculty and Staff. To view an overview of the benefits offered at SBU, click the link below:

Benefits Overview for Full Time Employees (


St. Bonaventure University (NY)


3261 West State Road St. Bonaventure, New York, 14778