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Position Description

Secondary Education Specialist 

Division of Education

Job Title

Secondary Education Specialist

Reports to 

Division Chair and Provost

Terms of Employment 

Full Time Position (Nine (9) Months)




Immediate Opening

Miles College Division of Education is seeking dynamic, motivated, and collegial Secondary Education Specialist with a strong commitment to the mission of the Division and College. The Division of Education offers programs on teacher education that meet the Alabama State Department of Education teacher certification requirements. Programs include:  Early Childhood Grades P-3, Elementary Education, Music Education (Instrumental), and Secondary Education (Biology/Biology Education, Biology/General Education, Chemistry/Chemistry Education, English/English Education, History/General Social Science and Mathematics/Mathematics Education).  The Division also offers a major in Child Development, which is a non-certification program.  In addition, The Division of also offers courses in instructional technology, physical education and health.  

Responsibilities: The Secondary Education Specialist will be responsible for providng instruction for teacher candidates specializing in the areas of mathematics, sciene, social science and english for grades six through twelve. This position will preapre teaher candidates by developing methods for critical thinking and basic concepts of the required subjects. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, studentrecruitment, student advising, participation in divisional and college activities, committee assignments, institutional effectiveness goals, and professional development, as well as overall support of college programs and student organizations.


Required Qualifications:Alabama Teacher License(Eligible)

Doctorate Degree in Education

Secondary Education

Minimum 3-5 Years’ Experience in P-12 schools

Computer Skills (Blackboard, TK20, Microsoft Office)

Ability to work with others and Follow Directions

Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesI. Mastery of Subject Matter 


• Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline. • Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline. • Connect their subject matter with related fields. • Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops. • Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate


Special Instructions to Applicants

Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. A criminal background check will be conducted. Miles College is known for its liberal arts college offerings and diverse undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into specialized fields of study. The campus is located in Fairfield, Alabama (a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama). For more information about the College, see our home page at www.miles.edu.)  Please send letters of interests, resumes, and transcripts to Mr. Kenneth Coachman(kcoachman@miles.edu) Human Resources and Dr. Anthony C. Greene (agreene@miles.edu) Division Chair.

The application process will begin Immediately.