University Supervisor – Student Teaching (Ventura, CA) in San Jose, CA at University of Phoenix

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

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Job Description



Overview

Since 1983, the College of Education has been offering career relevant programs to support America educators. Today, we remain committed to excellence and innovation as we continue to address the needs of schools and districts throughout the United States. As one of the first institutes of higher education to offer approved, educator preparation programs online, we serve the local needs of educators in rural, urban, and suburban communities from Florida to Hawaii. Our curriculum is designed to transform students into dedicated professionals capable of creating lasting and positive change in their communities by advancing student learning. Faculty and alumni of the College have been distinguished as Teachers, Principals, and Administrators of the Year. Join us in our quest for excellence in preparing future educators.

 

The University of Phoenix is seeking candidates to supervise and evaluate student teacher candidates in the field.  The University Supervisor – Student Teacher serves as a liaison between the administrative intern, cooperating teacher, and University personnel.  University supervisors observe and evaluate local pre-service candidates for effective practices and dispositions toward teaching.  Student teachers may be placed in early childhood, elementary, special education and/or content-specific secondary settings.  University supervisor positions are temporary positions, based on need and availability in a geographical area.



Responsibilities

  • Supervising administrative interns on site in schools on an as-needed basis
  • Conducting regular observations, interviews, and evaluations of interns during placement and discussing observations with the candidates
  • Maintaining written records of the assigned intern’s progress
  • Providing written evaluations related to the candidate’s performance and posting to designated University platforms
  • Ability to travel to specified site locations
  • Assigning midterm and final internship grades, in collaboration with the site mentor
  • Providing intern with resources to assist with continued development and growth
  • Ensuring regular contact with administrative interns and site mentors
  • Developing and implementing support plans, in conjunction with University personnel, as warranted
  • Attending meetings with University personnel as scheduled


Qualifications

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Master’s or terminal degree in an educational field or related discipline with 18 graduate level credits focused in Education

  • Current P-12 professional certification/licensure in supervision and/or administration
  • Minimum 5 years of administrative experience in P-12 environment, 3 years current applicable classroom, administrative, or pre-service educator preparation experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of previous experience observing and evaluating teachers and/or administrative interns
  • Additional experience or academic preparation may be required, as identified by states or Local Education Agencies (LEA). 

California Requirements

Student teachers may be placed in multiple subject or single subject settings.

• Master’s or terminal degree in an educational field or related discipline with 18 graduate level credits focused in Education

• Current California P-12 professional certification/licensure (teacher or administrative clear credential)

• Minimum 5 years of teaching experience in TK-12 environment with 3 years recent professional experiences in school settings where the curriculum aligns with California’s adopted content standards and frameworks and the school reflects the diversity of California’s student populations

• Minimum one year of experience in a supervisory or coaching position within TK-12 environment, including supervision of pre-service candidates/student teachers

• Have comprehensive knowledge of the California adopted academic standards and frameworks and maintain current knowledge of effective supervision approaches such as cognitive coaching, adult learning theory, and current content-specific pedagogy and instructional practices



As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.


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As an Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.