Posting Number: 0601018
Job Title: Teaching Specialist
Position Type: Faculty
Duration of Position: Part Time
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Department of Educator & Leadership Preparation
Pay Rate: $3500 per section
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Teaching Specialist will assist the Field and Clinical Lecturers in supervision of teacher candidates. Attend a full day seminar, a Student Teacher Educational Preparation Seminar, and Orientation prior to the beginning of each semester, and a re-grouping session mid-semester.
Meet with the principal and cooperating teacher at each partner school before observations begin. Observe and evaluate teacher candidate performance in a classroom setting every two to three (2-3) weeks during the 16-week placement; conduct conferences with teacher candidates and cooperating teachers regarding teacher candidate performance at each observation meeting. Maintain weekly contact with teacher candidates via electronic journal or email. Maintain weekly contact with the cooperating teacher via email. Submit three performance observations and one cumulative evaluation. Complete an assessment of candidate dispositions for each placement. Stay current on state and federal initiatives that pertain to education.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
To apply, applicants must complete the application/Faculty Form as well as upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae on our online employment system: https://employment.tamusahr.com/. In addition, applicants must send a letter of interest addressing all position requirements, a current resume, a copy of your Texas certification and three professional references to:
Dr. Shelley B. Harris
Interim Assistant Dean of the College of Education and Human Development
Texas A&M University San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, Texas 78224
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Posting Date: 04-07-2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51897
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Necessary Qualifications: Master's degree in education or higher.
Necessary Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years of experience in elementary and/or secondary education. (Teaching Specialists work with students in their certified areas of concentration only).
Experience observing and evaluating teaching performance.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Must have a valid Texas teaching certificate.
Awareness and understanding of current teaching strategies.
Ability to work with the public in a pleasant, cooperative, collaborative manner.
Ability to travel to multiple school settings within a target area.
Demonstrated commitment to working with multicultural populations and an awareness of issues affecting women and minorities.
Ability to navigate the University's website and enter data.
Physical Requirements: None
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.