SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER CANDIDATE SUPERVISOR, School of Education (301081-509)

Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Ref
301081
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Special Education Program in the School of Education at Boston University is seeking a qualified part-time employee to supervise teacher candidates during the Spring 2018 semester.  

Qualified candidates will have:  

A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in Special Education

Knowledge of evidence-based practices, culturally-/linguistically responsive practices, and data-based decision-making

Experience mentoring teachers and/or teacher candidates

Familiarity with MA Educator Evaluation Framework and/or Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP)

A license in Moderate Disabilities and/or Severe Disabilities   Responsibilities include:  

Establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates, fieldwork coordinator, and student teaching seminar leader.

Conducting a minimum of 4 observations of teacher candidates and additional observations as needed.

Providing written feedback to teacher candidates for each observation.
Conducting a minimum of 3 formal meetings with teacher candidates and supervising practitioners.

Communicating frequently with supervising practitioners on teacher candidates’ progress and developing action plan(s) with supervising practitioners and/or fieldwork coordinator to support teacher candidate in student teaching as needed.

Participating in student teaching orientations and leading five on-campus seminars.

Rating, in conjunction with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates using the Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP)   Applicants must have the following:

Flexibility in setting times/dates for observations and willingness to travel to various schools in the Boston area

Availability during the day for observations and on Thursday evenings for seminars  

PLEASE SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST, A RESUME, AND TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION TO Dr. Rebekah Louis (rclouis@bu.edu)