University Student Teacher Supervisor
Working Title: University Student Teacher Supervisor
Position Type: Hourly Wage
Department: Curry School of Education
Posting Date: 01-23-2018
The Teacher Education Program in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education is seeking University Student Teacher Supervisors to provide supervision to student teachers in elementary, special education, world languages, English/ language arts, history and social sciences, science, and math. University Student Teacher Supervisors complete four days of paid training, facilitate meetings with each mentor teacher-student pair, review weekly lesson plans, conduct 6 video-based observations per semester, communicate candidates' progress to the Teacher Education faculty and staff, and complete observation feedback prompts and mid-term/ final evaluations. Incumbents must have high speed internet access and personal tablets or computers with video streaming capability, experience using learning management and/or assessment management web-based programs, and be able to respond to email within 24 business hours. University Student Teacher Supervisors may also be asked to facilitate seminars and provide additional support to students in their locale. Opportunities are available in Charlottesville and the following locations:
Falls Church/Alexandria/ Prince William County
Frederick County/ Winchester
Applicants must be available to attend training from 8:30am-4:30pm July 16, 17, 18, & 19, 2018 in Charlottesville or August 7, 8, 9, and 10, 2018 in Falls Church. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in education, or a related field. A master's degree in education, or a related field, is preferred and would be considered in lieu of a bachelor's degree in a non-related field. At least three years of full-time experience teaching students between the ages of 3 and 18 in public schools is required. Five or more years of experience teaching in public schools is preferred. Previous experience mentoring or supervising students is highly recommended. Experience with novice teachers is also preferred. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are required, as is excellent judgment and decision-making. Knowledge of current best practices in education is also required, as is a current or previously held professional teaching license. In addition, knowledge of adult learning theories, teacher education, and novice teacher development are a must. Comfort using web-based applications that require login, chat/messaging, and streaming video (e.g. Google Hangout and Skype), and learning assessment and management systems are required. Use of basic computer applications (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) is also required.
Please note: This is an at-will, part-time, staff wage position which does not carry benefits.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622149, complete the application and attach a cover letter and a resume/CV. This position is open until filled.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are required, as is excellent judgment and decision-making. Knowledge of current best practices in education is also required. In addition, knowledge of adult learning theories, teacher education, and novice teacher development is required.
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