Emerging Teacher Educator

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000272
Job Title Emerging Teacher Educator
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Emerging Teacher Educator in the Teacher Education and Administration Undergraduate and Graduate Schools.

The Emerging Teacher Educator goals are to prepare highly effective teachers, provide hands-on support and development that result in student achievement gains and foster positive school-university relationships.

UNT Dallas - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Regular communication with instructors of Teacher Candidates, and program faculty.
  • Supervise Teacher Candidates in a clinical placement.
  • Conducts a minimum of 4 formative walkthroughs and 3 formal observations for the semester. Conducts a pre-and post-conference with each Teacher Candidate for each formal observation (part of POP Cycle).
  • Scores and discusses TC Professionalism / Disposition rubric.
  • Places Teacher Candidate on a Professional Improvement Plan, when warranted.
  • Uploads scores into TK20 and ensures accurate entry of Teacher Candidate's scores within 48 hours following performance assessment.
  • Ensure recording, uploading (within 24-hours of PA) and accurate labeling of performance assessments into Panopto.
  • Analyze, interpret, and apply data findings to improve candidate's instructional competency.
  • Follow all rules and guidelines established by the district for acceptable Professional conduct and Dress.
  • Establish and maintain mutual respect, trust, communication, and confidentiality with teacher candidates and the school/ district personnel.
  • Maintain a frequent, recurring presence in the school sites.
  • Collaborate with district and school administrators to select high-quality mentor teachers.
  • Analyze, interpret and respond to mentor surveys of teacher candidate's performance.
  • Conduct monthly mentor teacher trainings with the support of local professional development facilitators.
  • Facilitate quarterly Governance Meetings with district stakeholders to create & foster a positive relationship with district and school site staff.
  • Participate in recruitment of new teacher candidates.
  • Attend and participate in coordinator training and ongoing professional development meetings.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in education-related field
  • Minimum of three years of PK-12 teaching experience and a track-record of achieving student success in a public school or charter school setting
  • Current Teacher Certification
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with a variety of technology and computer hardware and software
  • Experience in instructional leadership, coaching novice teachers, and facilitation of professional development
  • Experience in data analysis to create an action plan
  • Exceptional ability to organize, plan, and execute project tasks independently
  • Ability to develop and sustain school/community/university partnerships
  • Certified evaluator in NIET/TAP and T-TESS

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Fully bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Current Principal Certification K-12
  • Elementary and bilingual/special education certifications preferred

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule
  • As required to meet the academic schedule
  • Fall/Spring 2018 - 2019 Semester

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references that have observed you coaching teachers, or that have personally coached by you with your online application.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Texas Workforce Commission
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Linked In
    • Indeed
    • Professional Diversity Network
    • Company Website
    • Job Fair
    • Current Employee
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree in education-related field and a minimum of three years of PK-12 teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a current Teacher Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Describe a time when you have led, managed, or taught a group of adults.
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Describe your philosophy for teaching novice teaches.
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)





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Posted: 7/10/2018
Application Due: 7/25/2018
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