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University Supervisor, History-Social Science Education Secondary Education

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Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 09-16-2016

General Summary
In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year, the History Department invites a pool of qualified persons interested in the supervision of secondary teacher candidates in History and Social Science education.

Applications are accepted continuously for part-time, non-tenure-track positions and reviewed as vacancies become available.

This position involves mentoring teacher candidates in their student teaching internship. The university supervisor is a liaison between ISU and the school district personnel, primarily the cooperating teacher. The supervisor is responsible for observing the student teacher on-site and providing a formal assessment of the teacher candidate's teaching experience. This requires multiple on-site observations with brief post-conference meetings and a small number of visits to Illinois State University in Normal, IL during the academic year. In addition to regular online communication throughout the semester, supervisors assess teacher candidates' online reflections and collaborate with the Cooperating Teacher and ISU faculty in assessing the professional growth and final grade for teacher candidates.

Required Qualifications
1. Master's degree in teaching or relevant academic field.
2. At least three years of history and/or social science classroom teaching experience in a middle school or high school classroom and /or related professional experience.
3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
4. Supervisors are needed in both Central Illinois and the Chicagoland area. We currently anticipate the need for additional supervision in the Northwestern Suburbs of Chicago.
5. For teaching positions, state law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.



Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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