Clinical Assistant Professor - Site Coordinator
Request/Posting Number 0711672
Classification Title Clinical Assistant Professor - Site Coordinator
Working Title Early Childhood Professional Development School Site Coordinator
Job Class # 700200
Type of Position Non-Tenure/Adjunct Faculty
Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) Varies
Department Teaching and Learning - 05330000
Job Category Faculty - Non-Tenure (Adjunct)
General Summary Purpose: To serve as a liaison and coordinator between the appropriate school district/s and the School of Teaching and Learning at Illinois State University for the Early Childhood PDS in the Bloomington/Normal Area.
The Site Coordinator will:
- Represent the District/s in its relationship with Illinois State University.
- Facilitate meaningful communication between Illinois State University, the District/s, school administrators, mentor teachers, and Illinois State University interns.
- Analyze, interpret, and communicate the program's goals, objectives, outcomes and needs to the appropriate District/s and University personnel.
The Site Coordinator's duties include:
- Provide input to District administration, certified staff and University representatives regarding the implementation of the Professional Development School.
- Assist in the establishment and implementation of the Professional Development School Partnership's goals and objectives
- Integrate the utilization of technology in all components of the Professional Development School
- Implement the Professional Development School within the established parameters and guidelines as determined by the District/s and University
- Create and distribute to the appropriate audience guidelines and handbooks for the Professional Development School
- Conduct on-going evaluations of the program's impact and make recommendations for improvement regarding new or revised best practices and protocols of the Professional Development School program to the District/s and the University
- Assist in the research and development of best teaching practices and protocols for the Professional Development School program
The Site Coordinator's specific coordination responsibilities include the following:
- Coordinate the operation of the PDS in the district/s
- Support the university instructor/s, university faculty/university staff in the implementation of the fall coursework requirements and the student teaching program requirements
- Coordinate the placement of all interns with district/s mentors
- Coordinate the selection and support of district mentors collaborating in the PDS throughout the academic year
- Plan, organize and implement in-service for the interns and their mentor teachers; it is preferred that site coordinators involve university personnel when able
- Collect and submit appropriate reports to the District/s and University
- Provide district orientation and consultation for incoming Illinois State University interns and district/s mentors
The Site Coordinator's specific supervision responsibilities include the following:
- Assist in supervising Illinois State University interns through all phases of their year-long internship
- Assist in the evaluation of student interns' performance
- Visit, on regular basis, all interns at their designated location within the District/s
- Fall semester: 3 visits to each intern are required
- Spring semester: 6 visits (4 observations) are required
The Site Coordinator's specific teaching responsibilities include the following:
- Teaches a clinical course in the fall semester. Provides ongoing formative and summative feedback, mentoring, and observation.
Compensation for site coordinator duties is $1,384 per month for a nine-month appointment. In addition to those responsibilities, the site coordinator will be compensated an additional $1,020 per month for one course to be taught during the fall semester. Additional compensation for student supervision in the spring is based on the number of students the site coordinator will supervise.
This position is represented by the Illinois State University Education Association and may have associated dues or fees.
Additional Information: Founded in 1857, Illinois State was the first public university in Illinois and was dedicated to preparing the state's teachers. The University has retained its heritage as the state's leader in all facets of teacher education. Our programs are guided by our belief in the role education plays in the realization of the democratic ideal for our schools and our nation. We are dedicated to taking up the burden of improving the ethical and intellectual quality of our societal dialogue by including in it as many educated voices as possible. This dedication unites caring and knowing and is the reason our graduates aspire to teach everyone, especially those in the margins- those who have been or are in danger of being excluded from our social discourse.
The School includes an important blend of faculty who are recognized for their high quality research and publications as well as being well-grounded in experiences as classroom teachers.
Required Qualifications 1. Master's degree in teaching or related field
2. Teaching license (currently held or previously held)
3. Valid Driver's License
4. Ability to work with current technology including Microsoft Office suite and online assessment applications
5. Minimum of three (3) years public school teaching experience
6. 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.
7. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in English as a requirement for this position.
Desired Qualifications: 1. Supervision of clinical experiences
2. Experience mentoring teachers/teacher candidates
3. Familiarity with the ISU campus, ISU teacher education programs, and Bloomington-Normal school districts
4. Teaching experience in local school districts
5. Evidence of effective professional collaboration
Hiring Rate/Range Salary varies based on FTE
Work Hours Varies
Proposed Starting Date: 08/16/2019
Posting date 02-22-2019
Closing date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, please complete the faculty employment application and submit your current resume, a cover letter, list of 3 references, and teaching philosophy. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or visit http://equalopportunity.illinoisstate.edu/ada/.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
Contact Information Department Contact:
Departmental Homepage http://education.illinoisstate.edu/about/departments/tch/
Required Applicant Documents PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply For This Posting". Resume/C.V.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Applicant Documents Certification of Retirement Annuity (required for SURS annuitants only)
Civil Service Test Not Applicable
Physical Requirements: Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.