Adjunct-Supervisor of Student Teachers (16257)
Job DetailsJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKPosition Type AdjunctDescription Position Overview:Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct Faculty - provides a quality learning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunct faculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning. College/Department Overview:College of Education and Professional Services Department Specific Essential Job Functions:Responsibilities include supervision of student teachers, working with mentor teachers, principals, coordinator of clinical experiences, and the director of teacher education to provide support for student teachers. Conducts a minimum of three supervision visits with each student teacher assigned per semester. Guides and directs completion of all tasks. Reports student progress through observation, assessment, and evaluation and assists with improvements when needed. Assists with difficulties, concerns, and problems of assigned student teachers, principals and mentor teachers. Attends meetings scheduled by direct supervisor. Interacts in a collegial manner with all persons involved in the student teaching experience. Follows all policies, procedures, and timelines established. Respects a diverse student and faculty population with the school sites served. Monitors effectiveness of partnership schools where students are assigned and attends to other duties as assigned. The adjunct instructor will prepare and teach the assigned class following a syllabus guideline. The instructor will maintain appropriate records, assign earned grades, report needed data to the department, and complete all necessary department assessment information.Qualifications Experience Required:Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills. A current certification in the State of Oklahoma and minimum of five years teaching experience within public school settings is required. Experience Preferred:Prior experience in school administration or in the supervision of teachers (principal, department chair, etc.) is preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Professionally qualified. Will this employee supervise others?No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees. Physical Demands:Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Special Instructions for Applicants: Please include your teaching certificate.