Student Teacher Supervisor - SPED Programs (Temporary Employee Pool)

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Student Teacher Supervisor - SPED Programs (Temporary Employee Pool)

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
The University of the Pacific, Benerd College seeks qualified supervisors to supervise student teachers and intern teachers on a part-time basis for students in the Teacher Education Special Education programs. Our current part-time faculty are drawn from regional expertise in teaching and leadership, and offer a wealth of practitioner-based expertise to our students.

Student Teacher Supervisors are part-time, non-tenure-track employees, contracted via mutually-signed offer letters, to supervise specific students during specific semesters (specific dates) as outlined in the offer letter. Please note that faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Complete all employment documents and any required trainings, and submit employment documents such as signed offer letters in a timely manner.
  • Prepare for supervision, including obtaining paperwork and evaluations that must be completed on the student, and coordination with the appropriate Director of Field Experiences.
  • Provide an environment conducive to learning.
  • Adhere to all University and school policies.
  • Provide supervision fairly and effectively in accordance with requirements of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Program requirements.
  • Track student attendance using tools provided, and refer students to the B-hive (Office of Student Support Services)/Director of Field Experiences if required for attendance or performance issues.
  • Read submitted student work and provide written/oral feedback.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Must hold a graduate degree in a relevant field.
    • Relevant content-specific knowledge and pedagogy (i.e., have knowledge of an array of teaching and learning strategies associated with the subject matter content).
    • Knowledge of and willingness to know current Teaching Performance Expectations and basics of the Teaching Performance Assessment.
    • Relevant Professional experiences in elementary, secondary, and/or special education educational settings.
    • Teaching Experience: a minimum of 3 years in elementary, secondary, and/or special education classrooms.
    • Prior higher education teaching experience: Preferred, not required.
    • California Education Specialist, Mild/Moderate Disabilities or Moderate/Severe Disabilities credential.
    • Ability to work effectively with candidates and district staff (cooperating teachers; identified administrators) in their field settings.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Physical Requirements:
    The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Requires extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, stooping, and occasional walking and lifting.

    Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
    Must be able to travel to various school sites where students and interns are placed. Must have a car to travel to various sites.

    Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.

    Special Instructions:
    THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Your application will be active for 90 days. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and are reviewed by the hiring department as openings become available. To maintain your application within the system, you will need to re-apply.

    Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed before the date of the interview.

    Note: if a job-specific posting is created and you are interested in that specific position, please apply to that job posting. Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this type since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.

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    University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 6/4/2021
    Application Due: 6/4/2033
    Work Type: Full Time