Lecturer and Field Experience Specialist

Job description

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-04
Req: R-038572
Job Title

Lecturer and Field Experience Specialist

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Educator Preparation Program

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Lecturer and Field Experience Specialist is an experienced educator who supervises Field Supervisors, coordinates field placements with school districts, supervises university students participating in field experiences, and works with the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) team to ensure program compliance with TEA requirements.

The Lecturer and Field Experience Specialist is a 11-month faculty position that will run from August 1st through June 30th.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Serve as liaison between the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) and school districts.

  • Coordinate field placements for EPP students

  • Screen EPP, Field Residency and Clinical Teaching applicants for program admission

  • Develop a relationship with partnering districts/schools that supports and enhances TAMU-SAs mission and goals

  • Directly observe TAMU-SA students in the field

  • Provide on-going feedback to students regarding lesson plans, observations, etc.

  • Arrange and conduct appraisal and assessment meetings to encourage and facilitate the professional growth of the teaching candidate

  • Attend required professional development activities

  • Provide support, guidance, and oral/written feedback to enhance student development as a classroom teacher

  • Meet with candidates and cooperating teachers throughout the semester to ensure clinical teaching success

  • Provide Field Supervisor supervision and ensure that difficulties or differences which may arise and impact teachers-in-training are successfully remediated

  • Assist students in improving their professional decision-making abilities through critical self-reflection and self-analysis

  • Assist students in preparing for the TExES exams

  • Serve in a supervisory role to ensure that the program and field supervisors adhere to the Texas Administrative Code

Required Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Master's degree in field relevant to the position

  • Valid Texas teaching certificate

  • Five years of experience working in a supervisory role

  • Skills and experience designing effective learning activities

  • Eight years of experience as a classroom teacher or administrator

  • Awareness and understanding of current teaching strategies

  • Ability to work with the public in a pleasant, cooperative, collaborative manner

  • Ability to travel to multiple school settings within a target area

  • Commitment to working with multicultural populations and an awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

  • Ability to navigate the University's website and enter data

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual certification

  • Experience working with bilingual students/families

  • Experience working in a bilingual classroom

Finalists will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation and original transcripts to the Department Chair, Dr. Suzanne Mudge. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Resume to include three (3) professional references

  • Cover Letter

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any positions on our website, please use the following link:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Summary of Employee Benefits

http://www.tamusa.edu/documents/hr/summary-of-employees-benefits-2019.pdf

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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