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Part-Time Field Experience Supervisor

Penn State
Job Location:
University Park, Pennsylvania
Teacher Education

Job Number: REQ_0000015448


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We are searching for an individual to serve in the capacity of a field experience supervisor. This academic position is part-time for one semester. This academic position involves supervising our field experience students in Elementary and Early Childhood education (PK-4).

Your responsibilities will include (1) observing a cohort of up to 15 students in schools within a 70-mile radius of University Park, (2) conferring with mentor teachers, (3) assessing student work, (4) attending monthly supervisor meetings at University Park, (5) conducting a weekly seminar for your cohort of students at University Park, (6) adhering to course syllabus provided, (7) holding three-way assessment conferences with each student and mentor at the mid-point and at the end of the experience, and (8) recommending a final grade for the course.

Either certification in the specific teaching area or certification as a school administrator is required; Five (5) years of successful teaching or administrative/supervisory experience in basic education and experience in supervising student teachers are strongly preferred.

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of application documenting their qualifications for the position; (2) a current curriculum vitae/resume; and, (3) the names, mail addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three academic references.

This job requires the following 3 publicly available clearances:

  • PA State Police Criminal Background Check
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form
  • FBI Criminal Background Check.

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