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Supervisor of Teacher Education

Position overview

Position title: Supervisor of Teacher Education
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259 -$86,453.
The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position

Application Window

Open date: April 11, 2024

Most recent review date: Friday, Apr 26, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Feb 28, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

With a commitment to excellence and diversity the University of California, San Diego Department of Education Studies (EDS) invites applications for the position of Supervisor of Teacher Education. We are seeking applicants who have expertise in the areas of teaching linguistically and culturally diverse students and in mentoring or supervising teachers. Supervisors teach courses identified for student and/or intern teaching seminars, student and/or intern teaching field experiences, and teaching performance assessment.

This is a part-time position for a cohort based program. Screening of applicants begins and continues as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool for one year as needed; some appointments begin in the fall quarter and others in winter and spring quarters. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter and may be renewed based on need and performance. EDS is an interdisciplinary department committed to equity and grounded in a close intersection between research and practice. Our mission is to collaboratively transform educational systems to better serve all students and our new colleague will share that passion. Academic offerings include undergraduate education minors, professional preparation programs in elementary, secondary, and Deaf education, and two doctoral programs. EDS Faculty research interests include linguistic and cultural diversity, teacher learning, leadership, and policy, school leadership and change, family and school partnerships, and uses of educational technology in teaching and learning. To learn more about the UCSD Department of Education Studies you may visit our website. EDS Course descriptions can be found in the UCSD General Catalog.

Teaching Responsibilities:

Potential EDS courses: EDS 349, EDS 369ABC, EDS 379ABC

Supervisors are expected to provide high quality instruction, mentorship, and supervision to a cohort of pre-service student and/or intern teachers according to California Teaching Commission and program requirements. Specific duties include: assisting in program events, trainings, and meetings; assisting with student teacher field placements and communicating with cooperating teachers; reading and responding to candidate lesson plans and other written materials each week; conducting a minimum of four formal classroom observations per candidate each quarter at assigned placement school sites during the P-12 school day; attending evening seminar courses; and completing candidate evaluations, program reports and required documentation according to deadlines.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid California clear teaching credential authorizing English learner instruction;
  • 5 or more years of outstanding teaching in public schools;
  • At least 6 years of mentoring and/or supporting student teachers, intern teachers, and/or apprentice teachers;
  • At least 6 years of experience working with (or in) San Diego County Schools;
  • At least 6 years of experience following the most current, adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems;
  • At least 2 years experience in working on collaborative teams;
  • At least 5 years of strong and demonstrated commitment to furthering equity, diversity and the improvement of public education.
Preferred qualifications
  • California credential(s) in an additional content area or in Special Education; Bilingual Authorization and/or bilingual skills;
  • At least 1 quarter/semester of experience teaching at the post-secondary level;
  • At least 1 year of experience recruiting and preparing secondary teachers;
  • Expertise in education technology.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest - Applicants should summarize their training and relevant experience

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Most recent evaluations.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

San Diego, CA