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 immediately and continues as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool for one year; 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 at http://eds.ucsd.edu.
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; and completing candidate evaluations, program reports and required documentation according to deadlines.
· Valid California clear teaching credential authorizing English learner instruction
· Five or more years of outstanding teaching in public schools;
· Previous experience mentoring and/or supporting student teachers, intern teachers, and/or apprentice teachers;
· Knowledge of San Diego area public schools;
· Current knowledge of the adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems;
· Experience in working on collaborative teams;
· A strong and demonstrated commitment to furthering equity, diversity and the improvement of public education.
Additional desired qualifications:
California credential(s) in an additional content area or in Special Education; Bilingual Authorization and/or bilingual skills; experience teaching at the post-secondary level; experience recruiting and preparing secondary teachers; expertise in education technology.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, based on UC Pay scales. Advancement as a represented Non-Senate Faculty Lecturer at the University of California is dependent upon re-appointment.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled (within the recruitment period).
Applicants should submit a letter of interest that describes their training and relevant experience. In addition, applicants should provide a Curriculum Vitae or resume, a statement of teaching philosophy and contributions to diversity, as well as three letters of reference. Application materials should be submitted in PDF format via UCSD AP On-Line RECRUIT https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01416, an electronic job application system.
The applicant pool will close on April 26, 2018. Candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application. Applications will be accepted and reviewed as the need occurs.
UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Letter of Interest/Cover Letter - Applicants should summarize their training and relevant experience
Statement of Teaching Philosophy - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.
Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 letters of reference required