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POOL - Teacher Candidate Supervisor

Company: University of Kansas
Location: lawrence
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

100% - Supervisors are responsible for the following (1.0 FTE):

* Attending 2 University Supervisor Training sessions each semester * Initiate and attend an initial meeting with the clinical supervisor and teacher candidate * Conducting pre- and post-conference meetings for every formal observation to assist in improving instruction, analyzing problems, identifying strengths, and reflecting on teaching effectiveness. * Reviewing lesson plans prior to formal observations * Participating in problem-solving and remain flexible in seeking solutions * Completing required formative and summative evaluation forms as outlined in the checklist * Unannounced visit - once during the spring semester * Communicating regularly with assigned teacher candidates and their clinical supervisor * Promote and sustain positive working relationships among the clinical supervisor, the teacher candidate, and the principal * Establish and maintain working relationship with the principal at each site and build communication between the school and the University * Respond to emails, phone calls, questions and other inquiries in a timely manner * Suggesting specific instructional strategies or approaches if teacher candidates are unsuccessful in implementing particular lesson plans or have management problems that will reach a wide variety of learners * Communicate concerns with the Director of Student Teaching to keep them updated and involved with solutions * Document plan of action/interventions used to assist teacher candidates in gaining skills * Monitoring teacher candidate's work submitted online and provide a grade and feedback in a timely manner; * Acting as a critical resource for teacher candidates as they face the challenges of teaching and learning * Respect the cultural implications and expectations of the school * Assigning a grade for each teacher candidate

Required Qualifications

* The applicant must hold a master's degree in Education or other field appropriate to subject area and a minimum of 5 years relevant PK-12 teaching or administrative experience. * Ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, administrators, and university faculty as evidenced by application materials. * Experience observing and evaluating teaching performance. * Knowledge of working with multicultural populations and an awareness of issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity. * Basic technology knowledge including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Blackboard, Apple iPad, and FileMaker Pro.

Position Requirements:

* Applicants must be available during the regular K-12 school day for supervision. * Ability to travel to multiple school settings within a 50-mile radius of Lawrence, KS.

Preferred Qualifications

* Current teaching license

Keywords: University of Kansas, Lawrence , POOL - Teacher Candidate Supervisor, Other , lawrence, Kansas

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