Supervisor for Educator Preparation Program (IPED)

Code: 14725 Posted: 09/07/2018

Institute of Professional Educator Development (IPED)
College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies
University of Wisconsin Parkside

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Supervisor of Educator Preparation Program in the following disciplines:

  • Special Education
  • Secondary Math/Science
  • Secondary History
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary English


Under the direction of the Chair of the Educator Preparation Program, the university supervisor will serve to guide, support and evaluate teacher candidates while serving as the liaison between the Educator Preparation Program and the clinical field placement. The supervisor will insure that the teacher candidate has the resources needed to meet the educator preparation program requirements for co-teaching in the placement. The supervisor is responsible for the shared evaluation of the teacher candidate with the mentor teacher. This is a per semester, part time opening.

Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 PM Sunday, October 14th, will be given first consideration. Position is open until filled.

Essential Job Functions

The university supervisor serves as the liaison between the Educator Preparation Program and the K12 school where teacher candidates are placed for their clinical field experience.

  • Provide teacher candidates with constructive criticism, support, and guidance.
  • Responsible to communicate frequently and candidly with the teacher candidate, mentor teacher, and the Clinical Coordinator; report any concerns related to teacher candidate placements.
  • Conducting pre- and post-conference meetings for every formal observation to assist in improving instruction, analyzing problems, identifying strengths, and reflecting on teaching effectiveness
  • Document progress of teacher candidate throughout the semester using the protocols established during the Foundations of Co-Teaching training and in the Clinical Supervision Handbook. This may include the use of electronic documentation.
  • Observe teacher candidate clinical experience and complete clinical evaluation of observations
  • Suggest specific strategies or approaches if teacher candidates are unsuccessful in implementing particular lesson plans or have management problems
  • Work collaboratively with the Educator Preparation Program to ensure that data is collected, analyzed and reported.
  • Assist the Clinical Program Coordinating Committee in the review of the Clinical Program for the purposes of continuous improvement.
  • Attending University Supervisor Training session as required
  • Represent the University and the program in a professional manner.


  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of the implementation of the co-teaching model in the clinical field placement.
  • Understand best instructional practices in order to support the teacher candidate.
  • Consolidate travel for teacher candidate visits.
  • Ability to affirm, guide, listen and lead as needed
  • Highly organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to accurately observe, conference and contribute ideas
  • Ability to demonstrate self-motivation, self-direction.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively.
  • Understanding and adherence to University policies and guidelines.
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records.
  • Available to observe and conference with teacher candidates during the school day.
  • Travel to multiple school sites to supervise teacher candidates in the clinical field experiences.
  • Ability to use electronic documents and technology to process evaluations and appropriate communications with teacher candidates, the Educator Preparation Program, and Mentor Teachers.


  • Master’s Degree
  • At least 3 years teaching experience and expertise in a subject matter area and at the developmental level of the clinical placement in a public school.
  • Recent teaching/university supervision experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of a clinically based Educator Preparation Program
  • Trained, or ability to be trained, in the Educator Preparation clinical program co-teaching model
  • Commitment to increasing completion of the Educator Preparation Program for underrepresented student groups
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

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Application Process

Applications are encouraged to be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "14725"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Supervisor for Educator Preparation Program (IPED)"
  • Click "Apply"
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
  • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process

STEP 3: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position and the position of interest
  • CV/Resume

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Mary Henderson

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