University Supervisor


Code: 16503 Posted: 06/10/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of University Supervisor.

Under the direction of the Chair of the Educator Preparation Program, the university supervisor will serve to guide, support, and evaluate pre-service teacher candidates in the field 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.


Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 11. Represent the University and the program in a professional manner.
  • 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 11. Represent the University and the program in a professional manner.

 

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • 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.
Qualifications

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications

  • 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 depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must 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: 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:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Names and emails of three professional references upon hire.

Review of Applications

Position is open until filled.

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.


Contact

Laura Menarek
(262)595-3204
menarek@uwp.edu

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