Special Education Teacher Candidate Supervisor

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
09 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2017
Ref
301081-509
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Tracking Code 301081-509

Job Description

The Special Education Program in the School of Education at Boston University is seeking a qualified part-time employee to supervise teacher candidates during the Spring 2018 semester.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in Special Education
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practices, culturally-/linguistically responsive practices, and data-based decision-making
  • Experience mentoring teachers and/or teacher candidates
  • Familiarity with MA Educator Evaluation Framework and/or Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP)
  • A license in Moderate Disabilities and/or Severe Disabilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates, fieldwork coordinator, and student teaching seminar leader.
  • Conducting a minimum of 4 observations of teacher candidates and additional observations as needed.
  • Providing written feedback to teacher candidates for each observation.
  • Conducting a minimum of 3 formal meetings with teacher candidates and supervising practitioners.
  • Communicating frequently with supervising practitioners on teacher candidates’ progress and developing action plan(s) with supervising practitioners and/or fieldwork coordinator to support teacher candidate in student teaching as needed.
  • Participating in student teaching orientations and leading five on-campus seminars.
  • Rating, in conjunction with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates using the Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP)

Applicants must have the following:

  • Flexibility in setting times/dates for observations and willingness to travel to various schools in the Boston area
  • Availability during the day for observations and on Thursday evenings for seminars

PLEASE SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST, A RESUME, AND TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION TO Dr. Rebekah Louis (rclouis@bu.edu)

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular