Position Overview: The Winston School of Education & Social Policy at Merrimack College is recruiting for Program Supervisors within our teacher education program (undergraduate and graduate) for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. Graduate teacher education students in our online program are located across Massachusetts; interested candidates outside of the Merrimack Valley area are encouraged to apply. Program Supervisors are considered part-time adjunct instructors and allowed to supervise multiple students, pending other commitments to Merrimack College.
- Follow CAP guidelines and provide consistent guidance, support, and high-quality feedback that improves practice to Teacher Candidate (TC)
- Assess and document evidence of TC readiness across the Six Essential Elements of CAP
- Support the Supervising Practitioner (SP) in identifying appropriate assessment(s) to measure TC impact on student learning
- Conduct at least two observations (two announced, one unannounced-recommended), and collect, synthesize, and analyze evidence
- Calibrate observations and feedback with the SP to ensure consistent messaging and targeted feedback to TC
- Support the TC to reflect on student feedback
- Coordinate and participate in 3 Three-Way Meetings with SP and TC
- Determine, in collaboration with the SP, whether the TC is ready to teach
Master’s degree in education or related area. Experience working in a higher education setting is desirable, especially working with undergraduate and/or graduate students. Experience working with PreK-12 schools and/or the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) regarding licensure and field-based experiences is required. Commitment to and experience with diversity, equity, inclusion in educational settings. Active initial or professional license is desired. Excellent organizational and communication skills.
To Apply: Please apply with a resume and cover letter.
Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.
This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.