About Westfield State University: Westfield State University is a public, teaching-centered, liberal arts college located in Western Massachusetts approximately 90 miles from Boston, two hours to New York City, and 30 minutes from the Northampton, Amherst, and Springfield areas. With an undergraduate and graduate student population of 6,200 students, the institution is ranked #32 among public universities in the Best Regional Universities?North section of the latest U.S. News & World Report 'Best Colleges' list. It also has one of the highest six-year graduation rates among Massachusetts state universities.
Westfield State was founded in 1839 by Horace Mann as the first public co-educational college in America without barrier to race, gender, or economic class. A Chronicle of Higher Education 'Great Colleges to Work For' designee in 2011, the University is dedicated to and continues to live its tradition of providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Job Description: Campus Title: Program Supervisor Department: Education FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Bargaining Unit: None Job Type: Contract Timeframe: 1 year contract Shift: varies from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to be aligned with PK - 12 schools Regular Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: Essential:
Establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with Supervising Practitioner(s), Teacher Candidate(s), Coordinator of Teacher Preparation, and Practicum Seminar Leaders;
Conducting observations of Teacher Candidate(s);
Calibrate observations and feedback with the Supervising Practitioner to ensure consistent messaging and targeted feedback to the candidate;
Providing written feedback to Teacher Candidate(s) for each observation;
Conducting a minimum of 3 formal meetings with Teacher Candidate(s) and Supervising Practitioner(s);
Communicating frequently with Supervising Practitioner(s) and Teacher Candidate(s).
A minimum of 6 or more years teaching experience in Early Childhood, Elementary, Special Education, or secondary disciplines;
Knowledge of evidence-based practices, culturally-/linguistically responsive practices, and data-based decision-making;
Familiarity with MA Educator Evaluation Framework and/or 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 greater Western MA area.
Availability during the day for observations.
Proficiency with personal computers, office software and the internet.
Additional Information: Salary: This is a non-benefitted, contract position.
Disability Accommodations: Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.
Background Check: Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.
Application Instructions: There is no on-line application available for this position.
PLEASE SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST, A RESUME, TRANSCRIPTS, AND TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION TO Barbara Lucas (email@example.com)
Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.
In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. The University is dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.