Posting Number: req12955
Department: Teachg Learning Sociocult Stds
Location: Main Campus
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
The Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies Department invites applicants for part-time, non-benefits eligible Limited Term Adjunct Instructor/University Supervisor positions for the Teach Arizona – Teacher Preparation Program beginning in the Spring 2023 semester. We seek candidates with experience as a classroom teacher, administrator, instructional coach or having other relevant work experience with children from Grades 6-12.
A limited number of openings are available each semester contingent upon student enrollment and funding.
The University Supervisor, Teach Arizona – Teacher Preparation Program, is responsible for the clinical supervision of student teachers in 6th through 12th grade classrooms in middle and high school. The University Supervisor observes, coaches, and assesses the ability of teacher candidates to meet the required standards in their assigned school placement classrooms. The University Supervisor collaborates with supervising practitioners (mentor teachers) to support and assess teacher candidates. The University Supervisor will work under the guidance of the Teach Arizona Tucson Director and will collaborate with related faculty which includes the teacher candidates’ mentor teacher. The University Supervisor will observe and post conference with teacher candidates twice monthly and lead the mid-term and final evaluation with the teacher candidate and mentor teacher. Also, the University Supervisor will lead and/or contribute to collaborative sessions with teacher candidates and mentor teachers and collaborative meetings with faculty in support of students as needed.
The ideal candidate will have (1) outstanding verbal and written communication skills, (2) demonstrated skill and experience in facilitating student learning, (3) experience in mentoring or coaching (4) knowledge of effective secondary education programs (5) the ability to collaborate with multiple partners and navigate varying interests, and (6) a passion for education, teaching, and serving high-need communities.
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Duties & Responsibilities
at Orientation sessions for student teachers and mentor teachers.
o A minimum of six classroom observations per
o Collaborative mid-term and final
evaluations per semester.
o Timely submission of required forms and
o Program evaluations as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 3.4
Job FTE: .085
Work Calendar: Academic
Job Category: Faculty
Benefits Eligible: No Benefits
Rate of Pay: $600.00 per student
Compensation Type: Contingent on Student Enrollment
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 4
Expected End Date: 5/14/2023
Contact Information for Candidates
Elizabeth Moraga, Curriculum Coordinator
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document
Special Instructions to Applicant
For your application to be considered complete, please submit the following three documents:
1. Cover Letter
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. In the first additional document slot: Name and contact information of THREE References (phone and email)
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.