Mentor - Student Teacher Evaluator - Art Education - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean and the chairs of the Departments of Elementary Education and Secondary Education, this position mentors teacher candidates and provides summary conferencing to guide student success. Completes all required evaluations and School of Education field work or clinical experience forms. Assists teacher candidates to plan and implement instruction appropriate to the teaching assignment. Reports student progress to the School of Education. Develops positive relationships with colleagues and public school educators and administrators to supports collegiality and uphold professional and ethical standards.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the class definition or any combination of education and experience totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications

Content area – Art Education

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned baccalaureate degree in a recognized teacher education field and three years successful K-12 teaching experience. Recognition by the accepting school district as an exceptional teacher and mentor.

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned master’s degree in a recognized teacher education field is highly preferred.


Knowledge of mentoring teacher candidates in the selection, use, and evaluation of appropriate instructional methods and materials.

Knowledge of content and skills required to mentor pre-service teacher candidates.


Skills in mentoring teacher candidates to perform at a high level in a K-12 setting.

Skills in verbal and written communication.

Skills in assisting teacher candidates and cooperating teachers with questions concerning the and current university and School of Education procedures and policies.

Skills in supporting collegiality and professional and ethical standards.


Ability to communicate effectively and provide appropriate and timely feedback and/or input that can be used by the teacher candidate and cooperating teacher to guide and inform the teaching experience and promote student success.

Ability to maintain communication with the School of Education regarding teacher candidate progress.

Ability to develop positive relationships with colleagues and public school educators and administrators.

Ability to relate well with students and colleagues.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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