Assistant Professor and Director of Teaching Fieldwork Experiences - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Professor and Director of Fieldwork Experience manages all facets of the supervised Clinical Teaching and Intern programs on the central campus, and duplicated at the 5 regional campuses offering the Teacher Credential Program. This includes fieldwork and student teaching supervision/placement for the following credentials: Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Educational Specialist and specific Reading courses.

Specific Duties

• Provide leadership and manage all aspects of Clinical Teaching – hiring and training fieldwork supervisors; screening school site supervisors, placing and monitoring teacher candidates in early Clinical Teaching until the completion of all supervised teaching experiences.
• Oversee the State’s Internship program and maintain all the necessary requirements.
• Oversee the observation and evaluation of the Student Teaching and Intern courses on the main campus.
• Oversee the observation and evaluation of candidates in fieldwork experience.
• Collaborate closely with faculty on and off campus.
• Maintain ongoing relationships with school district personnel, school site supervisors, and school administrators.
• Hire, train, and evaluate Clinical Teaching supervisors.
• Conduct candidate orientation and preparation meetings for the California Teaching Assessments (TPA).
• Provide orientation meetings for early Clinical Teaching to candidates and student teaching supervisors.
• Coordinate Classroom Management Seminars at final Clinical Teaching courses.
• Update documents, manuals, and handbook for Clinical Teaching.
• Occasional travel is required to off campus locations to meet with regional faculty and clinical teaching supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications

• Masters degree
• Experience working in the K – 12 school system
• Experience supervising individuals
• Organizational skills and proficiency in technology
• Ability to work with a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working at an Institution of Higher Education
• Knowledge of California Teacher Education Credential program
• Doctorate is preferred

Benefits Summary

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.


La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Open Date 10/26/2015

Keyword Phrases

  • Employer of Choice
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  • Hispanic Serving Institution
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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