Field Instructor, School of Education, Teacher Education Programs
Position Title: Affiliate Faculty and Field Instructor, School of Education, Master of Arts in Teaching Program (Seattle Campus), Alternative Route to Teacher Certification Program (Kent)
Location: Seattle campus
Reports to: Director, School of Education
Classification: Part time/Affiliate Faculty
Application Period: Open: 7/20/18 Close: 8/10/18
Antioch University Seattle is seeking applications for a part-time (.5 FTE) affiliate faculty member in our two teacher preparation programs: Master of Arts in Teaching Seattle Campus, and Alternative Route to Teacher Certification (in partnership with the Kent School District).
In collaboration with Antioch University Faculty, the affiliate faculty member will serve as a field instructor and regularly observe and evaluate teacher candidates during their student teaching experience. Field Instructors visit school settings, work with mentor teachers and supervise, coach, and evaluate teacher candidates.
- The primary responsibilities of the candidate for this part-time affiliate faculty member position include:
- Communicate Antioch University Seattle expectations for student teaching to mentor teachers and school administrators;
- In collaboration with Antioch faculty, provide mentor teachers with an orientation to Antioch University Seattle and student teaching experience;
- Conduct regular on-site observations for approximately 10 teacher candidates completing their student teaching in schools throughout the Puget Sound area. Observations will take place throughout Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.
- When necessary, observe and communicate electronically or by telephone with Antioch students, the Co-director of Field Experience, the ARTC Program Coordinator, and/or mentor teachers;
- Arrange regular conferences with candidates and mentor teachers, and provide oral and written feedback;
- Complete formal evaluations of teacher candidates throughout the student teaching experience;
- Provide teacher candidates with opportunities for continued professional growth;
- Serve as a liaison between the University and the student teaching placement, offering information and support to mentor teachers and administrators as needed;
- Participate in meetings at AUS campus or in the Kent School District
- Master’s Degree with a degree in elementary education or related degree.
- At least 3 years of teaching experience;
- Demonstrated success in supervising pre-service and/or in-service teachers;
- Special consideration will be given to bilingual/multilingual applicants and those with experience teaching English Language Learners;
- Demonstrated commitment to working for social justice and equity in education;
- Experience working successfully in culturally and linguistically diverse school settings;
- Collaborative interpersonal style;
- Demonstrated organization, communication, and problem solving skills;
- Must have or have held a teaching license (can be expired and/or out-of-state);
- Experience with online technology;
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. We particularly encourage multilingual people, people of color, members of other marginalized communities and individuals already embedded with local Puget Sound communities to apply.
Complete and submit the following documents to hr.aus.@antioch.edu:
- Cover letter
- Resume or Curriculum Vita
- Names, addresses (including email addresses) and telephone numbers of three references. References will not be contacted without prior approval of the candidate.
For accommodations to complete the application process, and/or if selected for an interview, please contact the Human Resources Department at email@example.com
Antioch University is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, and veteran status.