College of Education: Department of Clinical Education and School Experiences
The College of Education invites applications for a Clinical Educator. This is a part-time, non-tenure track, 70% fte faculty appointment. This position is not benefits eligible. The appointment begins immediately through May 31, 2020. Annual reappointment is possible depending upon performance and College needs.
As a clinical educator you will engage in high- level problem-solving, relationship development and maintenance with local K-12 educational settings. In addition, you will mentor teacher candidates at their practicum sites and/or studio school sites, as assigned by the Director of Clinical Experience.
The successful applicant will be a self-starter, who requires little supervision and enjoys collaborating with others to build a successful, high-quality educator preparation program. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, will complement strong organizational capacities. This part-time position will be attractive to an experienced, knowledgeable educator- leader who is interested in being a member of an innovative team of educators.
Responsibilities include: * Maintain continual and professional relationships with personnel at Studio School partner sites and districts. * Communicate regularly with Director of Clinical Experience on academic and procedural matters, and attend other meetings as required, including monthly clinical educator meetings. * Develop and deliver 4 teacher candidate Grand Seminars per semester, in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Experience and faculty. If there is no development required, then attendance at the Grand Seminars is expected. * Mentor teacher candidates' professional development and provide timely feedback both in person and electronically. * Demonstrate effective use of Canvas and MyCOE. * Demonstrate successful teaching. * Deliver site-based collaborative exchanges to teacher candidates, as required. * Complete the MEES (Missouri Educator Evaluation System) evaluation forms, as required for candidates' state certification, and ensure the clinical teachers complete theirs.
Required qualifications: * Master's degree in Education or related field with teacher certification. * Preferred areas of certification and experience: Elementary Education, Special Education and Literacy, physical education, ELL or Secondary Education Content (e.g. English, social studies, mathematics, science) * Successful full-time school teaching experience for minimum of 5 years, including teaching in PK-12 grades. * Demonstrated successful teacher leader or administration experience in a PK-12 setting and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with a variety of professionals; * Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written, oral, technological). * Demonstrated high level of initiative and problem-solving.
Preferred qualifications: * Doctoral degree * National Board Certified Teacher * Local knowledge of schools and educational agencies
The successful applicant will be expected to perform these duties in a professional manner and to abide by the Collected Rules and Regulations of the University Systems. The holder of this position to the chair of the Department of Educator Preparation and will be reviewed on teaching and service annually by the department chair. THe holder of this position will work from a remote office; with the primary amount of working time being in schools with teacher candidates.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF and upload as a RESUME attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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