Interested applicants should include a resume and cover letter detailing your interest in this fellowship including a description of how this hospital teacher fellowship contributes to your future career goals.
Michigan Medicine’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital School Program is seeking a full time (40 hrs/wk) Certified Teacher for a 12-month Fellowship to provide educational support and direct instruction for hospitalized patients at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The Fellow will engage with patients and families significantly impacted by chronic illness. The age range of the potential patient population is birth through college, though there will be an emphasis on infants and the K-5 population.
The Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to learn with and from hospital teachers and school liaisons as they serve children with chronic medical needs. The Fellowship is designed to provide early career teachers the opportunity to advance their education through participation in program development and to build pedagogical skills through providing direct instruction to patients admitted to the hospital. We aim to produce educators with the skills and knowledge to help families navigate educational concerns due to chronic illness and to act as strong advocates for their future students in and out of the hospital setting.
The fellowship provides a monthly stipend for a full-time (40 hrs/wk), 12-month placement. Hands on clinical experience, training, education, and supervision are provided as part of the fellowship experience.
The Hospital Teacher Fellowship offers entry-level hospital teaching experience for a recent college graduate who has completed a degree program including at least one semester student teaching or the equivalent experience. Applicants must be certified or eligible to apply for a teaching certificate by the fellowship start date.
Current teacher certification.
0-3 years experience in a school setting.
Demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
Experience in the hospital setting.
Experience implementing strategies and interventions as well as planning instructional lessons for a wide variety of learners.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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