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Center for Teacher Education Supervisor

Company: Colorado Mesa University
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


Center for Teacher Education Supervisor


The CMU Center for Teach Education Supervisors act as a liaison between the participating schools and the Center for Teacher Education. This includes communication with cooperating teachers, teacher candidates, and the respective program coordinator. This position is a pooled position and hiring will be done on an as-needed basis. The ideal candidate lives in Western Colorado.

All Center for Teacher of Education Supervisors Share the Following Professional Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Establish and maintain positive relationships between the cooperating teacher, the school and the University and its teacher education programs.

2. Help student teachers, cooperating teachers, and other school personnel understand the expectations of the student teaching experience.

3. Facilitate the candidate's implementation of skills and strategies needed to begin their participation in the classroom.

4. Make regularly scheduled observation visits during the student teaching placement. More observation visits may be requested if necessary.

5. Assist in the professional growth and development of the teacher candidate's knowledge, skills and dispositions.

6. University supervisors must observe a teacher candidate at least four times in the student teaching period; however, University supervisors will visit more frequently if necessary.

7. After each observation, the University supervisor will confer with the teacher candidate and give a written report of the observation to the teacher candidate, the cooperating teacher and submit to the program coordinator.

8. Communicate with the cooperating teacher about the teacher candidate's progress at each observation.

9. Be candid with the teacher candidate and cooperating teacher about the candidate's progress.

10. Assist the cooperating teacher in dealing with problems they may be experiencing.

11. Assist the teacher candidate in dealing with problems they may be experiencing.

Minimum Qualifications Required: Bachelor's degree, teaching experience in content area or grade level.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree, National Board Certification, administrative experience, experience mentoring student teachers, current or previous teaching license in the content area.

Salary: $100 for pre-internship and $500 for internship per student supervised. Mileage reimbursement for travel to and from observation sites.

Department: Colorado Mesa University

Employment Type: Adjunct Faculty


Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a:

--- Cover letter

--- Resume

--- Include the name, phone number, email address and relationship of at least three professional references who can attest to your ability to perform the job you are applying for. Professional references should include at least one current or former supervisor. Professional reference may also include current or former employers, colleagues or other professionals who have first-hand knowledge and can recommend you for employment.

--- Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)

Direct Inquiries Contact: The Human Resources Department,


Colorado Mesa University provides exceptional educational opportunities on a state-of-the-art campus located in Grand Junction. As western Colorado's largest university, CMU serves students on its main campus in Grand Junction, its satellite campus in Montrose, its community college, Western Colorado Community College and via online offerings. Founded in 1925, it's a dynamic university enrolling more than 11,000 students at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels.

At the heart of the CMU experience is an integrative and experiential approach to higher education that encourages students to think differently and empowers them to challenge assumptions. CMU brings students together with expert scholars and thinkers from different disciplines to make connections between ideas and gain the skills to solve the unstructured, complex problems they'll encounter in life. Our focus is on providing quality academic programs, built on a strong liberal arts core that support students' interests and regional employment needs, as well as technical programs that respond to vocational workforce demands.

The Grand Valley is home to some of the best outdoor recreation in the state of Colorado and you won't have to fight traffic and crowds to enjoy it. CMU is surrounded by the Grand Mesa, Book Cliffs and the Colorado National Monument. We have world-class mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, and rafting. In addition to a mountain resort that's less than 45 minutes from campus for skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. Living and working in Grand Junction, you will be able to explore one of Colorado's best kept secrets.

Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.

Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.

Keywords: Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction , Center for Teacher Education Supervisor, Education / Teaching , Grand Junction, Colorado

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