This is a 10-month position, with an employment term of August to May.
Supervise and maintain clinical experiences prior to student teaching in COEHS database, Live Text, KFETS, and Recruiter.
Maintain active and positive public relations and partnerships with all local schools, teachers, and administrators.
Coordinate placement, in consultation with appropriate department and school personnel, of all student experiences in school settings.
Maintain necessary files, which include syllabi, course activities, evaluation of students’ performance in each laboratory experience, and other materials used in each course with clinical experiences.
Coordinate the development and maintenance of pre-student teaching clinical experiences portion of TES handbook.
Assist in the resolution of problems that occur in clinical experiences prior to student teaching.
Conduct audits for completion of required components and hours for admission to student teaching.
Oversee transportation system including hiring and scheduling of bus drivers, as well as, monitoring the budget and reserving vehicles, etc.
Supervise work of graduate assistant(s) and other personnel assigned to pre-student teaching program.
Serve on appropriate academic program committees in college that relate to clinical experiences.
Serve as primary liaison between public schools and university faculty in matters relating to teacher education pre-student teaching field experiences.
Provide data for program improvement, as requested. Gather, analyze, and present data for program accreditation, continuous improvement, and innovation.
Evaluate and make suggestions for improvement in pre-student teaching participation program.
Supervise database entries for field placements.
Maintain necessary files. All other duties as assigned by director of TES.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Master’s degree in Education or related field.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Minimum of five (5) years of successful public school teaching experience and holds a current teaching certificate.
Ability to provide appropriate leadership to accomplish department and college goals in regard to pre-student teaching clinical placements and partnerships with schools.
Commitment to promoting and integrating diversity and multicultural competencies in educational and work environments
Ability to work in participatory and collaborative ways and to engage in deliberative problem-solving to make sound decisions
Comfortable to engage in constructive conflict management and handle confidential information
Familiarity with schools in the Murray State region and surrounding counties
Knowledge of curriculum standards, accreditation policies, and effective supervision and mentoring practices
Knowledge and ability to work with technology and its applications for data collection, analysis, and presentation as well as for teaching, learning, and supervision
Effective and professional verbal and written communication
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application
For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by September 20, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 8895
About Murray State University
Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees.