Title:  Limited Term Lecturer - University Student Teacher Supervisor, School of Education and Counseling

Requisition ID:  23470

Hammond, IN, US

Date:  Nov 12, 2023

Primary Responsibilities

Serve as the liaison between the School of Education and Counseling (SoEC) and the K-12 schools where teacher candidates are placed for their student teaching experiences.  Provide teacher candidates with constructive criticism, support, and guidance.  Communicate frequently and candidly with the teacher candidate, cooperating teacher, and the Office of Partnerships and Outreach, and promptly report any concerns related to teacher candidate placements.  Conduct post-observation meetings for every formal observation to assist in improving instruction, analyzing problems, identifying strengths, and reflecting on teaching effectiveness.  Document progress of teacher candidates throughout the semester using the protocols established including the use of electronic documentation.  Observe teacher candidate clinical experience and complete clinical evaluation of observations.  Suggest specific strategies or approaches if teacher candidates are unsuccessful in implementing particular lesson plans or have management problems.  Work collaboratively with the SoEC to ensure that data is collected, analyzed, and reported. Assist in the review of the Clinical Program for the purposes of continuous improvement.  Attending University Supervisor training sessions as required.  Represent the University and the program in a professional manner.

Core Competencies

Must have the ability to affirm, guide, listen and lead as needed.  Highly organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Accurately observe, conference and contribute ideas.  Demonstrate self-motivation, self-direction.  Must be able to work independently, as well as collaboratively.  Understand and adhere to University policies and guidelines.  Must be able to maintain accurate and detailed records. Must be available to observe and conference with teacher candidates during the school day.  Must be able to travel to multiple school sites to supervise teacher candidates in the clinical field experiences.  Must have the ability to use electronic documents and technology to process evaluations and appropriate communications with teacher candidates, the Educator Preparation Program, and cooperating teachers.  Must have an Understanding of a clinically based Educator Preparation Program.  Must be trained, or have the ability to be trained, in the St. Cloud State Co-Teaching Model.  Must possess a commitment to increasing completion of the Educator Preparation Program for underrepresented student groups.


Master’s degree


At least three years of teaching experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: elementary education (all subjects), cross-categorical special education, or secondary English Language Arts, mathematics, science, or social studies.  Recent teaching/university supervision experience. 


PNW employs the use of a banded pay structure for student teaching supervision.  Mileage for traveling to school sites is included within this pay structure and not reimbursed separately.

$400/candidate for supervision of fewer than 4 teacher candidates

$3,000 for the supervision of 5-8 teacher candidates

$4,300 for the supervision of 9-12 teacher candidates


* For the supervision of ‘dual licensure’ candidates, University Supervisors are compensated an additional $50/candidate.

Additional Information

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.


Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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