Job Description
Req Id:  28274
Job Title:  Limited Term Lecturer
Job Description: 

Job Summary

Purdue University is looking for University Supervisors for our Elementary Education student teaching course. We are looking for people who: Love teaching, want to stay involved in the field of education, enjoy mentoring beginning teachers, are hard workers, and that are not looking for full-time work. The University Supervisor plays a vital role in the development of teacher candidates and the co-teaching experience. The supervisor is the link that enables teacher candidates to turn theory into evidence-based practice.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Attend Trainings- 3-4 annually.
  • Make Initial Contact with teacher candidates.
  • Frequent communication with teacher candidates and coopering teachers.
  • Provide feedback on coursework for the teacher candidates.
  • Visit schools, observe teacher candidates and meet with coopering teachers.
  • Teach course content through 3 seminars and 1-2 professional development meetings with teacher candidates.
  • Assign, monitor and assess required course work.
  • Document assessment data for teacher candidates.
  • Assign a final grade for teacher candidates.


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education Teaching experience in U.S. Elementary Classroom
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Current teaching license is not required

Job Details

  • Purdue classifies this position as part-time and consequently no benefits are provided.
  • Pay is based on the number of candidates assigned per semester.
  • Travel is required for this position.  Mileage will be reimbursed.  
  • Expected start date, August, 2024.

Application Instructions

  • To apply: Please attach a current resume or CV, letter of interest, and three references
  • Deadline to apply is July 2024
  • Questions? Please email
Posting Start Date:  9/12/23