Job ID 51496BR Date posted 03/24/2021 Institution Walden
University City Akron
University Supervisors for the Elementary Education program are
part-time faculty members at Walden University who serve the
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership by regularly
observing and evaluating teacher candidates during their
demonstration teaching experience. University Supervisors visit
school settings, working with cooperating teachers and teacher
candidates. University supervisors share responsibilities with
cooperating teachers and provide leadership for planning,
supervising, evaluating, and implementing the Walden curriculum for
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Communicate Walden University expectations for demonstration
teaching to cooperating teachers and school administrators.
- Provide cooperating teachers with an orientation to Walden
University and demonstration teaching.
- Conduct a minimum number of on-site, in the field
3 observations during the 12 week demonstration teaching
Additional observations and communications electronically or by
telephone with Walden students and/or cooperating teachers may be
required when deemed necessary.
- Structure conferences with the candidate and cooperating
teacher, and provide oral and written feedback.
- Complete formal evaluations of the teacher candidate throughout
the demonstration teaching experience.
- Provide the licensure candidate with opportunities for
continued professional growth in his or her ability, including
support during the candidate's completion of the Teacher
- Serve as a liaison between the university and demonstration
teaching site, offering information and support to cooperating
teachers and site administrators as needed.
- Participate in the College of Education's Orientation for
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on
performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
Faculty members are required to have an adequate computer to
handle an electronic learning platform, keyboard, pointing device,
and computer monitor. All other tools are knowledge-based or
training-based through Walden University. The Faculty Member must
be able to use Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS
PowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat and must have reliable
Internet access as well as alternate access in cases where primary
access becomes unavailable.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- A master's degree is required, of which an applicant must hold
either a bachelor's degree or advanced degree in elementary
- At least 3 years of teaching experience, of which at least one
year is at the age/grade level of the assignment.
- Verified teaching experience at the level and discipline of the
- Must have or have held a teaching license (can be expired)
- Experience with online technology
- Knowledge, skills, and teaching experiences related to
diversity and student exceptionalities.
- Candidate must live within 60 miles of Akron, OH.
LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION:
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an
earned degree in the discipline being taught, and may be expected
to be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific
programs. Faculty Members must maintain their licenses and any
appropriate certifications in order to continue to teach at Walden
University. Faculty Members are also expected to maintain currency
with research by reviewing articles, journals, and presentations.
If participating in research, the Faculty Member may publish and
acknowledge Walden University.
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment,
but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves
operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours
daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional
office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other
physical functions as necessary.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Our goal is to have a diverse workforce that is representative
of our students and our communities. Laureate is an equal
opportunity employer committed to hiring based upon merit.
Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet
the minimum qualifications and are able to perform with or without
reasonable accommodations. We do not discriminate on the basis of
sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, physical or
mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any
other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Pursuant
to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Walden University
is required not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its
educational program or activities, and does not do so. This
prohibition extends to admissions and employment. For more
information on Walden University's Title IX policy, including the
application of Title IX, please click here.