Open date: February 3rd, 2017
Last review date: March 31st, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Education Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for the position of Program Director of Teacher Education. We are particularly interested in applicants who have previous experience in teacher education programs and are knowledgeable about innovative approaches to teacher development.
The Department prepares approximately 65 credential students for teaching in K-12 California public schools. The program, which also grants a Masters of Arts in Education, operates on a year-round (summer to summer) schedule. Under the direction of the Department Chair, and in consultation with the Faculty Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day program components; reviewing applications for Teacher Supervisors and Lecturers; overseeing student teaching placements in county schools; coordinating the California teaching performance assessment (EdTPA); monitoring student progress; assisting with report writing and long-term planning; and adhering to the California's state credentialing guidelines. The selected candidate will also supervise and evaluate approximately six Teacher Supervisors. The MA/Credential program is supported by a dedicated Credential Analyst and department staff. The successful candidate will also work with the Faculty Director, Teacher Education Committee (TEC), and the Education Department faculty in assessing program strengths and envisioning and implementing improvements and reforms.
The University of California, Santa Cruz, an Hispanic Serving Institution, serves a mix of suburban and rural schools in which many students are immigrants or the children of immigrants. We are committed to inquiry-based pedagogies for preparing teachers to improve the education of linguistically and culturally diverse students and promote equity and social justice. More information on the department can be found at http://education.ucsc.edu/.
RANK: Academic Coordinator II
SALARY: $71,160-$82,260, commensurate with qualifications, experience, and percentage of appointment.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (a) At least five years of teaching experience; (b) demonstrated record of professional development with teacher education students or practicing teachers; and (c) Master's degree in Education or related field.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (a) Leadership experience in university teacher education programs; (b) doctorate in education or related field; and (c) knowledge of the California credentialing system and state and national teacher education initiatives.
POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2017
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: The initial appointment is for two years, with the possibility of extension, at 87.5% time, with the possibility of an additional 12.5% teaching appointment if interested. If hiring unit proposes reappointment, a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon availability of funding.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted through the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. Applications must include a letter of application outlining the applicant's interests and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a one to two page statement articulating the candidate's perspectives on teacher education, and two to three confidential reference letters.* Applicants are also invited to submit a teaching statement, syllabi (a maximum of three), and/or teaching evaluations (a maximum of three sets of course evaluations) if they wish. All materials must be submitted as PDF files.
Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00425
Refer to Position #JPF00425-17T in all correspondence.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2017. To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2018.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686.
Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.
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- Cover Letter - A letter of application outlining the applicant's interests and qualifications for the position
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. or resume
- Perspectives on teacher education - A one to two page statement articulating your perspectives on teacher education
- Statement of Teaching (Optional)
- Course Evaluations (1 of 3) - Teaching evaluations (a maximum of three sets of course evaluations can be submitted) (Optional)
- Course Evaluations (2 of 3) - Teaching evaluations (a maximum of three sets of course evaluations can be submitted) (Optional)
- Course Evaluations (3 of 3) - Teaching evaluations (a maximum of three sets of course evaluations can be submitted) (Optional)
- Syllabi (1 of 3) - Course syllabi (a maximum of three can be submitted) (Optional)
- Syllabi (2 of 3) - Course syllabi (a maximum of three can be submitted) (Optional)
- Syllabi (3 of 3) - Course syllabi (a maximum of three can be submitted) (Optional)
2-3 letters of reference required
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