Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locations-in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant-are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs- in a variety of on-campus and online formats-lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity:
The University Supervisor observes and documents the teacher candidate's demonstration of professional competencies relative to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Professional Standards for Teachers and also serves as an advocate and additional resource for the student and school. Working closely with the cooperating teacher, the University Supervisor supports the teacher candidate's developing practice.
To meet this important goal, the supervisor should:
Be familiar with the policies, expectations, evaluations, and administrative tasks of the student teaching experience
Schedule, facilitate & participate in the required number of meetings with the clinical triad (student teacher, cooperating teacher, and supervisor)
Provide verbal and written feedback in a timely manner
Complete and submit all necessary paperwork, assessments, and practicum evaluations
Work closely with classroom site and teacher to integrate or reconcile University curriculum and school philosophy
Monitor teacher candidates' progress & provide support
Communicate regularly with the Director of Field Placements
Identify areas of concern
Attend orientations and other scheduled meetings
Demonstrates related supervisory knowledge of both the subject matter and the methodology of teaching
Master's degree in education
Minimum five years teaching &/or administrative experience
Experience in urban & underserved schools preferred
Diversity Statement: The diversity, or inclusion, statement is required. Although there are no set rules, please write in the first person and use specific examples from your own personal experience. The statement should not exceed two pages.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.