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Limited Term Lecturer - University Early Field Supervisor, School of Education and Counseling

Company: Purdue University
Location: Hammond
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

Serve as the liaison between the School of Education and Counseling (SoEC) and the P-12 schools where teacher candidates are placed for their early field experiences. Provide teacher candidates with constructive criticism, support, and guidance. Document progress of teacher candidates throughout the semester using the protocols established including the use of electronic documentation. 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. Observe teacher candidates clinical experience and complete clinical evaluation of observations. Meet with school administrator and staff to determine a service project for candidates to complete during the field experience. Create and provide a monthly seminar for candidates based upon themes and/or topics from observations, candidate questions, and field guide assignments to suggest specific strategies or approaches to instruction or the creation of learning environments. Work collaboratively with the SoEC to ensure that data is collected, analyzed, and reported. Assist in the review of the field experiences 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.


Compensation for early field experience is: $2,200 per cohort. Mileage for traveling to school sites is included within this pay structure and not reimbursed separately.

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.

FLSA Status


Keywords: Purdue University, Hammond , Limited Term Lecturer - University Early Field Supervisor, School of Education and Counseling, Education / Teaching , Hammond, Indiana

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