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Fieldwork Supervisor - SPED Programs, Dept of Educational Psychology

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: East Bay
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time, Faculty - Education/Library Science

    

FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (SPED Programs)

Part-Time Remote and Field-Based Supervisor Pool Position

POSITION AVAILABLE: The Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Support Needs and Extensive Support Needs Credential Programs in the Department of Educational Psychology are accepting applications for the position of Fieldwork Supervisor during Academic Year 2021-2022. Individuals with special education licensure and k-12 experience are encouraged to apply. Supervision for the 2021-2022 school year will be remote or face-face based on the delivery of instruction in the school district and the needs of the candidate.  The remote option may continue for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year.

The program is two years in length and culminates in the recommendation for the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential and the Master’s degree in Special Education. Candidates in the Education Specialist Program complete fieldwork and coursework concurrently over the course of the two-year program. The fieldwork experiences increase from three days a week to full-time student teaching.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Special Education Programs are one of post baccalaureate/graduate four programs in the Department of Educational Psychology. Program Coordinators work to provide all candidates with relevant field based experiences. Program faculty have expertise in special education pedagogy, collaboration, assessment, technology, curriculum and instruction.  Program faculty work directly with fieldwork supervisors in the support of candidates.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The responsibilities of the position reflect both face-face and distance learning education and supervision environments. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.

  • Provide face-face or remote supervision for candidates teaching or completing fieldwork experiences in Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties.
  • Travel to teaching/fieldwork sites in Alameda, Contra Costa Counties, San Mateo and/or when it is safe to do so.
  • Contact with the candidate, cooperating teacher and the site administrator to let them know that you will be the onsite/remote supervisor for the credential candidate.
  • Review the Using GoReact video and provide feedback to the candidate through the GoReact platform.  Candidates will upload a minimum of 6 filmed assignments over the course of the semester.
  • Filmed observations may include direct instruction, co-teaching/teaching in general /special education, assessing students, participation in IEP meetings, consulting/ collaborating, and managing support personnel.
  • Complete observation of the video and online conference and provide the candidate with immediate and constructive suggestions.
  • Complete additional contacts such as conferences related to co-teaching, conferencing about a candidate-identified topic, preparing an IEP, preparing an IEP meeting, demonstrating instruction, and modeling research-based instructional practices.
  • Conference with the school site administrator at the end of each semester to present the candidate’s progress towards meeting the Teacher Performance Expectations.
  • Be available to the candidate for support and assistance between uploaded site visits.
  • Provide information regarding candidates to the program coordinator as requested.
  • Attend CSU East Bay fieldwork supervisor trainings and meetings.

RANK AND SALARY: Lecturer. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Position appointment is subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester begins August 17, 2021 and Spring Semester begins January 21, 2022.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • California clear credential authorized to work with students with Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Disabilities or the equivalent with additional authorizations: CLAD/English Learner and Autism Spectrum Disorders or an appropriate special education designated instruction or pupil personnel services credential.
  • Minimum of 3 years K-12 Special Education teaching experience.
  • Successful experience mentoring/coaching/collaborating with teachers in their first 5 years of teaching.
  • Knowledge of the field of special education legislation, mandates and practices.
  • Knowledge of research-based practices for instruction, assessment and supporting positive behavior.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Use of technology (e.g., GoReact, Zoom, Google, Blackboard, email).

PREFERRED:

  • Master’s degree in Special Education or related field.
  • Experience working with adult learners.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Positions open until filled. Applications are considered on a continuous basis. Those presently in the pool, whether teaching or not, must submit a new application for the new academic year, and a current vita. All new applicants must submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a complete and current vita, (3) an academic application through PageUp ("Apply Now"), and (4) two letters of professional recommendation.

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

CSUEB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or disability. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.                   

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