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Adjunct Faculty - College of Education, Office of Field Experiences

Company: William Paterson University
Location: Wayne
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Title:

Adjunct Faculty - College of Education, Office of Field Experiences (Job ID:714)

Department:

Field Experience Partnerships

Summary:

William Paterson University invites applications for adjunct faculty within the College of Education, Office of Field Experiences.

Applicants will not be automatically contacted. Instead, applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis. Applications are valid for a two-year period, at which point they will be deleted from the system. Please feel free to reapply after two years with updated information. For general questions, please email talent@wpunj.edu

  • Adjunct faculty in the Office of Field Experiences supervise teacher candidates and advanced licensure candidates in the field.

Department Overview:

The Office of Field Experiences creates, promotes, and supports mutually beneficial clinical partnerships between the College of Education and P-12 SCHOOL DISTRICTS so that: TEACHER CANDIDATES engage in and reflect on high quality clinical experiences; CLINICAL EDUCATORS grow as mentors and teacher leaders; and together they also collaborate in teaching and learning, professional development, and reflection to create a positive impact on P-12 STUDENT learning and their LARGER COMMUNITIES

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend each orientation program for each teacher candidate assigned to you (clinical experience and/or clinical practice) and meet with assigned candidates.
  • Attend the clinical supervisors meetings held at the beginning and end of each semester.
  • Contact the cooperating teacher to introduce yourself and arrange for a "Hello" or initial visit.
  • Introduce yourself to the principal on the first visit to the school.
  • Conduct formal observations according to the chart below.

Type of Clinical Work

Minimum Number of Formal Observations

Clinical Experience (practicum)

Two (2) Formal Observations

Clinical Practice I

Four (4) Formal Observations

Clinical Practice II

Eight (8) Formal Observations

P-3 Alternate Route

Three (3) formal Observations

TSD-E Clinical

Two (2) Formal Observations

LDT-C Clinical

Three (3) Formal Observations

  • Review and provide feedback on the less plan schedule to be implemented for the observation.
  • Conduct a pre and post observation conference. Document each observation by recording and identifying information, classroom appearance, evaluation of lesson taught - both content and method of presentation, pupil conduct, student teacher appearance, and student teacher's overall contribution to the school.
  • Document each conference with the student teacher and with the mentor. Record the cooperating teacher's assessment about the progress of the candidate.
  • Read and provide feedback on weekly journal submissions.
  • Notify the Office of Field Experiences if a candidate is having great difficulty and complete a Clinical Intern Action Plan. Work with the cooperating teacher, principal and teacher candidate on interventions.
  • Complete all assessment forms through Chalk and Wire by posted due dates.
  • Prepare travel expense voucher and turn into OFE office. Please note that under a new policy, travel vouchers not turned in on time may not be paid by the WPUNJ Business Office and all travel vouchers must be generated from the WPUNJ website, printed by you and then sent to the OFE office. (Instructions are included in your folder). This policy applies to both faculty and adjunct supervisors.
  • Complete and return surveys to support program improvement sent periodically through the year.
  • Inform the OFE office if you are unable to serve as a supervisor for the next semester.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • New Jersey Department of Education Permanent Teaching Certification;
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in the area(s) of certification;
  • Master's Degree;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Administrative Certification - supervisory experience preferred.

Personal Attributes and Traits:

  • Thrives in a collegial, cooperative environment
  • Dedicated to excellence and achieving positive outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • Capacity to fulfill professional responsibilities with a strong sense of moral duty and obligation to the work at hand

Interested candidates should:

  • Complete an online application
  • Submit a curriculum vitae/resume and cover letter

Application review is ongoing and continuous. Applicants will not be automatically contacted. Instead, applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis. Applications are valid for a two-year period, at which point they will be deleted from the system. Please feel free to reapply after two years with updated information.

General questions related to this application process should be directed to talent@wpunj.edu

About William Paterson:

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre- professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Keywords: William Paterson University, Wayne , Adjunct Faculty - College of Education, Office of Field Experiences, Other , Wayne, New Jersey

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