Adjunct Faculty - College of Education, Office of Field
Experiences (Job ID:714)
Field Experience Partnerships
William Paterson University invites applications for adjunct
faculty within the College of Education, Office of Field
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Adjunct faculty in the Office of Field Experiences supervise
teacher candidates and advanced licensure candidates in the
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
- 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
Two (2) Formal Observations
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
- Complete all assessment forms through Chalk and Wire by posted
- 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
- 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.
- New Jersey Department of Education Permanent Teaching
- A minimum of five (5) years experience in the area(s) of
- Master's Degree;
- Administrative Certification - supervisory experience
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
- 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 email@example.com
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.
Cover Letter, Resume/CV