Adjunct Faculty-Education (Mahoning County)
Franklin University has an opening for a part-time adjunct faculty member in our School of Education. The initial assignment will be to serve as a Clinical Supervisor for students doing their student teaching beginning January 22, 2024, in Mahoning County, Ohio for primary aged children (P-5).
The adjunct faculty member will conduct a minimum of eleven meetings including an initial meeting with the student and co-op teacher to establish ground rules, 4 student observation meetings, a midterm evaluation meeting, 4 additional student observation meetings and then a final evaluation meeting using the School of Education's approved clinical assessment method. Travel to the school during the school day to conduct these meetings/observations will be expected to the extent permitted due to COVID-19.
Other duties include:
• Completing, collecting, and submitting all required documents for student teaching according to program deadlines;
• Conducting weekly communication with candidates in person, by phone, through zoom meetings and/or via e-mail;
• Objectively evaluating and grading Teacher Candidates based on their classroom performance and work submitted and fostering their confidence and efficacy in teaching
• Maintaining current knowledge of effective supervision approaches, such as cognitive coaching, adult learning theory, and current content-specific pedagogy and instructional practices; and,
• Communicating with Department Chair of the School of Education and staff to address student questions and concerns.
We seek someone with a Master’s degree in Education with 5 or more years of K-12 teaching experience, familiarity with OTES, OSTP, InTASC teaching standards and prior experience in teacher mentorship within Ohio.
Experience with assessment programs in an academic setting, prior field supervision experience and a Current/Active Ohio Teaching license are preferred.
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