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Job ID: 87927

University Special Education Fieldwork Supervisor
University of San Francisco

  • Dec. 20, 2016
  • University Special Education Fieldwork Supervisor
  • N/A
  • University of San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Professional Staff
  • Special Education
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Job Summary:

The Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Disabilities Credential Program in the Learning and Instruction Department at the University of San Francisco was developed to address the shortage of credentialed special education teachers in Bay Area urban schools. This two-year program is designed to prepare special education teachers to serve and advocate for culturally and linguistically diverse K-12 students in special day class, resource, and inclusive settings. The Fieldwork Supervisor provides both assistance to and evaluation of the special education credential candidate; assisting in the candidate's development and observing the candidate's teaching performance in the classroom. He or she must visit first year candidates five times in the Fall semester and three times for all other semester. This is a part time position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Initiate contact with candidate to establish communications
  • Observe and evaluate candidate during classroom visits (Approximately 1 - 1 hours per visit)
  • Completes observation/conference records, providing immediate, constructive comments to the candidate
  • Supervision contacts may also include the following activities: Individual education plan meeting observation during the first year, co-teaching, IEP preparation and conferences, parent teacher conferences, instructional demonstrations and modeling using research-based instructional practices
  • Assess candidate in formal evaluation with school site administrator at, or near, the end of each semester
  • Fieldwork Supervisors will contact candidates between formal observation visits to monitor and solicit information about the fieldwork placement and provide additional support when needed

Minimum Requirements:

  • Hold clear CA Mild/Moderate credential or equivalent with CLAD/ EL and ASD Authorizations
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant K - 12 Special Education teaching experience, preferably in urban setting
  • Successful experience coaching/mentoring beginning teachers
  • Knowledgeable about the field of special education using research based instructional practices
  • Able to provide timely, helpful and appropriate feedback to candidates based on the state required Teacher Performance Expectations
  • Has knowledge of common core standards and new educational advances
  • Fair, flexible, a good listener and skilled in interpersonal relations
  • Able to access and utilize technology (e.g. email, dropbox, training videos)

Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

  • Travels to candidate's school site, no office space required

To Apply: Please submit (a) cover letter stating qualifications and interest; (b) resume; (c) proof of credential(s) and; (d) two recommendation letters to Aisha Bolds, SPED Fieldwork Coordinator, at

Please contact Aisha Bolds at (415) 422-5622 or by email with any questions regarding this position.

EEO Policy

The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.



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