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Job ID: 108355

University Special Education Fieldwork Supervisor
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Jun. 22, 2018
Title University Special Education Fieldwork Supervisor
University University of San Francisco
Department N/A
Application Deadline 8/30/2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • San Francisco, CA
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Special Education

University Special Education Fieldwork Supervisor

University of San Francisco

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 semesters. 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 and suggestions to the candidate
Supervision contacts may also include the following activities: Co-teaching, conference on candidate identified topic, IEP preparation and 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)

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Travels to candidates school site, no office space required

For information on how to apply, please visit the following link:

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 individuals 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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