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March 2014

Position: Director of Field Placement & Certification
Department:  School of Education

The School of Education is seeking a Director of Field Placement and Certification.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all functions related to placements for student teaching in public, independent, and parochial schools
  • Hires and supervises the work of approximately 40 field supervisors
  • Oversees edTPA (Teacher Performance Assessment) to ensure students' preparedness for this new statewide certification requirement
  • Works with graduate advising office and NYSED to recommend students for certification
  • Travels to schools to meet with school representatives
  • Organizes state-required workshops (e.g., child abuse), conducts certification workshops for students, and hosts orientations and meetings for student/supervised teachers and field supervisors
  • Serves as a member of the Professional Development School (PDS) Liaison Working Group Committee and PDS Advisory Board to facilitate student teaching placements
  • Works closely with the accreditation office to assist with data and documents for NYSED and CAEP
  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in education or related field
  • Certification and experience as a teacher
  • Public school and/or higher education administrative experience
  • Experience with edTPA a plus
  • Ability to work successfully with undergraduate and graduate teacher education students, college faculty and administrative staff, and school district personnel a must

For consideration, send cover letter and curriculum vitae along with three references to humanresources@mville.edu