University (Fieldwork) Supervisors in Teacher Education - 2021-2022 Academic Year

California, United States
Salary Not specified
May 26, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
General Information

Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies seeks applications for university supervisors of fieldwork experiences in its graduate programs (Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Arts in Special Education) during the 2021-2022 Academic Year (fall, interterm, spring, summer).

More information about the Teacher Education programs in Attallah College of Educational Studies is available at  

Attallah College of Educational Studies is nationally accredited by CAEP, regionally accredited by WASC, and its teacher education programs are fully accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). As a university, Chapman is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Attallah College of Educational Studies. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Attallah College is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

Attallah College University Supervisors provide high quality instruction, mentorship, and supervision to cohorts of pre-service teacher candidates and/or intern candidates according to California Teaching Commission (CTC) and program requirements. Supervisors observe, mentor, and develop teacher education candidates prior to and during student teaching and/or teacher residency terms. University Supervisor duties include but are not limited to assisting with and attending trainings, meetings, and teacher candidate events; communicating with cooperating teachers and candidate faculty advisors; reading and responding to candidate lesson plans and other written materials each week; conducting a minimum number of formal classroom observations per candidate each term (6 observations required for each candidate during each student teaching/residency semester and completing candidate evaluations, program reports and required accreditation documentation according to deadlines.



• Master's degree or equivalent
• Valid California clear teaching credential in the area of Reading (Reading Specialist), Bilingual Multiple Subject (Spanish or Mandarin), Single Subject (history/social studies, English, math, science), Special Education Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe, or administrative credential
• Three or more years of outstanding teaching/administration in public schools
• Ability to conduct remote supervision and communication due to COVID limitations
• Current knowledge of the adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems
• Demonstrated knowledge of current TPE and TPA requirements for teacher education candidates
• Demonstrated commitment to furthering equity, diversity and the improvement of public education
• Experience in inclusive education and differentiated instruction
• Strong commitment to student learning, quality teaching and academic excellence
• Demonstrated ability to motivate and teach students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds
• Appreciation and respect for student role, contribution, and responsibility in the learning process
• Commitment to supporting and enhancing programs’ core values and missions as described on the program websites:
o MAT: 
o Special Education: 
o MACI: 



• Conducts fieldwork observations as dictated by accreditation requirements (for student teaching/teacher residency, minimum of six (6) observations of classroom instruction per credential candidate during public school hours)
• Makes additional observations at school sites as necessary and as requested
• Completes, collects, and submits all required documents for student teaching according to program deadlines
• Conducts weekly communication with candidates in person, by phone, and/or via e-mail
• Contributes to orientation with mentor teachers and principals about teacher education program requirements and maintains ongoing communication throughout the candidate’s placement
• Maintains current knowledge of effective supervision approaches, such as cognitive coaching, adult learning theory, and current content-specific pedagogy and instructional practices
• Communicates with program coordinators and Fieldwork Manager on a weekly basis to address student questions and concerns
• Attends monthly Supervisor of Teacher Education meetings
• Attends a minimum of two professional development sessions for supervisors during the program year

Finally, as a nationally-accredited program, all university supervisors are responsible for providing data on all accreditation-related assignments, replying to all college surveys, submitting requested updated information, and maintaining open and ongoing communication with Chapman University faculty, staff and students through assigned Chapman email throughout the duration of employment at Chapman University.


Contact Information

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, faculty employment application, and contact information for three references to:
Zac Graycen, Administrative Coordinator, Teacher Education Programs

Please use "Lecturer in Teacher Education" as the subject of your email. You may also direct any inquiries to the same email address.

Successful completion of criminal background check is required for final candidates.


Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.


Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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