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Art Education Field/Student-Teaching Supervisor 2023

The College of New Jersey
Pennington, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 6, 2023

Job Details

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Department of Art & Art History is seeking candidates for Adjunct Position in Art Education: Field/Student Teaching/Supervisor.

The College of New Jersey invites applications for a part-time Art Education adjunct position in the Department of Art and Art History. We seek an Art Educator to supervise junior and/or senior-level pre-service art teachers in the K-12 schools in the Fall and/or Spring semesters. Date of appointment: Ongoing


The position is a field/student teaching Supervisor. Responsibilities include observing junior and/or senior-level pre-service art teachers in K-12 schools, conducting post-observation conferences, reviewing art lesson plans, completing student assessment forms, and maintaining positive professional relationships between the student teachers, cooperating teachers, school districts, and TCNJ. We are seeking an inspiring, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and innovative art educator to contribute to TCNJ's Art Education program and provide support to pre-service art teachers. The College is located in close proximity to Princeton, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, and New York City, NY.

Minimum qualifications:

1) Completed Master’s Degree in Art Education or related field by the date of appointment. Applicants with equivalent experience as a K-12 art teacher may be considered.

2) At least three years of full-time elementary, middle, or high school art teaching experience in the United States. Applicants should be state certified K-12 art teachers.

3) Previous college teaching experience in art education, supervision of novice teachers, mentorship of pre-service teachers, or having served as a cooperating teacher.

4) Record of teaching effectiveness in the K-12 schools (e.g., earned tenure) and active engagement with professional organizations such as AENJ or NAEA.

The ideal candidate will understand the current trends in art education and the challenges facing the field. They should have a firm understanding of K-12 schools and art teaching, a positive attitude toward education, and be dedicated to supporting art teacher candidates. The candidate should have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to effectively work with others. The candidate must have access to a car and be available weekdays to travel to K-12 schools in order to observe pre-service teachers.

Contact Information

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, 3-5 examples of K-12 or art education undergraduate student work (in 1 pdf file), and contact information for three references electronically in Taleo.

Only complete, electronic submissions will be considered. Please do not submit additional information such as transcripts, lesson plans, or copies of previous syllabi.

A review of applications is ongoing and positions will be filled as needed. Please direct further inquiries to: Art Education Coordinator, Department of Art and Art History, The College of New Jersey, P.O. Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718, .

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.



The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that is consistently recognized as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ maintains the eighth highest four-year graduation rate among all public colleges and universities. It is ranked by Money as one of the top 15 public colleges “most likely to pay off financially,” and U.S. News & World Report rates it the No. 1 public institution among regional universities in the northeast.

Known for its natural beauty, the college is situated on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township, New Jersey, in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for a wealth of degree programs offered through the college’s seven schools: Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing and Health Sciences; and Science. Five signature experiences are the hallmark of a TCNJ education. They include a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education; undergraduate research, mentored internships, and field experiences; community engaged learning; global engagement; and leadership development.

TCNJ’s longstanding commitment to faculty-student collaboration was recognized in 2015 by the Council on Undergraduate Research, which named the college the recipient of its inaugural “Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishment.” In 2006, TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.

Essential to its mission, TCNJ believes in the transformative power of education to develop critical thinkers, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners and leaders. Leadership programming is offered throughout an undergraduate’s career, as well as other programs and services aimed at students’ social, emotional, career, academic, spiritual, and physical development.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission. Our commitment to diversity is guided by our spirit of service toward our students, faculty and staff. The campus provides a multitude of cultural and social experiences that further broaden and enrich the lives of our College and community members. The College of New Jersey is proud to offer a generous benefits package that includes health, welfare, and retirement benefits for all eligible employees

We invite you to discover what TCNJ has to offer.

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