$75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
This is a 12-month, non-tenure-track, part or full-time position.
The successful candidate will teach courses, advise and assist
teacher candidates, build and maintain relationships with field
staff and school members, manage and mentor student teaching
supervisors, and promote the enrollment growth of the program with
special attention to the recruitment of a diverse candidate
This position is housed within the Department of Curriculum &
Instruction in the School of Education at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison, the flagship campus of the University of
Wisconsin System. The University of Wisconsin-Madison occupies
ancestral Ho-Chunk land, a place their nation has called Teejop
(day-JOPE) since time immemorial. We recognize and respect the
inherent sovereignty of the Ho-Chunk and the 12 First Nations
within the boundaries of the state of Wisconsin. Their collective
legacy of colonization, resistance, and resilience is taught and
honored in our teacher education programs, which represents one of
many collaborative acts to create a better future together.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the UW-Madison Department
of Curriculum & Instruction as a teaching faculty in an
innovative, joint ESL/Secondary Masters program for teacher
certification. The Department of Curriculum & Instruction is
home to a number of research-based teacher certification programs.
These programs are designed around practice-based field experiences
in which students observe, assist, and teach in both classrooms and
out-of-school educational programs as they work toward earning
their initial educator licenses. We are seeking a teaching faculty
member to provide leadership within the social studies teacher
education program and mentorship for the pre-service teacher
candidates in that program.
Principal duties include:
1) teach social studies education course(s) in the content
2) supervise teacher candidates in their field placements;
3) lead social studies education program planning and
4) manage and mentor field supervisors in their work with students
and cooperating teachers;
5) develop and maintain relationships with cooperating teachers and
6) manage the overall progress of the secondary social studies
teacher candidates, including the application process of the
incoming cohort and certification/degree process of the graduating
7) participate with coordinators in other content areas to
coordinate, assess and improve the program.
Additional Responsibilities May Include:
1) course facilitation and field supervision of teacher candidates
in their ESL courses and field work;
2) teaching of additional courses as needed;
3) other administration tasks as needed.
Provides classroom, online, and/or
laboratory instruction associated with more than one lecture or
laboratory course, assists with the design and execution of
administrative functions associated with academic instruction and
the development of pedagogy/andragogy or assessment tools and
resources to support quality student learning. Provides for-credit
instruction in formats such as classroom, online and/or laboratory
settings, including grading. Serves as an instructor of record.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- 5% Works with faculty to identify and develop new methods of
advancing instruction in the discipline
- 10% Assesses learner performance and prepares reports
recommending instructional improvements
- 10% Develops teaching techniques that enhance course
effectiveness in alignment with desired outcomes and established
strategy and may train other staff in use of these techniques
- 50% Provides classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction,
- 5% Supervises the day-to-day activities of work unit employees
involved in instructional support as needed
- 10% Assists in defining the objectives of the program and plays
a major role in carrying out program duties
- 10% Advises students on academic and career direction within a
specific field of study.
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please
visit: Diversity and
Masters degree in social studies education or similar area with
extensive experience in 4-12 teaching and/or teacher education
required, Ph.D. (or ABD) preferred.
Candidates must have a minimum of three years' experience teaching
social studies at the secondary level (grades 4-12). Candidates
should also have excellent interpersonal, teamwork, written and
oral communication skills, and an exceptional record of classroom
instruction and curricular innovation in social studies education
methods that can further enhance our program.
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction has a strong
commitment to disability, racial, ethnic, linguistic, gender, and
sexual diversity and seeks applications from members of
historically underrepresented groups and those who can demonstrate
a commitment to social justice, equity, inclusion, diversity,
asset-based perspective, and evidence-based teaching
Ideally, candidates should have demonstrated experience developing
and maintaining partnerships as well as teacher coaching,
mentorship, leadership of professional learning, or field
Experience and expertise in teacher education at the university
level, or similar experiences in teacher coaching, mentoring, or
leading professional learning.
Certification and/or experience in working with English Language
Learners, including curricular innovation in ESL methods that can
further enhance our secondary teacher certification program.
Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person,
onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be
performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with job #275209;
please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two job postings
allows the Department to consider candidates with a broader range
of credentials and experience for this position.
To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by
Sunday, April 9, 2023, however this position will remain open and
applications may be considered until this position is filled.
How to Apply:
To be considered for this position, please submit the
- A letter of application referencing the PVL#
- CV (including teaching certifications and experience)
- One page (maximum) teaching statement that includes values and
- Contact information for three references
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE
Teaching Faculty II(TL026)
A17-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/CURRIC & INSTR
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Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to, including but not
limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as
a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal
regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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