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Pro Tempore Practicum Supervisor - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 5, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Pro Tempore Practicum Supervisor - Open Pool

Job no: 529837

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Education, Instruction

Department: Education Studies
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications must include a CV/resume, copy of most recent teaching credential, and a letter of interest indicating content area of expertise.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until June 30, 2023.

Department Summary

The College of Education (COE) at the University of Oregon is a community of leading researchers and practitioners dedicated to transformational scholarship, integrated teaching, and collaborative practice designed to enhance individual lives and systems within a culture that values diversity and promotes respect and inclusion.

The COE is home to 3 academic departments, 14 academic degree programs, 14 research and outreach units, and the HEDCO Clinic. Our tenure-track, instructional career, and research career faculty are devoted to inspiring and mentoring the approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students who will be the next generation of educational and social science leaders. The COE faculty, staff, and students have a distinguished record of developing widely adopted, evidence-based assessments and interventions that serve millions of children in thousands of schools across the country and world. Our faculty, staff, and students also have a common drive: A spirit of discovery that uses research to drive change with the goal of a more equitable, educated, and healthy tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at the College of Education. Our goal at the College of Education is to set our graduates on career-long paths to purposeful, reflective, creative, and meaningful careers; addressing inequity and racial injustice is a thread that runs through our majors and programs while focusing on critical and effective pedagogies. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member of our college contributes to the enrichment of our college community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions

The Department of Education Studies offers undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs to a diverse student body. Our licensure and degree programs prepare professionals to use the best research-based practices to teach children and adult learners. For undergraduates who are interested in becoming elementary or secondary teachers, EDST offers BA/BS and Secondary Certificate program pathways to achieve the goal of becoming a teacher. UOTeach Curriculum and Teaching is the teacher licensure master's program for initial licensure in both Elementary Multiple Subjects and Middle/High School Education. The faculty in the Department of Education Studies is very diverse in terms of research interests and specializations, with award recognition for scholarship, teaching, and service. Our programs are known for a strong focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Position Summary

The University of Oregon's Education Studies Department (EDST) in the College of Education seeks to create a pool of qualified candidates to fill periodic vacancies for Practicum Supervisors. Practicum Supervisors provide individual and group coaching and feedback on lesson planning and instruction for teacher candidates in the UOTeach licensure and master's program during practicum and student teaching experiences.

Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. Appointment level varies, based on supervisory load. Hours vary depending on the schedules of students under supervision. Travel to field placement sites at local K-12 schools and the University of Oregon is required.

Practicum supervisors provide supervision of practicum students in:
  • Elementary and middle/high teacher licensure programs that include an ESOL endorsement, or
  • Stand-alone ESOL, or
  • Reading

    All faculty are expected to contribute to the equity and inclusion goals of the college and to incorporate the best inclusive practices indicated in their field of expertise. Addressing issues such as inequities and racial injustice is a thread that runs through our majors and programs while focusing on critical and effective pedagogies. We are committed to enhancing the culture of the College of Education (COE) by continuing to increase the diversity of our people, programs, and curricula.

    The College of Education welcomes a broad spectrum of candidates and particularly invites applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the profession. Additionally, candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. In deciding whether to apply for a position at the COE, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the COE's Mission, Purpose, and Vision to help determine their potential success:

    Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in education or related field.
  • Current or previous elementary or middle/high license in Oregon or another state or Canada.
  • Two years of teaching experience at the appropriate level (elementary or middle/high) and/or content area (e.g., social studies, math, science, world languages).

    Stand-alone ESOL program:
  • Demonstrable experience teaching English language learners.

    Reading program:
  • Reading endorsement and successful experience in reading instruction.

    Professional Competencies

  • Demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Effective communication skills that will enhance community relations and support student training.
  • Problem-solving skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of knowledge regarding multicultural education, the social and cultural foundations of education, and a demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse populations.
  • Evidence of familiarity with hands-on, engaging pedagogy that invites a critical understanding of the world.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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