LEAD UNIVERSITY SUPERVISOR (TEMPORARY)
The Temporary Lead University Supervisor is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with local school districts to ensure that teacher candidates in the Multiple and Single Subject teaching credential program are placed in an environment that both comply with CTC requirements and support the teacher candidate professional learning experience. The position is the liaison for the teacher candidate, school-site master teachers, university supervisors and Vanguard University personnel. The position reports to the Director of the Graduate Program in Education, working closely with the Credential Analyst/Student Teacher Coordinator and the Program Coordinator. This position is temporary for the months of April-June 2017.
- Assist Credential Analyst/Student Teacher Coordinator, cohort faculty and Director in establishing effective teacher candidate placement systems that reflect CTC student teaching requirements.
- Serve as the liaison to University Supervisors of teacher candidates in the process of student teaching placement, questions and concerns.
- Communicate on a regular basis with district and school-site personnel for appropriate student teacher placement and master teacher recruitment.
- Visit school sites for supporting communication with master teachers and school personnel relevant to teacher placement.
- Interview Master Teachers to insure alignment with CTC compliance and missional alignment with the Credential program requirements.
- Serve as a liaison for the teaching credential program to County Offices, School Districts, and other entities in the school system to support Memo of Understanding (MOU Contract), and CTC student teaching requirements.
- Assist with coordinating master teacher collaboration meetings and trainings with Education faculty.
- Assist with coordinating University Supervisor orientation and training sessions.
- Identify risks to the organization within the department and discuss risk reduction options with immediate supervisor.
- Other duties, as assigned by the Director of the Graduate Program in Education.
- Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s preferred
- Experience in K-12 public education
- Knowledge of California public schools (teaching credential preferable)
- Be available to travel to student placements and visit school sites during traditional school days
- Record of established relationship with local school districts
- Knowledge and acceptance of principles and philosophies of Vanguard University, its programs and requirements
- Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships, and maintain consistent communication,
- Strong mentoring skills to assist teacher candidates in meeting professional CTC certification requirements
- Strong organizational and administrative skills, with the ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
- Positive, customer service oriented, professional attitude and integrity
- Must have a current driver’s license and own transportation
Part-time, temporary position. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Business mileage related to school visits will be reimbursed per university policy. This is a non-benefited position.
Applicant should submit a completed VUSC Application for Staff Employment and current resume. The application form can be downloaded from the web at http://humanresources.vanguard.edu/employment-opportunities. All applications/resumes/materials must be submitted electronically via e-mail to: RESUME@vanguard.edu . We are located at: Vanguard University of Southern California, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Applications will be received until position is filled or until a sufficient number of applications are received. Vanguard University will conduct a background check on the final candidate.
VANGUARD UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA is a private, co-educational, comprehensive University of liberal arts and professional studies that believes its evangelical Christian community in the Pentecostal tradition offers a unique opportunity for academic achievement. Vanguard University embodies a Christ-centered, multicultural community serving approximately 2,200 students. Vanguard values and encourages qualified applicants who are diverse in gender, generation, ethnicity, race and/or ability, and seeks staff that will interact with the Vanguard community in a way that reflects a commitment to cultural proficiency. Where permitted by law and in relation to the school’s heritage and mission, Vanguard does exercise religious preference throughout the University.