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Supervisor of Teacher Education - University of California, Riverside - Riverside/Palm Desert, CA - EXPIRED

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Company: University of California, Riverside

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The School of Education at the University of California, Riverside, a minority serving institution, invites applications for two Supervisor of Teacher Education positions. One position will be based at UCR and is open to all subjects, with special consideration for Spanish, English, and Multiple Subject. The second position is in Multiple Subject and will be based out of UCR’s Palm Desert Office. These positions are for one year, in a cohort-based program, and may be part time or full time. The UCR Teacher Education Program is committed to serving the Inland Southern California community and has partnerships with schools and districts throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. It provides high quality, focused teacher preparation grounded in comprehensive mentoring for student and intern teachers. The incumbent of the position based out of UCR’s Palm Desert Office will be working with candidates placed at Coachella Valley Unified School District. The position will commence July 1, 2023, or as negotiated.


We are seeking applicants who have culturally sustaining and equity-focused expertise in the areas of teaching linguistically and culturally diverse students and in mentoring or supervising teachers. Supervisors teach courses identified for student and/or intern teaching seminars, student and/or intern teaching field experiences, and teaching performance assessment. Supervisors are expected to provide high quality instruction, mentorship, and supervision to a cohort of diverse pre-service and/or intern teachers according to California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and program requirements; assist in program events, trainings, and meetings; and, complete course syllabi, program reports and required documentation according to deadlines.


Minimum qualifications are: A Master’s degree or equivalent; a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience with racially, linguistically, and socio-economically diverse student populations in a K-12 public school system; mentoring, coaching, or supervising teachers, including explicit expertise with teachers of Color; knowledge of California Common Core Standards. Preferred qualifications include a current California teaching credential (with special consideration for Spanish, English, and Multiple Subject for the UCR-based position, and special consideration for Multiple Subject for the Palm Desert-based position); knowledge of Ethnic Studies; exceptional communication and networking skills; proficiency in Office software applications; demonstrated teaching success with diverse student populations; experience in supervising or mentoring pre-service teachers; knowledge of and experience in current education reform efforts, such as Common Core Standards in Mathematics and Common Core Standards in Literacy in Science; knowledge of new program standards and teaching performance expectations; knowledge of and experience in teacher performance assessment; experience with integrating technology in classroom curriculum; and, experience with developing and maintaining relationships with schools and districts in the Inland region. Specifically, the supervisor of teacher education is responsible for the following:


Participation in Program Activities

  • Attends monthly and quarterly Supervisor of Teacher Education meetings;
  • Attends staff development sessions/days during program year as required; and,
  • Attends University and/or School of Education social events as required;
  • Participates on advisory and/or scholarship committees.
  • Possible Multiple Subjects, Single Subject or Special Education Program Coordination.


  • Teaches a 2-hour student teaching seminar once a week per quarter; seminar typically scheduled between 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and
  • Teaches a 1-hour teacher performance assessment course once a week per quarter; course typically scheduled between 8:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Supervision of Student Teaching

  • Conducts a minimum of four (4) formal observations (per quarter) of classroom instruction per candidate during public school hours;
  • Makes additional observation at school sites as necessary and as requested;
  • Completes, collects and submits all required documents for student teaching and internship according to program deadlines;
  • Weekly communication with candidates in person, via Zoom, by phone, and/or via e-mail;
  • Works with the academic advisor for placement of candidates in approved local school districts;
  • Conducts orientation with mentor teachers and principals about teacher education program requirements; maintains ongoing communication throughout the candidate’s placement; and,
  • Communicates with Teacher Education Director and staff to address student questions and concerns.


UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a required qualification.


Advancement as a represented Non-Senate Faculty (NSF) Lecturer/Supervisor of Teacher Education at the University of California is dependent upon re-appointment.  For more information about advancement and reappointment as a member of Unit 18, please review the current Unit 18 Labor Contract. 


See Table 32 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329-$68,247 (full-time base salary, prorated according to appointment percentage). Review of applicants will begin on May 19, 2023 and will continue until position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Frances Valdovinos, Chair of the Search Committee, [email protected].  


Interested individuals should send an electronic application, including a cover letter (specify which position you are applying for, UCR or Palm Desert), curriculum vitae (CV), three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of contributions to diversity to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01726.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.