Limited Term Adjunct Instructor, UA South (Elementary Ed University Mentor) (Part Time)

University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
UA South announces a part-time, non-benefits eligible Elementary Education University Mentor position for the fall 2018 semester in Pima County. We seek a candidate with experience as an elementary classroom teacher, administrator, instructional coach or having other relevant work experience in grades one through eight. The Elementary Education University Mentor is responsible for clinical supervision of up to eight student teachers, with possible additional candidates in school placements in the semester prior to student teaching. The University Mentor observes Teacher Candidates in their assigned school placement classrooms and collaborates with their Classroom Mentor Teachers. The University Mentor provides coaching and assesses the Teacher Candidate's ability to meet required standards. The University Mentor will work under the guidance of the UA South Clinical Practice Coordinator and faculty who are instructors for the practicum and student teaching courses. The University Mentor will attend periodic trainings and collaborative meetings with UA South Teacher Education faculty and staff. The University Mentor will be available to meet with candidates in their school placements according to candidates' daily and weekly schedules. The ideal candidate will have (1) outstanding verbal and written communication skills, (2) demonstrated skill and experience in facilitating student learning, (3) experience in mentoring or coaching (4) the ability to collaborate with diverse individuals and navigate varying interests, and (5) a passion for education, teaching, and serving high-need communities. The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here.