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Clinical Adjunct Faculty (Practicum Supervisors) for Secondary Social Studies

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 11/30/2019

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Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.

Job Purpose

Lewis & Clark College Graduate School of Education and Counseling invites applications for one position of Clinical Adjunct Faculty (Practicum Supervisor) for the Secondary Social Studies MAT program to begin immediately and continue until June 2020. This position will be supervision for social studies teacher candidates working in secondary classrooms.

What You'll Do

Provide support for each SS teacher candidate’s practicum teaching.
Complete at least six practicum classroom observations at each SS teacher candidate’s practicum site.
Provide a brief written report for each observation.
Conduct two triad meetings with each SS candidate and practicum site mentor (one in March and one in late May or early June).
Check in with the mentor teacher during or after each classroom observation to determine how the teacher candidate is doing.
Complete a formative and summative evaluation of each SS candidate using the Teacher Candidate Assessment.
Writing a letter of recommendation for each SS candidate.
Participate in professional development meetings over the academic year (currently these meetings are scheduled for November, January, and March).

Must Haves

Five or more years of secondary teaching experience in social studies
Hold or be eligible for an Oregon Teaching License with an endorsement in social studies

Work Schedule

Benefits Eligible: No

Pay Rate

$600 per candidate

Physical Requirements

The job works primarily at a desk or is otherwise involved in activities requiring little lifting, climbing or working in tiring positions
Sitting, standing, walking, repetitive hand movements (e.g., typing), seeing, talking, hearing

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The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.

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Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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