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Student Teacher Supervisor

$1,000 – $9,000 monthly

Ball State University

Last Updated: 7/19/22

Job Description

Teacher Education Services

Student Teacher Supervisor

Ball State University

Ball State University’s Teacher Education Services department has an opportunity available for a Student Teacher Supervisor. The University Supervisor is an adjunct faculty instructor in the Teachers College (TC) under The Office of Teacher Education Services and Clinical Practice (OTES-CP). The supervisor serves as the liaison between TC and the P-12 school where teacher candidates are placed for their student teaching experience.

While we are accepting all teacher licensure areas, the greatest need is in the following content majors and locations.

  • Elementary Education (Muncie and Indianapolis)
  • Special Education (Muncie, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne)
  • Early Childhood (Muncie, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne)
  • 5-12 Licensed Administrators interested in the supervision of multiple secondary content areas
  • K-12 Visual Arts (Muncie, Indianapolis)
  • Science Education (Muncie, Indianapolis)

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function: The primary function of the university supervisor is to provide guidance for the teacher candidate in their development of teaching competency, complete assessments which demonstrate that competency, and lend assistance to the mentor teacher.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend University Supervisor Training sessions before each semester as well as defined University Supervisor meetings.
  • Complete, at the minimum, 6 official visits to each p-12 school per student teacher. Should a student teacher need additional guidance, it is expected that the university supervisor conduct more visits.
  • Conducting pre- and post-conference meetings for every formal observation to assist in improving instruction, analyzing problems, identifying strengths, and reflecting on teaching effectiveness.
  • Completing required evaluation forms and assessments as outlined and aligned to In TASC pre-service teacher candidate standards.
  • Ensure all student teaching requirements of the teacher candidate are completed.
  • Complete and/or facilitate one seminar per semester.
  • Communicate regularly with assigned teacher candidates and their mentor teachers.
  • Suggest specific strategies or approaches to improve competency in each teacher candidate.
  • Assist teacher candidates in identifying and collecting appropriate activities for their requirements.
  • Act as a critical and resource for teacher candidates as they face the challenges of

Teaching and learning.

  • Assign a grade for each teacher candidate by using the appropriate rubrics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field of teacher education from an accredited institution.
  • Currently hold or have held a teaching license in relevant field
  • Experience teaching in the field in which you are licensed for at least three years in an accredited P-12 school or related administrative responsibilities in teacher education.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy
  • Must have the means to travel to multiple school sites within a specific area, and be able to navigate and work within the University’s database and website systems.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Required Certifications/Licensures: Currently hold or have held a teaching license in the appropriate content area.

Preferred Qualifications: A Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Experience mentoring teachers in a professional, pleasant, cooperative, and collaborative manner. Experience in P-12 administration.

Apply online at: . Include the following documents with your application: resume, cover letter, and Inclusive excellence statement addressed to search committee chair, Shelby Harris. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

The Salary for this position starts at $1,000, with up to $9,000 available. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through 08/01/2022.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University’s ambitious goals for our second century:

  • We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.
  • We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.
  • We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.

And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values, we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.

Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one’s home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.

Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence. We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.

Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...