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Student Teacher Supervisor

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Teacher Education Services

Student Teacher Supervisor

Ball State University

Teacher Education Services welcomes applicants for part-time Student Teacher Supervisors.

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.

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.

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)
  • English/Language Arts (Muncie, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne)
  • Math (Muncie, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne)
  • Social Studies (Muncie, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne)
  • 5-12 Licensed Administrators interested in the supervision of multiple secondary content areas

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 InTASC 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 that 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.
  • 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.

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.

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

Salary range available for this position is $1,000.00 - $9,000.00. Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: resume, licenses/certifications, and cover letter. 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through June 16, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

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, religion, sex, 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...