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Teacher Education Coordinator

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Teacher Education Coordinator
Official Title: Associate Administrative Program Specialist
Employment Class: Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $42,167 - $45,000
Terms of Employment: Fixed term renewable contract
Position Summary: The Teacher Education Coordinator in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is responsible for supporting teacher candidates and faculty within our undergraduate teacher education programs. The Teacher Education Coordinator works closely with the Office of Field Experience and the Associate Dean to coordinate field experiences and licensure requirements, particularly edTPA.
Standard working hours are: 7:45 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Some evening hours are required to support teacher candidates during edTPA submission windows and other student events.

(35%) Serves as the primary point person for edTPA within the College and with external groups (UW System, DPI, SCALE, and Pearson). Plans and leads an orientation and three writing days for teacher candidates during student teaching each semester. Builds awareness for edTPA and edTPA expectations prior to student teaching. Implements the edTPA retake policy by meeting with students, diagnosing areas for improvement, and facilitating connections to appropriate support faculty. Plans and leads edTPA orientation workshops for new faculty, staff, and supervisors. Works with the associate dean to receive and organize edTPA data and facilitate faculty edTPA data retreats. Interfaces with faculty and staff to assign appropriate handbooks to teacher candidates and to coordinate edTPA support services for students. Identifies and disseminates edTPA resources to support students, faculty, and staff.

(35%) Coordinates and disseminates information about student teaching options and special initiatives (e.g. Teacher in Residence, EAST / Teaching Abroad, Internships). Coordinates clinical placements (pre-student teaching).

(25%) Organizes and leads new student orientation and admissions meetings. Advises students during the admission to teacher education programs. Assigns faculty advisors and assists with student advising as needed. Manages e-mail account. Coordinates student advisory group and two student events each semester. Supports Associate Dean with recruiting initiatives and supporting future educator groups at local high schools.

(5%) Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of teacher education
  • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-directed with ability to work independently
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of records and personal information
  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience in PK-12 education or teacher education
  • Familiarity with edTPA
  • Experience working with college-aged students
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume or vita, contact information for three professional references.

UWO is committed to building a culturally diverse employee workforce and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by November 23, 2018 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.


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