Temporary Faculty - Lecturer Part-time
CalState TEACH Teacher Preparation Program
CalStateTEACH is an online site-based Multiple Subject Teacher Preparation Program that prepares creative, collaborative, and reflective teachers. We are eco-sensitive and techno- inventive. We have a complex mobile learning initiative dedicated to preparing tomorrow’s teachers and ameliorating the digital divide in rural remote and urban underserved schools.
CalStateTEACH is looking for teacher educators to prepare teachers for tomorrow’s schools. We are searching for experienced teacher leaders or administrators who are open to change and ready to develop 21st century skills and knowledge. We expect faculty to be grounded in educational technology and have experience in the use of an array of software. We require that faculty have a depth of experience in clinical supervision and understand the nature of instructional rounds.
DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
Each faculty member is assigned to support a group of multiple subject candidates throughout the course of their credential program. The faculty member works with candidates through a CalStateTEACH Regional Center, reporting to the Regional Director. Specific duties and responsibilities fall in the following three areas:
Interview candidates for program admission; advise candidates; develop and support a cohort as a learning community; guide candidates’ online learning through implementation of the CalStateTEACH curriculum; support candidates as they learn, practice and reflect on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs); provide helpful feedback regarding their progress toward meeting the TPEs; provide formative and summative assessment of classroom performance and required written work, including well-designed formative assessments that resemble the pedagogical assessment tasks in the embedded Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA); make field placements to meet credential requirements and program regulations; supervise site-based classroom instruction; serve as liaison to school-site personnel; and participate in and assure the selection and support of site-based mentor teachers. Responsibilities may also include supporting candidates who need CSET preparation, participating in the planning and delivery of regional seminars, and facilitating cohort meetings during Saturday seminars.
2. Program and Faculty Development
Attend all regular regional faculty meetings and CalStateTEACH statewide faculty meetings; serve on regional and statewide committee(s); contribute to the development and revision of curriculum to ensure program quality; achieve and maintain calibration on CalTPA Tasks; become expert in the CalStateTEACH curriculum, delivery format, policies and procedures and online instruction; stay abreast of developing technologies employed in the CalStateTEACH program interview.
3. Other Related Activities
Contact potential candidates; participate in recruitment/outreach activities, including job fairs and professional conferences; participate in local meetings, county offices and professional educational consortiums; and collaborate with local school districts in determining appropriate clinical placements.
RANK AND POSITION:
Selected candidates are hired as lecturers by the CSU campus affiliated with the Regional Center and are placed, according to education and experience, on the CSU faculty salary schedule.
Master's degree in education or related field; teacher leadership or administrative experience in public schools with appropriate certification; residence in assigned sub-region; ability to travel within subregion to candidates’ clinical placement; understanding of adult learning theory; demonstrated ability to teach, advise, supervise, and evaluate candidates from diverse educational, cultural, and work
backgrounds; commitment to independent student-centered learning; organized and systematic approach to work; demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team as well as to make independent judgments; good written and oral communications skills; commitment to personal and professional lifelong learning; willingness to be available and accessible to candidates; access at home to Internet services with a \download rate of at least 1.5 megabytes per second sufficient to complete all faculty tasks for CalStateTEACH. Experience supervising elementary school teachers as well as teaching in classrooms with students who are English learners, expertise in technology and experience with on-line delivery systems is highly valued.
Please submit a letter of application, current vitae, and three letters of recommendation.
The Regional Director and a Faculty Committee will conduct interviews with selected applicants and recommend candidates to the lead host campus.
About the Campus
California State University, Fresno, is a forward-looking and diverse institution located in California’s Central Valley, known for its agriculture, reasonable housing costs, cultural diversity, and proximity to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.
Fresno State’s Principles of Community
These Principles were developed collaboratively by faculty, staff, and administrators. They exemplify what we aspire to be. Find out more about our Principles of Community at: https://fresnostate.edu/president/strategic-plan/principles-of-community.html
We all play a role in fostering an inclusive work and learning environment of respect, kindness, collaboration, and accountability where every member of the student body, faculty, staff, and administration can thrive. Our Principles of Community reflect our core values of Discovery, Diversity, and Distinction as well as our deep commitment to our mission "to boldly educate and empower students for success."
Other Campus Information
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.
A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.