TitleChair, School of Education & Associate Director, Field-Based Experiences
HoursFull time, 12 months
The Chair & Associate Director of Field Based Experiences has direct responsibility for all undergraduate field placements including short and long-term internships, pre- and full-practicum, sheltered English immersion, and special education. The Chair is responsible for hiring, training and supervising all undergraduate pre- and full-practicum field experience supervisors. The chair works closely with the Assistant Director of Graduate field placements, who directly oversees all graduate field placements for students pursuing a teaching license, to ensure consistency and quality across all placements and a unified representation of the School of Education to all educational partners. The Chair supports the dean in other operations of the School of Education.
Oversees field placements in teacher licensure programs:
- Works closely with the Assistant Director of Graduate Field Placements to create cohesive, responsive, and proactive partnerships with districts; develops new partnerships as needed.
- Develops and coordinates field placement process (including literacy, SEI, pre-practicums, full-practicum, special education) for students in all undergraduate teacher licensure programs.
- Provides oversight of undergraduate student teaching experience, including preparing students, visiting all schools, troubleshooting problems, and other aspects of pre-practicum and practicum.
- Assesses undergraduate student teacher preparation and effectiveness of field placements as part of ongoing cycle of program improvement.
- Develops and implements pre-practicum and practicum training of teacher candidates, program supervisors and supervising practitioners. Ensures undergraduate and graduate training protocols are consistent and high quality.
- Hires, trains and supervises all Endicott pre-practicum and full-practicum Endicott supervisors.
- Ensures all School of Education field placements adhere to regulations set for by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.
- Collaborates with Director of Licensure to implement quality field orientations for all graduate and undergraduate licensure students, program supervisors and supervising practitioners
- Collaborates with the Director of Licensure to establish and maintain licensure placement criteria across undergraduate and graduate licensure programs and to ensure appropriate learning experiences for students
- Collaborates with the Director of Licensure to ensure all required documents and data are collected for undergraduate and graduate licensure programs
Directly oversees all undergraduate internships for the School of Education
- Teaches or oversees instruction of freshmen and sophomore internship preparation courses and guides the internship selection process for students.
- Compiles or oversees compilation of internship components and submits grades for INT100 & INT200; maintains internship files and records.
- Teaches or oversees ED321 Junior Transitions for all undergraduate students (teacher licensure and non-licensure concentrations)
Works with other departments on campus:
- Maintains close working relationship with Career Services office to obtain information and possible internship opportunities.
- Collaborates with all Internship Coordinators and administrators; attends Internship Department Meetings.
- Arranges for undergraduate campus housing for students as needed
Assumes responsibility for other school administrative and supervisory functions as needed.
Attends School of Education meetings as well as Admission events as needed.
Serves as an academic advisor to School of Education students.
Performs other duties as assigned.
To apply for a position, please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:
376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915
FAX: (978) 927-0084
Endicott College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Endicott College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment and complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. The College's objective is to employ individuals qualified and/or trainable for open positions by virtue of job-related education, training, experience, and qualifications without regard to sex, race, religion, color, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin or citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.