Teacher Preparation Program: University Mentors AY 23/24
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: February 11, 2024
Candidate Mentoring = $600.00 (per candidate)
Per Additional Site = $100.00 (if duties include more than one (1)
As early as August 2023 for Fall 2023, January 2024 for Spring
2024, and May 2024 for Summer 2024.
Fall 2023 and/or Spring 2024 terms
Open date: April 10, 2023
Most recent review date: Tuesday, Oct 10, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the
search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but
those received after the review date will only be considered if the
position has not yet been filled.
The Teacher Preparation Program in UC Merced Extension Education
Programs invites qualified applicants to apply for University
Mentors of Teacher Candidates, for the academic year 2023/2024.
We seek applicants who have expertise in the areas of teaching
linguistically and culturally diverse students and in mentoring or
supervising teachers or teacher candidates. The number of positions
varies each year, depending on instructional need. These are
part-time, contract positions, appointed per semester.
Reappointment, if any, is based solely on instructional need.
Supervisors are expected to provide high quality mentorship and
supervision according to California Commission on Teaching
Credentialing and program requirements, and submit reports and
required documentation according to deadlines.
Specifically, the Supervisor of Teacher Education is responsible
for the following:
* Attend Teacher Preparation Program mentor meetings as scheduled,
usually two per semester;
* Attend a scheduled orientation and training event;
* Conduct a minimum of six (6) observations of classroom
instruction per teacher candidate during public school hours,
typically during morning hours;
* Complete, collect, and submit all required documents for student
teaching according to program deadlines;
* Conduct weekly communication with candidates in person, by phone,
video conference, and/or via e-mail;
* May contribute to placement of candidates in approved local
* Contributes to orientation with mentor teachers and principals
about teacher education program requirements and maintains ongoing
communication with district personnel throughout the candidate's
* Maintains current knowledge of effective supervision approaches,
such as cognitive coaching, adult learning theory, and current
content-specific pedagogy and instructional practices; and,
* Communicates with Education Programs Director, Teacher
Preparation Program Associate Director, and Credential Analyst to
address student questions and concerns.
Job Location: TK-12 School sites in Merced and within a 50 mile
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with
the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination
Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full
Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception
(based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious
Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the
applicable deadline. New University of California employees should
refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable
deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the
policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may
impose additional requirements.
- A valid California Clear Credential. A terminal degree (e.g.,
Ed.D., Ph.D.) in related field may be used to substitute a
California Clear Credential.
- Minimum of five years teaching experience in the content area
of the teacher candidate being supervised
- Recent professional experiences in school settings where the
curriculum aligns with the California's adopted content standards
- Experience observing and coaching pre-service teachers in a
- Experience conducting one-on-advising meetings via zoom and/or
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Teaching
- Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
- Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and
inclusion, including information about your understanding of these
topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans
and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC
Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC's Commitment to
- 3 required (contact information only)
Help contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
About UC Merced
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses. With over 9,000
undergraduate and graduate students
Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and
teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as
one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and
World Report, UC Merced provides outstanding educational
opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of
California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special
connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting
edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the
economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project
doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic
distinction, student success, and research excellence
The University of California, Merced is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive
excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age,
protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by
the UC nondiscrimination policy.
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all
applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining
agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or
local government directives may impose additional requirements.
This includes the University of California Policy on Vaccination
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