Office of Field Experiences - Non-Tenure Track Vacancy Pool
About the University
Western Washington University, with over 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department
The Woodring College of Education and the Office of Field Experience support Western's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
About the Position
The Woodring College of Education offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate teacher certification programs in Bellingham, Bremerton, and Everett. The Office of Field Experiences (OFE) oversees all student teaching placements and supervision and maintains an active vacancy pool for qualified Non-Tenure Track University Intern Coordinators (NTT UICs) to supervise the student teaching candidates. The NTT UIC positions are temporary, part-time and based upon the needs of the unit for supervision.
OFE coordinates and provides oversight for the student teaching experiences for all Woodring College of Education teacher education programs and the assignment, training, and supervision of all NTT UICs. Under the leadership of its Dean, the faculty, staff and students of Woodring College of Education are pursuing a shared vision to foster "community relationships and a culture of learning that advance knowledge, honor diversities, and promote social justice." The College is committed to cultivating student competence through extensive field experiences with exemplary practicing professionals, and to integrating diversity issues in all curriculum and field experiences. To learn more about the Office of Field Experiences, visit the website at: https://wce.wwu.edu/ofe/office-field-experiences and for more information about the Woodring College of Education, visit the website: https://wce.wwu.edu/
Position Responsibilities: NTT UICs supervise teacher education candidates and collaborate with school personnel in the evaluation, support, and mentoring of each candidate. NTT UICs must meet all OFE requirements including a minimum number of hours of observation, mentoring, collaboration, completion of internship evaluations, and submission of all required documents and evaluations to OFE.
Job Location: Primarily Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce, and Kitsap counties; possible need in other counties within the State of Washington
Bachelor’s degree plus graduate credits
Experience in the appropriate educational field (teaching and/or administrative)
Evidence of accomplished pre K-12 teaching
Successful experience working with diverse populations
Formal or informal mentoring/coaching training received or provided, with demonstrated ability to provide such training
Evidence of successful intern supervision experience
Successful experience working with adult learners
Salary is on a per student basis. Current amounts available upon request.
United Faculty of Western Washington
A cover letter and curriculum vitae are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.
You will be asked to provide contact information of three references.
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With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Western is located in beautiful Bellingham, a scenic coastal city of approximately 80,000 situated between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. With easy access to both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast, the region is rich in cultural events and attractions as well as many recreational activities. Western is known nationally for its successes, including being named the top public master’s granting university in the Pacific Northwest by U. S. News and World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.