University Practicum Supervisor

The Department of Special Education seeks a full-time nine-month Lecturer to function as a University Practicum Supervisor in the Learning and Behavior Specialist I (LBSI) Initial Special Education Teacher Preparation Program.

Position responsibilities:  The successful applicant will work closely with LBSI teacher candidates and cooperating teachers in practicum placements. The practicum supervisor provides guidance and feedback to the teacher candidates, evaluates assignments associated with the practicum setting, and ensures that all necessary activities are proceeding as scheduled in the practicum setting.

Qualifications:  Current LBSI certification, minimum 3 years of special education teaching experience, strong collaboration skills, ability to function with a high level of independence, and excellent written and oral communication skills required. Experience supervising student teachers and providing professional presentations preferred.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2017.  Please create your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload one combined pdf file that contains a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references by the close date.