University Practicum Supervisor

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. The practicum supervisor must independently plan and organize a daily schedule of observations and meetings. He or she will teach one practicum seminar course each semester. The position requires reliable transportation to travel to schools throughout Champaign and surrounding counties.

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 August 9, 2016.  Please create your candidate profile at 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.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.  For more information please contact the Search Committee Chair: Stacy Dymond at or (217) 333-0260