Field Supervisor

  • Manhattanville University
  • Purchase, Harrison, NY 10577, USA
  • Mar 28, 2024
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description

Field Supervisor

Under the supervision of the Director of Field Placement and Certification, the role of the College Field Supervisor (CFS) is vital in the development of a high quality student/supervised teaching program.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Serving as liaison between Manhattanville College and placement schools, the College Field Supervisor will observe, evaluate and confer with each student/supervised teacher assigned (and cooperating teacher, if applicable) through the following responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities:

• A minimum of 5 years of successful classroom teaching.
• Highly skilled professional background in education; Supervision experience of classroom teaching a plus.
• Excellent interpersonal, time management, written and verbal communication skills.
• Guiding the student/supervised teacher in the process necessary to submit their Teacher Candidate Assessment Portfolios (TCAP).
• Making at least four (4) supervisory visits to each assigned student/supervised teacher. The number of site visits is a function of the educational needs of the student teacher; four (4) visits should be seen as a minimum, not as a norm.
• Communication with seminar professors who conduct weekly integrating seminars which are a vital part of the Manhattanville College Education Program. These weekly seminars provide theory, teaching strategies, background curriculum, materials, resources, self-reflection and self-analysis to the student/supervised teacher. They are designed to help student/supervised teachers approach their field experiences with better understanding of educational issues, methods and curriculum, and to provide assistance to the student/supervised teacher to resolve problems and answer questions.
• Collecting, reviewing, reflecting and discussing all assessment information with each student/supervised teacher and arriving at a final report that will be placed in the student/supervised teacher's file located in the School of Education.


• Master's degree in education
• Certification to teach elementary, secondary or special education
• At least 3 years supervisory experience preferred
• Experience teaching diverse populations of children or youth
• Availability during the school day hours
• Salary Range: $400 per student observed plus mileage

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Manhattanville College is committed to equality of educational opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate against current or prospective students and employees on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. If you are unable to complete this application process due to a disability, contact Manhattanville Human Resources at to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.

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