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Student Teaching Supervisor for the School of Education & Human Services

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty, Part-time Staff
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty

Position Description: Student Teaching Supervisor

The School of Education and Human Services at Canisius College is currently seeking student teaching supervisors in the content areas of Physical Education, Adolescence Mathematics, special education/childhood dual certification preferred and childhood/TESOL (ESL) dual certification preferred.

The college supervisor serves as a mentor to teacher candidates completing student teaching requirements in K-12 classrooms during a 14-week semester. The supervisor is responsible for establishing a relationship with the student teacher and the assigned mentor teacher(s), reviewing lesson plans, conducting classroom observations, providing regular feedback and support and completing final evaluations for each student teacher. The supervisor may be assigned up to six student teacher candidates in any given semester.

Guidance and support for this role is provided through the Office of Educational Partnerships.


  • Current NYS certification in the content area
  • Minimum of five years teaching experience
  • Supervisory/mentoring experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to utilize various forms of technology
  • Positive view of teaching and passion for the content area

For more information, please contact Carolyn Thompson at or at 716-888-3166. 

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (716) 888-2240.

To apply, go to Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please include your cover letter and resume with your application. 

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice.  Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity.  The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.     

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