Selector - Teaching Fellowship

Job Type

Part Time
Contract

Salary

Details: $650 per interview day

Published

09/13/2018

Start Date

10/15/2018

Address

Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
United States

Description

Background Information

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to recruit outstanding candidates to teaching, raise the status of the profession, help urban and rural middle and high schools address a shortage of math and science teachers, and transform teacher education. The Fellowship offers rigorous preparation, extensive clinical experience, and ongoing mentoring for talented, committed college graduates and professionals in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics who will teach in high-need public schools.

More details are available at: http://woodrow.org/fellowships/ww-teaching-fellowships/


Your help is needed to identify and select these Fellows!


Our Selectors meet Semi-Finalist candidates during our Selection Days. They observe the prospective Fellows as they deliver a sample teaching lesson and lead them in small group activities. They also conduct one-on-one interviews for 4-5 candidates. Selectors complete a detailed rubric for each candidate interviewed on Selection Day and submit these documents along with an admission decision recommendation to the Foundation.

Selection Days run from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Between 6 to 8 Selection Days will be scheduled in Pennsylvania. Selection Days can be held any day of the week (except Sundays). Schedules will be provided upon hiring. 


Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all training activities (online) to ensure full understanding of the Foundation's selection goals and measures.
  • Evaluate qualifications of applicants to the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Reviewing applicant files
  • Evaluating applicant sample teaching lessons
  • Facilitating small group interview activities
  • Conducting one-on-one interviews with individual applicants
  • Completing all assessment documents for each individual applicant
  • Submitting all completed assessment documents to the Foundation
  • Effectively represent the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and its commitment to excellence in education. 


Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in education, math, the sciences, or a related field preferred.
  • 5 years of math or science teaching experience in grades 6-12 (urban or rural school settings are preferred) or at the college level preferred.
  • Knowledge of the skills and dispositions required for effective teaching.
  • Prior experience supervising, hiring or mentoring beginning teachers is highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Openness to receive and incorporate feedback.
  • Highly responsible and committed to meeting deadlines.
  • Commitment to acknowledging email/phone communication within 48 hours.
  • Commitment to the Foundation and its mission.


Schedule:

  • Paid Training – October 2018
  • Selection Days – November/December 2018; February/March 2019
  • Selection Day Hours – 9:00 am – 3:30 pm; may include some Saturdays
  • All interviews are conducted on-site at various colleges/universities in Pennsylvania. Travel required; regional applicants are strongly preferred particularly in the Pittsburgh area.


Selection Day Location:  Duquesne University


Compensation: $650 per interview day

$250 for paid training + feedback conversations

Travel expenses (including mileage and food) reimbursed separately.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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