CU Teach Master Teacher in Math Education

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO

ID: 7068977
Posted: August 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Colorado Boulder School of Education is currently accepting applications for a part-time Master Teacher in Mathematics Education for their CU Teach Program. The CU-Teach Program is an innovative, nationally renowned secondary math and science teacher education program offered through a collaboration among the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Engineering and Applied Science. It offers a unique engineering pathway to science and math teacher licensure through an engineering major and the CU Teach Engineering Program and prepares outstanding secondary (grades 7-12) science and math teachers.

A CU Teach Master Teacher is recognized for their excellent classroom teaching and leadership in professional development. The Master Teacher plays a critical role in teaching and coaching students and facilitating strong partnerships with local schools and community organizations. They work closely with faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Science and College of Engineering to develop and implement discipline-specific certification courses. They will also work with faculty and staff in the School of Education to ensure advisement, course content, and field-experiences align with other teacher education efforts.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
Who We Are
The mission of the CU Boulder School of Education is grounded in a lived commitment to democracy, diversity, equity, and justice. We teach and conduct research to make a positive difference with and in schools and communities. The work of our faculty, researchers, staff, and students leads to evidence-based policy and practice. We aim for our graduates to be engaged and informed educators, researchers, policymakers, and community leaders.

We offer cutting-edge, engaging teacher preparation, innovative undergraduate programs, and Colorado's top-ranked graduate education in: STEM Education, Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice, Educational Equity & Cultural Diversity, Learning Sciences & Human Development, and Research, Evaluation & Methodology.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Responsibilities in this position include but are not limited to:
Teach one field-based certification course per semester (e.g., Step 2: Math/Science Inquiry-Based Lesson Design).
Support program evaluation efforts for pre-service candidates that are student teaching.
Work with CU Teach Director to establish and maintain field experience sites and to coordinate student placements in field experiences.
Work with local area public school teachers, who act as mentors for the students, and conduct field observations of the students in elementary, middle, and high school contexts.
Collaborate with School of Education, College of Arts & Sciences, and College of Engineering to ensure advisement, course content, and field experiences are consistent with program goals.
Mentor students.
Carry out other programmatic tasks, e.g., provide recruitment support, update program documents, represent the program to district and community partners, coordinate internship positions.


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