Teacher Residency Site Associate (Hourly)

Austin Community College

Austin Community College,

ID: 7147447 (Ref.No. R-4268)
Posted: May 24, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

Teacher Residency Site Associate (Hourly)

Job Description Summary:

The Teacher Residency Site Associate serves a critical role within the teacher preparation model. Teacher Residents, having met prerequisites for a Teacher Residency, complete their placement as a district-hired employee during a full academic year while finishing required ACC TCP coursework and other certification requirements. Site Associates serve four major roles in supporting Teacher Residencies: (1) they are a liaison between ACC TCP and campus/school district, (2) advise and track Teacher Resident progress through the program along with other ACC TCP staff, (3) build and maintain positive relationships with Teacher Residents and Host Teachers by providing relevant professional development (e.g., co-teaching models), and (4) serve as an instructional coach for the Teacher Residents.

Job Description:

Roles and Responsibilities

ACC TCP and Campus/District Liaison

  • Collaborate with district and school administrators to select high-quality Host Teachers and confirm candidate placements

  • Build positive relationships with pertinent Campus and District personnel

  • Meet monthly with the Campus Administrators assigned to the Teacher Residents on their campus to review progress and address concerns

  • Collaborate with campus instructional support staff as needed


  • Track Teacher Residents’ progress throughout the program at designated quality control gates

  • Communicate regularly with Teacher Residents and ACC TCP Teacher Educators to facilitate candidate and program success

Support for Co-Teaching Models/Relationships with Host Teacher

  • Plan and execute Teacher Residency Orientation for Teacher Residents and Host Teachers

  • Plan the scope and sequence of the co-teaching models for the cohort, tailored to the district and campus calendars

  • Provide Teacher Residents and Host Teachers with professional development regarding implementation of the co-teaching models

  • Facilitate weekly formalized feedback meetings between Teacher Residents and their Host Teacher

Instructional Coach for Teacher Residents

  • Supervise one cohort of Teacher Residents

  • Build trusting relationships with Teacher Residents to foster a positive culture of feedback with all stakeholders

  • Collaborate with campus personnel to support Teacher Residents

  • Collaborate with Field Associates supporting Teacher Residents to ensure cohort data is accessible and can be leveraged to inform support provided and program changes

  • Conduct walkthroughs (ACC Observations) outside of TEA-required Observation Assessments to collect data and provide ongoing support to Teacher Residents

  • As needed, design and implement intervention plans


Please see the Dispositions Framework. The Site Associate, where applicable, meets all of these expectations for Dispositions.

Qualifications, Education, and Experience

  • Holds an active teaching certificate in the State of Texas

  • At least 3 years of successful teaching experience, preferably on a high-needs campus

  • Masters degree preferred, but not required

  • Experience as an instructional coach or specialist preferred, but not required

  • Other pertinent preferred experience: team leader, PLC lead, campus advisory council, mentor or cooperating teacher, district trainer for professional development, etc.

Other Requirements

  • Meet all of the hiring requirements to be employed by Austin Community College

  • Meet all district requirements to be on a campus

  • Trained and calibrated on the T-TESS evaluation tool

  • Competent in G-suite and other online platforms

  • Someone who can

    • Engage in healthy, effective communication, especially with people of various backgrounds and views

    • Maintain healthy boundaries in-person and online

    • Lead by example and hold themselves and others accountable

  • Someone who has demonstrated that they are

    • Responsible and reliable

    • Organized

    • Flexible

    • Proactive and solution-oriented

​Pay Rate


Visit us online at www.continue.austincc.edu/teacher.

Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

June 1, 2023

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.