Employment Opportunities

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CONTACTING US

Main Office

Curriculum & Instruction
School of Education
UW-Madison
210 Teacher Education Building
225 North Mills Street
MadisonWI  53706

Tel: 608/263.4600
Fax: 608/263.9992

Email: curric@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form
 

Employment Opportunities

University-wide Employment Opportunities

For open faculty and staff positions in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, please search the UW-Jobs website at https://jobs.wisc.edu

Graduate Program Employment Opportunities

Graduate students may receive assistantship funding in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in which they conduct research with faculty members, supervise prospective teachers’ classroom practices, and/or teach courses in our undergraduate programs. These appointments vary in percentage, but often are funded at 33.3%, which affords graduate students tuition remission, health insurance, and monthly stipends. 



TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION:   Supervisor for MCEA/Content Cohort Practicum and/or Student Teachers        

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:   1-3

PERCENT APPOINTMENT:  33.3%-40%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Fall semester appointment begins August 20, 2018 and ends January 3, 2019.

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT:   Fall Semester, with possibility for extension

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  TA/Supervisor

SALARY:  Full-time rate: $36,7000. Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:  1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years classroom teaching experience, elem/middle preferred; 3) Willingness to collaborate with a team of experienced school- and university-based teacher educators committed to providing a supportive and collegial fieldwork experience for pre-service student teachers.  We partner closely with school staff, cooperating teachers and the community surrounding the schools. 4) Previous supervisory experience preferred

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  Practicum and Student Teaching supervisors will conduct required triad meetings and classroom observations, provide supportive feedback, oversee completion of program requirements, and facilitate weekly discussion seminar sessions in collaboration with supervisory team. Regular planning sessions, as well as attendance at a once per month supervisor meeting, will also be required.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    April 15, 2018

For inquiries, please contact:
Tom Owenby
owenby@wisc.edu

 

Please submit applications to:
Pam Odorizzi
odorizzi@wisc.edu




TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION:  Supervisor(s) for Early Childhood/English as a Second Language Teacher Candidates 

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  2

PERCENT APPOINTMENT:  33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Fall semester appointment begins August 20, 2018 and ends January 3, 2019.

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT:  Fall 2018, with possibility for extension

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Teaching Assistant

SALARY:  Full-time rate: $36,700. Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:  (1) Graduate Student status; (2) 3 years of prior teaching experience, preferably in birth-3rd grade settings; (3) experience serving English Language Learners and linguistically diverse students in schools; (4) previous supervision experience preferred, preferably of Early Childhood/ESL teacher candidates

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  Support and supervise undergraduate EC/ESL pre-service teachers during their Practicum semester in schools; coordinate and meet with Cooperating Teachers; weekly meeting with cohort leader; co-facilitate 2-hour weekly seminars; complete ongoing evaluations of pre-service teachers & documentation; participate in monthly supervisor meetings

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2018

For inquiries, please contact:
Tom Owenby
owenby@wisc.edu

Please submit applications to:
Pam Odorizzi
odorizzi@wisc.edu




TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Supervisor for MCEA/English as a Second Language Cohort Student Teachers

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  1-2

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33.3% - 50%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 20, 2018 and ends January 3, 2019.

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT:  Fall 2018, with possibility for extension

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Teaching Assistant/Supervisor

SALARY: Full-time rate: $36,700. Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

 CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:   (1) Graduate Student status; (2) at least 3 years classroom teaching experience, elem/middle preferred; (3) experience serving English Language Learners and linguistically diverse students in schools; (4) willingness to partner closely with school-based teacher educators and the surrounding community; (5) previous supervision experience preferred

 

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  Support and supervise undergraduate MCEA/ESL student teachers in schools and on campus  (facilitate triad meetings; conduct observation cycles; assist with portfolio and assessment workshops; oversee completion of program requirements); confer with Cooperating Teachers; co-facilitate Friday seminars in collaboration with supervisory team. Regular planning sessions, as well as participation in our monthly supervisor professional learning group will also be required.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum Vita


APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2018

For inquiries, please contact:
Mary Klehr, cohort advisor
mklehr@wisc.edu

Please submit applications to:
Pam Odorizzi
odorizzi@wisc.edu




TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Supervisor(s) for MC-EA Special Education/Elementary Education Practicum and/or Student Teachers

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 4

PERCENT APPOINTMENT:  33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Fall semester appointment begins August 20, 2018 and ends January 3, 2019.

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT:  Fall 2018, with possibility for extension

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Graduate Teaching Assistant

SALARY:  Full-time rate: $36,700. Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:  1) Graduate Student status; 2) Classroom experience with elementary and/or middle school learners; 3) Experience with students with IEPs preferred; 4) Dedication to and interest in teacher education; 5) Previous supervision experience preferred.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  Attend monthly supervisor meetings hosted by the elementary education area; Attend regular meetings with the cohort leader and fellow supervisors; Supervise, observe, and evaluate students in their practicum or student teaching settings; Help direct and manage the assigned student cohort, assignments, and paperwork.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:                                       April 15, 2018

For inquiries, please contact:
Heather Dahl
hsdahl@wisc.edu

 

Please submit applications to:
Pam Odorizzi
odorizzi@wisc.edu




TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION:   Supervisor for MCEA/ESL Practicum Students      

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:    1-3

PERCENT APPOINTMENT:  Minimum of 33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 20, 2018 and ends January 3, 2019

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, with possibility for extension

APPOINTMENT TYPE:   TA/Supervisor

SALARY:   Full-time rate: $36,7000. Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:  1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years classroom teaching experience, elem/middle preferred; 3) Willingness to collaborate with a team of experienced school- and university-based teacher educators committed to providing a supportive and collegial fieldwork experience for pre-service teachers.  We partner closely with school staff, cooperating teachers and the community surrounding the schools. 4) Knowledge of how to serve English Language Learner and linguistically diverse students in schools; (4) Previous supervision experience preferred, particularly of ESL pre-service teachers

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  Practicum and Student Teaching supervisors will conduct required triad meetings and classroom observations, provide supportive feedback, oversee completion of program requirements, and facilitate weekly discussion seminar sessions in collaboration with supervisory team. Regular planning sessions, as well as attendance at a once per month supervisor meeting, will also be required.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 26, 2018

For inquiries, please contact:

Tom Owenby

owenby@wisc.edu

 

Please submit applications to:

Pam Odorizzi

odorizzi@wisc.edu




TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION:  Instructor for C&I 311: Language Acquisition In & Out of Schools for the Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence and English as a Second Language    cohort

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:   1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT:  33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Fall semester appointment begins August 20, 2018 and ends January 3, 2019

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: Fall 2018 semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Instructor

SALARY:  Full-time rate: $36,7000. Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) knowledge of first and second language acquisition theories and pedagogical approaches to English as a Second Language; 3) knowledge of effective and humanizing instructional strategies for English language acquisition; 4) experience teaching English Language Learners in public school settings preferred

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: prepare course syllabus; facilitate 3-hour course on a weekly basis; leverage students’ practicum experiences across course tasks and assignments; promote critical thinking about language, learning, and schooling; evaluate students’ understanding of course content related to English as a Second language teaching, learning, and curriculum; participate in instructional team meetings on a monthly basis; meet regularly with faculty supervisor

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Friday, May 18, 2018

CONTACT:

Mariana Pacheco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, ESL/Bilingual Certification Program
Department of Curriculum & Instruction, UW-Madison
514-F Teacher Education Building
225 N. Mills Street
Madison, WI 53706-1795
(608) 263-4617
mariana.pacheco@wisc.edu




TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Instructor for C&I 312: ESL/Bilingual Issues for the Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence and English as a Second Language cohort (Semester 1)

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:   1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT:  33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Fall semester appointment begins August 20, 2018 and ends January 3, 2019

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: Fall 2018

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Instructor

SALARY:  Full-time rate: $36,7000. Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:  1) Graduate Student status; 2) knowledge of sociocultural, political, and ideological issues pertaining to emergent bilinguals; 3) knowledge of theories and perspectives linking language, culture, and identity; ESL & bilingual education models; English language varieties; and connections with families; 4) experience teaching emergent bilinguals in public school settings preferred

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  prepare course syllabus; facilitate 3-hour course on a weekly basis; leverage students’ practicum experiences across course tasks and assignments; promote critical thinking about language, learning, and schooling; evaluate students’ understanding of course content related to English as a Second language teaching, learning, and curriculum; participate in instructional team meetings on a monthly basis; meet regularly with faculty supervisor

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Friday, May 18, 2018

CONTACT:

Mariana Pacheco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, ESL/Bilingual Certification Program
Department of Curriculum & Instruction, UW-Madison
514-F Teacher Education Building
225 N. Mills Street
Madison, WI 53706-1795
(608) 263-4617
mariana.pacheco@wisc.edu

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