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Secondary Student Teaching Supervisor/Education Lecturer

The Education Department and Teacher Preparation Program at Lake Forest College seek a part-time lecturer to supervise seven (7) student teachers in spring 2020. The student teaching supervisor also teaches the student teaching seminar (EDUC 421/521) on Tuesdays from 4:30 – 6:20 pm.

Student teaching supervision requires visiting/observing each student teacher in his/her high school student teaching placement approximately seven (7) times during the semester. Placements are in Lake and northern Cook County public schools.

.A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from over 47 states and 78 countries.  At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Qualifications: A minimum of an earned master’s degree is required, plus considerable experience teaching at the high school level.  The preferred instructor could be a retired high school teacher, department chair or principal. Experience supervising, mentoring and coaching high school teachers is important, and familiarity with the edTPA is preferred.

Interested applicants should electronically send a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, and one letter of recommendation that speaks directly to the quality of the applicant’s teaching to:

Dr. Rachel G. Ragland
Professor and Chair of Education
Lake Forest College


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.