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The School of Education seeks University supervisors for teacher candidates in certification programs. We encourage those to apply, who hold dual certification in elementary/PK-4 and special education, as well as secondary content areas.

The number of part-time instructors hired varies, from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. While there may not be immediate openings, the hiring manager will review applications when openings do occur. Individuals may need to instruct courses online or in-person.

Arcadia's School of Education offers undergraduate programs in elementary and secondary education, as well as a Master of Arts in Education, Master of Education, and Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. Through cohesive programs based on meaningful, mentored fieldwork, students are molded into gifted teachers and educational leaders.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report. Approximately 3,700 students study at Arcadia, with 2,300 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Visit

When a position is available, qualified applicants may be contacted for an interview and asked to submit further documentation. While there may not be immediate openings, the hiring manager will review applications when openings do occur.

For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are the foundation of our highly-regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.


Essential Functions:

  • Observe and assess performance of teacher candidates
  • Act as a liaison between the Office of School and Community Collaborations, the teacher candidate, the mentor teacher and site administrators
  • Conduct on-campus seminars with supervision cohort
  • Problem solve issues arising in the field
  • Maintain accurate records as required by the School of Education and PDE
  • Attend required meetings for supervisors prior to and during the fall/spring semesters

Marginal Functions:

  • Basic knowledge of Canvas, the course platform


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Danielson Framework for Teaching
  • Current knowledge of pedagogy and assessment in the area of certification
  • Current knowledge of state and national standards in the area of certification

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree, preferred
  • Five years of successful K-12 classroom teaching experience.
  • Experience as a cooperating teacher, preferred
  • Previous experience supervising teacher candidates a plus

Other Requirements:

  • Hold PA teacher certification; Priority given to candidates dually certified in Elementary and Special Education. Seeking also Secondary Content and Art Education Certification holders.
  • PA required clearances.
  • Access to reliable transportation and/or valid driver's license and access to a vehicle for travel to schools throughout the Greater Delaware Valley
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