Director of Student Teaching & Certification

at Education CE
Location Buffalo, New York
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Category Staff
Job Type Full-time


Director of Student Teaching & Certification

Medaille College seeks applications for a Director of Student Teaching and Certification. The Director will be responsible for the Department of Education’s student teaching, field experiences, and certification components. The position will serve as Chief Certification Officer for the Department of Education; recommend students for NYS certification through the TEACH account system; report and track completion of mandated NYSED workshop trainings for all students; and advise and assist students and alumni with obtaining NYS Certification and Ontario College of Teachers Licensure.

The successful candidate will coordinate and conduct all aspects of the student teaching placement process; provide orientations and trainings for the student teachers and college supervisors; create and revise associated handbooks. The Director will serve as main contact for schools and partnerships to provide consistent, streamlined communication; coordinate field experience placements for undergraduate and graduate courses; assist with Department of Education re-accreditation processes connected to student teaching, field experiences, and partnerships.

This position requires a Master’s degree in Education along with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience. The successful candidate must also demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, methodical and strategic thinking, project management skills, and exemplary organizational skills.

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (

Cover letter, resume and three references should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.  No phone calls please.

Medaille College invites applications from all qualified individuals.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

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