Job Posting Description, Mentor Teacher, IUSB Teacher Residency Program
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Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
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Application Open: 12/02/2019, Filing Deadline: (none)
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527 Mentor Teacher, IUSB Teacher Residency Program

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 Position Title: Mentor Teacher, IUSB Teacher Residency Program

 Compensation: $750 per quarter of mentee assignment

 Basic Function:

Model, guide, and reflect on classroom practices that will develop and inspire mentees to become fully licensed and successful SBCSC classroom teachers.

 Direct Supervisors: Building Principal and Project Director 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  1. Prepare, model, and implement lessons that are developmentally appropriate, follows the SBCSC curriculum, and all state standards.
  2. Provide support to mentees in instructional planning, understanding of content and standards, delivery of instruction, classroom management, differentiation, assessment design, and family engagement.
  3. Provide guidance to mentees on the development of a candidate portfolio and capstone research paper addressing an instructional problem of practice.
  4. Evaluate mentee progress on a monthly basis with in-person check-ins and for all required deadlines.
  5. Collaborate with building administrators on mentee development and professional learning plans.
  6. Maintain and submit complete and accurate records of coaching sessions.
  7. Attend and participate in all professional development related to this position, including initial mentor trainings and joint mentor-mentee sessions.

Consistent with highly effective instruction, mentors are expected to continually model the following:

  1. Build positive relationships with students and families and demonstrate a variety of intentional practices that facilitate a positive classroom environment.
  2. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  1. Support the district’s instructional goals and objectives.
  2. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  3. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and Board Policy.
  4. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
  5. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with project director.
  6. Engage in both ongoing reflective oral and written feedback in regards to instruction, discipline, and lesson plans.
  7. Utilize data to improve teaching and be knowledgeable of both formative and summative assessments.


  1. Possession of a valid Indiana Educator’s
  2. Master’s Degree and five or more years of experience OR ten or more years of experience.
  3. Strong record of student growth, as evidenced on annual evaluations.
  4. Possess current technology skills.
  5. Possess strong interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills.
  6. Evaluated as Highly Effective or Effective on ALL previous evaluations.
  7. Current classroom teacher
  8. Letter of support from a building principal and teacher colleague.
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