Practicum Coordinator (Part-time, 1 year)

 Posted: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Administrative and Staff Positions

Tyndale is a Christian university that prepares leaders for work in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, ministry and the global mission of the church. Tyndale offers fully accredited programs in a wide range of disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Currently, there are over 1,600 students representing over 40 denominations and 60 ethnic backgrounds and over 13,000 alumni. Founded in 1894, Tyndale is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Position Description

The Practicum Coordinator is responsible for all activities which support teacher candidates as they fulfill the practicum placement requirements for graduation from the Tyndale Bachelor of Education program. This includes administrative responsibilities, regular communication and relationship building with teacher candidates, faculty advisors, associate teachers, and partner school board contacts, and the instruction of the course, EDPR 5343 Professional Seminar.

Primary Responsibilities

Practicum Coordination

  • maintain positive relationships with school administrators, associate teachers, and school boards contacts
  • assign a faculty advisor to each teacher candidate
  • work with partner board contacts to arrange practicum placements
  • maintain timely and regular communication with teacher candidates regarding practicum placement expectations and logistics
  • provide support as needed to teacher candidates who have questions or concerns
  • coordinate the assessment of teacher candidates
  • prepare and distribute the Practicum Handbook
  • coordinate the distribution and collection of data from feedback surveys (principals, associate teachers)

Instructor of the course, EDPR 5343 Professional Seminar

  • in consultation with the Practicum Team Lead, plan and instruct course sessions
  • coordinate guest lecturers
  • assess teacher candidate progress
  • complete online submission of pass/fail grades

Program Support

  • attend team meetings
  • participate in events for recruitment of future teacher candidates
  • conduct applicant interviews
  • participate in Final Conversations with graduating teacher candidates

Position Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • a degree in Education
  • a designation in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • substantial experience as an educator in a public school board
  • experience as a school or board leader
  • experience working with pre-service teacher candidates

Skills, Abilities, and Attributes

  • comprehensive knowledge of Ontario’s educational landscape
  • leadership abilities including excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • strong organization and administration skills
  • familiarity with technology for purposes of collaboration and communication
  • a firm commitment to Tyndale’s mission, values, Statement of Faith and Community Standards Statement

Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment [at] tyndale [dot] ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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For general employment information send your resumé to:

Tyndale University, Human Resources
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M2M 3S4
1-416-226-6620 ext 2103 fax: 1-416-226-6746
or e-mail: employment@tyndale.ca

Tyndale University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities; including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. Should you need assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department at employment@tyndale.ca

Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation during the interview process are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for interview.