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Practicum / Industry Supervisor

Description of Role

The Practicum/Industry Supervisor will ensure that he/she is in possession of current guidelines and documents related to the supervision and assessment of the Practicum. He/she will provide pre-practicum consultation with their assigned student-teachers to include requirements for each component of the practicum, assessment instruments, expectations regarding planning, teaching-learning environments, selection of instructional resources, professional deportment, participation in the school community and any other relevant area.

He/she will plan supervisory visits to include introductions and consultation with the Principal, Vice Principal and/or Cooperating Teacher/Industry Supervisor and will serve as coach/mentor to the student- teacher by devising ways to encourage growth in his/her ability to plan to meet the needs of the children/industry, facilitate meaningful learning and manage the behavior of students.


  • A master’s or terminal degree in the related field, or equivalent research record or recognized standing in and contribution to a professional discipline preferred. ( A terminal degree in the area of specialization is preferred)
  • Teacher-training certificate or industry based certification from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of five years’ teaching experience or work related industry experience
  • Experience in the related area.
  • Membership in a professional organization
  • Evidence of continuing professional development in the respective subject area
  • Strong depth and breadth of subject understanding.
  • Understanding of pedagogical and andragogical approaches to instruction and learning
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a collaborative work Environment.
  • Competence in teaching and assessing across the range of taught levels offered.
  • Ability and willingness to support students in their study through academic counselling.
  • Ability to plan and organize effectively.
  • Ability to supervise students engaged in research.

Interested applicants should send their cover letters and resume to:

The Director, Human Resource Department,
1A Marescaux Road,
Kingston 5


via email to

Kindly indicate in the subject line, the title of the position for which you are applying in your email to us.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

December 4, 2019