Roles and Responsibilities of In-School Administrators
In-School Administrators are Responsible for:
Providing assistance to interns by
- Spending time to get to know interns - can include engaging in discussions about educational philosophies, professionalism and the complex role of teacher
- Acknowledging and supporting their efforts and contributions to enhancing student learning and to school-wide activities and initiatives.
Providing assistance to cooperating teachers by
- ensuring that interns receive documents that set out school and divisional policies, including practices used in the school division for beginning teachers regarding professional growth plans and formal supervisory visits
- introducing interns to all staff, including support personnel, and familiarizing interns with the layout of the school building.
- assisting in ensuring that interns are welcomed to staff meetings, professional development activities and professional learning team meetings
- assisting in guiding interns into appropriate extra-curricular activities
- assisting in ensuring that the intern is not assigned duties as a certified or substitute teacher, a coach (except as an assistant), a sole supervisor of playgrounds, halls, dances or sports events, or a person responsible for transportation of students.
- Assisting in completing of an "Internship Withdrawal Form" if difficulties have arisen, cannot be resolved and the intern needs to leave the placement
For additional information contact:
College of Education
28 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan