University Supervisors – Sharon Walker School of Education


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University Supervisors – Sharon Walker School of Education

Morningside University is accepting applications for University Supervisors in Sharon Walker School of Education to serve as a liaison between the Morningside University Sharon Walker School of Education and K-12 school district partners where student teachers, teacher interns, and/or practicum students are placed.  The University Supervisor works in conjunction with the school district cooperating teachers and/or district administrators in the observation and evaluation of Morningside University teacher candidates.

University Supervisors are needed in the areas of elementary education, special education, and secondary education in the Sioux City area, Northwest Iowa, North Central Iowa, and Eastern Iowa.


1. Collaborate with cooperating teachers to provide the best possible learning experiences for student teachers and/or teacher interns.

2. Observe, evaluate, and conference with student teachers and/or teacher interns regularly throughout the semester.

3. Give individual guidance and written feedback to teacher candidates based on observations, cooperating teacher evaluations, and weekly reports.

4.  Serve as a resource to teacher candidates, cooperating teachers, and district administrators.


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Education or closely related field; Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred.
  • Appropriate teaching license
  • Significant and appropriate K-12 teaching experience

About Morningside:

Morningside, a private university located in Sioux City, Iowa, is admired for both its rich, connected campus community and exceptional active learning experiences. Established in 1894, the university has been led by its 13th president Dr. Albert Mosley since 2022 and is nestled within a serene 69-acre park-like campus in the heart of Iowa’s fourth largest city. Morningside also offers academic environments at its 77-acre learning farm and at the Sioux Gateway Airport for its School of Aviation. The institution serves a community of approximately 2,300 students from almost all 50 states and more than 30 countries.

As a testament to its learning outcomes, more than 80% of undergraduate students have engaged in an internship, externship, student teaching, or preceptorship upon graduation, and for more than a decade 99% of students have gone on to a job or graduate school in their field of study within six months of graduation. Residential undergraduate students can expect a tranquil and secure campus environment, propelling personal and professional growth. Student life includes around 50 student-led clubs and organizations, a wide array of visual and performing arts opportunities, and 28 varsity sports that regularly receive conference and national recognition. Morningside is also proud to serve as a regional resource for the Siouxland area, offering a variety of on-campus events and activities for students, alumni, and the community at large. Learn more at

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.  Successful completion of a background check and education verification are required. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, religion, creed, race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, or other characteristics protected by state and federal law. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Director of Human Resources at

Apply online only by submitting an email to entering “University Supervisor Adjunct” in the subject line. Please submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and three professional references. Positions are open until filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Kelly Chaney, Dean of the Sharon Walker School of Education, at or at (712) 274-5540.