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The Department of Teacher Education invites applications for a Coordinator of Field Experience and Student Teaching to begin May 13, 2024. The Department seeks an experienced educator who is knowledgeable about GaPSC policies and procedures and who is interested in transitioning to a role in supporting the preparation of future K-12 educators in Georgia. Ideal candidates display the following characteristics: strong communication, detail orientation, team collaboration, proactive problem-solving, and confidence with school administrators.


Primary responsibilities include tracking and verifying requirements necessary for Teacher Education candidates to secure Georgia certification and processing all paperwork; assisting with field experience/student teaching placements during both fall and spring semesters; ensuring students who apply for a field experience in a school have completed background checks on file in the office; receiving and maintaining all initial applications to the Teacher Education Program; and tracking all education majors to ensure compliance with rules and regulations set by both Berry College and the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).


The Teacher Education program values hands-on learning and the development of practical skills starting in the first year of the program. Field placements and student teaching opportunities are augmented by two on-campus laboratory schools, a child development center (3-4 yr old's), and an elementary and middle school (K-8); Berry College also partners with Rome City Schools and the South Rome Alliance to operate an early learning center in South Rome (3 yr old's). Teacher Education has a long history of service and community outreach, with Berry students collectively contributing over 50,000 hours of service to local schools every year with existing, collaborative agreements with most P-12 schools in the region.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Education, Master's Degree in Education preferred (MAT, MEd, etc)
  • 3 years of teaching or administrative experience in P-12 school settings
  • Basic proficiency with spreadsheets, digital forms, and cloud file management



Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart, and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds.


Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff.  An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interviews or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, at (706) 290-2698.


Applicants should submit a letter of application describing their interest in this position and their commitment to the Berry mission; a resume; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and names and contact information of three references.

Review of applications will begin April 26th and continue until the position is filled. Specific questions about the position may be sent directly to Dr. Jill Cochran, Director of Teacher Education at

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Development

Contact Information : 706-233-4062 Specific questions about the position may be sent directly to Dr. Jill Cochran, Director of Teacher Education at

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