Become a Field Supervisor

The Office of Field Experiences accepts field supervisor applications on a rolling basis. Appy to fill current and future part-time, as needed, quarterly appointment lecturer positions. Please see our placement map for a full list of geographical locations where students complete field placements. Additional areas will be considered on a case-by-case basis as capacity and needs permit.

Field supervisor applications are reviewed on an as-needed basis.

Field Supervisor Roles

Meet regularly with student teachers to provide support, feedback, and guidance
Conduct observations and evaluations of student teachers' performance
Orient mentor teachers; serve as a liaison between Central Washington University and partner school
Supervise the student teacher as necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Three years of successful K-12 teaching
  • Experience working with diverse student populations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supervising student teachers and practicum students
  • Doctorate, ABD, or advanced graduate work
  • Experience with education technology
  • University level teaching experience
  • Learn more about our current field supervisor team at our staff directory.

Learn more about our current field supervisor team at our staff directory.


"Supervising student teachers is the best job I have ever had. I enjoy working with teacher candidates and using my 52+ years in education to assist them in any way possible."

- Bob Anacker; Field Supervisor, Lower Yakima Valley

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