Science Professional Development Specialist
Stevens Institute of Technology - Hoboken, NJ

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At least five years of successful science teaching experience, preferably in an urban setting

Strong science and/or engineering background

Demonstrated success leading professional development with standards-based science curriculum

Knowledge of research-based professional development practices

Knowledge of current research on learning

Strong presentation skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to work with adult learners

Strong writing skills

Job Description:
The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)

at the Stevens Institute of Technology, as part of a National Science Foundation grant, seeks an experienced staff developer to work with grades 3-8 science teachers.

The project engages teachers in a long-term professional development program to: enhance their knowledge of content, pedagogy, and student learning; and assist them in developing instructional and conceptual synergy between science and engineering. The successful candidate will:

Provide in-class support for grade 3-8 classroom teachers through teaching model lessons, co-teaching, and providing "critical-friend" observations and comments

Lead collegial support meetings to build a community of reflective discourse

Lead school year and summer professional development workshops

Assist with project research activities

Provide organizational support to project director

The Science Professional Development Specialist position will be funded for one or more years through an NSF award. However, we are committed to professional development support and will seek additional funds to continue the role. A successful candidate will be expected to travel on a daily basis to schools including Camden, Lakewood and Redbank, NJ.

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