Program Specialist - STEM
Fulton County Schools 70 reviews - Fulton County, GA

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Program Specialist - STEM

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Closing Date:
06/30/2013

Administration/Program Specialist - STEM

Date Posted:
6/21/2013

Location:
Area Superintendents - South LC

Date Available:
07/01/2013

Position Summary:
Position assigned to South Learning Community

The Program Specialist for STEM is responsible for assisting the Area Superintendent in the development and implementation of effective K-12 standards-based instruction, appropriate and balanced assessment, and standards-based grading and reporting

Essential Duties:
Assists schools in determining the level of implementation of standards-based instruction best practices and the alignment with standards-based progress report card in the STEM programs

Assists administrators in supporting, training, and coaching teachers and staff in the STEM programs

Supports the development of Power Standards and Reporting Standards K-12

Designs and delivers training to administrators/teachers in providing feedback to students to improve instruction delivery

Identifies resources and supports teachers with differentiation to meet all students' needs in the STEM programs

Assumes responsibility for communicating and coordinating pilot report card implementation and support

Provides individual assistance to schools experiencing grading issues

Provides ad hoc reports on the status of standards-based instruction/progress reporting and develops recommendations for improvement

Serves as liaison between the Division of Academics and Teacher Quality in all issues related to instructional best practices that are aligned to performance management standards for teachers

Works in collaboration with other departments and areas to maximize teacher effectiveness as it relates to the STEM curriculum, instruction, and assessment

Collaborates with Leadership in Learning and Teaching in development of any revisions to new curriculum

Assists schools in ways to integrate curriculum

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Education or in the areas of Math, Science, Engineering, Technology required (Preference will be given to Math and Science); Master's Degree preferred

Must hold or be eligible for a valid and clear teaching certificate in the areas of Math or Science; Georgia Leadership certification preferred

Detailed knowledge and experience with standards-based instruction and assessment best practices

Experience with curriculum development

Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver training to adult learners across multiple disciplines and levels

Demonstrated knowledge in differentiation and meeting the needs of varied learners

Ability to plan and implement short and long-range goals and objectives

Ability to work with collaborative teams

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Excellent interpersonal skills needed to work effectively with administrators, staff, and community members

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Required Experience:
Minimum of three years successful classroom teaching experience required; Three years supervisory experience preferred; Prior experience with standards-based instruction and professional staff development required; Experience working within a large, complex organization preferred

Salary Information:
Salary Range

$57,181.00 - $69,375.00

Step placement credit may be granted for up to a maximum of 7 years (Step 8) of prior verifiable experience. Salary placement with Fulton County Schools is non-negotiable. Actual salary placement will be based on Fulton County Board of Education experience calculations from the Non-Teaching Salary Schedule B-235, Executive Scale, Step 1 - Step 8

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