Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:24 AM
Teacher Development SpecialistJobID: 38808
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Hattie Mae White Bldg.
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: Teacher Development Specialist : TR0271, TR0270 (rev 7.30.15).doc
POSITION TITLE: Teacher Development Specialist
CONTRACT LENGTH: 11M, 12M
Job Code: TR0271, TR0270
PAY GRADE: 30
FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: E
Job Family : Training
JOB SUMMARY: The Teacher Development Specialist is accountable for supporting a caseload of teachers by providing individualized feedback, coaching, and development to improve teacher performance and increase student achievement.
MAJOR DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
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:Observes instructional practice and provides a formative assessment of strengths and weaknesses. Provides real:time feedback and access to relevant development opportunities.
:Provides critical on the job coaching to teachers in support of their professional development.
:Works with teachers and principals to review performance data and development plans, and to identify teachers strengths and prioritize most pressing development needs to increase student achievement.
:Helps to identify and connect teachers to appropriate PD opportunities to meet priority needs.
:Monitors teachers efficacy in applying new skills and impact on student learning, adjusts approach as necessary to achieve goals for teacher improvement and student achievement.
:Provides input to the Primary Appraiser as one input into the appraisal process.
:Partners with Principals and SIOs to ensure focus is aligned to development priorities for individual teachers and across the campus.
:Collaborates with other Teacher Development Specialists within their team and across teams to think strategically about PD : e.g., review performance data, reflect on themes, determine how to aggregate and prioritize needs, and allocate resources accordingly.
:Taps into school based resources (e.g., Teacher Leaders, Dept. Heads) to deliver PD support : e.g., mentoring, modeling, facilitation, training, etc.
:Leads group learning opportunities focused on increasing teacher effectiveness in a specific area.
:Identifies high need training topics, works with PD Central Support to develop high value training, and delivers training where appropriate and able.
:Improves teachers instructional, content, and developmental expertise on an ongoing basis by participating in research:based learning opportunities.
:Performs other job:related duties as assigned. EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree
WORK EXPERIENCE: 5 to 7 years of proven successful teaching experience as demonstrated by a track record of success in increasing student achievement. Successful candidate will ideally have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in the designated subject. Subject matter expert in designated subject(s). Exceptional interpersonal skills, able to relate one:on:one and in groups with confidence and poise. Ability to provide critical and constructive feedback to effect immediate change. Highly analytical, able to interpret data and weigh multiple options. Strong communicator, ability to write clearly and analytically, able to evidence support. A problem solver, able to prioritize multiple scenarios. Ability to model research:based teaching strategies Self:starter, flexible, able to adapt and adjust quickly to changing situations and needs.
TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Microsoft Office; Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier)
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No superviso
• Location: Houston
• Post ID: 49241333 houston