School Development Manager
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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016
The University of Chicago
Campus - Hyde Park, IL
JOB DESCRIPTIONSchool Development Manager:
The School Development Manager will be responsible for working with individual schools, small groups of schools, and small to medium sized school districts that are utilizing tools and resources that promote high quality STEM teaching and learning. The School Development Manager will work with classroom teachers to support STEM instruction in their classrooms and with school-level leaders, including administrators and teacher leaders to help them plan and carry out coherent programs of teacher development to support the implementation of high quality STEM teaching and learning. The School Development Manager must identify and communicate to local leaders key features and principles of STEM teaching and learning, common pitfalls in its implementation, and solutions to common problems. The School Development Manager must also develop local leaders to provide staff development experiences for the teachers in their buildings, including preparing them to chair grade-level meetings, coach and mentor individual teachers, support reluctant teachers, conduct school-level workshops that focus on increasing teachers' STEM content knowledge and pedagogical understanding, design and carry out programs of parent education, and so on.
The School Development Manager will also write and deliver professional development for a wide range of school districts and grade levels on a variety of topics related to high quality STEM teaching and learning. The School Development Manager may also be involved in tool development and/or research projects related to STEM teaching and learning.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
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