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POST DATE 5/10/2019
END DATE 11/10/2019

University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Location
Chicago, IL
AJE Ref #
584061094
Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
JR04965
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ THE JOB POSTING IN ITS ENTIRETY AS IT REFLECTS BOTH THE UNIVERSITY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, FOLLOWED BY THE SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION.

DEPARTMENT

22250 PSD Admin

ABOUT THE UNIT

UChicago STEM Education is a center devoted to research and development that resides within the Physical Sciences Division (PSD) of the University of Chicago. Formerly the Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education, UChicago STEM Ed continues the University of Chicago s long-standing commitment to improving precollege education and aims to support high quality mathematics and science instruction and learning for all students. Through the sharing of knowledge and the creation of useful products and programs, UChicago STEM Education seeks to make a positive difference for mathematics and science instruction throughout the nation. UChicago STEM Education s work comprises three components: (1) Research and Evaluation, (2) Tool Development, and (3) School Support Services. Separately, each of these components is a necessary part of improving mathematics and science education. Within UChicago STEM Education, they inform one another and constitute a rigorous, comprehensive approach to supporting high quality education. The School Support Services team is seeking an individual to support teacher development of mathematics in grades PreK-8. The School Development Manager is responsible for working with teachers, school leadership teams, and school districts to support and promote high quality mathematics teaching and learning. This includes implementation support for Everyday Mathematics as well as other tools and resources.

JOB FAMILY

Academic Affairs

Responsible for campus academic affairs functions, including general administration, administrative support, academic planning and analysis, academic programs, faculty affairs, faculty research and development, institutional studies, off-campus programs, teacher credential programs, and academic information systems.

CAREER TRACK AND JOB LEVEL

School Development

Directs and manages primary and secondary school development programs or projects. Develops and implements programs and materials that contribute to the development and/or enhancement of instruction at primary and secondary schools.

P3: Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external University issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

ROLE IMPACT

Individual Contributor

RESPONSIBILITIES

The job uses best practices and provides knowledge to the development of programs for primary and secondary schools. Designs and implements programs and materials that contribute to school development and/or professional development of principals, teachers, and other school leaders.

1) Develops programs for primary and secondary school education. Requires a deep understanding of the field of primary and secondary school education., 2) Conducts research and development of curriculum, models, and best practices in the field of education. Works with school leadership teams to support school planning processes including needs assessments, goal setting, strategic planning, and determining strategies for curriculum selection and professional development. May lead the implementation of professional development workshops and individualized coaching efforts for principals, teachers, and other school staff., 3) Utilizes in-depth experience in the identification and establishment of collaborative partnerships with schools., 4) Plays a medium to large role in program evaluation and improvement efforts., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

UNIT-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1) Support teachers and school-level leaders in planning and carrying out coherent programs of teacher development in order to support high quality mathematics teaching and learning.

2) Identify and communicate to local leaders, key features and principles of mathematics teaching and learning, common pitfalls in its implementation, and solutions to common problems.

3) Develop leadership teams in schools, 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' mathematical content knowledge and pedagogical understanding, design and carry out programs of parent education.

4) Write and deliver professional development for a wide variety of school districts and grade levels. The majority of professional development will focus on the implementation of Everyday Mathematics, but opportunities may also arise to provide professional development on more general topics related to high quality teaching and learning.

UNIT-PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

1) Advanced knowledge of instructional methodologies

2) Advanced knowledge of professional development strategies, including coaching

3) Ability to develop programs, lesson plans and assessment tools

4) Ability to use assessment data to make decisions to improve instruction and professional development

5) Ability to work independently and as part of a team

6) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadline

7) Understand the principles of adult learning

8) Writing ability, including the ability to write grant proposals

9) Ability to clearly communicate to a variety of audiences

9) Presentation skills

10) Ability to manage stressful situations

11) Interpersonal skills

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATIONS

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

1) Masters degree in Math, Teaching, Education, or a related field

2) Doctorate (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) in primary or secondary education or a related field

EXPERIENCE

1) A minimum of five years of relevant experience

2) A minimum of three years of elementary or middle school teaching experience

3) Experience with using a variety of techniques for teacher education, including case studies, professional readings, mentoring, coaching, lesson study, teaching model lessons, teacher study groups

4) Experience with implementation of Everyday Mathematics

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the RESUME/CV section of the application

FLSA STATUS

Exempt

PAY FREQUENCY

Monthly

PAY GRADE

Depends on Qualifications

SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS

22.5

BENEFITS ELIGIBLE

Yes

DRUG TEST REQUIRED

No

HEALTH SCREEN REQUIRED

No

MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD INQUIRY REQUIRED

No

POSTING DATE

2019-05-09-07:00

REMOVE FROM POSTING ON OR BEFORE

2019-11-09-08:00

POSTING STATEMENT

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

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Additional Benefits

http://hr.uchicago.edu/benefits/