Job Posting Description, K-12 STEM and Literacy Coordinator
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
574-393-6000
staffing@sbcsc.k12.in.us
 
Job Locations
Administration Building
 
Application Open: 09/03/2020, Filing Deadline: (none)
 
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530 K-12 STEM and Literacy Coordinator

Position Title:     K-12 STEM and Literacy Coordinator     

Salary Range:     Regionally Competitive 

Contract Length:  July 1- June 30   

Immediate Supervisor: Chief Academic Officer

Basic Function: 

Provides support and professional learning for teachers, intervention specialists, coaches and administrators on all matters related to the mathematics, science, and technology subject areas, as well as the content literacy and vocabulary associated with these areas. Supports expanding educator knowledge and capacity around reading research in relationship to specific content areas.  Facilitates the implementation of the Indiana Mathematics and Science, Computer Science Academic Standards and the integration of literacy across the content areas .  Works collaboratively with the Language Arts and Fine Arts Facilitators with the implementation of best practice initiatives for the corporation.  Keeps abreast of current research and initiatives for mathematics and participates in local, state, and national conferences and educational organizations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

  1. Support the implementation of effective instructional strategies for Tier I and Tier II classroom instruction.
  2. Possess a deep understanding of the Indiana Academic Standards at multiple grade levels, protocols for standards analysis and unpacking.
  3. Assess the cultural and social relevance of content specific non-fiction text and materials 
  4. Understand how to plan and deliver cross-curricular instruction K-12 and in a variety of instructional settings, including remote and virtual learning, with an emphasis on literacy skills. 
  5. Ability to develop and deliver effective formative and summative assessment measures. 
  6. Collaborate with principal and district support to identify the professional learning needs of educators through effective data analysis, with an emphasis on gap analysis, and aligned to district initiatives and goals.
  7. Lead teacher teams in the development and management of district curriculum maps that links science, math, and technology to course standards, and grade level literacy standards 
  8. Provide in classroom support and modeling for teachers and instructional assistants related to the K-12 instruction with an emphasis on differentiated instruction. 
  9. Develop, plan, lead, and evaluate professional learning, especially in areas of best instructional practices in science, mathematics, and technology, experience with state standards and developing aligned curriculum. 
  10. Coach, implement, and support for district instructional models. 
  11. Support teachers with the implementation of MTSS supports and practices.      
  12. Collaborate with the digital integration specialists, coordinators for student virtual learning, and principal to support the seamless integration of technology into classroom practice and student learning.
  13. 11.Recommend and coordinate with the principal the purchasing of instructional materials and equipment within assigned programs. 
  14. Oversee all district adoption processes and procedures related to assigned content areas.
  15. Perform other duties as directed by the principal.

Qualifications: 

Incumbent must hold a valid certification in elementary education, secondary specific content area, reading specialist endorsement preferred. Possess strong planning, listening, organizational, supervisory, analytical, problem-solving, computer, accountability, multi-tasking, flexibility, resourcefulness, and oral and written communications skills. Incumbent must possess knowledge of the comprehensive organization, operations, policies and objectives of assigned department or area. 

Preferred Qualifications: A Master's Degree with a focus on science, math, and/or technology, as well as certification in grades K-12. 

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other technologies and office equipment, sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time; kneeling; bending at the waist; lifting; pushing; pulling and carrying equipment, supplies and materials weighing up to 25 pounds; repetitive hand movement and fine coordination to use a computer keyboard; emotional stability to work effectively under pressure and to keep all aspects of the job under control; hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read; prepare and assure the accuracy of documents.

 

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