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30 Nov 2018

Full-TimeCoordinator of School Transformation, Elementary Math (Growth Position)

Partnership for Los Angeles Schools – Posted by Wieland_Consulting Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with the Director of School Transformation and other elementary math coordinator to develop and execute priority initiatives for math instruction at Partnership schools; use data to track and monitor progress toward goals, and adjust course as needed
• Assist with the development and use of mathematics curricular materials, including curriculum maps, common assessments, and other tools to support teachers and students in meeting the demands of Common Core
• Work across schools to build teacher capacity to implement Common Core math instruction—to utilize curriculum maps, plan from standards, develop assessments, implement instructional strategies, and use data to inform instruction
• Push in at specific school sites to lead and support teachers in developing collaborative environments focused on student outcomes; work directly with teacher leaders across network schools to plan for and lead data cycles with grade-level teams of teachers
• Design and deliver network-wide and school-specific professional development to improve the delivery of math instruction and provide teachers and leaders with instructional resources related to Common Core
• Facilitate ongoing data inquiries to determine progress and needs of school site instructional initiatives; support school leaders and teacher leaders in analyzing and responding to data
• Assist math teachers with implementing technology-connected learning programs, and interpreting data provided by these programs to inform instruction
• Conduct classroom observations and coaching conversations to support teacher growth and promote student learning; assist site leaders to observe for and support effective instruction of Common Core
• Participate as a member of the Academics Team and other relevant work groups to exchange information, coordinate activities, develop teacher support resources, and resolve issues or concerns
• Contribute to positive Home Team and Academics Team culture
• Keep trackers for data, coaching, professional development, and other request from Director of School Transformation

REQUIREMENTS

Skills
• Leadership experiences designing, organizing, and facilitating professional development for adult learners
• Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and build strong working and mentoring relationships with adults (required)
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with administrative staff, instructional staff, and support staff (required)
• Exceptional critical thinking skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent computer skills
• Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
• A positive outlook, flexibility, and a sense of possibility in stressful situations
• Strong analytical skills, including the ability to utilize quantitative and qualitative analysis to support decision-making

Knowledge of
• Adult learning theory, facilitation skills, and design of professional development
• Multiple measure teacher evaluation systems focused on teacher growth and development
• The Common Core Instructional Shifts for Mathematics and Standards for Mathematical Practice
• Instructional knowledge and skills to pass a rigorous observer certification assessment or already hold a passing observer certification rating
• Use and analysis of assessment data to inform instruction
• Experience and comfort observing and providing direct feedback to teachers, both written and verbal, that leads to immediate improvement
• Integrating technology, classroom observation, and supplementary materials

Qualifications
• A proven record of academic success working with students in historically underserved schools and setting high expectations for teachers and students
• Completion of rigorous classroom observation training preferred; LAUSD candidates will be required to have completed observer training and show evidence of certification (or commit to in‐depth training)
• At least three (3) years of successful full-time teaching experience
• At least two (2) years of successful school leadership experience (coaching, department chair, BTSA coach, peer observer, etc.)
• An earned master’s degree or advanced degree preferred
• Ability to travel between our network schools in South Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, and Watts (must possess a valid Driver’s License)
• Mathematics degree a plus
• Smarter Balanced Item Reviewer and/or Writer a plus
• Spanish fluency a plus

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a full time, year-round position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The Partnership offers a robust benefits package including employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance and a 403(b) retirement program.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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