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Science Teacher Support Coordinator
Summary
Title:Science Teacher Support Coordinator
ID:1175
Department:Administrative
Type of Appointment:Temporary - Grant Funded
Description
Science Teacher Support Coordinator
California State University, Dominguez Hills

FOUNDATION


About the CSUDH Foundation

The California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation was incorporated in 1968 as a partner of the University to provide services and develop and enhance programs that are an integral part of the University's educational mission. CSU Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse, metropolitan university primarily serving the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Established in 1960, CSU Dominguez Hills is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system.

Any inquiries should be directed to the Foundation Human Resources Office at (310) 243-1070.

About the Position

Work directly and under the supervision of the Director of STEM Education and Teacher Development. The Instructional Support Expert will, via coaching, provide resources, lesson planning, demonstration lessons, professional development, mentoring guidance, and feedback, to support the instructional duties of pre-service and in-service teachers enrolled in any of the programs housed under the CA STEM Institute for Innovation & Improvement (CSI3). Required to train teachers, students, and community members in the use of fabrication technology and incorporate the use of technology into the curriculum (training will be provided).

 

Position Information

Employment at the Foundation is on an at-will basis and can be terminated by either an employee or the Foundation at any time with or without cause or advance notice. Permanent status can neither be obtained nor granted.

Salary Range


$60,000-$65,000 (annually) plus benefits


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understanding and knowledge of NGSS and CCSS at an expert level for the purpose of leading professional development, supporting teachers and developing STEM curriculum.
  • English Expert will assist in creating and reviewing reports. Excellent written communication skills are required.
  • Facilitate, lead and develop curricula that support the Teacher Support Institute (TSI)
  • Schedule regular school site visits and coaching sessions with CSI3 classroom teachers
  • Provide timely, constructive feedback following focused observations
  • Assist and consult with classroom teachers in diagnosing classroom difficulties
  • Suggest resources needed to ensure conceptual understanding in CCSS and NGSS based lessons
  • Conduct and model teaching and learning strategies
  • Provide co-teaching and/or demo lessons that foster conceptual understanding and rigorous instruction in mathematics and the STEM field
  • Support teachers with pacing instructional units, planning appropriate intervention support and implementing appropriate accommodation strategies
  • Develop and deliver STEM Curriculum for various instructional projects, such as, STEM Lab Schools, STEAM Weeks, and STEAM Days.
  • Design, develop and lead professional development applicable and appropriate for CSI3 staff, pre-service teachers and in-service teachers on effective instructional strategies and developments in STEM education
  • Collaborate with CSI3 coordinators, CSI3 teachers and school site administrative teams to provide the best instructional environment for teaching, learning and student success
  • Collaborate with CSI3 coordinators, faculty and staff, to plan, develop and design activities that promote STEM in the education field
  • Support the CSI3 STEM Lab Schools
  • Complete other duties as assigned


Minimum Employment Standards

Qualifications/Experience
Required:

  • Clear teaching credential with a minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience
  • Ability to travel to school sites throughout CSI3's service area
  • Experience supporting adult learners in a lead, coaching, mentoring, or out-of-classroom teaching position
  • Evidence of success with working with (or in) traditionally under-performing, high-poverty, urban schools
  • In-depth knowledge of implementing engaging, innovative CCSS and NGSS based lessons
  • In-depth knowledge of differentiating classroom instructional practices that promote student achievement
  • Experience utilizing Google Suites for Education
  • Well-versed in effective classroom management strategies, redirecting negative behavior strategies, pedagogical learning strategies, as well as, teaching and learning theories.
  • Ability to collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds (academically, economically, and culturally) with varying skills
  • Experience with integrating technology and 21st-century learning skills into K-12 instruction/curriculum
  • Knowledge understanding the needs of specialized populations (EL, SEL, Gifted, disabled, SpED, high-poverty, at-risk) in traditionally under-served communities
  • Willingness to work in a team environment

 

Preferred:

  • Teaching and coaching experience in a high-need school district.


Education
Required: Master’s degree or currently enrolled in a master’s degree program


Application Period

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may contact the Foundation Human Resources Office at (310) 243-2373.

E-Verify

This position requires new hire/re-hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in partnership with the Social Security Administration.

If hired, the successful candidate will be required to furnish proof of legal authorization to work in the United States.

Conditions of Employment

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth as a condition of employment.


 

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