Job Description

                                                             

                                     INDUCTION AND RETENTION/STAFF DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

                                                  (Teacher Position Available For 2020-2021)

                                                                       

JOB GOAL:

  • To increase student achievement by accelerating teacher effectiveness
  • To assist beginning teachers in utilizing the Professional Teacher Standards to develop their pedagogy and teacher leadership skills
  • To provide high quality professional development for teachers
  • To improve the retention of highly effective teachers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Arizona certified elementary or secondary teacher
  • Highly Qualified elementary or secondary teacher
  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience with excellent evaluations
  • Possesses collaborative leadership skills
  • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching evidenced by principal’s evaluations and student achievement
  • Demonstrates knowledge of state and national standards and district adopted curriculum and instructional materials
  • Demonstrates knowledge of district assessments
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and works effectively in a professional learning community
  • Views self as a learner and seeks professional challenges and demonstrates initiative
  • Demonstrates experience in cognitive coaching techniques and working with adults
  • Demonstrates ability to model first best instruction across content areas
  • Demonstrates ability in working with diverse populations (ELL, Special Education, Gifted)
  • Demonstrates ability to work with teachers across a variety of settings (ELD, Special Education, Gifted, elementary level, middle school level, self-contained middle school, fine arts)
  • Continues professional growth through participation in educational meetings and defined professional growth opportunities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas with colleagues
  • Continues professional development in the area of research-based exemplary practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate in oral and written form
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

 

REPORTS TO:  Director of Teaching and Learning

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Develop a trusting and reflective professional partnership with assigned teachers
  2. Provide on-site support to assigned teachers
  3. Coach and assist assigned teachers with curriculum development, classroom management, instructional strategies, assessment of student performance, and aspects of their professional development.
  4. Demonstrates and models first best instruction for assigned teachers.
  5. Provides District-wide professional development as directed.
  6. Assist new teachers in developing and a Professional Growth Plan.
  7. Plan, participate in, facilitate support and training activities for induction of new teachers
  8. Comply with District, state, and federal reporting process.
  9. Continues professional growth through participation in educational meetings and defined professional growth opportunities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas with colleagues
  10. Continues professional development in the area of research-based exemplary practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment
  11. Performs other work related duties as assigned.
  1. Collaborates with district, school administrators, school leaders and school Specialists to provide support to new teachers.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Adopted Teacher Calendar and Salary Schedule

Candidates must submit the following to Human Resources:

  1. External candidates should complete an on-line Certified Employee application. Internal candidates should complete an on-line Internal Certified Employee
  2. A Letter of Interest (Indicate your experience in facilitating any professional development and any evidence of exceptional student achievement).
  3. A Current Professional Résumé  
  4. A Copy of Current Arizona Teaching Certificate
  5. A Current Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled     

                                                

CONTACT PERSON:

Cartwright School District

Haidee Ruiz, Human Resources

(623) 691-3911 FAX: (623) 691-4079

hruiz@csd83.org

        



Primary Location: District Wide

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, February 3, 2020 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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