Early Learning Coordinator

Deadline: 
Friday, February 23, 2018
District/Organization: 
COP ESD
Position Details: 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

(Essential functions in terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act)

  • Collaborates with the Administrative team to develop a common understanding and approach to support all of the region’s learners.
  • Assist the Director in developing and maintaining areas of programming with a primary focus  on Birth through Elementary learners.
  • Supervise and assist in the evaluation of department staff in the performance of their duties.
  • Collaborate with and assist Prek-12 General Education and Special Education Staff in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of evidence based strategies, programs and systems.
  • Specific grant/funding oversight will include: Early-On, 32d-GSRP, 32p-GSC, and 35A Early Literacy in addition to other funding sources targeted toward meeting the learning needs of the region’s 0-3, Preschool and Elementary student population.
  • Serves as the Early Childhood Contact for the District as required by the 32d.
  • Coordinate and collaborate to address early learning curriculum, professional development, instructional practices, and school improvement for the region.
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze, assess, interpret and collect data for the purpose of improving teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrate ability and skill set to positively impact early literacy and mathematics instructional practices and learning.
  • Assist with the development, management and maintenance of applicable department budgets, including State and Federal grant requirements.
  • Communicate and collaborate with ESD staff, our local districts and other educational agencies to develop and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Facilitate district and LEA compliance with state and federal requirements and initiatives, such  as school improvement planning and reporting.
  • Assist with the coordination of data and assessment systems.
  • Represent the ESD at local, regional and state meetings, trainings and conferences, to foster strategic partnerships.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement through awareness of best practices and educational research.
  • Predictable, reliable, and punctual attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and Director.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Master’s Degree or higher in education, leadership, curriculum and instruction or other related field with an emphasis in Child Development, PreK and/or Elementary.

Experience:  Minimum of 5 years successful teaching, instructional consulting and/or project management, with an emphasis in Pre K through 3rd Grade.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain an applicable Michigan Teaching and/or Administrator Certificate and be able to meet all other employment requirements.

PREFERRED SKILL SET:

  • Demonstrated ability to foster professional growth and learning.
  • The drive and actions to set challenging goals and do more than is expected or required in order to accomplish a challenging task.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize strategic planning in order to derive future benefits or to proactively identify needs, potential problems and/or opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, assess, interpret and collect data for the purpose of improving teaching and learning.
  • Evidence of the ability to foster positive and sustained school culture to enhance student growth and achievement.
  • Experience with school improvement initiatives including the successful installation of systems or initiatives within an organization.
  • Knowledge of state and national curriculum and assessment standards.
  • Strong presentation skills to foster professional learning.
  • Ability to plan, present and facilitate various professional learning groups.
  • Ability to effectively supervise and evaluate staff, programs and initiatives.
  • Demonstrates appropriate leadership skills such as communication, technological literacy, interpersonal relationship, work ethic and problem-solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of various student support programs, techniques and interventions.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with applicable policies of the COPESD regarding Staff Evaluation.  This position reports to the Director of Instructional Services.

EMPLOYMENT DATE:

Anticipated start date- April 3, 2018 (Pending board approval and the successful completion of any and all required pre-employment screening and background checks).

SALARY:   Full Time/260 days annually. A competitive salary will be offered to the selected candidate in accordance with the Administrator Schedule.  Benefits include access to: Health, Life and Disability insurance, as well as vacation, personal business, sick leave and professional development opportunities.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    February 23, 2018 by noon (or until filled)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Qualified Applicants may send their Resume in hard copy to:

Mr. Rich Marshall – Director of Instructional Services, 6065 Learning Lane, Indian River, Michigan 49749

Fax:  (231) 238-8551        Email:  marshallr@copesd.org

Email: 
marshallr@copesd.org
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