Coordinator, Career, Industry and Science

San Antonio ISD - San Antonio, Texas - Full time

Opening: September 14, 2018

Closing: September 28, 2018

Reports To: CAST Med High School Principal

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Dept. /School: CAST Med High School

Pay Grade: Administrative Program JG 5

Terms of Employment:

11 months/ 220 days per year. Salary is at Administrative Program Job Group 5 on the SAISD Compensation Plan on a term or probationary contract, as applicable. The entry level annual salary is $63,428.20 with additional consideration for directly related experience. This position is grant funded; therefore, annual employment is contingent upon the availability of funds.

Primary Purpose:

Assist in the planning, development, and coordination of the integration of the career, industry, technology, science other curriculum at CAST Med. To design and oversee a menu of industry and employer engagement opportunities ranging from school-based activities to include mentoring, internships, career talks, as well as work-based opportunities, to include job shadowing, at an innovative school specializing in biological research, medical professionals, and/or public health professions. The Coordinator will facilitate student learning through recruiting prospective business mentors, working with SAISD to vet all volunteers, provide mentor training to faculty, students and volunteers while working in conjunction with school faculty to develop mentorship curriculum, arrange for guest speakers, and coordinator job shadowing events. The Coordinator will also work with the industry advisory committee to ensure that curriculum and student activities align with industry needs, while assisting with the design of the project based learned units.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

  • Valid Texas Teacher Certification
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to use computer technology in administrative and educational settings
  • Excellent organizational ability
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, problem-solving and consensus-building expertise, and excellent human relations skills
  • Methods, materials, and techniques employed in the administration of staff development
  • Knowledge of research methods and sources of information related to education
  • Knowledge of the latest research, trends, and developments in all areas of education, specifically programs related to curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development
  • Knowledge of High School Career & Technical and/or Science TEKS as well as associated shifts in pedagogical practice, next generation assessment instruments, project-based learning, 21st century learning skills and strategies, technology integration, assessment literacy, and student engagement strategies
  • Knowledge of Project Based Learning Programs

Experience:

  • Three (3) years of successful teaching
  • In developing/implementing curriculum
  • In developing/implementing staff development

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

  1. In collaboration with the CAST Med Campus Administrative Team, assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of data-driven initiatives in alignment with the District’s Goals ensuring that all curricular services/programs meet or make satisfactory progress towards integrated Science, Career & Technical Education and other District Goals.
  2. Report progress toward goals, objectives, and initiatives to the CAST Med Principal.
  3. Collaborate with all departments, teachers, site administrators, and staff to ensure curriculum incorporates Standards Based Learning, Project-based Learning/Inquiry-based Education, and STEM technology.
  4. Collaboratively support the vision of the CAST Med Campus in all initiatives.
  5. Support professional learning and core content instruction including trainings and walk-throughs in collaboration with CAST Med Campus.
  6. Provide support, resources, materials, and training to administrators and teachers.
  7. Assist the Principal in website support and communication development for various stakeholders.
  8. Research and implement current trends and best practices for delivery of services, curriculum development and implementation, teaching and support service strategies.
  9. Comply with district policies and procedures in regards to Curriculum and Instruction.
  10. Align high school magnet curricula and initiate modifications to meet industry standards.
  11. Assist with the development of grant applications and monitoring of awarded grants.
  12. Consult and collaborate with principal and school staff to ensure programs are appropriately reaching the District’s Goals and School Performance Metrics; report findings to the CAST Med Principal.
  13. Visit classrooms and use observation tools and data to give feedback to teachers and document performance. Work to develop effective matching of mentors to students (or grouping in the case of group mentors) and ongoing monitoring of relationships;
  14. Work to source professional and collegiate mentors, develop and oversee training and ongoing support;
  15. Serve as a liaison to industry advisory group and additional corporate mentors and industry partners;
  16. Stay on top of best practices in the field of mentoring and continuous improvement of mentoring program using qualitative and quantitative evaluations/feedback;

Qualities of an Effective Coordinator

  1. Demonstrate the following core values: integrity, high expectation, commitment, respect, dedication to teamwork and passion for a student centered environment.
  2. Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.
  3. Participate in ongoing training to further District goals and to enhance personal and professional skills; maintain current knowledge regarding practices and research in assigned area(s); maintain expertise in school district/public organization administration, leadership, and service delivery.
  4. Respond to needs of students, staff, and parents; establish competency goals for self and staff in area(s) of assignment and to enhance professional development training standards for the department.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Office equipment – personal computer, printer, calculator, multi-line telephone
  • Communication equipment – Radio communication equipment, cellular telephone
  • Video monitoring equipment

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands

  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions
  • Work with frequent deadlines

Physical Demands

  • Frequent: Sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs and/or ramps, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive hand motions, hearing, speaking clearly, visual acuity, distinguishing colors, driving, traveling
  • Occasional: Lifting, moderate, 15-44 pounds; carrying, moderate, 15-44 pounds

Environmental Factors:

  • Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination, vibration
  • Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.), work outside, work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces, work alone, work prolonged or irregular hours

It is the policy of San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA, FFH, and FFI. 

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