Anticipated Student Learning Specialist - District

Location
Milford, DE 19963, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Ref
5200006967
Close Date:
07/24/2018

Location: Milford School District

Reports To: Director of Student Learning

Starting Date: August 22, 2018

Qualifications:
  • All applicants must possess or be eligible to possess a Delaware teaching license and/or school reading specialist certification.
  • Certification in English Language Arts Teacher, Social Studies Teacher, and/or Elementary Teacher preferred.
  • School Reading Specialist certification preferred.
  • Three years successful teaching experience preferred.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a leader within the Milford School District Student Learning Team and Curriculum Task Force.
  • Lead Milford School District teachers in standards-based curriculum development and enhancements.
  • Coordinate school language arts and reading programs both horizontally and vertically.
  • Lead and support curriculum development, instructional strategies and assessment for ELA, Reading and Social Studies in grades PreK-12.
  • Support the engagement of families and community in literacy based activities.
  • Plan, design and implement professional development for PreK-12 teachers. Provide professional development through Curriculum Task Force, workshops, Professional Learning Communities, grade level/departmental meetings and individual meetings.
  • Serve as district liaison at state-wide curriculum and instruction meetings relative to ELA, Reading and Social Studies.
  • Support the implementation of district-wide assessment online platform.
  • Provide support to teachers in using diagnostic and standards-based assessments to design instruction to meet all students' needs.
  • Collect and analyze student data to determine specific curriculum and instruction needs.
  • Evaluate student academic growth, maintain appropriate student records, and prepare progress reports.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport and ongoing communication with all district stakeholders.
  • Willingness to work with the Student Learning Team during summer months on curriculum improvements. (Summer reported hours compensated)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Terms of Employment: Salary and work year to be according to the current salary schedule and the Professional Agreement. Ten-month (10) position.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with Board of Education Policy.

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of professional personnel.

Application Process:

Internal applicants must submit the following:
  • Letter of interest

External applicants must follow the application process. All qualified and interested persons are invited to complete the online application at www.milfordschooldistrict.org . A paper version of the application is available upon request. Only completed packets will be considered. The following items must be included:
  • Resume
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • Three separate letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: July 24, 2018

For more information contact: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 Tel: 302-424-6393 or Email: jpeel@msd.k12.de.us

Employment with the Milford School District is contingent upon successful:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Protection Registry Check
  • Physician's Health Certification
  • TB Test (within last five years)
  • Verification of Credentials and Past Employment
  • Adherence to School District Policies
  • Milford Board of Education Approval

Milford School District reserves the right to take disciplinary action up to and including termination upon discovering false or misleading statements and/or documents after an offer of employment has been accepted. The Human Resources staff will assist in completion of all required documentation.

Start Date: August 22, 2018

Reports To: Director of Student Learning

Endorsements:
  • Reading Specialist
  • Teacher of Elementary Grades K-6
  • Teacher of English Language Arts Grades 9-12 (Valid 6-8 in a Middle School)
  • Teacher of Social Studies Grades 9-12 (Valid 6-8 in a Middle School)


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