ID# 000588

Coordinator of School Transformation, Elementary Math

Los Angeles, CA 90017
United States
Category
Industry
Education
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Non-Profit
Work Schedule
Full-Time
 

Job Description

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Coordinator of School Transformation, Elementary Math to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. This is an exciting new growth position to the network. In collaboration with the Director of School Transformation, Partnership staff, school leaders, and teacher leaders, the Coordinator will support teachers and schools with Common Core math instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis. The Coordinator will serve as an integral Partnership team member. He/she will report to and assist the Director of School Transformation with strategic planning and implementing Partnership Academic Team initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated self-starter committed to transforming educational opportunities for students in Los Angeles and will have significant experience with elementary math instruction teacher development, and Common Core.

Job Requirements

Skills
• Leadership experiences designing, organizing, and facilitating professional development for adult learners
• Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and build strong working and mentoring relationships with adults (required)
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with administrative staff, instructional staff, and support staff (required)
• Exceptional critical thinking skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent computer skills
• Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
• A positive outlook, flexibility, and a sense of possibility in stressful situations
• Strong analytical skills, including the ability to utilize quantitative and qualitative analysis to support decision-making







Knowledge of
• Adult learning theory, facilitation skills, and design of professional development
• Multiple measure teacher evaluation systems focused on teacher growth and development
• The Common Core Instructional Shifts for Mathematics and Standards for Mathematical Practice
• Instructional knowledge and skills to pass a rigorous observer certification assessment or already hold a passing observer certification rating
• Use and analysis of assessment data to inform instruction
• Experience and comfort observing and providing direct feedback to teachers, both written and verbal, that leads to immediate improvement
• Integrating technology, classroom observation, and supplementary materials

Qualifications
• A proven record of academic success working with students in historically underserved schools and setting high expectations for teachers and students
• Completion of rigorous classroom observation training preferred; LAUSD candidates will be required to have completed observer training and show evidence of certification (or commit to in‐depth training)
• At least three (3) years of successful full-time teaching experience
• At least two (2) years of successful school leadership experience (coaching, department chair, BTSA coach, peer observer, etc.)
• An earned master’s degree or advanced degree preferred
• Ability to travel between our network schools in South Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, and Watts (must possess a valid Driver’s License)
• Mathematics degree a plus
• Smarter Balanced Item Reviewer and/or Writer a plus
• Spanish fluency a plus

Required Application Documents

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