UNIVERSITY LAB SCHOOL EXTENDED DAY TEACHER

Location
Greenville
Posted
Jun 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: The College of Education is currently seeking an individual to serve as a University Lab School Extended Day Coordinator to serve within the East Carolina University Lab School. The position is an eleven-month, full-time, non-faculty position in the College of Education available in August 1, 2017. The ECU Lab School will be housed at the off-campus lab school site. The Extended Day Coordinator at the Lab School will report to the ECU Lab School Principal. As the Extended Day Coordinator within the East Carolina University School, this person is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program for an extended day program in correlation with the primary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. The Coordinator will participate in a variety of meetings and professional development activities for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information between daily operations and extended day program required to perform functions and to improve student achievement. Direct graduate assistants, assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students. Support ECU Faculty/Graduate assistants, ECU undergraduates for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans. Additionally, the Extended Day Coordinator will work a modified schedule and teach specific Health Education and Physical Education classes to lab school students. In the role of classroom teacher, the Extended Day Coordinator will cultivate a culture of innovation that supports effective instructional practices/strategies to promote student academic and personal success for all students in the school. The Teacher will work collaboratively with others to facilitate and implement innovative instruction to achieve the mission of the school. The teacher will work collaboratively with the ECU Lab School Principal and university faculty/staff to support the successful social-emotional, physical, and academic development of the students within the lab school. Responsibilities: -- Demonstrate leadership to motivate effective learning practices and to strive for superior student performance and actively participate in professional development offered within the Lab School and beyond. -- Maximize the interconnectedness of curricular areas within her/his classroom to meet the needs of diverse learners and effectively assess students through a variety of methods to determine appropriate instructional strategies and learning environments. -- Seek to connect students and their families with appropriate services embedded within the Lab School's integrated network of partners who will provide service and support for non-academic issues that impact student learning. -- Engage in and enhance meaningful collaboration and relationships amongst school and community stakeholders and actively engage in ongoing communication with parents to ensure they are informed about their child's progress within the school and to ensure families are aware of school resources available for their child and their family. -- Receive visitors within her/his classroom for the purpose of instruction, assistance, research, and observation (which will include being observed, video-taping, and interviews). Teachers hired will be eligible to participate in the Master's of Education (MAED) Fellows Program. Teachers will have the opportunity to complete coursework leading toward a master's or doctoral degree at no cost to include coverage of tuition and fees. MAED Fellows will, in return, agree to teach within a low-wealth school within Pitt County for each year of funds received.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in physical education and/or health education. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills; and evidence of skill in working with at risk student populations. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions. A current North Carolina teaching license in both health and physical education is required.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must submit a: (1) curriculum vitae/resume, (2) letter of application describing academic background, specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (3) list of three references, including contact information online at www.jobs.ecu.edu, (4) a copy of North Carolina educator's license. Finally, copies of transcripts and three current letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Mark L'Esperance, Search Chair, Speight 230, College of Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. Official transcripts required prior to written contract offer.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 07-13-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled