School Development Specialist
Hyde Park Campus
22250 PSD Admin
About the Unit
The School Development Specialist will be part of a team working on a research-practioner project that will design, develop, and evaluate advanced Scratch-based CS instructional materials for upper elementary students through a process that attends to practical barriers to equity. This process includes close collaboration between practitioners and researchers, discovering the outcomes of existing introductory experiences, involving diverse stakeholders in content design, and providing a learning path for teachers with varying degrees of experience.
- As a team member, will design, develop, and evaluate advanced Scratch-based CS instructional materials for upper elementary students through a process that attends to practical barriers to equity.
- Develop programs, curricula, lesson plans and assessment tools.
- Use assessment data to make decisions to improve instruction and professional development.
- Will have elementary computer science skills.
- Prior upper-elementary school classroom experience.
- Curriculum development experience in a STEM field.
- Professional development or teacher mentoring experience.
- Ability to manage activities in a small research project.
- Advanced knowledge of instructional methodologies.
- Advanced knowledge of professional development strategies.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree or higher in primary or secondary education or a related field required.
- Advanced degree in primary or secondary education or a related field preferred.
- A minimum three years of relevant experience required.
- Experience in computer science, curriculum development and classroom experience at the upper-elementary school level required.
- Ability to contribute to the development and evaluation of an intermediate Scratch programming curriculum required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
- Verbal and written communication skills.
- Interpersonal skills.
- Presentation skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Cover Letter
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