Regional Civics Coach (Area 3)
ProfessionalsJacksonville, FL • ID: 2311-429 • Full-Time/Regular
**Application Deadline: Open Until Filled**
TITLE: Regional Civics Coach (Area 3)
POSITION NO.: TBD
SECTION: Administrative Services/Florida Department of Education (FDOE)
HIRING SALARY: $65,000.00 annually
HOURS: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday; Some evenings and weekends may be required
CONTACT: Human Resources at (850) 201-8510 or via email at [email protected]
LOCATIONS: The link to the Regional Civics Coaches map is included to assist you in identifying the location of each facility. Please ensure that the location you select is within vicinity or the location you desire.
Regional Coach 3 will cover the following counties:
MAJOR FUNCTION: The Regional Civics Coaches are grant-funded positions. The Regional Civic Coaches will support and reinforce civics and government standards implementation, provides sustained professional learning and contributes to the success of Florida’s priorities for civic literacy. Regional Civics Coaches supports Bureau of Standards and Instructional Support initiatives and serves under the leadership of the Bureau Chief/Director and Regional Civics Captains. Regional Civics Coaches will work in an identified region in the state to provide targeted services and supports to schools, districts and consortium. Regional Civics Education Coaches must be productive under tight timeframes, balance multiple and competing priorities, and maintain goal-directed behavior and high performance.
Primary duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Provides guidance and support for Florida’s priorities for civic literacy, including the Civic Literacy Excellence Initiative. Works collaboratively with the Florida Education Foundation and the Florida Civics and Debate Initiative. Accountable for quantitative and qualitative performance indicators aligned to student performance data and FDOE/program.
- Develops and provides technical assistance to LEAs, schools and other stakeholders aligned to Florida’s priorities for civic Provides coaching to educators and maintain detailed coaching logs. Develops and provides training and professional development at the school, district, region, consortium, conference and statewide levels.
- Collects, analyzes and reports data to be used for program effectiveness and ensures financial resources are aligned with the intents and purposes of the program.
- Extensive travel required.
MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in Social Studies Education or a related social studies content area, and a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience with documented success of teaching civics and government. Certification in Elementary Education, Social Science 5-9 or Social Science 6-12 is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of related civics and government teaching experience will be considered in lieu of a master’s degree. Preference will be given for experience with designing professional learning specific to civics and government instruction; facilitating adult learning and delivering professional learning for civics and government instruction; mentoring, coaching, and providing oral and written feedback about instruction to classroom teachers; leading others in a collaborative process; and analyzing and using student achievement data for instructional purposes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of educational programs and ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Ability to analyze and interpret data, plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and deal effectively with a wide variety of people. Ability to multi-task and work within tight time constraints. Skilled in operating personal computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Preference is given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim. Note: Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.
***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***
The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.
The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, [email protected].
All persons are encouraged to apply.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.