Instructional Coach/Professional Development Facilitator

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Job Code/Title 80261 - H - Education Specialist CE 1 Position Number HU1117 Working Title Instructional Coach/Professional Development Facilitator Department SOE Office Prof Dev and Strategic Engagement Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $20/hr Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 20 Normal work days M-F Normal work hours 9 AM - 3 PM Job Category Miscellaneous Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

The School of Education is excited to invite candidates who will serve as an Instructional Coach/Professional Development Facilitator with the Office of Strategic Engagement.
The Instructional Coach/Professional Development Facilitator, grounded in math, science, social studies and or English content, will work directly with classroom teachers to enhance instructional practices and student learning.
The Instructional Coach/Professional Development Facilitator will possess a toolbox of best practices to:
Strategically communicate and build relationships that promote trust and respect,
Collaboratively work with teachers and teams in pursuit of student-focused conversations and instructional needs,
Thoughtfully guide and analyze data-driven instruction to surface student need and next step decisions,
The Instructional Coach/Professional Development Facilitator will possess understanding and application of Blackboard, Canvas, along with teaching and learning in a virtual environment.

Required Qualifications

-Degree in Education or related field required
-Teaching Experience:
Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience followed by instructional coaching and professional development that supports, knowledge, skills and abilities of colleagues,
Direct experience working with underrepresented or underserved populations and meeting needs in high-need or urban schools,
Demonstrate knowledge of adult learning,
Experience with online and traditional instructional design and curriculum development,
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment.

Preferred Qualifications

-Advanced degree in education.
-Preference will be given to those with professional experience working with urban populations.

Job Open Date 10/12/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our wellbeing as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document

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