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Job: Professional Development Coordinator

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Pay: $60,320 to $91,104/year

Salary : $60,320.00 - $91,104.00 Annually

Posted: 08/16/2017

Job Status: Full Time, Contract/Temporary

Job Reference #: 1773747

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Professional Development Coordinator
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$60,320.00 - $91,104.00 Annually
Job Type:Contract/Grant-Funded/Full-Time
Location:Phoenix, Arizona
Department:County School Superintendent

The purpose of this position is to design and deliver quality professional development in content and pedagogy aligned to the Learning, Leading, and Coaching Observation Instruments and ensuring job-embedded professional development in partner school districts.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum education and/or experience:
Bachelor's degree in Education and three (3) years' teaching experience and/or education administration experience.

Specialized training, certifications, and/or other special requirements:
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver's license. An Arizona Class 1 fingerprint clearance card and an Arizona Teacher Certification.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Ability to possess exemplary knowledge of content and pedagogy with flexibility to apply in multiple grades K-12. Ability to take direction and follow through in a timely and professional manner. Ability to manage time and independently initiate tasks in a sometimes ambiguous environment. Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and projects under the constraints of strict deadlines and time pressures. Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport and build strategic relationships and work as part of a team. Ability to work well under pressure in a multi-task environment. Knowledge of Learning Forward standards for professional development. Knowledge of Professional development creation and implementation. Knowledge of Data analysis and communication. Skilled in using Microsoft Office products including: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint or Keynote, Excel, Pages or InDesign, and Internet Explorer. Skilled in verbally communicating with others to convey information effectively with school district personnel. Skilled in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Skilled in verbally communicating with others to convey information effectively.

Preferred education and/or experience:
Master's degree and two (2) years' instructional coaching or learning/content management system administrative experience.
Essential Job Tasks:
Analyzes needs assessments to identify prioritized, targeted areas of support aligned to LEA and school improvement plans. Analyzes SAI professional development survey data by school, district, REIL alliance, and County. Develops professional development priority schedule for module and workshop development in collaboration with REIL and Education Innovations. Develops high quality professional development trainer-of-trainer modules including scripts, slides, handouts, videos, and other materials for REIL Learning, Coaching, and Peer Evaluator Series. Collaborates with Standards and Assessment Administrator to design training for the development of common formative assessments, analysis of multiple data sources, interpretation of data, and adjustments to instructional planning aligned to elements on REIL observation instruments. Collaborates with REIL Resource Professional Development Coordinator to select, score, and annotate videos for professional development. Evaluates the effectiveness of REIL professional development. Produces professional development resources in multiple formats and upload into learning or content management systems. Designs professional development to ensure that teachers and principals will understand the specific measures of teacher and principal effectiveness included in performance-based management systems. Designs partner district and/or school professional development plans in alignment to district strategic plans or school improvement plans with identified support systems to improve instructional and leadership effectiveness. Provides coaching and feedback to schools and districts in analyzing the effectiveness of professional development plans based on student achievement data and educator evaluation data evidence. Provides training to coaches, mentors, and/or peer evaluators to improve educator effectiveness aligned to REIL observation instruments including best practices for coaching teachers including building relationships, setting coaching objectives, establishing and scheduling coaching cycles and monitoring, instructional analysis, reliable evaluation scoring, coaching conferences, individual growth plans, PLC facilitation, and site leadership team participation. Provides follow-up coaching support to field specialists and district trainer of trainers on implementation of REIL professional development workshops and job-embedded coaching support and monitoring systems. Designs on-going professional development modules to meet the needs of teachers and leaders based upon results of Learning, Leading and Coaching Evaluation Instruments.
Selection Procedure:
The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.

Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.

Application Instructions

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Maricopa County Human Resources | 301 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Business hours 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays
602.506.3755 | | se habla español

Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Maricopa County will make reasonable accommodation(s) during the employment process.
In addition, Maricopa County complies with A.R.S.§23-211 et seq. and submits information on all new hires to e-Verify.
Finally, Maricopa County complies with A.R.S.§36-601 (Smoke Free AZ Act) and prohibits smoking in all places of employment.