Academic Coordinator, Science 7-12

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Position: Academic Coordinator, Science 7-12
Reports To:   Chief Academic Officer
Salary Schedule / Grade:   Refer to Administrator Salary Schedule
F.L.S.A Status:   Exempt
The Academic Coordinator is to work with teachers to improve instructional practice and student academic achievement. Academic Coordinators will be assigned to provide services to buildings. This is a 260 - day twenty-six pay Administrator contract with paid vacation, holidays, and personal days.
The Dayton Way

  • Support and maintain the District’s core principles in the areas of professionalism, curriculum, instruction, culture, and customer service.  Demonstrate courage, compassion, patience, and a passion for teaching in daily activities.
  • Meet the challenges of delivering education in an urban school setting.  Use instructional methods to help struggling learners reach grade level.
  • Navigate competing instructional initiatives and find ways to apply them to the classroom effectively.
  • Build confidence in staff and administrators that academic achievement is attainable through high expectations and sustained effort.
  • Collaborate and engage effectively with teachers and administrators to implement instructional strategies that promote student success in content areas.
  • Build positive rapport and trust with families and community partners to facilitate their engagement in education efforts.
  • Participate in district-organized professional development activities and seek out opportunities for self-development to improve instruction design and delivery skills
(Incumbent performs a majority of the following duties)
  • Monitor and support the implementation of the district prescribed curriculum and instructional practices.
  • Create and maintain instructional guides for content and grade levels within their purview.
  • Create and maintain formative common assessments for the content and grade levels within their purview.
  • Meet regularly as a member of the Curriculum Team to define building and district level professional development resource needs.
  • Construct school intervention plans.
  • Provide classroom coaching to teachers.
  • Consult with building principals to identify and meet individual teacher needs for additional support and instructional improvement. Make recommendations to principals regarding remedies for deficiencies.
  • Plan, develop and coordinate site based staff development exercises.
  • Coordinate and facilitate professional learning communities within their content area.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Coping with Stress = think critically and solve problems in difficult situations; capable of handling interruptions effectively
  • Interpersonal Skills = successfully interact and engage with students, families, colleagues, administrators, and others; enjoy working with children
  • Presentation Skills = creatively share information verbally and in writing to build interest and engage student learners; organize and present information in meaningful, easy-to-understand ways
  • Adaptability and Flexibility = willingness to change methods and approaches as appropriate
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a current Teaching License within the content area and supervisory/administrator certification/licensure or ability to obtain an Alternative Administrators License. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • A Minimum of five years teaching experience in the content area. Urban classroom/administrative experience preferred.
Knowledge & Experience
  • Documented experience in a building leadership/supervisory role.
  • Knowledge and experience with research-based, effective instructional practices.
  • Curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Knowledge of the district’s curriculum, state standards and state assessment systems.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, stoop, and climb stairs
  • Occasionally lift and/or move lightweight items up to 40 lbs.
  • Work will be split between home office and school buildings
  • Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue
  • Work may be subject to frequent interruptions
  • Potential exposure to disruptive parents and students
  • Some assignments are subject to completion within strict timelines
  • Travel for meetings, professional development activities, and work assignments
Mission Statement: To equip our students to achieve success in a global society by implementing an effective and rigorous curriculum with fidelity.
The Dayton Public School District provides equal educational and employment opportunities for all people without regard to race, gender, ethnicity, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or affiliation with a union or professional organization.

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