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Program Coordinator: Professional Learning
Description: MƒA seeks an experienced STEM educator to join our Program Team. The MƒA Program Team works to support our community of teachers in a variety of ways, from working to develop the kinds of high quality workshops and events that define our professional community and engages our teachers in ongoing professional growth and enrichment, to mentoring beginning mathematics and science teachers. Each team member takes responsibility for aspects of the overall professional development program, taking initiative to curate and schedule events, form relationships with teachers, cultivate teacher leaders, conduct outreach on behalf of the program, and stay abreast of current trends in education and in STEM disciplines. The Program Team is by necessity collaborative, working together to ensure a robust program, each member bringing his or her energy and ideas to the table.
We seek to add a second Program Coordinator – preferably with experience teaching science – responsible for supporting our Master Teacher professional development program. Day-to-day responsibilities could include: organizing, planning and supporting our professional development program; supporting MƒA Master Teachers & Early Career Fellows; communicating with and engaging MƒA teachers related to their program participation; reaching out to local experts in science or science education, or members of the MƒA teacher corps to develop new programs; advising mini-course and PLT facilitators; and participating in the screening and selection of new fellows.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have significant years (7+) of experience as a secondary science teacher, meaningful experience working with mid-career secondary science teachers, and a graduate degree in education, mathematics, or science. Appropriate prior experience would include an MƒA Master Teacher, department head, science education researcher, or science coach. The position calls for someone who stays current in the field of STEM education, values the expertise of teachers, is skilled at supporting an inquiry-based approach to professional learning, thinks creatively, enjoys working collaboratively, is highly organized, technologically proficient, outgoing, and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The start date is negotiable, but optimally by 8/15/2015. MƒA seeks to build a diverse staff of educators.
About MƒA: At Math for America (MƒA), we do everything we can to make teaching a viable, rewarding, and respected career choice for the greatest thinkers and leaders in science and mathematics. We offer four different fellowships for public school STEM teachers at various stages of their teaching careers, and advocate for our model around the country, so that we can get a great STEM teacher—one who’s a true master of the subject matter and deeply committed to the craft of teaching—in front of every student in America.
How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter explaining qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MƒA is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination, and does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex including marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.