Visiting Teacher Collaborator, College of Education
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Location: Urbana, Illinois
Internal Number: 4512023
Visiting Teacher Collaborator, College of Education Center for Education in Small Urban Communities, College of Education
The Visiting Teacher Collaborator will work in partnership with K-12 teachers, district and school leadership, university faculty, and other professional staff to plan and deliver high quality professional development in area school districts. TEACHING AND LEARNING
Assist teachers in developing the knowledge, understanding, and skills they need (e.g., deeper understanding of content, expertise in providing differentiated instruction, expertise in using assessment to guide instruction) to be successful in small urban schools
Support the integration of research-based methods, materials, and instructional strategies by working with teachers in ways that reflect best practice in instructional coaching, including co-planning, co-teaching, modeling, debriefing, and peer observations
Collaborate with district administrators and teacher leaders to design and support professional development initiatives
Facilitate large, cross-district professional development events, such as summer academies
Required to track day-to-day professional development activities
Develop on-going protocols for delivering effective professional development
Administer surveys and comply with other data collection requirements
Develop and submit reports as needed
Master's degree in education with an emphasis in math, reading/literacy, or other core subject areas.
Minimum of five (5) years of classroom experience.
Designing and implementing professional development activities
Experience in coaching teachers, serving as teacher leaders, or mentoring teachers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of data collection, analysis, and usage to ensure high fidelity implementation of instruction, and intervention
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Confident and charismatic with a strong commitment to diversity and school improvement
Highly proficient in both content and pedagogical knowledge
Able to work independently and meet deadlines while being efficient, effective, and detail-oriented
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive working relationships with teachers across multiple classrooms, buildings, and districts
This is a 100% full-time Visiting Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month basis subject to continued availability of funding and programmatic need. The expected start date is as soon as possible after closing. Salary is commensurate with experience. Application Procedures & Deadline Information
For full consideration, applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on July 7, 2023, however the position will remain open until filled. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. Applications not submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Application materials must include a (1) a cover letter that clearly articulates how your qualifications and experience make you a viable candidate for this position and should address the qualifications listed above, (2) a CV or resume, and (3) the names and contact information including e-mail addresses of three academic or professional (not personal) references. All requested information and documentation must be submitted for applications to be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact Victor Perez at email@example.com. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.
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