Instructional Facilitator

Location
Maryland, United States
Posted
04 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2018
Ref
12140
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Classified Title: Instructional Facilitator 
Working Title: Instructional Facilitator ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: various 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 60004726-CEO Instructors and Students 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

Purpose of Position:

The SABES Afterschool Coach supports the implementation of the STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES) afterschool program by providing instructional modeling and coaching to afterschool facilitators (instructors).  The Coach will work collaboratively with afterschool facilitators to increase their confidence and capacity to teach STEM afterschool. The Coach will also create and deliver professional development to afterschool facilitators.  The Coach will be responsible for furnishing his/her own transportation. Note: This position is casual and is not benefits eligible

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Coaching

  1. Observe, coach and provide feedback to the afterschool facilitators
  2. Model and/or co-teach lessons with facilitators to help improve facilitators understanding of STEM afterschool content and pedagogy
  3. Review lesson plans with facilitators and provide feedback
  4. Assist afterschool facilitators in planning and facilitating student-driven projects
  5. Assist afterschool facilitators in the planning of student presentations for STEM Showcases
  6. Work collaboratively with other afterschool instructional coaches to ensure all facilitators get the support needed to effectively implement the afterschool curriculum
  7. Encourage and monitor coordination and communication between the afterschool facilitators and mentors in support of student experience
  8. Work with the facilitator and/or site coordinator to resolve any SABES-related issues or concerns at the site
  9. Attend and support STEM Showcases (held once/year/community)

Training/Professional Development

  1. Assist OST Program Manager with the development of professional development for afterschool facilitators and mentors along with other coaches
  2. Assist in training the afterschool facilitators and mentors
  3. Participate in required afterschool coach training and staff meetings

Reporting

  1. Work with afterschool providers to ensure timely submission of student and mentor attendance records
  2. Complete weekly reports (written and oral) providing updates on progress, implementation and concerns at assigned SABES site(s)

Knowledge and Skill:

  • Time management skills, attention to detail and follow through
  • Passion for STEM educational outreach
  • Knowledge of Baltimore City and Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools)
  • Experience relating to students, parents, and partners of similar demographics to Baltimore City
  • Strong communication (written and oral), organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience teaching hands-on STEM projects and the engineering design process
  • Experience developing and delivering training, preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish, preferred
  • Ocassional weekends and evening local travel

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; STEM or education degree, preferred  
  • 3 years of work experience in one or more of the following areas required
  • Proven youth development and/or mentoring experience
  • Successful K-12 teaching; hands-on STEM projects and the engineering design process 
  • Experience working with grades 3- 5 preferred
  • Developing and delivering training; coaching adults preferred
  • Additional graduate level education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits/semester hours or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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