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The associate director for the Urban Teaching Residency Program (UTR) supports the Director in development and maintenance of program and Collaboratory initiatives. These include supporting matriculation of 2 cohorts each year, as well as inquiries from prospective students. Aids program development in research, writing, and grants; securing partners for funding; course curricular development; instructor and mentor support and development.
In addition, the Associate Director oversees day-to-day activities of program along with Director, GSE Center for Teacher Education (Collaboratory) participation and development; PRAXIS Tutors, TFA and other partnerships; Teacher Education Abroad; teaching, and development of strategic partnerships.
This position ends 6/30/2019.
Highly advanced professional discipline. M.D., Ph. D., Law degree or equivalent doctoral degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Terminal degree (Ed.D or Ph.D) in educational leadership, policy, Urban Education or literacy required, as well as at least five years of K-12 classroom teaching experience. In addition, the associate director should a minimum of 2 years working with adult learners, preferably through professional development, coaching/mentoring, and/or higher education. Special consideration is given to candidates with research and grant writing expertise.
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