Instructional Facilitator, Middle School

Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Aug 30, 2018
Closes
Sep 19, 2018
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Under general supervision of the Supervisor, Instructional Facilitators, the Middle School Instructional Facilitator assists teachers and administrators in developing increased content knowledge and pedagogical strategies through ongoing and sustained professional learning experiences. Additionally, the Facilitator provides ongoing support in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment of practice to build capacity among middle school teachers. This position will also be responsible for designing and delivering quality professional development on the utilization of effective instructional strategies and bringing evidence-based practices into classrooms by working with teachers and other school leaders. This position will be responsible for supporting schools in implementing countywide initiatives, including but not limited to Project Based Learning, Performance Based Assessments, and Personalized Learning.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach, model, facilitate, and build teacher capacity to utilize research-based best practices within the school's instructional program to support student learning
  • Assist teachers with the collection and analysis of data results
  • Collaborate with key staff to provide professional development and best practices in teaching across the curriculum
  • Meet regularly with collaborative learning teams and the principal to support instructional practices and progress while also planning for “next steps” of student and school improvement
  • Provide ongoing support for the effective implementation of content standards and the standards for best instructional practices; develop and use expertise in the creation of authentic, inquiry-based instruction so that it integrates multiple disciplines
  • Provide support and professional development with countywide initiatives, to include project based learning, performance based assessments, and personalized learning
  • Employ effective coaching strategies based on research and best practice
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Holds a minimum of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and a valid Virginia teaching license Master's Degree is preferred
  • Holds an appropriate teaching endorsement to teach middle school
  • Has demonstrated successful teaching experience
  • Has knowledge of what constitutes effective teaching and learning
  • Has demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills necessary for building strong rapport and relationships with teachers and administrators
  • Has excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Uses a team approach and collaboration to accomplish tasks and promote collaboration to improve instruction and student learning


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP:
A person in this position reports to the Supervisor, Instructional Facilitator.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments and to type; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. Itinerant travel is required, and the employee is frequently required to change locations and adapt to multiple environments across schools and offices. Ability to drive and navigate to multiple locations occasionally within a single day is required.

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