Coordinate UT High School educational services and programming for K-12 school district partners. Facilitate and develop blended learning online professional development courses to support educators statewide. Establish and implement systems for registration, enrollment tracking, and reporting and technology support.
Develop and facilitate online blended learning professional development courses for teachers and administrators in partner school districts as part of a statewide initiative. Incorporate research-based practices for curriculum design, instructional delivery, and implementation. Recruit, train and support contract instructors to utilize the Canvas Learning Management system and evaluate contract instructor performance. Coordinate educational services and programming for partner school districts. Communicate with partner school districts to plan services tailored to each districts needs. Register, monitor progress, track enrollments, and generate reports for partner schools and program participants according to program requirements and TEA, TEC, TAC policies. Prepare invoices and follow up to process timely payments and reimbursements. Provide instructional technology support to school district partners for enrolling students in online courses, professional development, blended learning digital curriculum, credit by exams, and LUCHA services. Facilitate webinars and communicate with teachers and administrators to provide support for implementing programs. Demonstrate course features within the Canvas Learning Management System. Participate as a member of the UT High School leadership team and contribute to the University programs and services. Travel to conferences and school districts to present professional development, market programs, and support UT High School programs. Prepare marketing materials and communications for programs including print, email, social media, webinars, and website.
Attend conferences, make presentations about programs and communicate with Texas school districts. Other related functions and projects as assigned. Position requires approximately 20 percent travel to present sessions at conferences and schools.
Bachelor's Degree in Education or a closely related field. Texas Teacher certification in a core subject area (math, science, English language arts, social studies, or Spanish). Experience working in a leadership role in a K-12 educational setting. Three years experience working with K-12 students. Demonstrated ability as a successful educator who has achieved positive results for students. Experience leading professional development for teachers. Excellent skills in use of technology to support instruction, including knowledge of blended learning models, curriculum design, and instruction for K-12 students. Experience implementing blended learning in a school district. Experience developing curriculum. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft office. Professional demeanor. Ability to multitask. Enjoys taking initiative and exploring new opportunities. Ability to engage all stakeholders and provide support. Willingness to travel. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology, Social Work, Counseling, or a related field. Texas Teacher certification in a secondary core subject (math, science, English language arts, social studies, or Spanish). Fluency in Spanish. Administrator certification. Three years' experience in a leadership role at a campus or school district. Experience supervising staff. Three years' experience presenting professional development at schools, districts, or conferences for secondary level educators. Experience working with data to generate reports. In-depth understanding of the TEKS, Texas graduation requirements, and Texas school policies. Familiarity with Learning Management systems (LMS). Knowledge of best practices to support student success.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Lifting and moving Position is assigned to support UTHS. Work hours require consistent start time, but start and end time may be pre-arranged with supervisor for start time between 7:30-9 and end time between 4-6.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.
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