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Del Valle Independent School DistrictMathematics Coordinator

Del Valle Independent School District

Mathematics Coordinator (1842)

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TitleMathematics Coordinator
Posting ID1842
Description

Primary Purpose:

Provides leadership and coordination to align and articulate instructional programming in the area of Mathematics.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certification:             

Master’s degree from an accredited university or enrolled in a Master's degree program(preferred)

Valid Texas Teacher certificate in mathematics field or related certification 

Certified Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) appraiser (or obtain within 90 days of eligibility)

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by employee.

 

Required Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years’ teaching experience in subject area assigned

Administrative and/or leadership experience

 

Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of curriculum design and implementation

Ability to evaluate instruction programs and teaching effectiveness

Ability to develop and deliver training to adult learners

Ability to interpret data

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

 

Professionalism

The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community. 

  • Rule §247.1 Purpose and Scope; Definitions
  • Rule §247.2 Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators 

Instructional Management

The coordinator promotes improvement of instruction through activities such as the following: 

  • Coordinates the review, development, and revision of all subject area programs and related curriculum documents and materials, including curriculum guides, course outlines, and teaching plans.
  • Works with directors, coordinators, campus administrators, grade level leaders, department chairs, and teachers to effectively use technology, reading strategies, writing-to-learn strategies, and personalized strategies for special needs and English language learners in Mathematics.
  • Works cooperatively with directors and campus principals in developing and supervising the instructional programs in assigned subject area.
  • Works with teachers to plan, improve, and oversee assessment programs for the assigned subject area.
  • Supports teachers, administrators, and staff in understanding the relationship between assessment and instruction.
  • Coordinates the ordering and use of materials for assigned subject.
  • Obtains and uses evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to examine curriculum and instruction program effectiveness for the designed subject area.
  • Maintains a staff library of publications, supplementary materials, and supplies relevant to the designated subject area.
  • Assists in the preparation of the budget and administration of the budget for supplies, equipment, and facilities in the designated subject area. 

Organization Improvement

The coordinator promotes leadership in efforts to improve the school or organization through activities such as the following: 

  • Ensures teaching of all grade-level TEKS in the designated subject area.
  • Ensures assessment of all grade-level TEKS in the designated subject area.
  • Ensures alignment of assessments and instruction across all grade levels in the designated subject area.
  • Submits all required data from designed subject areas to the state.
  • Keeps informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies. 

Communication and Community Relations

The coordinator promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following: 

  • Coordinates with subject and special program leaders to provide staff development, cross-curricular teaching strategies, and demonstration lessons.
  • Coordinates with RTI, special education, and English language learner personnel to support research-based practices in the designated subject area across all classrooms.
  • Uses effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  • Provides support to teachers in conducting parent trainings in the designated subject area.
  • Assists in communication information to parent and community members about school programs.
  • Coordinates with community groups to provide parent support and training in the designated subject area.
  • Participates in national and state level organizations to stay abreast of latest research and best practices.
  • Attends professional development opportunities related to designated subject area.
  • Reads synthesizes, and disseminates research and information related to best practices from books, journals, list-serves, Website, and other media formats.

Organization Management

The coordinator manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following: 

  • Oversees benchmark and district assessments in the designated subject area.
  • Analyzes and reports all data from benchmark and district assessments in the designated subject area.
  • Uses sall data analyses to plan ongoing and training for teachers, administrators, and staff in the designated subject area.
  • Trains teachers, administrators, and staff in data analysis of all assessments in the designated subject area.
  • Provides support in connecting all data analyses to instructional practices in the designated subject.
  • Manages grants and other projects with entities outside the district, including universities and nonprofits.
  • Manages materials from vendors and on server to support teacher implementation of best practices.
  • Compiles, maintains, and files all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents. 

Professional Growth and Development

The coordinator provides leadership in professional growth and development through activities such as the following: 

  • Plans and provides staff development for teachers, administrators, and staff in the designed subject area.
  • Organizes and manages professional development by outside entities, including university projects, regional service providers, and vendors.
  • Disseminates information regarding current research and significant developments on the state and national service providers, and vendors.
  • Disseminates specific lesson ideas with related materials to be implemented across classrooms.
  • Observes classroom instruction and provide feedback and assistance to classroom teachers to facilitate improvement and innovation.
  • Demonstrates effective instructional practices with students in classroom.
  • Meets with teachers and administrators regularly to examine data, discuss instruction, and provide feedback related to in-class observations.
  • Meets with identified teachers in the designated subject area to provide intensive training and support. 

Qualities of an Effective Coordinator

The coordinator exhibits the following qualities: 

  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.
  • Complies with district and campus policies and procedures, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Complies with the standards of conduct set out in Board Policy DH (Legal) and (Local) and with any other policies, regulations, and guidelines that impose duties, requirements, or standards.
  • Demonstrates a high level of personal integrity, a collaborative leadership style, and high ethical standards.
  • Keeps informed of and comply with state, district, and campus policies affecting schools.
  • Maintains confidentiality. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Equipment:

Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, teacher resource materials and equipment, printer, copier, fax and other equipment applicable to the position.

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Works irregular and extended work hours to include holidays and weekends.
  • May report to various campuses within the district for a full work day.
  • Works with frequent interruptions and maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Continual standing, walking, lifting, carrying, stooping, bending, and kneeling.
  • Limited exposure to hot and cold temperatures.
  • Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination vibration. Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.), work outside, work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces. 

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

 

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$62,681.00 - 75,067/230 Days / Salary
LocationCentral Administration - Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/24/2019