NOTE: DO NOT APPLY IF YOU CAN NOT ATTEND THE FOLLOWING TRAINING DATES....JUNE 25-28, 2012; JULY 11-12, 2012; AND JULY 22-25, 2012
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Implement the policies and procedures of the Teacher Advancement Program (TAP) System, Superintendent and the Board of Trustees.
2. Plan, develop, organize, coordinate and supervise instructional programs including design and delivery processes and the development of implementation strategies.
3. Analyze student data to identify student learning goals; develop a school academic achievement plan; create school assessment plan; monitor goal setting, activities, classroom follow-up and goal attainment for cluster groups and individual growth plans; assess teacher evaluation results; and maintain inter-rater reliability.
4. Develop the long-range cluster plan, weekly cluster group meeting records and activities with other members of the Leadership Team.
5. Oversee and lead selected cluster meetings weekly following the STEPS for Effective Learning Model
6. Provide appropriate follow-up in the classroom; and assessing all cluster groups’ progress toward goals.
7. Oversee groups of teachers in developing goals, provides instructional interventions with proven results, and facilitates teacher proficiency with these new strategies through classroom-based follow-up.
8. Ensure that the progression of teacher skill development is aligned with changing student learning needs.
9. Conduct classroom evaluations and conferencing for both formal and informal observations.
10. Provide support following every cluster meeting; (Observation/feedback, model teaching (demonstration lessons), and team-teaching following every cluster meeting and in individual teacher mentoring situations)
11. Attend all TAP trainings and become a Certified TAP Evaluator
12. Perform other tasks and duties as assigned
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
Master’s degree, preferred
Portfolio showing instructional excellence
For teachers currently in TAP schools, exemplary scores (3 or higher) on TAP Teacher Instructionally Focused evaluations
Student data that illustrates the teacher’s ability to increase student achievement through utilizing specific instructional interventions
Instructional expertise demonstrated through model teaching, team-teaching, video presentations, /or student achievement gains
Classroom demonstrations and external observations
Proof of contribution to profession such as research, publications, university teaching, presentations, and awards
Excellent communication skills and an understanding of how to facilitate growth in adults
Demonstrated expertise in content, curriculum development, student learning, data analysis, mentoring, and professional development as demonstrated by an advanced degree, advanced training and/or career experience
At least five (5) years of successful teaching as measured by performance evaluations and portfolio of work