Job Vacancy Science Curriculum Coordinator Academies of Math and Science

Job title: Science Curriculum Coordinator

Company: Academies of Math and Science

Job description: Level: Experienced

Job Location: Tempe Office – Tempe, AZ

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $55,000.00 – $70,000.00 Salary/year

Job Category: Education

Academies of Math and Science

Location: 3002 S Priest Dr., Tempe, AZ

Network Science Program Coordinator

Academies of Math and Science (AMS) is an academically advanced charter school network serving predominantly low-income and at-risk students, with a decade-long track record of being one of the highest performing K-8 charter schools in Arizona. Many students come to us performing 2 years below grade level and quickly achieve above grade level mastery at AMS. As part of the AMS family, your role as a Network Science Program Coordinator to guide our motivated students through an advanced curriculum alongside our team of talented subject matter experts and educators.?

The position will coordinate the purchase, teacher-training, and implementation of the network-wide science curriculum for grades K-8 including hands-on science kits for K to 5 and science labs for 3 to 8. This position will also create and coordinate common assessments to measure progress on AZ science standards for grades 3 to 8.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop expertise in the current science and engineering program used by the network to become a curriculum program trainer.
  • Apply strong knowledge of AZ state standards to unpack the AZ Science standards for all grade levels.
  • Assist schools with analyzing science assessment data and plan for improvement
  • Develop professional development plans to support teachers to implement science curriculum with fidelity, to use science equipment and technology for student engagement, and to use effective science teaching strategies.
  • Provide summer, year-round, and special-request professional development to teams of teachers in grade bands K-2, 3-5, and 6-8
  • Help K-5 teachers use hands-on science kits.
  • Apply state-required knowledge of lab safety to create and oversee lab safety training.
  • Create online/self-paced onboarding for midyear science teacher hires for all grades
  • Order curriculum based on inventory, interact with vendors.
  • Support teachers with completing inventory of science and engineering materials and laboratory equipment
  • As needed, conduct in-person science teacher observations and provide structured feedback
  • Define and analyze the effectiveness of the science curriculum implementation during classroom observations or discussion with coaches/school leaders.
  • Collaborate with other network SMEs and school administrators to assist in accomplishing program goals and objectives.
  • Lead network-wide professional learning communities’ sessions and groups.
  • Performs all other duties and services assigned by supervisor
  • Select curriculum as needed
  • Develop and support grade 3 to 8 with benchmarks, interim assessments, and end of term assessments in preparation for state testing in science
  • Coordinate with science curriculum vendors to connect vendor platforms to network applications

Why work for us??

  • Competitive salaries and bonus pay opportunities?
  • Fully paid employee benefits including medical, dental, short/long term disability, and life insurance; optional low-cost vision insurance and 401k retirement plan (with 4% employer match)??
  • May qualify for?federal student loan forgiveness?since we serve Title 1 school
  • Supportive, collaborative culture with incredible coworkers and leaders?
  • Comprehensive training, follow-up coaching, and weekly/monthly professional development throughout the year?
  • Extensive opportunities for career mobility and advancement as our network continues to grow and expand to new areas?
  • The chance to truly make a difference in the lives of children who may not otherwise have access to a high-quality education?
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree?
  • Evidence of leadership and going above and beyond in prior teaching or administrative roles?
  • 5+ years of teaching experience in K-8 science
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills as well as attention to detail?
  • A track record of excellent results teaching children at advanced levels in at-risk communities?
  • Excellent knowledge of major science areas: Biology, Physical Science, Earth Science, and Engineering
  • Knowledge of MS Office products including SharePoint
  • Knowledge of online testing platforms such as SchoolCity
  • Strong ability to analyze data in various applications including Excel?
  • Passion for helping with Title 1 and ESL students in underserved communities forge their way to a college education??
  • Ability to pass a background check and obtain an IVP fingerprint clearance card??
  • Experience with presentation software such as PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Nearpod?
  • Commitment to helping at-risk students prepare for and succeed in college?

Preferred Skills and Experience?

  • Trained in RELAY practices?
  • Trained in Teach Like a Champion practices?
  • Experience using Schoology or other LMS?
  • Experience with engineering curricula
  • Experience using Activate Learning, Singapore’s My Pals Are Here, Delta Science Kits, It’s About Time/Activate Learning, Earth Science Series, CPO Life Science, and CPO Physical Science

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Expected salary: $55000 – 70000 per year

Location: Tempe, AZ

Job date: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 07:18:25 GMT

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