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Coordinator, Science and Engineering

10/15/2012
Sue Wieser
swieser@smcoe.org
650-802-5381
1
230 days in base work year (prorated to start date)
Full Time
11/6/2012 12:00 AM Pacific
$92,112-$115,200
Date Posted:
10/15/2012
Application Deadline:
11/6/2012 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
230 days in base work year (prorated to start date)
Salary:
$92,112-$115,200
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Sue Wieser Email: swieser@smcoe.org Phone: 650-802-5381
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Coordinator, Science and Engineering

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the STEM Center Director and the Curriculum and Instructional Services Administrator, plan, organize, coordinate and implement the educational services, training activities, instructional resources and support functions for local school districts to enhance student learning and achievement in science and engineering; provide consultation and professional development activities to administrators, staff and faculty to enhance the educational effectiveness of science instruction as it relates to Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM).

Required Qualifications:

Education & Experience:

  • Five or more years of successful teaching experience in science
  • Master Degree in education or related field

 Licenses & Other Requirements:

  • Valid Administrative Services Credential or willingness to enroll in an administration credential program
  • Valid Single Subject Teaching Credential in Science 
  • Valid California Driver’s license

 Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, organize, coordinate and implement the educational services, training activities and instructional resources of the Science and Engineering subjects for local school districts;
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance to school districts, faculty, administrators, staff and others;
  • Plan, design and implement training and professional development activities using various blended and online learning technologies and methodologies;
  • Coordinate activities and provide training and assistance to enhance faculty and administrative skills and understanding related to educational practices;
  • Serve as a liaison and coordinate communications, activities and information between County Office administrators, personnel, school districts, outside organizations, governmental agencies and the public;
  • Develop and implement strategies and training activities to enhance educational effectiveness and student learning in science;
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel;
  • Assist in the development and preparation of annual preliminary budgets; review and evaluate budgetary/financial data;
  • Participate in researching, obtaining and maintaining grants and other funding sources; prepare proposals and assist with developing and maintaining contracts as required;
  • Compile, review and analyze a variety of technical data and information related to instructional area; prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports;
  • Drive a vehicle to conduct work; visit sites and classrooms to monitor educational activities;
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings, task forces, seminars, in-services and conferences as assigned;
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Best practices in providing in closing the achievement gap and promoting equitable programs and practices for all students
  • Principles, theories, standards, practices, strategies and procedures involved in enhancing student learning and achievement
  • Practices, procedures and techniques involved in development and implementation of professional development activities
  • Curriculum standards, interpretation and application in assigned subject or instructional area
  • Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of County students
  • Basic budget preparation and control
  • Local, State and federal standards and requirements governing assigned subject or instructional area
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Public speaking techniques
  • Operation of a variety of office equipment including computers, projectors and assigned software
  • Skills and Ability to:
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance concerning assigned subject or instructional area
  • Design, develop, implement and conduct training and professional development
  • Facilitate groups in planning, problem-solving and decision-making
  • Collaborate successfully with diverse groups
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations
  • Coordinate activities to enhance faculty and administrative understanding of educational practices, curriculum standards and instructional strategies
  • Interpret, apply and explain laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
  • Meet schedules and time lines
  • Work independently with little direction
  • Prepare and maintain various records, reports and files
  • Operation of a variety of office equipment including computers, projectors and assigned software

Working Conditions:

Environment:

  • Indoor and outdoor work environment
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work

 Physical Demands:

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Seeing to read a variety of materials
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information 


Requirements for Applying

Required Qualifications: Education & Experience: *Master’s Degree in education or related field *Five or more years of successful teaching experience in science Licenses & Other Requirements: *Valid Administrative Services Credential or willingness to enroll in an administration credential program *Valid Single Subject Teaching Credential in Science *Valid California driver’s license

A complete application package consists of an application, a cover letter, a resume, and three signed letters of recommendation written within the last year. All items must be received by the closing date for a candidate to be considered for an interview. Incomplete or late documents will not receive committee consideration.

      Requirements for Applying

      Required Qualifications: Education & Experience: *Master’s Degree in education or related field *Five or more years of successful teaching experience in science Licenses & Other Requirements: *Valid Administrative Services Credential or willingness to enroll in an administration credential program *Valid Single Subject Teaching Credential in Science *Valid California driver’s license

      A complete application package consists of an application, a cover letter, a resume, and three signed letters of recommendation written within the last year. All items must be received by the closing date for a candidate to be considered for an interview. Incomplete or late documents will not receive committee consideration.

          Application Information & Selection Process: *Applications and supporting materials will be reviewed, evaluated, and considered for an interview. *Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. * Reference checks will be conducted. *The San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) reserves the right to contact former, current and most recent employers as well as others to investigate past employment records of applicants. *All materials in the applicant’s file become SMCOE property, will not be returned, and will be considered for this vacancy only. *SMCOE may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.

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          Application Deadline: 11/6/2012 12:00 AM Pacific

          Application Information & Selection Process: *Applications and supporting materials will be reviewed, evaluated, and considered for an interview. *Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. * Reference checks will be conducted. *The San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) reserves the right to contact former, current and most recent employers as well as others to investigate past employment records of applicants. *All materials in the applicant’s file become SMCOE property, will not be returned, and will be considered for this vacancy only. *SMCOE may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.

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