Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Athletic Trainer at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251868 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Athletic Trainer Location: AthleticsPurpose and Scope: Delivers at competency in the health and well-being of all student-athletes in the districtResponsible for taking steps to reduce risks and liabilities, providing education and training for all athletic employees, and administering specific athletic programs as assignedResponsibilities require understanding of standard practices.Essential Job Functions: 1Assists in developing health care policies and procedures regarding medical insurance, physical examinations and medical related activities to ensure that the district has a total health care plan for its student-athletes2Reviews student-athlete records, including physical examination results, to ensure students are eligible to compete in interscholastic sporting events in accordance with District and state regulations3Plans and provides for athletic injury prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation services; may provide athletic and non-athletic emergency care as needed; refers students with injuries to appropriate medical professionals when necessary4Instructs on proper mechanics while exercising, as well as proper warm-up, stretches and recovery time; manages the weight room5Makes arrangements for the presence of medical personnel for games and practices6Researches, compiles data for, and prepares various statistical, administrative and/or financial reports as required7Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy, Sports Management, and health related field or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 4 yearsTN Health Department Athletic Trainer State License and Current Athletic Trainer's Association certification (ATC) requiredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of health care, first aid, and CPR * Knowledge of the principles of athletic training, physical therapy, sports management or a related field * Strong communication skills * Ability to train and instruct others * Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251868 IT Report Analyst (App Dev) at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251867 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): IT Report Analyst (App Dev) Location: Information TechnologyPurpose and Scope: 1Analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls and outputs.2Assists with the development and standardization of key performance indicator reports.3Develops Excel, CSV, application specific format reports with multiple data points (i.eby school, department, programs, etc.) by writing queries using SQL or Oracle to be run on a daily/weekly/monthly/annual basis.4Pulls data from various data sources and combine into a single report, either via Data Warehouse or through direct integration.5Builds reports to help identify data patterns to scrub/clean data and maintain good data hygiene.6Provides database development expertise (stored procedures, views etc.) for application development, design, implementation, verification, debugging, optimizing and maintenance of SQL Server or Oracle database objects and process for the application, reporting and interface modules.7Performs report development with strong stored procedure skills utilizing SQL Server or Oracle8Designs code and tests SQL Server reporting services components (user interface, Stored Procedures, Tables etc.)9Experience in complete development lifecycle from requirements through deployment and maintenance.10Provides end-user training on report writing software and support users in ad-hoc report creation.11Develops and applies solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and competency in SQL or Oracle, Excel, CSV, and other application specific reports.12Converses with management to determine type, scope, and purpose of analysesMay lead a team in the effortWorks with other analysts and management to complete assigned project work.13Deals with complex problems and provides solutions that are innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvements.14May ensure that the workgroup's goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities are in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.15Directs and assists in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.16Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Delivers at a high level of competency Information Technology software developmentAssesses and performs analysis on data, and prepares data to facilitate Technical Services functions of organizationResponsibilities require understanding of both theory and practice.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science plus an additional four (4) years related experience, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 8 yearsPrefer experience with MS SQL Server 2008 R2, 2005 Reporting Services, Integration ServicesPrefer 2+ years experience in use and application of stored procedures, DTS package, SSIS package, and Crystal reportsExperience with multidimensional Data Sources, reporting tool such as MS Reporting services, Tableau preferred.Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be included.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Basic understanding and familiarity with database structure (SQL and/or Oracle)* Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis* Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience* Strong written and verbal communication skills * Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development * Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251867 Instructional Advisor, Mathematics at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251866 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Advisor, Mathematics Location: Academic OfficePurpose and Scope: 1. Provides leadership in developing, monitoring and implementing appropriate curriculum to meet the identified needs of the systemThis requires a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in maintaining standards of excellence in curriculum & instruction; is viewed as expert within the fieldServes as an instructional teacher leader in the assigned curricular area, developing and implementing appropriate curriculum and meeting identified needs to address the rigor or the Common Core State StandardsDesigns and disseminates instructional strategies that enhance instruction in the assigned curricular area.2. Provides assistance to all professional school-based personal and/or community representatives regarding the assigned curricular area and works collaboratively with other professionals, and management in the development of effective instructional and assessment technique which are research based and achieve a system-wide resultMay lead a team in the effort3. Serves as liaison between the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and teachers and principals on K-12 curriculum and instructional matters and makes recommendations pertaining thereto.4. Assists the Department of Professional Development and Regional Academic Office by planning and conducting content specific professional growth activities.5. Assists with on-going orientation of new teachers in the areas of English Language Arts curriculum and instruction.6. Assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective content specific curriculum implementation and instructional and assessment techniques.7. Researches, provides and assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective instructional and assessment techniques which are research based in order to increase student mastery of state standards; advances teachers' knowledge of state and district content standards and understanding including teaching strategies, assessments, District and school data driven instruction and lesson demonstrations and pre and post analysis.8. Deals with unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsEnsures that the work groups goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities is in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.9. Assists the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in dis-aggregating student data, identifying student needs, selecting textbooks and materials, and establishing program goalsAlso, assist Humanities Manager by planning and conducting programs, workshops and other in-service activities10. Directs the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.11. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Delivers at a high level of competency in maintaining standards of excellence in the assigned curricular area, so that students may derive the greatest academic and personal benefit for the learning experienceThis involves in working on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvement.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related area plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent for a total education/experience of 9 yearsTennessee teaching license with Administrative CertificationA minimum of four years of successful experience as a classroom teacherProficient in the use of technology to include video presentation, word processing, database and spreadsheet applicationsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis;* Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience;* Strong written and verbal communication skills;* Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development;* Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment;* Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251866 Instructional Advisor, Social Studies at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251865 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Advisor, Social Studies Location: Academic OfficePurpose and Scope: 1. Provides leadership in developing, monitoring and implementing appropriate curriculum to meet the identified needs of the systemThis requires a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in maintaining standards of excellence in curriculum & instruction; is viewed as expert within the fieldServes as an instructional teacher leader in the assigned curricular area, developing and implementing appropriate curriculum and meeting identified needs to address the rigor or the Common Core State StandardsDesigns and disseminates instructional strategies that enhance instruction in the assigned curricular area.2. Provides assistance to all professional school-based personal and/or community representatives regarding the assigned curricular area and works collaboratively with other professionals, and management in the development of effective instructional and assessment technique which are research based and achieve a system-wide resultMay lead a team in the effort3. Serves as liaison between the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and teachers and principals on K-12 curriculum and instructional matters and makes recommendations pertaining thereto.4. Assists the Department of Professional Development and Regional Academic Office by planning and conducting content specific professional growth activities.5. Assists with on-going orientation of new teachers in the areas of English Language Arts curriculum and instruction.6. Assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective content specific curriculum implementation and instructional and assessment techniques.7. Researches, provides and assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective instructional and assessment techniques which are research based in order to increase student mastery of state standards; advances teachers' knowledge of state and district content standards and understanding including teaching strategies, assessments, District and school data driven instruction and lesson demonstrations and pre and post analysis.8. Deals with unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsEnsures that the work groups goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities is in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.9. Assists the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in dis-aggregating student data, identifying student needs, selecting textbooks and materials, and establishing program goalsAlso, assist Humanities Manager by planning and conducting programs, workshops and other in-service activities10. Directs the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.11. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Delivers at a high level of competency in maintaining standards of excellence in the assigned curricular area, so that students may derive the greatest academic and personal benefit for the learning experienceThis involves in working on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvement.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related area plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent for a total education/experience of 9 yearsTennessee teaching license with Administrative CertificationA minimum of four years of successful experience as a classroom teacherProficient in the use of technology to include video presentation, word processing, database and spreadsheet applicationsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis;* Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience;* Strong written and verbal communication skills;* Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development;* Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment;* Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251865 Site Administrator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251864 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Site Administrator Alternative Schools - Part Time Location: Department of Alternative SchoolsPurpose and Scope: Manages Project Graduation part-time site staff, project budget, and other administrative duties for the students enrolled in the program The position is responsible for directing all daily operations of the Project Graduation site location, ensuring adherence to District policies, regulations and goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Oversees the daily operations and administration of assigned Project Graduation high school site for at-risk studentsSupervises the educational program at that site locationEstablishes the process for recruiting, screening, selecting, placement and follow-up of at-risk students in the program.2 Supervises assigned site staff of part-time teachers and administrative staffCollaborate with site location support staff for issues such as security.3Conducts teacher, administrative staff and parent orientationsEnsures that all Project Graduation policies are effectively explained and implemented.4Ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulationsMakes sure staff maintains appropriate recordsAccurately prepares required reports in a timely mannerKeeps Manager of Project Graduation informed on events and activities of an unusual nature and on routine matters of accountability.5Ensures that the facility and grounds are functional and that the policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff are correctly followedMakes sure that teachers staff and students have access to necessary building facilities such as bathroom, copy room, and concessions area.6Receives and responds to questions, concerns and complaints from teachers, parents/guardian and studentsMaintains effective relationships with staff, students and parents Works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems, questions and concerns according to Tennessee law, district policy, and Project Graduation policies and procedures.7Assists staff with student-related issuesMaintains high standards of student conduct which focuses on prevention, communication with parents and high expectations of students; enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students in a manner consistent with Tennessee law, district policy and Project Graduation policies and procedures.8Serves as a substitute for teachers and administrative staff members when necessary Evaluates lesson plans.9Maintains a system for textbook accountability at the assigned site.10Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work or a closely related field plus a minimum of four (4) years of teaching or training experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or paid, exempt level directly relevant experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position for a total of eight (8) years Master degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work or closely related field preferred Five (5) years of progressive professional responsibility for management and administration of educational programs experience preferred Tennessee Administrative License required Counseling or Teaching License preferredDegree Equivalency Formula: Bachelor's Degree = 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree = 6 years plus required years of experienceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of current high school curriculum, instructional practices, and trends- Ability to manage budgets and finances- Ability to plan, supervise, and evaluate the work of instructional and support personnel- Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to manage people to deliver quality education to students within tight deadlines- Ability to manage daily tasks without losing sight of long-term goals- Ability to build high performing teams through recruitment, selection and professional development- Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, community, and the general public; and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.- Strong analytic and problem solving skills with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand and analyze complex data.- Strong technical verbal and written skillsAbility to translate complex analysis into easy to understand language.- Skill in developing data-supported solutions using fact based logic.Physical Requirements and Working Environment:Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingersUnavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazardsSensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251864 Manager, Academic Operations and School Support at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251863 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Manager, Academic Operations and School Support Location: AdministrationPurpose and Scope: 1. Provides managerial direction through coordination, implementation, and management of principals/schools/programs, academic success of students, and the general well being of the districtProvides direct administrative and instructional support to the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Operations and School Support 2. Supports overall school/district improvement planning and processes and the improvement of overall school performanceProvides information and integration to the school improvement agenda, support the continuous improvement of schools and increased performance as measured over time by state standards and locally determined indicators.3. Collaborates with the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Operations and School Support as well as other district departments to develop short- and long-range plans for schools; monitor programs, projects and operationsProvides professional direction in the coordination and alignment of work for schools, including School Improvement Plans, School Improvement Grants, Instructional support, District Implementation of Academic Interventions, and compliance issues.4. Supports the implementation of the state curriculum for schools and ensures programs are in compliance with state and federal instructional guidelines and mandates.5. Coordinates activities with those of other departments, agencies, consultants, outside professionals, and service providers, community resources and others as necessary6. Converses with management to determine type, scope, and purpose of analysesMay lead a team in the effortWork with other analysts and management to complete assigned project work.7. Deals with complex problems and provide solutions that are innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsMay ensure that the workgroup's goals and activities are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities are in accordance to lawful and ethical standards8. Directs and assists in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.9. Coordinating assigned activities for Back to School and Closing-Out Schools10Provides leadership and a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in school operations, and is viewed as an expert within the field.11. Works collaboratively with other professionals and management to achieve a system-wide resultMay lead a team in the effort.12. Deals with unusually complex problems and provide solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsEnsures that the workgroup's goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization, and that the execution of responsibilities is in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.13. Work collaboratively with other managers and management representatives in School Operations to achieve a system-wide resultFormulate local targets, goals, and activities that are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization14. May receive and respond to inquiries, concerns, complaints form the community and parents regarding issues, programs, policies and procedure.15Develop a deeper partnership with principals, coaches, department managers with Academic office.16Execute the responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standardsUse personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles.17.Liaison with directors of selected departments to ensure that the appropriate instructional and operational support is provided.18Key member of the Academic Operations and School Support Leadership Team.19Develop and provide targeted system-wide professional development around customer service and school culture/climate.20Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Delivers a high level of competency in school operations, working on unusually complex problems and providing solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvement.Minimum Qualifications: Five or more years of school administrative experience is preferredExperience with adult professional development and training is requiredGraduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Education or other related field, plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 9 yearsValid Tennessee School Administrator's license, along with other certifications as required by state and local policies (e.g., Tennessee professional teacher's license)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis* Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience* Strong written and verbal communication skills* Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development* Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment* Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251863 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251862 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Bolton HighPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251862 PLC Coach at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251861 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 PLC Coach Location: East High SchoolPurpose and Scope: The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach works collaboratively, as part of the consultancy team within his/her assigned school(s), by working with the school leadership team to identify school improvement priorities, observing and providing feedback on classroom instruction, facilitating professional development, demonstrating lessons, and coaching teachers one-on-one and in small group settingsThe job of the coach is to build capacity of the school and its teachers to provide high quality instruction and ensure all students achieve to rigorous standards of career and college readinessThe Instructional Coach works primarily in direct support of teachers (e.g., conferencing, co-planning, observing, modeling, co-teaching/coaching)The Instructional Support Coach participates in professional development and inquiry into his or her own instructional leadership practiceThe Instructional Support Coach demonstrates positive expectations for students' learning and shares that vision of students' potential with coached teachers plays an important role in the review, analysis, and interpretation of a variety of data to inform instructional planning, practice, and decision-making aligned to district and school priorities, CCR standards, teacher development needs, and evidence-based practicesThe Coach also helps to identify and leverage available resources aligned to school needs; communicate District priorities, strategies, and supports; and inform, design, and facilitate professional development at the district, school, and grade/department levels.Essential Job Functions: 1Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal.2Provides assistance in conducting needs assessment strategies and program evaluation.3Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development opportunities relevant to school needs; researches, identifies and models best practices.4Assists with Title I school-wide budget process.5Provides direction and support to Title I schools in the development of School Improvement Plans (TSIP) regarding regulations, inventory, and professional development research and implementation.6Conducts internal audits to ensure that all ESEA (Elementary & Secondary Education Act) requirements are included and met.7Works closely with building level leadership team in the development and implementation of professional learning communities and sustains the change process required to operate as a PLC.8Assists teacher teams in creating, administering, and analyzing data gathered from the results of common formative assessments.9Provides assistance to building level leadership team in collecting artifacts such as team norms, meeting agendas, standards documents, common formative assessments and meeting protocols from teacher teams to monitor and assess their progress.10Assists teacher teams in developing and implementing a school-wide pyramid of interventions based on the results of commonly administered assessments.11Assists teacher teams in implementing a guaranteed and viable curriculum by prioritizing, unwrapping standards, creating common standards and pacing documents.12Collects, organizes and completes information necessary for reports and evaluations.13Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related area plus an additional 5 years classroom teaching experience requiredCurrent teachers must have a TEM level 3, 4 or 5 to qualifyMaster's degree preferredValid Tennessee teaching license required with an endorsement appropriate to grad levelAdministrator Licensure preferredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations; In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction; Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory; Skill in assessment and evaluation of students; Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Strong organizational and management skills. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251861 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251860 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal Location: East High SchoolPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251860 Interpreter for the Deaf at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251859 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Interpreter for the Deaf Location: Colonial Hearing CenterPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists deaf and hard of hearing students in their communication with teachers, administrators and other students.2. Interprets instructions, announcements and general conversation for students.3. Teaches and interprets sign language for students, teachers and staff.4. Distributes, explains, assists with and collects classwork of deaf and hard of hearing students; reinforces classroom instruction as needed within the classroom environment.5. Provides guidance and communication assistance to students as needed between classes, during lunch and during extracurricular activities as necessary and as assigned.6. Assists in monitoring ensuring the safety and well-being at all times for deaf and hard of hearing students.7. Consults and collaborates with IEP team members, parents (as instructed by certificated staff) and others as necessary to facilitate students' learning, track progress and facilitate improved communication skills and abilities.8. Prepares and submits accurate and complete student records as assigned by appropriate staff.9. Attends training, conferences and workshops as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.10. Receives and responds to inquiries and concerns in areas of responsibility.11. Performs routine administrative/office tasks as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, answering the telephone, sending and receiving faxes and e-mails, entering and retrieving computer data.12. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide interpreting and other support services to students who are deaf and hard of hearing who are participating in inclusive or self-contained settings during the school day as well as during extra-curricular activitiesThe position is responsible for interpreting for students, providing appropriate signs to students and staff when needed, providing guidance and assistance to students as needed, and performing related work as assignedThe position works under general supervision according to some procedures; decides how and when to complete tasks.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in education, special education, sign language/interpretation or other related field and four (4) years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience; requires a minimum 3.0 certification on the Educational Interpreter Performance AssessmentDegree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must possess skill in appropriate support services for deaf and hard of hearing studentsKnowledge of interpreting skill level required for various high school level coursesKnowledge of RID Code of Ethics for InterpretersKnowledge of expressive and receptive modes of manual communications including, but not limited to, American Sign Language, Oral Interpreting and Sign to Voice InterpretingKnowledge of correct English usage and grammarKnowledge of cultural and social aspects of deafnessKnowledge of repetitive motion injuries and the appropriate exercises to present themSkills to foster a team working environmentSkills to communicate effectively both orally and writtenAbility to provide sign language and interpreting services to elementary, middle and high school students and personnelAbility to operate standard office equipment, including a TDDAbility to maintain and establish effective working relationships with othersAbility to plan and organize work to be able to effectively meet timelinesAbility to work independently and confidentially; http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251859 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251858 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Elementary Location: Vollentine ElementaryPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251858 Instructional Math Coach at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251857 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-2018 Instructional Math Coach Location: Academic OfficePurpose and Scope: The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach works collaboratively, as part of the consultancy team within his/her assigned school(s), by working with the school leadership team to identify school improvement priorities, observing and providing feedback on classroom instruction, facilitating professional development, demonstrating lessons, and coaching teachers one-on-one and in small group settingsThe job of the coach is to build capacity of the school and its teachers to provide high quality instruction and ensure all students achieve to rigorous standards of career and college readiness.The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach works primarily in direct support of teachers (e.g., conferencing, co-planning, observing, modeling, co-teaching/coaching)The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach participates in professional development and inquiry into his or her own instructional leadership practiceThe Instructional Literacy/Math Coach demonstrates positive expectations for students' learning and shares that vision of students' potential with coached teachers plays an important role in the review, analysis, and interpretation of a variety of data to inform instructional planning, practice, and decision-making aligned to district and school priorities, CCR standards, teacher development needs, and evidence-based practicesThe Instructional Literacy/Math Coach also helps to identify and leverage available resources aligned to school needs; communicate District priorities, strategies, and supports; and inform, design, and facilitate professional development at the district, school, and grade/department levels.Essential Job Functions: 1Support school improvement aligned to District and school priorities and teacher needs, in consultation with the school leadership team (e.g., consultancy model).2Collaborate with the principal, school leadership team, and/or grade-level or department teams to identify school, teacher, and student learning needs--strengths and opportunities--by analyzing a variety of student, staff, and school data, developing aligned action plans, and providing high quality support in coordination with school and district resources (e.g., other coaches and experts).3Provide direct support to teachers and coaches through conferencing, co-planning, conducting of classroomobservations and providing feedback, modeling best practices, leading demonstration lessons, co-teaching, analyzing data, and supporting inquiry and reflection to foster a strong professional learning culture, support teachers' continuous improvement, and promote quality instructional practices.4Use a variety data to identify trends for schools, individual or small groups of teachers, and students within assigned schools to provide targeted support, as neeed.5Model effective instruction aligned to District and school priorities, college and career readiness standards for student learning, district standards of effective instruction (e.g., TEM), teacher learning needs, and evidence-based practices, including differentiated instruction.6Provide individualized and small-group, classroom-based coaching to support teachers and leaders in implementing effective instructional practices.7Foster deep understanding of the content standards and help teachers and leaders to develop content-specific, pedagogical knowledge and a repertoire of aligned, effective instructional strategies to accelerate student learning.8Serve as a liaison between the school(s) and the District, including by communicating and reinforcing district priorities and expectations, brokering and leveraging resources (e.g., instructional planning materials, data, expertise), and identifying additional professional development opportunities.9Support the design and facilitation of district- and school-based professional development.10Maintain accurate records, including school data profiles, coaching logs, and other documentation as requested.11Participate in on-going professional development, including actively participating in conferences, workshops, meetings, and professional learning communities (both face-to-face and virtual)-including with other district coaches, as well as engaging in professional reading and reflection, as appropriate to enhance knowledge and Literacy/Math coaches are charged with acquiring the knowledge; skills and instructional strategies necessary to dramatically improve instructional quality and impact at their site(s).12Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field plus a minimum of three (3) years of classroom experience related to the area of assignment and requires an endorsement in the content area directly related to area of assignment, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or paid, exempt level directly relevant experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position for a total of nine (9) yearsDemonstrated effectiveness related to the area of assignment requiredValid State of Tennessee teacher licensure certification requiredAn endorsement and/or graduate study in the content area directly related to area of assignment, evidence of ongoing professional learning, and professional development facilitation and coaching experience highly preferredTeacher Effectiveness scores of four (4) or five (5) the previous three years preferred.Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 6 years plus required years of experienceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Deep knowledge of College and Career Readiness standards for student learning- In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction- Mastery of appropriate content-specific, pedagogical knowledge and related research and best practices- Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand and analyze complex data to identify strengths and opportunities- Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience.- Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to identify needs and plan and implement strategies for improvement aligned district and school needs and priorities (e.g., consultancy model).- Understanding of best practices in effective professional development, teacher support, and instructional coaching.- Ability to design and facilitate effective professional development, including conferencing, co-planning, conducting classroom observations and providing feedback, modeling best practices, leading demonstration lessons, co-teaching, analyzing data, and supporting inquiry and reflection.- Ability to provide timely and meaningful feedback to teachers and schools.- Ability to design and/or broker (individually or in collaboration with others) high-quality professional development for teachers, coaches, leaders, and other school staff.- Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs.- Ability to effectively work in teams and support the professional development of peers, including as critical friends.- Strong organizational, planning, and record-keeping skills.- Strong written and verbal communication skills. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251857 Instructional Literacy Coach at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251856 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-2018 Instructional Literacy Coach Location: Academic OfficePurpose and Scope: The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach works collaboratively, as part of the consultancy team within his/her assigned school(s), by working with the school leadership team to identify school improvement priorities, observing and providing feedback on classroom instruction, facilitating professional development, demonstrating lessons, and coaching teachers one-on-one and in small group settingsThe job of the coach is to build capacity of the school and its teachers to provide high quality instruction and ensure all students achieve to rigorous standards of career and college readiness.The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach works primarily in direct support of teachers (e.g., conferencing, co-planning, observing, modeling, co-teaching/coaching)The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach participates in professional development and inquiry into his or her own instructional leadership practiceThe Instructional Literacy/Math Coach demonstrates positive expectations for students' learning and shares that vision of students' potential with coached teachers plays an important role in the review, analysis, and interpretation of a variety of data to inform instructional planning, practice, and decision-making aligned to district and school priorities, CCR standards, teacher development needs, and evidence-based practicesThe Instructional Literacy/Math Coach also helps to identify and leverage available resources aligned to school needs; communicate District priorities, strategies, and supports; and inform, design, and facilitate professional development at the district, school, and grade/department levels.Essential Job Functions: 1Support school improvement aligned to District and school priorities and teacher needs, in consultation with the school leadership team (e.g., consultancy model).2Collaborate with the principal, school leadership team, and/or grade-level or department teams to identify school, teacher, and student learning needs--strengths and opportunities--by analyzing a variety of student, staff, and school data, developing aligned action plans, and providing high quality support in coordination with school and district resources (e.g., other coaches and experts).3Provide direct support to teachers and coaches through conferencing, co-planning, conducting of classroomobservations and providing feedback, modeling best practices, leading demonstration lessons, co-teaching, analyzing data, and supporting inquiry and reflection to foster a strong professional learning culture, support teachers' continuous improvement, and promote quality instructional practices.4Use a variety data to identify trends for schools, individual or small groups of teachers, and students within assigned schools to provide targeted support, as neeed.5Model effective instruction aligned to District and school priorities, college and career readiness standards for student learning, district standards of effective instruction (e.g., TEM), teacher learning needs, and evidence-based practices, including differentiated instruction.6Provide individualized and small-group, classroom-based coaching to support teachers and leaders in implementing effective instructional practices.7Foster deep understanding of the content standards and help teachers and leaders to develop content-specific, pedagogical knowledge and a repertoire of aligned, effective instructional strategies to accelerate student learning.8Serve as a liaison between the school(s) and the District, including by communicating and reinforcing district priorities and expectations, brokering and leveraging resources (e.g., instructional planning materials, data, expertise), and identifying additional professional development opportunities.9Support the design and facilitation of district- and school-based professional development.10Maintain accurate records, including school data profiles, coaching logs, and other documentation as requested.11Participate in on-going professional development, including actively participating in conferences, workshops, meetings, and professional learning communities (both face-to-face and virtual)-including with other district coaches, as well as engaging in professional reading and reflection, as appropriate to enhance knowledge and Literacy/Math coaches are charged with acquiring the knowledge; skills and instructional strategies necessary to dramatically improve instructional quality and impact at their site(s).12Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field plus a minimum of three (3) years of classroom experience related to the area of assignment and requires an endorsement in the content area directly related to area of assignment, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or paid, exempt level directly relevant experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position for a total of nine (9) yearsDemonstrated effectiveness related to the area of assignment requiredValid State of Tennessee teacher licensure certification requiredAn endorsement and/or graduate study in the content area directly related to area of assignment, evidence of ongoing professional learning, and professional development facilitation and coaching experience highly preferredTeacher Effectiveness scores of four (4) or five (5) the previous three years preferred.Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 6 years plus required years of experienceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Deep knowledge of College and Career Readiness standards for student learning- In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction- Mastery of appropriate content-specific, pedagogical knowledge and related research and best practices- Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand and analyze complex data to identify strengths and opportunities- Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience.- Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to identify needs and plan and implement strategies for improvement aligned district and school needs and priorities (e.g., consultancy model).- Understanding of best practices in effective professional development, teacher support, and instructional coaching.- Ability to design and facilitate effective professional development, including conferencing, co-planning, conducting classroom observations and providing feedback, modeling best practices, leading demonstration lessons, co-teaching, analyzing data, and supporting inquiry and reflection.- Ability to provide timely and meaningful feedback to teachers and schools.- Ability to design and/or broker (individually or in collaboration with others) high-quality professional development for teachers, coaches, leaders, and other school staff.- Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs.- Ability to effectively work in teams and support the professional development of peers, including as critical friends.- Strong organizational, planning, and record-keeping skills.- Strong written and verbal communication skills. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251856 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251855 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: East Career Technology CenterPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251855 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251854 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Instructional Facilitator Location: Downtown ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251854 School Psychology Intern at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251853 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychology Intern Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: The essential function of the position within the organization, under the supervision of a Supervising School Psychologist, is to participate in the facilitation of the Student Support Process by providing diagnostic, consultative, prevention, and intervention services on behalf of students in preparation for independent functioning as a school psychologistThe intern receives direct supervision in the practice of administering and interpreting a wide range of diagnostic psycho-educational assessment instrumentsThe intern will become familiar with a three-tiered prevention and intervention model of service delivery and will become knowledgeable of a range of behavioral and academic intervention strategies for consultation with teachers and direct service to studentsThe intern will become proficient in completing student evaluation reports in a timely manner, utilizing data systems, and establishing cooperative working relationships.Essential Job Functions: 1Conducts psycho-educational evaluations.2Participates in Positive Behavior support prevention activities in schools.3Conducts individual and group counseling.4Attends professional training.5Responds to crises and emergencies in the schools.6Conducts classroom observations.7Provides case management including data management.8Participates in Student Support Team meetings for student behavioral and academic interventions.9Participates in Functional Behavioral Assessments and the development of Behavior Implementation Plans.10Provides consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and nurses.11Provides professional training to school personnel.12Serves on school and DECHS committees.13Participates in IEP and 504 team meetings.14Participates in DEC Eligibility Team Meetings.15Collaborates with community agencies, groups, and individuals to assist with provision of services to students and families.16Performs other related duties as assigned or directedMinimum Qualifications: Must be enrolled in university graduate school psychology program at the Educational Specialist level or higherThe intern must have completed all coursework and practical in their program and must adhere to applicable professional codes of ethicsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1Knowledge of theory, procedures, and practices of psychology; 2Excellent written, verbal and general communication skills organizational 3Strong analytical and problem solving skills 4Works as a self-starter and a team member 5Proficiency with Windows-based PC applications including MS Excel and MS Word 6Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees 7Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251853 School Psychology Intern at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251852 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychology Intern Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: The essential function of the position within the organization, under the supervision of a Supervising School Psychologist, is to participate in the facilitation of the Student Support Process by providing diagnostic, consultative, prevention, and intervention services on behalf of students in preparation for independent functioning as a school psychologistThe intern receives direct supervision in the practice of administering and interpreting a wide range of diagnostic psycho-educational assessment instrumentsThe intern will become familiar with a three-tiered prevention and intervention model of service delivery and will become knowledgeable of a range of behavioral and academic intervention strategies for consultation with teachers and direct service to studentsThe intern will become proficient in completing student evaluation reports in a timely manner, utilizing data systems, and establishing cooperative working relationships.Essential Job Functions: 1Conducts psycho-educational evaluations.2Participates in Positive Behavior support prevention activities in schools.3Conducts individual and group counseling.4Attends professional training.5Responds to crises and emergencies in the schools.6Conducts classroom observations.7Provides case management including data management.8Participates in Student Support Team meetings for student behavioral and academic interventions.9Participates in Functional Behavioral Assessments and the development of Behavior Implementation Plans.10Provides consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and nurses.11Provides professional training to school personnel.12Serves on school and DECHS committees.13Participates in IEP and 504 team meetings.14Participates in DEC Eligibility Team Meetings.15Collaborates with community agencies, groups, and individuals to assist with provision of services to students and families.16Performs other related duties as assigned or directedMinimum Qualifications: Must be enrolled in university graduate school psychology program at the Educational Specialist level or higherThe intern must have completed all coursework and practical in their program and must adhere to applicable professional codes of ethicsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1Knowledge of theory, procedures, and practices of psychology; 2Excellent written, verbal and general communication skills organizational 3Strong analytical and problem solving skills 4Works as a self-starter and a team member 5Proficiency with Windows-based PC applications including MS Excel and MS Word 6Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees 7Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251852 School Psychology Intern at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251851 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychology Intern Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: The essential function of the position within the organization, under the supervision of a Supervising School Psychologist, is to participate in the facilitation of the Student Support Process by providing diagnostic, consultative, prevention, and intervention services on behalf of students in preparation for independent functioning as a school psychologistThe intern receives direct supervision in the practice of administering and interpreting a wide range of diagnostic psycho-educational assessment instrumentsThe intern will become familiar with a three-tiered prevention and intervention model of service delivery and will become knowledgeable of a range of behavioral and academic intervention strategies for consultation with teachers and direct service to studentsThe intern will become proficient in completing student evaluation reports in a timely manner, utilizing data systems, and establishing cooperative working relationships.Essential Job Functions: 1Conducts psycho-educational evaluations.2Participates in Positive Behavior support prevention activities in schools.3Conducts individual and group counseling.4Attends professional training.5Responds to crises and emergencies in the schools.6Conducts classroom observations.7Provides case management including data management.8Participates in Student Support Team meetings for student behavioral and academic interventions.9Participates in Functional Behavioral Assessments and the development of Behavior Implementation Plans.10Provides consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and nurses.11Provides professional training to school personnel.12Serves on school and DECHS committees.13Participates in IEP and 504 team meetings.14Participates in DEC Eligibility Team Meetings.15Collaborates with community agencies, groups, and individuals to assist with provision of services to students and families.16Performs other related duties as assigned or directedMinimum Qualifications: Must be enrolled in university graduate school psychology program at the Educational Specialist level or higherThe intern must have completed all coursework and practical in their program and must adhere to applicable professional codes of ethicsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1Knowledge of theory, procedures, and practices of psychology; 2Excellent written, verbal and general communication skills organizational 3Strong analytical and problem solving skills 4Works as a self-starter and a team member 5Proficiency with Windows-based PC applications including MS Excel and MS Word 6Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees 7Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251851 School Psychology Intern at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251850 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychology Intern Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: The essential function of the position within the organization, under the supervision of a Supervising School Psychologist, is to participate in the facilitation of the Student Support Process by providing diagnostic, consultative, prevention, and intervention services on behalf of students in preparation for independent functioning as a school psychologistThe intern receives direct supervision in the practice of administering and interpreting a wide range of diagnostic psycho-educational assessment instrumentsThe intern will become familiar with a three-tiered prevention and intervention model of service delivery and will become knowledgeable of a range of behavioral and academic intervention strategies for consultation with teachers and direct service to studentsThe intern will become proficient in completing student evaluation reports in a timely manner, utilizing data systems, and establishing cooperative working relationships.Essential Job Functions: 1Conducts psycho-educational evaluations.2Participates in Positive Behavior support prevention activities in schools.3Conducts individual and group counseling.4Attends professional training.5Responds to crises and emergencies in the schools.6Conducts classroom observations.7Provides case management including data management.8Participates in Student Support Team meetings for student behavioral and academic interventions.9Participates in Functional Behavioral Assessments and the development of Behavior Implementation Plans.10Provides consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and nurses.11Provides professional training to school personnel.12Serves on school and DECHS committees.13Participates in IEP and 504 team meetings.14Participates in DEC Eligibility Team Meetings.15Collaborates with community agencies, groups, and individuals to assist with provision of services to students and families.16Performs other related duties as assigned or directedMinimum Qualifications: Must be enrolled in university graduate school psychology program at the Educational Specialist level or higherThe intern must have completed all coursework and practical in their program and must adhere to applicable professional codes of ethicsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1Knowledge of theory, procedures, and practices of psychology; 2Excellent written, verbal and general communication skills organizational 3Strong analytical and problem solving skills 4Works as a self-starter and a team member 5Proficiency with Windows-based PC applications including MS Excel and MS Word 6Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees 7Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251850 Psychologist at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251849 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Psychologist - 12 Month Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: 1. Reviews referrals; reviews and/or collects data for and prepares student histories, and conducts parent and teacher conferences to obtain background information.2. Administers, interprets and scores intelligence, aptitude, achievement and other psychological tests to aid in placement decisions; evaluates students for suspected disabilities; prepares reports recommending interventions and/or disability determination; communicates and interprets evaluation results to parents and teachers.3. Participates in IEP and 504 program meetings.4. Consults and collaborates with the Student Support Team to design interventions, facilitate students' learning, track progress and promote social-emotional adjustment through direct or indirect intervention strategies5. Makes recommendations for instructional programming based on theoretical models of school psychology.6. Provides therapeutic and consultative services to students and families as needed, including individual and group counseling, family counseling, social skills training and behavior management counseling.7. Assists families and schools in dealing with crises associated with personal or school tragedy, natural disasters and related incidents.8. Observes students in the classroom setting; helps to solve conflicts and problems in learning and adjustment.9. Provides parent and teacher consultation to address management of student progress in academics, behavior, communication and adaptive skills.10. Prepares and submits accurate and complete documentation of all assigned cases.11. Provides prevention services targeted toward at-risk individuals as well as school-wide populations or problems.12. Provides schools with legal and technical information related to assigned special services; develops and delivers professional development programs for staff and training for parents to promote understanding of and coping skills for psychological problems and interventions13. Serves as an advocate for students and a liaison between schools and appropriate agencies which can provide services to students in need of additional assistance.14. Maintains awareness and expertise in current professional research, trends and methodologies as they apply to school psychological services; attends training, conferences and workshops as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.15. Adheres to the code of ethics of the National Association of School Psychologists and/or American Psychological Association, and guidelines of the Tennessee Association of School Psychologists.16. Performs other related duties as assigned or directedEssential Job Functions: Provides a range of services to promote mental health, emotional/behavioral functioning and educational progress for all students with and without disabilitiesThe position is responsible for evaluating students for special services; recommending and coordinating services with teachers, parents and others as appropriate; providing therapeutic and consultative services; maintaining accurate and up-to-date case records, and performing related professional and administrative work as required.Minimum Qualifications: Requires Master's degree in Psychology (school, counseling or clinical psychology), and one year of experience for a total education/experience of 7 yearsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts of school, counseling, or clinical psychology* Skill in administering and interpreting tests to aid in evaluations* Skill in providing therapeutic and consultative services* Skill in interacting with persons of various social, cultural economic and educational backgrounds for the purpose of providing services* Ability to prepare histories using data, conferences and other background information* Ability to prepare clear, concise, grammatically correct reports with placement decisions, recommended interventions and/or disability determinations* Ability to coordinate services with teachers, parents and others* Ability to drive. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251849 School Psychologist at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251848 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychologist Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: 1. Processes student referrals, reviews and/or collects data for assessment and planning and conducts parent-teacher consultation to improve student performance.2. Consults and collaborates with the Student Support Team to design interventions, facilitate students' learning, track progress and promote social-emotional adjustment through direct or indirect intervention strategies3. Administers, interprets and scores intelligence, aptitude, achievement and other psychological tests; evaluate students for suspected disabilities; prepares diagnostic reports recommending interventions and/or disability determination; communicates and interprets evaluation results to parents and teachers.4. Participates in IEP and 504 program meetings.5. Makes recommendations for instructional programming, character education and other classroom strategies based on theoretical models of school psychology.6. Provides therapeutic and consultative services to students and families as needed, including individual and group counseling, family counseling, social skills training and behavior management counseling.7. Assists families and schools in dealing with crises associated with personal or school tragedy, natural disasters and related incidents.8. Observes students in the classroom setting; helps to solve conflicts and problems in learning and adjustment.9. Prepares and submits accurate and complete documentation of all assigned cases.10. Provides prevention services targeted toward at-risk individuals as well as school-wide populations or problems.11. Maintains awareness and expertise in current professional research, trends and methodologies as they apply to school psychological services; attends training, conferences and workshops as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.12. Adheres to the code of ethics of the National Association of School Psychologists and/or American Psychological Association, and guidelines of the Tennessee Association of School Psychologists.13. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide a range of services to promote mental health, emotional/behavioral functioning and educational progress for all students with and without disabilitiesThe position is responsible for evaluating students for special services; recommending and coordinating services with teachers, parents and others as appropriate; providing therapeutic and consultative services; maintaining accurate and up-to-date case records, and performing related professional and administrative work as requiredThe position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in School Counseling, Counseling or Clinical Psychology or other related field and one (1) year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, or experienceMust meet eligibility requirements for licensure; Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology licensure at the psychological examiner level and/or licensure as a school psychologist through the Tennessee Department of EducationValid State Driver's LicenseKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts of school, counseling, or clinical psychology.- Knowledge of current theories and methodologies of effective family instructional intervention and behavior modification.- Skill in providing instruction to parents related to the use of behavior modification techniques.- Ability to communicate effective instructional strategies and interventions, based on synthesis of academic, cognitive, and/or behavioral assessment data.- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251848 School Psychologist at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251847 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychologist Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: 1. Processes student referrals, reviews and/or collects data for assessment and planning and conducts parent-teacher consultation to improve student performance.2. Consults and collaborates with the Student Support Team to design interventions, facilitate students' learning, track progress and promote social-emotional adjustment through direct or indirect intervention strategies3. Administers, interprets and scores intelligence, aptitude, achievement and other psychological tests; evaluate students for suspected disabilities; prepares diagnostic reports recommending interventions and/or disability determination; communicates and interprets evaluation results to parents and teachers.4. Participates in IEP and 504 program meetings.5. Makes recommendations for instructional programming, character education and other classroom strategies based on theoretical models of school psychology.6. Provides therapeutic and consultative services to students and families as needed, including individual and group counseling, family counseling, social skills training and behavior management counseling.7. Assists families and schools in dealing with crises associated with personal or school tragedy, natural disasters and related incidents.8. Observes students in the classroom setting; helps to solve conflicts and problems in learning and adjustment.9. Prepares and submits accurate and complete documentation of all assigned cases.10. Provides prevention services targeted toward at-risk individuals as well as school-wide populations or problems.11. Maintains awareness and expertise in current professional research, trends and methodologies as they apply to school psychological services; attends training, conferences and workshops as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.12. Adheres to the code of ethics of the National Association of School Psychologists and/or American Psychological Association, and guidelines of the Tennessee Association of School Psychologists.13. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide a range of services to promote mental health, emotional/behavioral functioning and educational progress for all students with and without disabilitiesThe position is responsible for evaluating students for special services; recommending and coordinating services with teachers, parents and others as appropriate; providing therapeutic and consultative services; maintaining accurate and up-to-date case records, and performing related professional and administrative work as requiredThe position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in School Counseling, Counseling or Clinical Psychology or other related field and one (1) year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, or experienceMust meet eligibility requirements for licensure; Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology licensure at the psychological examiner level and/or licensure as a school psychologist through the Tennessee Department of EducationValid State Driver's LicenseKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts of school, counseling, or clinical psychology.- Knowledge of current theories and methodologies of effective family instructional intervention and behavior modification.- Skill in providing instruction to parents related to the use of behavior modification techniques.- Ability to communicate effective instructional strategies and interventions, based on synthesis of academic, cognitive, and/or behavioral assessment data.- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251847 Interim Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251846 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Interim Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Westwood High SchoolPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251846 PLC Coach at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251845 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 PLC Coach Location: Snowden School Purpose and Scope: The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach works collaboratively, as part of the consultancy team within his/her assigned school(s), by working with the school leadership team to identify school improvement priorities, observing and providing feedback on classroom instruction, facilitating professional development, demonstrating lessons, and coaching teachers one-on-one and in small group settingsThe job of the coach is to build capacity of the school and its teachers to provide high quality instruction and ensure all students achieve to rigorous standards of career and college readinessThe Instructional Coach works primarily in direct support of teachers (e.g., conferencing, co-planning, observing, modeling, co-teaching/coaching)The Instructional Support Coach participates in professional development and inquiry into his or her own instructional leadership practiceThe Instructional Support Coach demonstrates positive expectations for students' learning and shares that vision of students' potential with coached teachers plays an important role in the review, analysis, and interpretation of a variety of data to inform instructional planning, practice, and decision-making aligned to district and school priorities, CCR standards, teacher development needs, and evidence-based practicesThe Coach also helps to identify and leverage available resources aligned to school needs; communicate District priorities, strategies, and supports; and inform, design, and facilitate professional development at the district, school, and grade/department levels.Essential Job Functions: 1Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal.2Provides assistance in conducting needs assessment strategies and program evaluation.3Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development opportunities relevant to school needs; researches, identifies and models best practices.4Assists with Title I school-wide budget process.5Provides direction and support to Title I schools in the development of School Improvement Plans (TSIP) regarding regulations, inventory, and professional development research and implementation.6Conducts internal audits to ensure that all ESEA (Elementary & Secondary Education Act) requirements are included and met.7Works closely with building level leadership team in the development and implementation of professional learning communities and sustains the change process required to operate as a PLC.8Assists teacher teams in creating, administering, and analyzing data gathered from the results of common formative assessments.9Provides assistance to building level leadership team in collecting artifacts such as team norms, meeting agendas, standards documents, common formative assessments and meeting protocols from teacher teams to monitor and assess their progress.10Assists teacher teams in developing and implementing a school-wide pyramid of interventions based on the results of commonly administered assessments.11Assists teacher teams in implementing a guaranteed and viable curriculum by prioritizing, unwrapping standards, creating common standards and pacing documents.12Collects, organizes and completes information necessary for reports and evaluations.13Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related area plus an additional 5 years classroom teaching experience requiredCurrent teachers must have a TEM level 3, 4 or 5 to qualifyMaster's degree preferredValid Tennessee teaching license required with an endorsement appropriate to grad levelAdministrator Licensure preferredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations; In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction; Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory; Skill in assessment and evaluation of students; Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Strong organizational and management skills. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251845 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251844 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Westwood High SchoolPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251844 Empowerment Zone Turnaround Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251841 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Empowerment Zone Turnaround Principal Location: Holmes Road Elementary SchoolPurpose and Scope: 1. Raise TN Ready & EOC scores, develop TN Ready Assessments, attendance rate and graduation rates as indicators of moving school to excellence2. Facilitate the development of the school administrative team.3. Identify, cultivate and facilitate the development of efficient, effective systems, such as leadership, curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, intervention data management and professional development.4. React proactively with regard to data analysis.5. Create positive relationships with administration, school community members, district/building staff, parents and students.6. Communicate effectively with all members of the school community.7. Lead change effectively and handle other tasks as assigned.8. Oversee, direct and evaluate the teaching and learning teams.9. Direct the development, knowledge management, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of the Empowerment Zone.10. Direct the creation and implementation of critical systems, such as leadership, curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, intervention, data management and professional development.11. Direct all staff in articulating a clear vision of the qualities necessary for effective differentiated instruction within a Professional Learning Community.12. Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior13. Recognize patterns and trends related to school performance, analyze complex information to formulate strategic vision consistent with the philosophy, mission, values and goals of the school including instructional programs, extracurricular activities, discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, and emergency procedures.14. Establish the annual master schedule for instructional programs, ensuring sequential learning experiences for students consistent with the District's philosophy, mission statement and instructional goals.15. Supervise the instructional programs of the school, evaluating lesson plans and observing classes on a regular basis to encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and child growth and development.16. Evaluate and work to improve the practice of all teachers within the building based upon an approved evaluation instrument.17. Establish procedures for evaluation and selection of instructional materials and equipment.18. Ensure a safe, orderly environment that encourages students to take responsibility for behavior and creates high morale among staff and students.19. Keep the staff informed and seek ideas for the improvement of the school.20. Organize teaching and learning opportunities and regular collaboration meetings; facilitate regular staff meetings.21. Assume responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of students, employees and visitors.22. Establish schedules and procedures for the supervision of students in non-classroom areas (including before and after school).23. Communicate regularly with parents, seeking their support and advice, to create a cooperative relationship for student support.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Schools in the Whitehaven Empowerment Zone will benefit from an aggressive partnership between Shelby County Schools, the leadership and staff of Whitehaven High and the school's network of community partners, such as Peer Power and the University of Memphis.The unique driver of success in the Empowerment Zone is total vertical alignment across all schools in terms of academics, particularly in the core subject areas of math, language arts and science, as well as best teaching practices and school operational procedures.Under the leadership and vision of the Principal of Whitehaven High School, the Whitehaven Empowerment Zone will include Havenview Middle School, AMaceo Walker Middle School, Holmes RdElementary School, Robert RChurch Elementary School and Manor Lake Elementary School.The Turnaround Principal for Havenview will be the key facilitator for ensuring that quality research-based instruction and standards-based curriculum are integrated at all grade levels and in all content areasDramatically improving student performance is the impetus of the Turnaround Principal's jobThis principal will lead the process for developing a new staff; designing a data analysis system for comparative data review; and moving the school out of the bottom 5% of student academic achievement in the state of Tennessee.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Masters in curriculum and instruction or leadership or related field is required with a strong emphasis on data-informed instruction that raises student achievement as measured by standardized test scores.2. TN Principal Certification3. Minimum of 3-5 years of highly successful related experience, including documented curriculum development and teacher development4. Previous supervision and evaluation of certified staff Masters degree in education, educational administration, curriculum/instruction or a related area from an accredited college or university is required with a strong emphasis on data-informed instruction that raises student achievement as measured by standardized test scoresA minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated administrative/supervisory experience in a school setting required including documented curriculum development and teacher developmentMust have a minimum of three (3) years of successful teaching experienceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of:* Tennessee Curriculum Standards and TN Ready State Standards* Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, policies, rules, and regulations regarding school administration* Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of school programs, policies, and operational needs* Principles, practices, rules and regulations pertaining to student discipline * Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation* Principles of management associated with maintaining the school's financial records.* Use of computers and related software applications and the integration of instructional technology.Ability to:* Create a vision and articulate it to all members of the school community* Develop leadership among the teaching staff.* Develop a strong client orientation in all school staff.* Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.* Direct and supervise professional staff in performing the administrative functions.* Manage the school's educational and extra-curricular programs, activities, and operations* Plan and implement an effective student discipline program.* Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, students, parents, and the public.Documented/Demonstrated Skill in:* Leading highly productive teams through complex situations* Mastery of research-based teaching and learning best practices and the ability to lead staff in such practices http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251841 Manager, Academic Operations and School Support at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251842 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Manager, Academic Operations and School Support Location: AdministrationPurpose and Scope: 1. Provides managerial direction through coordination, implementation, and management of principals/schools/programs, academic success of students, and the general well being of the districtProvides direct administrative and instructional support to the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Operations and School Support 2. Supports overall school/district improvement planning and processes and the improvement of overall school performanceProvides information and integration to the school improvement agenda, support the continuous improvement of schools and increased performance as measured over time by state standards and locally determined indicators.3. Collaborates with the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Operations and School Support as well as other district departments to develop short- and long-range plans for schools; monitor programs, projects and operationsProvides professional direction in the coordination and alignment of work for schools, including School Improvement Plans, School Improvement Grants, Instructional support, District Implementation of Academic Interventions, and compliance issues.4. Supports the implementation of the state curriculum for schools and ensures programs are in compliance with state and federal instructional guidelines and mandates.5. Coordinates activities with those of other departments, agencies, consultants, outside professionals, and service providers, community resources and others as necessary6. Converses with management to determine type, scope, and purpose of analysesMay lead a team in the effortWork with other analysts and management to complete assigned project work.7. Deals with complex problems and provide solutions that are innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsMay ensure that the workgroup's goals and activities are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities are in accordance to lawful and ethical standards8. Directs and assists in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.9. Coordinating assigned activities for Back to School and Closing-Out Schools10Provides leadership and a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in school operations, and is viewed as an expert within the field.11. Works collaboratively with other professionals and management to achieve a system-wide resultMay lead a team in the effort.12. Deals with unusually complex problems and provide solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsEnsures that the workgroup's goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization, and that the execution of responsibilities is in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.13. Work collaboratively with other managers and management representatives in School Operations to achieve a system-wide resultFormulate local targets, goals, and activities that are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization14. May receive and respond to inquiries, concerns, complaints form the community and parents regarding issues, programs, policies and procedure.15Develop a deeper partnership with principals, coaches, department managers with Academic office.16Execute the responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standardsUse personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles.17.Liaison with directors of selected departments to ensure that the appropriate instructional and operational support is provided.18Key member of the Academic Operations and School Support Leadership Team.19Develop and provide targeted system-wide professional development around customer service and school culture/climate.20Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Delivers a high level of competency in school operations, working on unusually complex problems and providing solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvement.Minimum Qualifications: Five or more years of school administrative experience is preferredExperience with adult professional development and training is requiredGraduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Education or other related field, plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 9 yearsValid Tennessee School Administrator's license, along with other certifications as required by state and local policies (e.g., Tennessee professional teacher's license)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis* Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience* Strong written and verbal communication skills* Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development* Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment* Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251842 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251840 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Instructional Facilitator Location: Alton ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251840 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251839 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Instructional Facilitator Location: Hawkins Mill ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251839 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251838 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Instructional Facilitator Location: Dunbar ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2251838 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!