Is the success of the student your ultimate goal? Is your contribution to that success providing support and resources to teachers through professional development and instructional resources and materials support? If so then Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) has the perfect opportunity for you!
Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) is an adult charter school that delivers high-quality education, career training, and supportive services that enable adult immigrants to realize their dreams while strengthening our community and economy. When you join the team at CRIPCS you become part of a unique, performance-driven organization where students are the center of our work and excellence permeates.
Professional Development Specialist/Instructional Coach
We are in search of a passionate academic professional to serve as the Professional Development Specialist/Instructional Coach (PDS). Under the supervision of the Principal, the PDS will manage professional development sessions, trainings, and on-going improvement, which includes instructional delivery for new initiatives and identified areas of need. The PDS serves as an instructional coach for faculty members in the development of instructional delivery and orientation. The PDS also works with seasoned faculty members in areas of identified need.
Facilitates professional development training for faculty during New Faculty Orientation and school-wide staff development throughout the year
Maintains data and records related to instruction and professional development to support school advancement and for a variety of needs to include, annual reports, compliance reviews, and Accreditation.
Works one on one or in small groups of teachers to implement new initiatives or to give extra support as identified by the academic manager; including lesson planning, gathering appropriate resources and materials and the utilization of sound data to support instruction
Provide technology education on technology tools that support classroom instruction and support instructional faculty with appropriate training in the use of technology tools, to include but not limited to Schoology, Achiever/Spark300, and SMART boards.
Observes teachers and provides oral and written feedback, as well as, additional support through co-teaching or model-teaching as needed
Responsible for remaining up-to-date on current trends and initiatives in education, in the areas of ESL, GED Adult Education, and Blended Learning.
Coordinate with Curriculum Development, Assessment and Professional Development teams to esnsure clear communication across levels and sector throughout the School.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Master’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching ESL and training content teaching to teachers.
Demonstrated knowledge of adult education theory and knowledge of Workforce Development techniques
Experience working in Adult Education and with Adult English Language Learners preferred
Prior successful experience delivering professional development and coaching teachers
Demonstrated ability to identify and coordinate with external partners to address identified internal professional development needs
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, G-suite, and other internet-based applications
Excellent professional and effective oral and written communications skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to be self-motivated
A deep commitment to CRIPCS's core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners
Schedule Requirements: Must be available to work two evenings a week during the academic school year
About Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School
Carlos Rosario School is a nationally recognized leader in the field of adult education and workforce development with a mission to serve the adult immigrant community of Washington, D.C. We have maintained the independent spirit and entrepreneurial and family style that got us where we are today. Whether you are looking for your first job or taking the next step in a successful career path, there is a spot for you here.