Overview

August 24, 2018

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT: POSITION OPENING

Instruction and Pedagogy Consultant – Science

 

WHO WE ARE:

Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.

 

Our organizational focus is centered on these central objectives:

·         Increase student achievement

·         Serve diverse needs of schools

·         Decrease costs/increase efficiencies

 

SALARY DETAILS:

$94,018 to $107,503 annually / Exempt position / 12-month work year

As this position is grant-funded, continuation is contingent upon grant funds.

 

WORK LOCATION:

Oakland Schools Main Campus, District and School Services Department

2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328

 

 

IN THIS ROLE:

You will provide leadership and instructional guidance to local school districts regarding alignment of Science curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

 

WHAT WE NEED:

We are seeking a collaborative team member to serve as a Science Education Consultant and work with teachers and administrators to improve high quality science education in K-12 classrooms. Your expertise in developing positive and supportive relationships with local school districts, long and short range action planning, and developing and facilitating science education professional learning will be key in our efforts to support increased student growth and achievement. You will serve as a resource and liaison to Oakland Schools’ staff, local school administrators and staff, parents, government and community agencies.

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

·         Master’s degree in education or related field required. Doctorate degree preferred.

·         Valid Teaching Certificate in the area of science or related field.

·         Three or more years of related experience including classroom teaching responsibilities. Grades K-12 experience preferred.

·         Experience working with diverse schools/districts.

·         Systems thinking mindset.

·         Strong knowledge of adult learners and group facilitation skills.

·         Ability to use observational data and formative assessment processes to guide professional learning and coaching.

·         Strong skill sets and dispositions for collaborative learning and share leadership.

·         Ability to use technology as an instructional and organizational tool.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Salary Range of $94,018 to $107,503 annually.

As this position is grant-funded, continuation is contingent upon grant funds.

 

Oakland Schools offers company paid coverage for life insurance, short and long-term disability, well-being benefits and leave days. In addition, Oakland Schools offers comprehensive medical coverage or a cash in lieu benefit, dental, vision, additional life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, pet insurance, legal plan, college savings plans, tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) plans and the Office of Retirement Services retirement plans.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

 

https://oakland.k12.mi.us/Pages/default.aspx

 

NOTE:

 

Recruitment for this position will be a multi-step process. Interested candidates must be available to interview on September 12, 2018 and possibly on September 13, 2018 and September 18, 2018 at the Oakland Schools, Main Campus (2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI).

 

For questions regarding this position please contact Alicia Beck at 248.209.2143.

 

Oakland Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation (subject to the limits of applicable law), age, genetic information, or disability in its programs, services, activities or employment opportunities. Inquiries related to employment discrimination should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at 248.209.2429. Title IX complaints should be directed to the Manager/Supervisor, Career Focused Education at 248.209.2160. For all other inquiries related to discrimination, contact the Executive Director of Legal Affairs at 248.209.2062. All complaints may be addressed to 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736.

 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified. Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.

About Oakland Schools

Oakland Schools, one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs), was established in Michigan in 1962. ISDs are regional service agencies that offer support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally, as measured by cost, size and quality advantages. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws.