Employment Opportunities at NGRESA
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North GA RESA K- 12 School Improvement and ELA Specialist (Full time)
Education: Graduate degree in education preferred, however, highly qualified candidates with bachelor's degree and significant experience in ELA/and or School Improvement, Leadership, Academic Coaching, Curriculum, Professional Learning may be considered. Must meet certification requirements as established by the GA Department of Education
Must possess the following qualities: Willingness and ability to travel for meetings and trainings in Georgia, often overnight; Willingness and ability to drive to schools located in our district; Self-motivated and organized; People Skills; Willingness to learn; Team player; Skillful listener; Record keeping skills; Excellent at self-assessment; Strong beliefs based upon research and experience; Strong work ethic; Belief that all students CAN learn
Experience: 10+ years of exemplary teaching in standards-based public school classroom plus other experience in one or more of the following areas: Leadership; Academic coaching; Professional learning, proficiency in integrating and utilizing technology in a variety of learning situation, developing curriculum, instructing adult learners, educational research, implementing research- based BEST practices, developing and implementing school- improvement plan, root-cause analysis, etc. Candidates should possess advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
Major Responsibilities: Research, plan and facilitate dynamic professional learning for classroom teachers, administrators, and/or school staff based on the GA Standards of Excellence, utilizing 21st century technology, and high quality professional learning practices. Provide follow-up classroom support including coaching, modeling, and assistance as needed and requested. Brainstorm ideas, identify resources and share innovative ideas and information to improve RESA services. Utilize up to date technology to improve delivery and engagement of professional learning for our districts. Identify and evaluate common areas of potential needs or where improvements could be realized among multiple member systems. Remain up to date on exemplary practices through self-study, conferences, conferences and trainings, and other capacity building programs. Keep abreast of and build new professional skills and professional networks. Regularly attend staff meetings, DOE meetings and professional learning for ELA and School Improvement and perform other duties as may be assigned by North GA RESA Executive Director.
Please Note: If selected for an interview, candidates must be prepared and willing to present a fifteen to twenty-minute ELA professional learning of their choice for the interview team as if they were an audience of ELA educators. Selected Topic should be relevant to ELA, School Improvement, and/or Best Practices concerning methods (Behavior management, use of anchor charts or mini lessons, technology use, increasing student engagement, etc.). You may choose to use our technology or bring your own. This will be required of all candidates interviewed.
Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 27.
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