1.0 FTE Consultant for Mathematics

Company Name:
Area Education Agency 267
1. Master's degree in education and/or context area of concentration.
2. Four years successful teaching experience in Mathematics.
3. Appropriate licensure from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners.
4. Elementary experience and licensure preferred.
5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board/Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to develop and maintain professional relations as evidenced by ability to relate positively with staff, parents, students, and the community. Verbal and written communication skills, including communicating a positive attitude, and ability to make presentations. Ability to function as a professional team member. Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills. Proven professional management skills such as planning, directing, organizing, and coordinating. Demonstrated ability to produce results through a completion of previous assignments. Demonstrated leadership skills and a desire to lead. Ability to establish and maintain a favorable working and learning atmosphere. Ability to demonstrate actions that support the agencies (AEA, LEAs, and other partners) and their missions. Knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies, procedures and state and federal statutes. Knowledge of technology as it relates to education. Maintain confidentiality related to agency, district, students, and family information. Demonstrated sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Reports To: Service Area Director of Educational Services or designee
Supervises: NA
Job Goal: Provide leadership and professional development to Mathematics educators in curriculum, instruction, assessment and school improvement.
Performance Responsibilities
1. Provide consulting and professional development in the area of Mathematics, and school improvement.
2. Pursue and incorporate current research and information on best practices of Math instruction and programs into all aspects of the position.
3. Disseminate information relative to current research and best practices in the area of Mathematics to educators and staff in AEA 267.
4. Serve as school contact member for one (1) or more area school districts to support comprehensive school improvement efforts.
5. Ascertain and align district needs with agency resources, services and support.
6. Serve as a liaison between LEA's, the Department of Education, regional education labs and/or appropriate local, state and national organizations to coordinate and collaborate programs and services.
7. Pursue and incorporate the integration of technology as it relates to teaching and learning.
8. Maintain appropriate written records and documentation of Mathematics programs and activities.
9. Be aware of and work with districts to implement aspects of the Iowa Core Curriculum related to mathematics.
10. Develop and conduct formal and informal professional development opportunities for district personnel.
11. Keep abreast of the latest research regarding teaching and learning in a transformed school.
12. Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Physical, Mental and Visual Effort
Continuous speaking, hearing, and visual effort. Frequent walking, sitting, standing, and reaching. Occasional climbing, kneeling, and transporting up to 50 lbs. High degree of concentration requiring continuous and often intense mental and visual attention. Numerous irregularities, complicated and complex tasks are involved.
Working Conditions
Work is primarily performed in an office setting. Occasionally exposed to dust, noise, odors, and other irritants. Stress associated with work pace and pressure. Work involves irregular hours and days. Travel required. Exposed to hazards of the road when driving.
Terms of Employment: Length of work year as established by the Administration with Board approval. Salary as determined by Master Contract provisions.
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Master Contract Provisions.
Schedule: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/10/14
Posting Down: 07/17/14
Classification: Certified
Days: 204
Hours: 8
Supervisor: Julie Davies
Area: Clear Lake

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