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Job Title:

PMGR - Pedagogic Manager - 122101

 
Office Title:

Senior Director of Instructional Programs - Urban Advantage Liaison

 
School/Organization:

40M10V - DTL/ Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Learning

 
Work Location:
 
Application Deadline:
06/30/2023
 
Description:

 

Please Note: This Position is only open to internal NYC Department of Education employees.

 

 

Senior Director of Instructional Programs - Urban Advantage Liaison

 

 

Position Summary: The New York City school system is the largest in the country, composed of 1.1 million students and 75,000+ teachers in over 1,700+ schools. The core functions of the Division of Curriculum and Instruction are to work with educators and external partners to: produce high-quality instructional resources that align to the New York State Learning Standards (NYSLS) illustrating the path to post-secondary readiness from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade; facilitate the availability of exemplary citywide student programs for students and families as well as serving as models of effective instructional practices; and deliver relevant, engaging, and research-based professional learning opportunities designed to support teachers’ and school leaders’ instructional goals.

 

The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is taking the lead in defining its vision and mission for NYC schools at the elementary, middle, and high school levels and developing high-quality instructional resources for educators to help schools define a vision for STEM in their schools and partner with other schools with similar goals. 

 

Urban Advantage Is a partnership between eight science-rich cultural institutions and the New York City Department of Education (DOE). It is an integrated program of professional learning, materials/resources for schools, and class experiences with visits to the institutions--all focused on engaging students in phenomenon-based investigations.

 

Reports to: Executive Director of STEM in Division of Curriculum & Instruction (DCI).

 

Direct Reports:  N/A

 

Key Relationships: Executive Director of STEM, Director of Science, District Superintendents, relevant New York City Department of Education (DOE) central staff, and cultural institutions.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

·         Provide program and policy decisions, guidance, and support for the Senior Executive Director of STEM, strategically designing systems and structures that create cohesion across the work of the office.

·         Represents the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in high-level meetings making key policy decisions related to STEM instruction.

·         Evaluates needs assessments to determine science content and pedagogical areas requiring emphasis.

·         Works collaboratively with all levels of DOE administrators to ensure the consistent and effective application of best practices in alignment with the New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), the NYC Science Scope and Sequence, and the analysis of extrapolated data collected through the corresponding NYC and NYS assessments

·         Leverages grant resources and professional learning experiences to strengthen teacher practice and accelerate student achievement through analysis of teacher and student work in relation to student achievement.

·         Supports Urban Advantage staff to build and enhance the skills necessary for the implementation and maintenance of professional learning standards.

·         Serves as a consultant to central and school-based personnel, including administrators, for all matters relative to the Urban Advantage program and all areas of science instruction. Attends all central staff professional learning, training initiatives, and pilot projects, and provides support for related policies and

procedures.

·         Orients external partners to DOE citywide instructional expectations and NYSSLS.

·         Engages key cultural institution partners in NYSSLS performance task development.

·         Advises on and represent STEM instructional program and resource initiatives with other DOE teams.

·         Works with the Executive Director of STEM to identify schools resource gaps and support their needs for external instructional programs, grant opportunities and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Services.

·         Works with the Executive Director of STEM to support new and ongoing initiatives.

·         Evaluates and support new external program opportunities to assure coherence with DOE instructional expectations.

 

Qualification Requirements:

 

Minimum

 

Must currently possess a New York State Certification as a School District Administrator (SDA) or School District Leader (SDL). Please Note: We do not accept internship certificates.

 

For more information regarding the DOE’s supervisory certification requirements, as well as a link to the New York State Education Department’s website to apply for certification, please visit our website at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/careers/principals-and-assistant-principals/school-leader-and-supervisory-certification.

 

 

Plus

 

·         Four (4) years of successful major supervisory and curriculum experience at the central office level.

·         Respected, a highly skilled instructional leader with broad experience as an educator across roles.

·         Successful development and implementation of a multi-year, city-wide instructional materials program.

·         Commitment and ability to clearly and accurately engage educators and external partners about how program materials design and implementation strengthen teacher effectiveness and improve student learning.

·         Commitment to outcome-based accountability, data-driven decision-making, differentiated instruction, and continuous adult learning as drivers of improved student outcomes.

·         Proven record of success supporting adult learning and improving outcomes for all students by:

o    identifying and implementing purposeful pedagogical practice;

o    using multiple data sources to inform instructional decisions; and

o    integrating technology into instructional practice.

·         Strong service and support orientation towards schools and school communities.

·         Understanding and ability to apply theories of effective practices for:

o    a broad range of instructional pedagogy;

o    student learning, growth and development;

o    group process, communications, and organizational planning;

o    deeply contextualized professional development and;

o    continuous principal, teacher, and student learning, including evaluation, self-evaluation, and evidence-driven adjustment of instruction.

·         Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

 

Preferred

 

·         Experience in hands-on, school-based, and project-based training of adults.

·         Ability to build strong working relationships with diverse constituencies.

·         Knowledge of state-of-the-art computer and instructional technology programs and procedures, mandates and methodologies.

·         Able to organize facts and present information and figures in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing.

 

 

Salary: $129,014 - $161,537

 

 

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.

 

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

 
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