Director of Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program

  • Position Type:
    Urban Education Teacher Residency Program/ Director of Teacher Residency Program

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    189 Board of Education Administration Building

  • Date Available:

  • TITLE: Director of Teacher of School Leader Incentive Program

    FLSA: Non-Exempt

    SALARY:Admin Salary Schedule
    WORK YEAR:260 days

    DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Chief Academic Officer, the Director of the Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program oversees the year-long teacher preparation program. A deep knowledge of teacher preparation, coaching best practices and designing and delivering professional development to a variety of stakeholders are essential for this position. Effective communication and strong relationship building are at the center of this role. This individual will also coordinate the Teacher and School Leadership Incentive Program to ensure compliance and meeting program deliverables.


    Knowledge of:

    1. Content Area Curriculum
    2. Common Core Standards
    3. Best Practices in Curriculum and Instruction
    4. Assessment Practices for Content Area
    5. Danielson Evaluation and student growth assessments


    1. Oversees the development and implement of the Urban Education Teacher Residency Program
    (TRP): a program of gradual release that includes pre-service teaching and field experiences,
    that develops high quality, well trained teachers.
    2. Develops and organizes the TRP Program curriculum for Residents and Mentor Teachers in
    partnership with the TRP Leadership Team and University Partners
    3. Supervises the selection and development of Mentor Teachers, who directly engage with
    residents in a year-long classroom apprenticeship, using data, observations, and administrative
    4. Develops and supervises monthly Professional Development for the TRP Program in addition to Summer Orientation 5. Builds and sustains relationships with AUSL Leadership, Training Site Principals, University Coordinators, Mentor Teachers, and Residents
    6. Oversees coordination of the State Licensure process for each training program (edTPA)
    7. Supervises Mentor Resident Coach (MRC), who act as site coordinators at the training schools 8. Develops and applies performance evaluation tools for MRCs, Mentors and Residents
    9. Coordinates the hiring and placement of Resident graduates into the District 189 Network of
    10. Supervises the selection of Resident candidates into the program, including design, training, and coordination, and admission
    11. Works with AUSL and External Partners team on grant implementation and supervision

    Desired Qualifications: Experience
    o Ilinois Professional Educator's License with a Principal Endorsement
    o Master's Degree (minimum)
    o Minimum 5 years teaching experience
    o Experience coaching teachers and /or pre service candidates
    o Track record of successful project management
    o Experience with budget management and performance evaluations

    Skills & Qualities
    o Communicates effectively with a wide range of individuals
    o Actively builds and sustains positive, production relationships with stakeholders
    o Committed to continuous learning and growth
    o Willing to engage others in the pursuit of our mission
    o Dedicated and self-driven professional

    The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and make frequent use of the computer. Reading and making reports are often required. The employee must frequently synthesize complex material and make recommendations.

    Frequent standing, sitting, walking, and using the computer.