S.T.A.T. (Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) Teacher - SECONDARY CANDIDATE POOL

Location
Baltimore, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
Ref
8053
Grade Level
High School
BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
CLASS TITLE : S.T.A.T. (Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) Teacher - SECONDARY CANDIDATE POOL

TITLE CODE: T7660


REPORTS TO : Principal

SUMMARY : S.T.A.T. Teacher provides support for the professional learning process through the lens of a non-evaluative coach of adult learners. They are the facilitators of job-embedded professional development that is aligned to the School Progress Plan and work collaboratively with the school principal to design and deliver high quality professional learning.

Only applications completed and submitted by the posting deadline will be given consideration for an interview.

Eligible applicants will be considered for interviews based on the following dates:
  • November 20, 2019 Interview - Application must be submitted by November 11, 2019
  • January 29, 2020 interview - Application must be submitted by January 20, 2020
  • April 22, 2020 interview - Application must be submitted by April 14, 2020
  • June 3, 2020 interview - Application must be submitted by May 25, 2020

The following documents must be attached to your submitted online application for it to be considered complete :
  • cover letter
  • resume
  • copy of your certificate
  • Supporting documents showing experience in design, delivery, and assessment of professional development
    • Some examples include: powerpoint presentation, meeting agenda for PD, exit tickets from PD
  • two confidential, electronic supervisory reference forms MUST be completed to include one from your current principal/supervisor and an additional supervisor

Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the S.T.A.T. Teacher position may only apply and participate in the interview process once per semester.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES :
  • Reviews and monitors the progress of the School Progress Plan along with the principal, AP and Instructional Leadership Team.
  • Facilitates meaningful professional learning opportunities for teachers.
  • Works with the administrator(s) and teachers to communicate the value and importance of the Teacher Development Plan.
  • Supports teachers in creating learner centered environments.
  • Models the use of the Universal Design for Learning framework to customize and personalize instruction.
  • Supports teachers' professional learning by guiding planning, securing resources (including time), and informing teachers of professional development opportunities.
  • Offers instructional assistance by building the teachers' knowledge base and increasing the repertoire of teaching skills.
  • Supports staff in efforts to improve student achievement by supporting grade level team or departmental meetings.
  • Ensures that the instructional staff uses data to plan, deliver, and assess instructional practices.
  • Engages teachers in collaborative and reflective practice.
  • Allocates time for professional development activities that enable teachers to work collaboratively and observe best practices within the normal work day hours.
  • Provides expertise in the integration of information literacy and technology skills through curriculum development, professional development, and collaboration with curriculum offices.
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers to facilitate the integration of technology across the curriculum.
  • Works with teachers to model, coach, and teach technology skills to meet the International Society for Technology in Education Standards for Students.
  • Facilitates learning walks to support the design of learner centered environments.
  • Models innovation and flexibility in support of district initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned within the parameters of the S.T.A.T. Teacher Guidance document.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

Experience, Education and Training;
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field directly related to the assignment; plus five years of successful teaching experience. Experience in the design, delivery, and assessment of professional development. Participation in the Leadership Development for prospective S.T.A.T. Teachers is preferred.

Must be designated as eligible for the S.T.A.T. Teacher candidate pool by the Division of Human Resource, Office of Staffing.

Must be in the current S.T.A.T. candidate pool to be eligible for a school-based S.T.A.T. position.


Licenses and Certifications :
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Standard Professional Certificate.
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate in special education is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Knowledge of the principles and practices of pedagogy. Knowledge of and skill in instructional coaching. Knowledge of and skill in adult learning theory. Knowledge of the principles and practices of professional development for preK through 12 educators. Knowledge of and skill in the use of technology to enhance student learning (i.e. content creation, collaboration, productivity). Knowledge of and skill in data analysis. Skill in communication, leadership, and human relations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to maintain confidential information.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS :
Work of this position is performed in school and office environments. Requires the ability to move throughout schools and classrooms. Work includes the operation of office equipment, including personal computers, and occasional limited physical activities. Requires travel to schools and offices throughout Baltimore County.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS :
The work of this class is generally performed in a school environment. Work may require the ability to move around the school and classroom. Occasional travel throughout the county and state.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
The position is an annual appointment that is reviewed for reassignment at the end of each school year. Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule as needed to meet the needs of the school community. Requires attendance at after-school and evening meetings and events.

FLSA : Exempt
Created: 9/2019

Eligible for membership in the Maryland State Retirement System

This class specification defines the types of duties and level of difficulty of work required of positions in this title. It shall not be held to exclude duties not mentioned nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

Application Instructions

Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
  • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools, and a separate completed application must be submitted for each position and location in which you are interested.
  • Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc will not be accepted.
  • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
  • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
  • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
  • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
  • Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
  • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
  • All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefits session.
  • Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9610 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 219, Baltimore, Maryland 21220 (443-809-4360).
Contact Information

Wendy Gigler
Human Resources Officer
6901 Charles Street, Building E
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 443-809-4152
Email: wgigler@bcps.org

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