PD Facilitators

Job Description:

  • Facilitate Learning Teams through the process of answering the four questions
    • What do we expect our students to learn?
    • How will we know?
    • How will we respond if they didn’t learn?
    • How will we respond if they already know it?
  • Select research-based instructional strategies to address student learning needs
  • Assign roles to team members allowing ownership of the process
  • Lead professional learning team meetings and/or other “Learning Team” meetings
  • Develop agendas for Professional Development accordingly

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Teach full-time
  • Work cooperatively with the District Administrative Team to plan and carry-out professional development
  • Communicate effectively with adult learners
  • Assist teachers in using data to identify appropriate interventions, strategies, and resources to support schools, classes, and individual students through our Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)
  • Provide guidance on alignment to Iowa Core, Early Literacy, and MTSS Implementation by promoting rigorous and relevant instruction
  • Maintain confidentiality of students, teachers, and schools
  • Study research-based instructional strategies and continually explore and share instructional methodologies appropriate for school and share with teachers
  • Model the effective use of data to make sound classroom instructional decisions
  • Model to other teachers how to realize the building mission, strategic plan and district goals to conduct the work of the teacher according to the values of Central CSD
  • Assign roles to Learning Team Members promoting ownership of the PLC Process
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with adult learners; able to establish positive relationships
  • Receive on-going training including the following:
    • Professional Learning Communities
    • Working with Adult Learners
    • Effective Instructional Strategies
    • Professional Teaching Standards
  • Attend every Professional Development Facilitator Meeting as scheduled

Qualifications:

  • Holds a valid Iowa Teaching License.
  • Has worked as a certified employee for a minimum of one year in the Central Community School District
  • Has evidence of continued professional growth, experiences collaborating with colleagues, involvement in leadership opportunities, and evidence of working with adults.
  • Has demonstrated organizational skills.

 Terms of Employment:

  • Employed for 193 days (3 additional contract days) plus 10 meetings (3:45-4:45 pm)
  • A teacher who completes the time period of the 1-year teacher leader assignment may apply to retain the role and apply for reassignment to a new leadership role
  • Stipend: $1800 annually
  •  Stipend for meeting attendance: $50 per meeting ($50 x 10 meetings = $500)
  • Position paid from Teacher Leadership and Compensation funding and is dependent upon receipt of state TLC funding

Reports to:

Building Principal