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at A Plus Education Partnership (view profile)
Location Birmingham, AL
Date Posted 01/16/2018
Category Programs
Job Type Full-time
Job Function teacher training
Salary Salary range dependent upon applicant's education, experience, etc.
Start Date 2018/06/01
Attachment Social-Studies-Content-Director-Job-Description-1-10-18.Finaldocx-3.docx 87.93 kB
Address 1230 First Avenue North

Description

A+ College Ready is a division of the A+ Education Partnership. A+ College Ready was founded in 2008 to dramatically increase the number of students in Alabama taking math, science, English and social studies Advanced Placement courses, earning qualifying scores on AP exams, and attending and succeeding in college. It also works to expand computer science principles to prepare more students for 21st century careers. A substantial part of the work of A+ College Ready is teacher training for both Advanced Placement courses and preparatory courses leading to AP work. A+ College Ready develops curriculum materials that teachers can use with their students and strongly supports teachers ad they implement the training and use the materials. This teacher support is the primary responsibility of our content directors.

Experience and Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree (minimal) in a field of social studies or secondary education with a concentration in a social studies field; composite social studies certification is preferable.
Current or former success in an Advanced Placement social studies program (preferred) and/or extensive knowledge of Advanced Placement and/or extensive knowledge of curriculum vertical alignment.
Experience in teaching multiple social studies courses and vertical articulation/alignment.
Minimum of 5 years classroom experience
History of leadership in adult professional learning, mentoring and/or curriculum development.
Strong people skills including willingness to be a contributing member of a collaborative team.
Knowledge of current research regarding trends in educational reform
Proficiency in the use of technology tools and applications including Google Drive, Microsoft Office, etc.

For Duties and Responsibilities and other information see attached job description.