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Senior Field Trainer/Analyst - UTeach Computer Science Trainer and Support Specialist more...
Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:January 06, 2017 (last updated 1 week 2 days ago)
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Senior Field Trainer/Analyst - UTeach Computer Science Trainer and Support Specialist Hiring department Utsp_replication Monthly salary $5,131 - $6,500 Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 17-01-05-01-8120 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes

This position is grant funded through 09-30-2018. Continuation beyond that date will depend on securing additional funding. Will include up to 10 percent in-state and out-of-state travel, mostly during summer months.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information Purpose

To support planning, development, and implementation of UTeach computer science initiatives, including secondary curricula, professional learning opportunities, and ongoing trainer and teacher support.

Essential Functions

Collaborate with the UTeach Computer Science program team to: Develop in-person and online professional learning and support opportunities for trainers and teachers implementing the UTeach Institutes computer science curricula; Conduct face-to-face professional learning workshops for teachers throughout the U.S.; Provide individualized phone, email, and webinar support to teachers implementing the computer science curricula; Assist in recruiting and maintaining partnerships with diverse and high-need K-12 districts, schools, and teachers; Collaborate with relevant stakeholders at UT Austin, partner districts and schools, NSF, College Board, and universities and states with UTeach programs, etc.; Present information on the UTeach Computer Science program and curricula at conferences, meetings, and other events; Contribute to the development of models for course licensing and professional development and support to ensure program sustainability; Participate in the UTeach Computer Science National Working Group; and Contribute to grant proposal responses and reports.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Master's degree in computer science, education or related discipline. Six or more years of secondary teaching experience. Understanding of diverse and high-need K-12 district and school contexts; Commitment to broadening participation in computer science among historically underrepresented groups; Knowledge of the College Boards AP Computer Science Principles curriculum framework; Experience establishing and/or maintaining partnerships with schools and districts; and Ability to work with minimal supervision. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching computer science in a high school setting; Experience training, mentoring, and/or supporting secondary teachers; Experience with the College Boards AP program, AP Computer Science A, and/or AP teaching and exam requirements; Familiarity with UTeachs AP Computer Science Principles curriculum; Experience establishing and/or maintaining partnerships with schools and districts; Familiarity with the UTeach secondary STEM teacher preparation program; and Familiarity with the UTeach Institute and national initiatives to expand and support UTeach implementation.

Working conditions

May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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