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Job Title:                  Manager of Clinical Practice

Classification:           Regular, full-time (1.0 FTE), exempt

Reports To:              Director, Seattle Teacher Residency

***Due to COVID-19 this role is currently working primarily remotely. Once the Alliance for Education office reopens, this role will also have an onsite component in downtown Seattle.***


Application Instructions:

Please submit your application materials through our online portal. Applications received by other means may not be considered. Cover letters are optional but will be considered as part of the application if included. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with priority given to applications received by January 25th, 2022.

About the Alliance for Education and Seattle Teacher Residency:

The Alliance for Education (https://www.alliance4ed.org/) is an independent, non-profit organization committed to advancing educational justice and racial equity for students in Seattle Public Schools. The Alliance for Education was established 25 years ago to engage the broader community on behalf of Seattle Public School students, and has consistently convened stakeholders, raised dollars, and created innovative programs designed to support student success. 

The Seattle Teacher Residency (https://www.seattleteacherresidency.org/) is a program of the Alliance for Education in partnership with the University of Washington, Seattle Public Schools (SPS), and the Seattle Education Association (SEA). It is an innovative teacher preparation program that offers aspiring teachers a route to teaching that includes the training necessary to become exceptional educators in Seattle Public Schools. Through a strategic combination of clinical classroom experience in Title 1 SPS elementary schools, an intensive apprenticeship with skilled SPS Mentor Teachers, and master's level coursework at the University of Washington’s College of Education (COE), teacher candidates will earn a Master’s in Teaching.


Position Summary:

The Manager of Clinical Practice reports to the Director, STR and collaborates closely with the STR team, as well as stakeholders from across the partnership, to drive ongoing program implementation and improvement, and to maximize program impact. STR is seeking to hire an experienced educator who has demonstrated skills supporting adult learners in a professional development setting to develop and manage three key aspects of the residency: 

  1. The supervision and evaluation of residents
  2. Curriculum integration and instruction
  3. Mentor and partner school support


Critical Job Functions

The following describe the critical functions of the role, but do not provide an exhaustive list of job responsibilities and duties.

Resident Progress Management

  • Coordinate with Curriculum and Induction Manager regarding resident evaluation and oversee process for all residents
  • Observe and evaluate resident teaching, gathering performance-based assessment data
  • Use STR tools and protocols to structure feedback and documentation with Residents, Mentor Teachers, and UW Coaches
  • Lead UW Coaching team by scheduling and facilitating bi-weekly coaches’ meetings to support resident development
  • Debrief lesson observations and coach residents by providing explicit oral and written feedback about performance as well as creating opportunities for reflection
  • Participate in resident observations and debrief discussions alongside UW clinical faculty and mentors when needed
  • Discuss and analyze resident progress based on the practicum expectations, making recommendations for improvement as needed; counsel Residents on program performance and prepare professional growth plans as needed
  • Contribute to the development of data systems for program evaluation and improvement

Curriculum Integration

  • Align practicum experience to Resident coursework
  • Use knowledge of SPS curriculum, teacher evaluation framework, and Common Core as well as STR Core Practices and other educational research to inform resident learning experiences

Mentor and Partner School Support

  • Coach and support mentor teachers in using resident evaluation data to drive coaching and mentoring activities
  • Coach and support mentors to identify and implement coaching strategies that will support resident learning and effectiveness
  • Collect data about resident and mentor strengths and needs
  • Manage, evaluate, and monitor the frequency and quality of mentor and resident support at the host school sites
  • Work with school leadership to ensure a productive mentoring culture at the host school sites
  • Facilitate sharing of best practices across host school sites by participating in monthly meetings with mentors
  • Discuss and analyze mentor progress based on mentor learning standards, making recommendations for improvement as needed

Program Management

  • Co‐teach reflective seminars with Senior Manager of Curriculum and Induction
  • Collaborate across a variety of stakeholders including university, district, and community partners, as well as National Center for Teacher Residencies (residency network) partners
  • Report to Program Director suggested program revisions and collaborate on ongoing program improvement


Skills and Qualifications

  • Extended teaching and/or administrative experience and expertise in K-12 education; greater than 5 years preferred
  • Experience in urban public schools, with a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges within that dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated success in supervising and mentoring with both novice and veteran teachers
  • Demonstrated commitment to understanding and actualizing antiracism, equity, and inclusion
  • Expert knowledge in Standards-Based Curriculum; curriculum design and development experience; advanced knowledge in Instructional Methodologies
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet goals and deadlines both independently and cooperatively
  • Master's Degree in Education: Teaching, Mathematics, Special Education, Literacy, Curriculum and Instruction, or similar

Preferred Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (not required):

  • Washington State Teaching Certificate
  • Supervisory Certification in Curriculum and Instruction


Employment Information

The Alliance for Education is affiliated with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Staff members of the Alliance are employees of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and participate in Chamber benefit plans, but do not report to Chamber staff.

The Chamber is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of all our employees, and takes seriously its duty to provide and maintain a provide a safe place to work, including reducing the threat and harm that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to the Chamber’s employees and their families; our members and partners; and the community at large. Consistent with this commitment, all eligible employees are required to receive be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an exemption and reasonable accommodation is approved. Policy and accommodation information will be provided to all candidates upon request.

The Chamber is committed to internal and market equity. The salary range for this opportunity is $65,000-$75,000 annually.

The Chamber provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including but not restricted to:

•         Medical/dental/vision coverage

•         Generous PTO policy

•         Life Insurance

•         Accidental death & dismemberment Insurance

•         Long-term disability insurance

•         Transit subsidies

•         Flexible Spending Accounts

•         Employer-matched 401(k) Contribution up to 6%

•         Tuition reimbursement

•         Paid parental leave

•         Wellspring EAP membership

•         Personal accident insurance

•         Generous holiday schedule and paid days off

We recognize the value of the Chamber and our affiliate organizations and programs reflecting the diversity of our community and are intentionally and actively seeking out applications from a variety of backgrounds, including members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).

The Chamber is an equal opportunity employer. All employees and potential employees will be recruited, selected, trained, promoted, and, if necessary, disciplined without regard to sex, race, religion, creed, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political ideology or activity, disability, honorably-discharged veteran or military status. All applicants are carefully screened, and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, aptitudes, experience, and previous work record. In addition, the Chamber does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.


Job Title:                  Manager of Clinical Practice

Classification:           Regular, full-time (1.0 FTE), exempt

Reports To:              Director, Seattle Teacher Residency

***Due to COVID-19 this role is currently working primarily remotely. Once the Alliance for Education…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    1 de marzo de 2022
Salario
USD $65.000 - USD $75.000
/ año

Ubicación

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El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Seattle, WA
Ubicación Asociada
509 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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