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Academics Program Manager, Career Pathways

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Academics Program Manager, Career Pathways JobID: 59344
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PD Teacher Development
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POSITION TITLE: Academics Program Manager, Title II (Career Pathways)


Job Code: AC0806



Job FAMILY: Academics

JOB SUMMARY: The Academics Program Manager, Career Pathways provides leadership to the implementation of a district-wide Teacher Leader Career Pathway Program and beginning teacher learning opportunities on Title I campuses and owns the ongoing coordination of the program.

  1. Works with Professional Support and Development, the Schools Offices, and school leadership to implement new Teacher Leader roles with the goal of providing a career path for top performing teachers across the district, while simultaneously improving student achievement and teacher effectiveness.
  2. Owns the collection and analysis of relevant program evaluation data to measure the effectiveness of Teacher Leaders as teachers and leaders.
  3. Identifies and trains teacher leaders to lead professional learning for teachers on Title II campuses with a focus on practice
  4. Monitors, tracks and supports teacher leader activities on Title I campuses
  5. Develops and implements professional learning opportunities for beginning teachers on Title I campuses
  6. Accountable for ensuring quality support by Teacher Leaders on Title I campuses - including collaborating with district and school leaders to develop and implement an approach for evaluating and holding Teacher Leaders accountable for the quality of their outputs and outcomes.
  7. Owns the logistical and operational support for the Teacher Leader organization and leverages the PD Administrators to ensure quality support.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree

WORK EXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years
Teaching experience preferred

Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier)

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: Work Leadership. Regularly provides project management or team leadership to a group of two or more employees, but does not have formal supervisory responsibility. Leading and directing typically involves monitoring work and providing guidance on escalated issues. Most of the work time is spent performing many of the same duties they are leading

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work is substantially complex, varied and regularly requires the selection and application of technical and detailed guidelines. Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Position regularly makes recommendations to management on areas of significance to the department. Supervision received typically consists of providing direction on the more complex projects and new job duties and priorities.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: Specifies requirements for a plan and/or budget.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on both routine and non-routine matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Job is occasionally expected to recommend new solutions to problems and improve existing methods or generate new ideas.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have moderate impact to the facility/department or division, causing increased satisfaction or dissatisfaction; producing efficiencies or delays; promoting or inhibiting personal intellectual or professional development; and/or contributing to financial gain or expense. Errors may be serious, usually not subject to direct verification or check, causing losses such as improper cost calculations, overpayment or improper utilization of labor, materials or equipment. Effect usually confined to the organization itself and is short term.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Negotiate and influence - interprets department strategies and services, resolves conflicts, influences outcomes on matters of significance for the division, conducts final negotiations and coordinates approvals/decision making below the executive level. Interactions are typically with customers and Top Management.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS Regularly assesses and diffuses complex, and escalated customer issues. Takes personal responsibility and accountability for solving systemic customer service problems. Regularly explores alternative and creative solutions to meeting the needs of the customer within HISD's policies and guidelines.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.
Ability to carry and/or lift less than 15 pounds.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Program Manager, Manager, Project Manager, Management, Technology

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