Coordinator of Instructional Effectiveness
Office of Deputy Superintendent
Other - Position - Valid PA Certificate
Job Number 4600148380
Start Date
Open Date 12/22/2017
Closing Date 01/24/2018
Reports To Assistant Superintendent, Professional Development
Work Schedule: Full time with flexible hours required

Grade: Level 7 Step 1, Support Administrator (Starting at $87, 116)
- Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
- Pennsylvania Department of Education instructional certification required
- Skill in the design and delivery of professional learning required
- Background, experience and training in urban education is strongly valued
- Ability to work cross-functionally across a number of departments and engage multiple stakeholders in working toward a common goal
- Ability to lead teams of adults toward a common goal
- Must possess effective communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
- Knowledgeable about change management and quickly able to establish credibility among team members including partners, peers, and executive leadership
- Background in and proven ability with monitoring the implementation of learning across multiple sites and fostering continuous improvement of programming by sharing key findings
- Knowledgeable about best practices that accelerate student achievement and eliminate racial disparities within urban school systems.
- Must possess strong analytical skills
- A minimum of 3-5 years of experience preferred
Residency Requirements No Residency Requirement
Essential Job Functions
1. Develop and coordinate the implementation of support recommended by the Office of Professional Learning and collaborate with the Office of Deputy Superintendent to ensure consistency across professional learning goals and objectives aligned to the District's Strategic Plan.

2. Present professional learning to a variety of role groups across the District.

3. Assist the Assistant Superintendent of Professional Development and Special Programming to implement school-based professional learning plans that create more connections between curriculum content, teacher growth and evaluation systems, and professional development. This includes providing project management support as determined by the Assistant Superintendent.

4. Collaborate with other leaders in the Office of Professional Learning and Office of the Deputy Superintendent departments to develop, refine, and improve the quality of professional learning provided to a variety of role groups across the District.

5. Provide relevant project management including aligning timelines, training calendars, support needs, and connecting the appropriate resources to deliver professional development.

7. Assist with the revisions and implementation of metrics to evaluate the impact of the programs s/he coordinates.

8. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

The statements outlined above in the description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills. The functions and responsibilities of this role are subject to modification as business requirements change.
Additional Job Information
Physical Demands:
This position is primarily sedentary in nature, though in a very fast-paced office. Employee will be required to operate computer, have the ability to complete paperwork. Position requires minimum physical effort and not subjected to Occupational Health and Safety risks. Modeling the resiliency, energy, and trust necessary to implement successful District transformation, long hours can be part of the work and there is the expectation to perform at a high level.

Work Environment:
1.Indoors in busy office, working in close proximity to co-worker;
2.Frequently required to work at a fast pace;
3.Requires considerable concentration and creativity.
4. Subject to stress caused by a changing environment, diversity in the organization, tight deadlines and work load.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodation in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities, career and technical education programs or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. It is the policy of the Pittsburgh School District to make all services, programs and activities available and to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Please make requests for accommodations at least 72 hours before the scheduled event. For more information regarding accommodations, civil rights grievance procedures, please contact: Dr. Milton A. Walters, Office of Human Resources, 341 S. Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412-529-HELP (4357).