All Other Positions - Independence Public Schools
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Job Title: Coordinator of ISD Academies/AVID Coordinator
Beginning: Aug 01, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Independence Public Schools
Independence, MO 64050
Telephone: 816-521-2700
Job Description:
  • Valid MO Teach Cert
  • Such alt to the above qual as the Bd may find approp and accept.
  • Ideal cand will be task oriented with demonstrated ldrship exp in an Acad setting, evidence of organ skills and project management, strong comm skills, and a desire to promote acad. 
  • Pref exp incl working with industry partners, comm agencies, and post-sec inst.
  • HS instructional exp in a project-based lesson planning is highly rec
Fair Labor Standards Act Status:  Exempt
Reports to:
Asst Supt of Sec Inst
Job Goal:
To display leadership in coord quality Car and Tech Educational programs aligned to DESE standards and the ISD Ford NGL Acad Master Plan.  To perform this job successfully, an ind must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • District-Level
    • In partnership with dist and school leadership teams, implement the current Academies of ISD strategic plan
    • Promote and supt the implementation and doc of the National Standards of Practice (NSOP) for academy accreditation
    • Serve as the contact person for ind, comm and post-sec engagement for assigned Academ(ies)
    • Maintain admin access to dashboard data via Academies of ISD website to  collect and analyze accurate  industry partner and comm invest data
    • Dev, share and comm Academy events with ISD PR office and outside media
    • Collect, analyze and comm Academy data to district admin and Steering Comm, including acad enrollment, experiential learning, ind cert, acad related dual credit, attend, and grad rate.
    • Collab with district admin and Steering Comm to review academy programs of study and recommend course seq mod
    • Att qrt advis bd and other Ind Council mtgs
  • Bld-Level
    • Work with couns, team leads, and school admin to coord recruit and enrollment timelines
    • Serve on the mst sched team or sch leader team, to align Acad of ISD init and prot with sch ops
    • Serve the Acad of ISD in devel , sustaining bld level acad teams, inc budgets, purch orders, and other req info
    • Conduct ind enrollmt meetings with every ISD soph in Jan
  • Academy-Level
    • Oversight of Adv Bds for all pathways within assigned Academ(ies)
    • Coord acad related experiential lrng exp, inc, but not limited to, Fresh Career Expl, Soph Field Trips, Jr Job Shadows, SR internships, teach externships, and guest speakers
    • Attend week Acad team mtgs to provide supt and guid for acad initiatives
    • Facilitate the organization and implementation of Acad Jamb and Study Visits within off-site Capstone courses
    • Serve as the point pers for The Acad of ISD ambassador prog
    • Promote and implement Acad training annually, inc Project-Based Learn training within the ISD HS
  • Add duties as assign
  • To work with the Dist Dir, Admin, Site Team, Staff in realizing School-Wide AVID as a means to streng and enhance core inst in all class and in turn incr access to and equity for col and career readiness for all stud at the ISD MS level.
  • Perf Respons:
  • ? Part with the MS Admin in doc that all AVID ess are met in order to assure annual cert
  • ? Act as an AVID liais with the MS Admin, couns, and all staff memb
  • ? Partner with MS Admin to lead the bld AVID site-team in fac monthly meet, foc on instruc ele of AVID
  • ? Become an inst ldr, sharing tech and mat through form and inform PD to help staff members across disciplines work with all learners
  • ? Assist teach who req help in imp AVID strat in their class and as part of their inst
  • ? Wk with the MS Admin and/or Dist Dir to fac the planning and sched of coll field trips, guest speakers, and sp prog with AVID Elective teach and other staff memb
  • ? Part with the MS Admin to fac AVID parent involv act
  • ? Sup recrt of new AVID learners and AVID Elec students
  • ? Sup organ, maint, and finalization of all AVID cert mat

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