Under the supervision of the VP and Executive Director of TLC, the Associate Director of CTE will plan, organize, implement and administer the education programs of the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC), serving youth and young adults in conjunction with neighboring school districts and community colleges. This position has the responsibility to: Plan, organize, regulate and direct services and activities related to career-technical education.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide leadership and administration of Career Technical Education program with emphasis on curriculum and instructional services. Ensuring that programs and instructional techniques respect and respond to individual differences, including different learning styles, language, and cultural diversities.
Work directly with CTE staff on program evaluation, instructional staff development and evaluation of instructional staff.
Assist in recruitment, selection, hiring and training of CTE personnel; supervise and annually evaluate certificated/instructional and support staff.
Work directly with Instructional staff and CTE Advisory Committees to ensure curriculum, working environments and pathways meet the industry standards and students achieve career readiness skills. .
Develop the master schedule for CTE programs; assist with the development of any community classroom training sites, dual enrollment sites, and workplace site visits.
Coordinate and conduct appropriate staff development and in-service training for staff. Will coordinate, maintain, and disseminate staff handbooks and other resource documents to assist staff in the execution of their responsibilities.
Coordinate facilities utilization, equipment acquisition, and assist in procurement of instructional materials.
Maintain effective communication and serve as liaison with participating school district staff members, community members, students, parents, and other related agencies.
Implement and coordinate follow-through required subject-area advisory committee meetings, ensuring that CTE courses represent both industry and educational standards.
Assist in the development and recommendation of Career Tech Education Policies and Procedures for the program.
Develop, implement, and manage course budgets to ensure program quality and cost effectiveness.
Maintain legal compliance for files and prepare reports to the TLC Board, advisory committees and local agencies as needed.
Keep current with trends in curriculum and instruction, and provide overall leadership to staff and industry advisors in developing and evaluating curriculum and selecting of instructional materials.
Collaborate with post-secondary institutions on creating articulation agreements.
Stimulate greater awareness, understanding of The CTEC Program. Guide and ensure the gathering of appropriate data to document student learning outcomes
Perform other duties as required and related to the overall success of the CTE Programs.
A valid California Teaching Credential (secondary level and/or Designated Subjects Voc. Ed/CTE at the high school and adult level) AND California Administrative Services Credential or Designated Services Credential or Designated Subjects Supervision and Coordination Credential.
A minimum of 3 years' successful teaching experience; and administrative experience, site or program level.
Knowledge of Education Code and Title V relating to CTE/ROP Programs; applicable state, local, and possibly federal regulations in assigned areas.
Demonstrated success in managing projects, including planning, execution and measuring outcomes.
Excellent communicator, able to write and speak professionally and serve as spokesperson for Fairplex and TLC
Proven networker, collaborator and bridge-builder with demonstrated ability to work successfully with local school districts, stakeholders and organizations of diverse interests and backgrounds.
Ability to use current technology software tools for communications, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
Demonstrated ability to engage local, state and federal elected officials and be an advocate for students, families, and the program.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB
Must be able to move around the grounds
Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including days, occasional nights, weekends and holidays
Must be able to attend/work events throughout the year
Must have reliable transportation to and from work