Reconnection Facilitator (215 Days)

Dallas Independent School District Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 3 months ago

FUNCTION:

The Reconnection Center Program is primarily designed to provide recovery of credits for students who are currently failing, failed, or seek acceleration. The program allows students to remain enrolled as a student on their campus while engaging in online coursework. Additionally, acceleration is offered.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university required

  • Valid Texas teacher certificate with required endorsements for subject and subject level assigned

  • Three years of directly related experience

  • Demonstrate flexibility to cope with the challenges of a rapidly changing world

  • Demonstrate general knowledge of curriculum and instruction

  • Demonstrate knowledge of digital curriculum

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Demonstrate ability to exercise considerable and sound judgment to instruct students and manage their behavior, under the general direction of the principal

  • Ability to self-manage in pursuit of an end goal and to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision

  • Strong interpersonal skills; natural relationship- and coalition-builder; ability to interact congenially with staff, parents, students, and community members

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with frequent interruptions

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various routine tasks, duties, and procedures and the ability to follow specific instructions with little or no previous experience

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide a school-witnin-a-school environment in which the staff forms an educational team (facilitator, core content teachers, counselors and adminstrators) to meet the instructional needs of the students enrolled in the Reconnection Center

  • Achieve annual program performance goals

  • Supervise the program at their campus

  • Structure a physical classroom conducive to learning

  • Communicate policies and procedures with school administration and guidance personnel

  • Assist students problem solve, set goals, plan and pace their learning

  • Provide encouragement and motivation to all students

  • Differentiate instruction using assessment results

  • Communitcate student performance regularly with students, parents, and school staff

  • Oversee course completion procedures

  • Teach within the course of study as prescribed by student needs using online resources provided by Apex Learning and district prescribed curriculum

  • Participate in professional development opportunities for Reconnection Center facilitators on research-based pedagogy, curriculum, and programs aligned to ensure success with at-risk students

  • Support the districtwide community of practice to support best practice sharing, problem-solving, and collaboration among educators seeking to implement digital curriculum as a supplement to direct teaching

  • Exhibit strong written and verbal commnication skills, technology proficiency and willingness to implement research-based instructional models

  • Maintain a flexible schedule that allows for the execution of a comprehensive educational program throughout the center's hours of operation

  • Provide professional consultation, direction, and assistance to faculty and students regarding program's best practices

  • Coordinate with counseling staff to confirm graduation requirements are met

  • Perform all other duties assigned

Minimum salary $ 58,636

Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

No telephone calls please.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H

If interested apply online at www.dallasisd.org

Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).


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