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Stem School Program Manager

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Chicago Public Schools Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS)has set ambitious goals to ensure that every childin every school and everyneighborhoodhas access to a world-class learning experience from birth,resulting in graduation from high school college- and career-ready.

The STEM School Program Manager contributes to the guidance on theeffective implementation of STEM programming as it relates to cross-disciplinarycurriculum, instruction, assessment, and intervention for all students with aspecific focus on the district's STEM schools.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the district-wide vision for STEMteaching and learning, with a focus on school-wide shifts in practice

  • Support and lead the school-based STEM Specialists intheir work as instructional coaches and champions of STEM practices in theirschools

o Develop and model effective coaching relationships

o Provide guidance and resources to support Specialistsin implementing meaningful coaching cycles

o Monitor and provide feedback to Specialists to supportcontinuous improvement

  • Design, coordinate, and facilitate ongoing andresponsive professional learning for:

o School-based STEM Specialists

o STEM School Administrators

o STEM School Teachers

  • Collaborate with STEM School Administrators toidentify areas of growth, develop priorities, and implement strategies forschool improvement

  • Lead the revision and implementation of the STEMSchool Certification Process

  • Lead the revision and implementation of the STEMSchool Application Process

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate regularly with the Citywide STEM InitiativesManager to ensure alignment of priorities and initiatives

  • Support the Citywide STEM Initiatives Manager inimplementing:

o STEM Competitions and Challenges

o CPS STEM Summer Institute

o STEM curriculum supports and professional learninginitiatives

  • Perform other related duties as required

In order to be successful and achieve theabove responsibilities, the STEM School Program Manager must possess thefollowing qualifications:

Type of Education Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university witha Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study. Master's degree in STEM field,Education, or related field preferred.

Type of Experience and Number of Years:

  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in a STEM-relatedfield; leadership experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with the Common Core State Standards for

Mathematics and the Next Generation Science Standards

  • Expertise in research-based instructional practicesand strategies

  • Strong leadership skills

  • High standards for performance

  • Understanding of Multi-Tiered System of Supports(MTSS)

  • Commitment to continuous improvement

  • Proven track record of success and a clear focus onresults

  • Excellent facilitation, written, and oralcommunication skills

  • Excellent technology skills (PowerPoint, Excel, GoogleDocs, etc.)

  • Knowledge of critical issues in education

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a wide varietyof stakeholders


  • This position requires a Chicago residency within six monthsof accepting the position.


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