Temporary Adviser, Teacher Induction Expert (0500) : Teacher Training Academy

Job Title: Temporary Adviser, Teacher Induction Expert (0500)
Date Posted: August 29, 2013
Deadline: 08 - 27 - 2014 - 5:00pm
School: Teacher Training Academy
Salary Information: Special Services 36(D) Table, E-Basis + Z; ($76,458 - $95,321) – 234 paid days; 8-hour assignment
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assists Program Administrator and Program Specialists in implementing New Teacher Center’s (NTC) Formative Assessment System (FAS) for new teacher development of program participants.
  • Supports teachers in completing the FAS induction requirements, necessary for recommendation of their clear credential.
  • Assists and supports teachers in maintaining and submitting required program documentation for Mid-Year and End-of-Year Review.
  • Supports teachers in deepening their understanding and application of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and the Teacher Growth and Development Cycle (TGDC).
  • Supports teachers in learning and implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and facilitating opportunities for observations of exemplary practice.
  • Supports teachers in co-planning, modeling co-teaching, and conducting demonstration lessons designed to meet the needs of all students.
  • Supports and facilitates teacher learning in the proficient use of technology in connection with the implementation of the CCSS.
  • Assists and supports teachers in reflecting on and analyzing their practice consistent with the NTC-FAS Induction Model.
  • Supports and facilitates teachers in analysis of data to inform classroom practice by using a variety of data sources, including MyData, CORE-K12, state and District assessment data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Requirements:
  • At least five (5) years of successful full-time public school teaching experience
  • A valid California Teaching Credential authorizing K-12 service
  • English Learner Authorization
  • A valid California driver license and the ability to travel to other sites and locations throughout the District
  • Desirable Skills:
  • Single Subject Clear Credential in Math, Science, English Language Arts, or Social Science
  • Knowledge of elementary or secondary classroom instruction and pedagogy
  • Knowledge of the Formative Assessment System for working with beginning teachers
  • Knowledge of California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP)
  • Knowledge of Common Core State Standards and the Teacher Growth and Development Cycle (TGDC)
  • Knowledge of theories of new teacher development, adult learning theory, and reflective practice
  • Knowledge of LAUSD instructional initiatives
  • Experience in a leadership position(s) in schools and offices
  • Extensive experience in mentoring, coaching, and delivering professional development
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong skills in the use of technology, including the implementation of instructional technology in the classroom.
  • How to Apply:
    IMPORTANT NOTE: For an annualized employee who is changing basis during the year, this change may result in an annualized “settlement” (i.e., the process by which the District resolves an under or overpayment).
    Minimum Requirements: All minimum requirements must be met on or before the filing deadline.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that documentation of minimum requirements is on file with the Certificated Employment Operations Office.  For information on submitting your documentation, please call (213) 241-6520.
    Application Procedures:
    Assignment Limitation: The Teacher Adviser position and the person serving in the position are subject to annual review by the immediate supervisor, employees may serve in such positions for a maximum of five consecutive years.
    Interested candidates must submit the following:
    1.	Letter of interest that describes successful experience in the following areas:
    •	Experiences in mentoring or coaching that guides teachers to reflect on practice and improve instruction
    •	Developing and leading professional development for instructional staff
    •	Experiences working with an administrator to support new teacher growth and development.
    2.	Current resume (including employee number)
    3.	Two letters of recommendation (prepared within the past twelve months) including one from the current supervisor or two professional references including one from the current supervisor with their contact information.
    You are advised that meeting the stated minimum requirements does not ensure an invitation to an interview.  Applications will be evaluated and selected candidates will be scheduled for interviews.  References will be verified for all applicants who are finalists for the positions.
    Submit application materials via email or US mail to:
    Margaret Ureta
    Teacher Training Academy
    333 South Beaudry Avenue, 14th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    (213) 241-4252
    Contact Person: Margaret Ureta
    Contact Email: margaret.ureta@lausd.net
    Contact Telephone: (213) 241-4252

    All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to the contact person listed above.

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