MO Leadership Development Specialist - St. Louis
Posted March 13, 2019
NOTE: You must upload a letter of interest, resume, and three current letters of recommendation as one item
where you are instructed to attach your resume in the application.
Reports to: Director of St. Louis RPDC
●Builds community awareness of the resources and support available to leaders, schools and districtsthrough the DESE MO Leadership Development System
●Leads, coordinates and supports the continuum of learning within the DESE MO Leadership DevelopmentSystem (Emerging, Developing, Transformational and Leadership Academy Academy).
●Coordinates, develops and facilitates professional learning experiences including, but not limited to,workshops, school site visits, coaching labs and individual coaching
●Acts as a resource and catalyst for individual, school and district-level leadership development
●Serves as an advocate for equity, supporting leaders across diverse school systems throughout the greaterSt. Louis region.
●Recruits and supports mentors for new administrators throughout the St. Louis RPDC school districts(Region 8)
●Supports the leadership development initiatives of Education Plus and the St. Louis RPDC
●Maintains an active and visible leadership role in the educational community
●Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the DESE Coordinator of Educator Evaluationand Training and the St. Louis RPDC Director
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
●Regular attendance is required to provide support to Education Plus and the St. Louis RPDC
●Possesses strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen, work in groups, communicate both verbally and non-verbally in a professional manner, negotiate with others and solve problems
●Possesses the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
●Shows evidence of an ongoing customer focus
●Demonstrates knowledge of continuous improvement process models
●Requires movement about and within a department area
●Reads and interprets correspondence, reports, contracts, etc. for administrative purposes; Operates computer hardware for programming or applications; stays abreast of changes in technology and participates in necessary training to maintain appropriate level of skill necessary for efficiency in position
●Visually obtains information from computer monitor
●Develops information for written reports and correspondence to officials inside and outside the organization
●Experience facilitating adult learning-knowledge of adult learning theory
●Service as a school principal required-5 or more years preferred
●Experience in urban school setting required
●Skill and knowledge of effective coaching practices
●Proven successful communication skills
●Demonstrated record of effective leadership and supervision
Salary/Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience.
Physical Demands: Must be able to perform duties that require lifting, carrying, and standing for extended periods of time during normal shift. Must have excellent manual dexterity including the ability to perform repetitive motions; must be able to operate telephone, computer equipment, presentation equipment and various pieces of office equipment; ability to move equipment, manuals and supplies within office or to various office locations through the facility or to off-campus work sites. Must be able to lift and transport materials weighing up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis. Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or exerts up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or exerts a negligible amount of force constantly.
Environmental Working Conditions: This position operates in a professional office and/or school environment.
Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including but not limited to computer/laptop and associated software, copy machine, printers, scanners, facsimile machines, and presentation equipment such as interactive white boards, projectors, screens, etc.
Travel Requirements: The means and ability to travel within the St. Louis metropolitan area on a regular basis is required; travel to state meetings on a frequent basis is required (approximately 35 days per year). The nature of this position requires attendance at evening and/or weekend activities, including national, state and local conferences and meetings.
Expected Hours of Work: Normal operating hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, unless it is determined by administration that hours should be different. Some evening or weekend work may be required on a periodic basis.
Term of Employment: Full Time
Deadline for applying: April 12, 2019
NOTE: You must upload a letter of interest, resume, and three current letters of recommendation as one item where you are instructed to attach your resume in the application.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described above may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. Reasonable changes or accommodations may be appropriate under certain circumstances.
Equal Opportunity Employment
EducationPlus is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of EducationPlus to hire the most qualified applicants for all positions. As part of the policy, EducationPlus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants through its employment practices, regardless of race, color, ancestry, socio-economic status, marital status, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or membership in legally-constituted organizations, to the extent required by the applicable laws. This policy of equal opportunity applies to the employment practices of recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, transfer, compensation benefits and termination.