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PURPOSE: Lead our middle school programs (MSGL and Sixth Grade). Support our instructional teams and processes internally and externally (partner schools)
LEAD TEACHING: 30%
Content expert, Teacher Assistant manager, and model for student interactions in the following:
Lead the Middle School Global Leaders program (currently in Brazil with hopes to expand to other places)
Lead the new Sixth Grade program
Lead or support in high school English courses as needed
Close collaboration with the Director of Academic Affairs and Instructional Coordinator
Support, train, and mentor lead instructors
Represent Mizzou K-12 at conferences, presentations, and professional development sessions (domestic and international)
Coordinate between international partners and our guidance, student services, business, development, and academic departments to streamline processes.
Problem-solve academic issues as they arise, including academic integrity/plagiarism
Assist with personnel decisions as requested
Follow up with instructional teams (MK12 and partner) to ensure that we are meeting excellent standards in student achievement and engagement.
Facilitate relationships between our MK12 Leads and key stakeholders at MSGL schools through email and information sharing.
Assist Director of Academic Affairs with external and internal communication
Seek out causes to celebrate (student and teacher success)
Assist the Director of Academic Affairs with outreach on social media and other communication outlets.
Lead course author for eighth grade curriculum in MSGL
Active member of the 7th grade revision team for MSGL
Assist with the process of translating MSGL ready for other partners beyond Brazil
Active member of the new sixth grade development team (role still to be determined)
Stay up-to-date on all of our learning management, student information, and other data systems
Self-directed individual with excellent computer skills
Missouri teacher certification (or ability to obtain)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in educational leadership through teacher coaching/mentoring, division, chair, or other leadership capacities. Experience teaching online/blended courses.
SALARY RANGE: $50,000 - $55,000
An updated resume highlighting teaching experience
A cover letter expressing interest and fit for the position
The names and contact information of 3 professional references
About the College of Education: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 1,100 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students with 74 tenured/tenure-track and 27 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The College recently completed a new strategic plan and is financially well positioned to invest in opportunities for innovative ideas in support of the plan. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $15.5 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.
About MU: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1848, MU became the first public university in the nation to open a college specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at: education.missouri.edu
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The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with ...a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.