Job Requisition Number: 23717. The Learning Design Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science develops, disseminates, and implements inquiry science programs that integrate literacy instruction for students grades K-8. This contract appointment position within The Learning Design Group involves designing, conducting, and supporting various public educational programs and professional development efforts. Researches educational needs and interests for targeted public segments, and develops programs, materials, technology and learning approaches accordingly.
•Uses considerable discretion to determine methods and procedures for current and new course offering and topics •Plans and delivers professional learning programs and new K-8 curricular units assuring alignment with new science standards and adjusts existing courses and curriculum in an accredited and/or certified public education environment. •Evaluates prospective program partnerships •May orient, evaluate, or serve as a work leader other Professional Learning Specialists •Evaluates and adjusts course curriculum workshops through participant needs analysis and levels of interest shown•Thorough knowledge of the K-12 education landscape. •Thorough knowledge of science teaching and learning pedagogy and understanding of how work may impact other areas. •Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization, and problem-solving skills. •Thorough and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and strong presentation skills. •Thorough knowledge of and skill in delivering professional development programs. •Thorough knowledge of current public education programs and trends. •Skill in using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
Education/Training: •Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Continuing education in related field required. This is a 12 month contract position with full benefits.
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