Manager, Education Outreach - Children's Learning Institute (TMC or Remote) at UTHealth

Posted in General Business 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Manages individual, complicated projects with multiple study sites, numerous classrooms and multiple trainers and teachers. Removes administrative duties from principle investigator.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinates project activities between the Education Outreach Coordinator and the classroom teachers. Supervises and monitors implementation of training and evaluation methods in classrooms.
  • Develops and writes statewide curriculum for use in Pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, elementary and secondary schools.
  • Designs presentations and trains teachers nation-wide on the most current research information and classroom instruction techniques.
  • Translates current research into lessons for teachers. Demonstrates model lessons in classrooms for teachers; provides on-going, side-by-side coaching for teachers in classroom settings.
  • Travels to local, state, and national training sites to evaluate classroom instruction.
  • Evaluates current school textbooks and provides feedback on how to differentiate, improve and upgrade instruction techniques.
  • Reviews national reading curriculums for Pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools on an on-going basis.
  • Writes and directs classroom instructional videos.
  • Collects and reviews testing data from sites for research. Prepares executive summaries and reports upon completion of on-going classroom sites.
  • Translates classroom-teaching materials from English to Spanish.
  • May provide work direction and guidance to personnel within department. May lead projects and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Certification/Skills:

    Certified teacher preferred.
    Knowledge of current reading research applications, experience with presenting best practices in reading, experience classroom teacher who has supervised and coached teaching.

    Minimum Education:

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in education preferred.

    Minimum Experience:

    Experience in one of the following areas: curriculum writing, and/or managing school/child care programs, and/or designing and conducting professional development programs for teachers; 10 years with a Bachelor's degree, 7 years experience with a Master's degree.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

    Security Sensitive:

    This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215