General InformationPosition Number STMP18
Working Title Subject Matter Expert (SME): Instructional Coaching Course Developer Division Academic Affairs Department College of Education (Col) Work Unit Reading & Elementary ED Work Location Remote Vacancy Open To All Candidates Position Designation Non-Student Temporary Employment Type Temporary - Part-time Hours per week 4-6 Work Schedule
Work schedule will vary. The subject matter expert will participate in meetings throughout the assigned semester (e.g., onboarding and orientation, project kick-off, virtual group meetings, project milestone meetings, and individual consultations with School of Professional Studies staff as needed.
Pay Rate 4000.00 Minimum Experience/Education
Master's degree in the teaching discipline or master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline. A candidate without 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline would be considered based on qualifications and competencies such as related work or professional experience, licensure and certifications; continuous documented excellence in teaching; honors and awards; scholarly publications and presented papers; and other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.
Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
Master's or doctoral degree in education. The ideal candidate is an experienced professional who understands the theory and practice of instructional coaching along with recent trends and innovations in the field. The SME for the Instructional Coaching series has demonstrated ability to design curriculum to support learners to strengthen and develop coaching skills necessary for successfully supporting teachers in improving instruction.
Educational experience related to instructional coaching; have experience teaching hybrid and online courses; and familiarization with teaching adults. Excellent verbal and written communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and students. Ability to use multiple technologies (Canvas, Google applications) in an online teaching environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Working with an instructional designer, the SME for the Instructional Coaching Graduate Certificate course series will develop a one, three-credit hour course (EDUC 6150, EDUC 6151, EDUC 6152, or EDUC 6153), designed for online, asynchronous delivery in the eight-week term to accommodate 15-20 learners.
The SME will develop a complete, student-ready course, that meets identified standards by the end of the development period. The course should provide all the materials, student learning activities, and guidance necessary for facilitating the delivery of the course. Course design includes: writing course objectives, identifying or developing instructional materials, developing a course syllabus, preparing short recorded lectures or other multimedia components, creating projects, and/or other student assignments.
The Instructional Coaching series is designed to explore the skills needed to successfully coach teachers to improve instruction. Course descriptions:
EDUC 6150 – Principles of Coaching I – Candidates will examine the role of coaches and models of coaching. An in-depth exploration of various coaching approaches will prepare candidates for planning coaching conversations, leading professional learning communities, and responding to individual teacher needs. Synchronous meetings may be held, as necessary, with individual students to provide additional course support, as indicated through student or instructor request.
EDUC 6151 – Coaching for an Equitable Learning Environment – Candidates examine characteristics of an equitable learning environment, how to create and maintain these environments, and how to coach and support other educators' work creating and maintaining these environments. Synchronous meetings may be held, as necessary, with individual students to provide additional course support, as indicated through student or instructor request.
EDUC 6152 – Principles of Coaching II – Candidates will advance teacher leadership development and apply skills and knowledge learned in previous courses in this program. and expand into exploring coaching cycles, frameworks and critical conversations. Synchronous meetings may be held, as necessary, with individual students to provide additional course support, as indicated through student or instructor request.
EDUC 6153 – Application of Coaching Principles – Candidates will synthesize and apply skills and knowledge learned in previous courses in this program. Candidates will facilitate a Professional Learning Community (PLC) where they unpack a literacy or mathematics standard. Candidates will also engage in an instructional coaching cycle, and reflect on their experiences. Synchronous meetings may be held, as necessary, with individual students to provide additional course support, as indicated through student or instructor request. Furthermore, students will be working in schools and, by nature, the program objectives require that they work with other teachers or teams to engage in the coaching practices applicable to the course. These experiences are necessary to achieve the objectives.
All necessary copyright and other clearances will be obtained by the subject matter expert working with appropriate offices for any materials incorporated into the online course that exceeds what is allowable under fair use standards. A signed Course Development Agreement is required.
Necessary Licenses or Certifications
There are no necessary licenses or certifications. Relevant industry certifications or credentials are desired but not necessary.
Proposed Hire Date 03/08/2023 Expected Length of Assignment Posting Open Date 02/15/2023 Posting Close Date Special Notes to Applicants
Part-time temporary positions do not offer healthcare benefits, leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service). Full-time temporary positions do not offer leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service) benefits. However, full-time temporary employees are eligible to participate in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Please use these links for more information: https: // www. shpnc.org/employee-benefits/high-deductible-health-plan https:// hr.uncc.edu/benefits/health-plan-optionsPosting Specific Questions
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