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created Aug 06, 2018 02:33 PM

The California History-Social Science Project will be accepting applications, starting August 10, 2018, for the position of Academic Coordinator (.50 FTE). This Academic Coordinator position provides leadership and support for the Statewide Project and CHSSP regional sites in the context of the California Subject Matter Project (CSMP) model and mission.  This Academic Coordinator conceives of new programmatic and funding initiatives; provides expertise for curriculum creation and implementation; leads the Project’s World History initiative; supports strategic planning for the network; develops and supports specific projects.

Qualifications:  

Required: Graduate study in both world history and education.  California Teaching Credential. Experience teaching history at both the K-12 and Postsecondary level.  In-depth knowledge and experience in historical content, education, and teaching.  Strong writing skills to support a moderate level of fundraising, especially through effective grant writing.  Excellent administrative and leadership skills with the ability to work with university faculty, staff, teachers, school and district administrators, evaluators, government and foundation agency representatives. Extensive experience leading teacher professional development and related coursework to increase content knowledge of teachers and affect student performance, in both history and student literacy development.  In-depth knowledge and understanding of current state education policy in history-social science, especially the California History-Social Science Content Standards and 2016 Framework, the Common Core, and California’s English Language Development Standards.  Ability to develop and support program growth.  Ability to maintain close working relations with CHSSP network and outside funders.

Preferred: Ph.D. in History (World History).  Experience with challenges in education, including low-performing schools and the achievement gap.  Experience with discipline-specific academic literacy development, implementation, and evaluation.  Experience with fiscal management, grant writing, and program implementation.  Proficient computer skills and familiar with computer programs and data management systems.

To download the full job description for this position, click here

For more information and to find out how to apply, please click here.

Applications review begins August 24, 2018.

 
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