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Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) Positions

ABC Preschool Paraprofessional

South Pike County School District.

CDA (Child Development Associate) certification or AA in Early Childhood required


Part Time Pre-K Music Teacher Position

Garland County Schools Pre-K

Bachelors Degree in Music Education


Please send resumes to Tonja Lewis tonja.lewis@dawsonesc.com

No phone calls please


                                                                                                                                  

Managing Co-Teaching Professional Development Team

Recruits individuals with expertise in the co-teaching model and/or system change to serve on the team.

  • Develops the instructional and leadership capacity of team members.
  • Collaborates with team to develop assessment and accountability systems to improve effectiveness of team.
  • Develops the capacity for distributed leadership within team.
  • Collaborates with team to assign professional development and coaching responsibilities and follows up on outcomes.

Professional Development Activities

Promotes co-teaching professional development opportunities.

  • Provides co-teaching resources and technical assistance on request
  • Collaborates with project professional development team to identify critical components needed to implement the co-teaching model with fidelity.
  • Collaborates with project professional development team to design professional development activities that are skill based, incorporate adult learning principles, and are based on analysis of evaluation data.
  • Promotes use of implementation evaluation processes to guide professional development decisions.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree (or above) in education (or a related field) with licensure/certification in elementary or secondary education (preferred special education license and/or experience) 

  1. experience in school coaching and the implementation of co-teaching at the classroom and/or school levels; 
  2. knowledge and experience in implementing statewide initiatives;
  3. a working knowledge of systems change and implementation science; and 
  4. the professional and personal skills needed to provide professional development and technical assistance services to state, regional, and district level teams in urban and rural settings.

This is a full-time, 12-month (240 day) position with a salary and benefits package that is competitive. The position will be based in Little Rock and is available July 1, 2018. Travel to participating schools and districts across the state should be anticipated.

The review of applications will begin on Monday, April 2, 2018. An interview will be required. Interested applicants should apply (or direct questions) via e-mail to: Jennifer Gonzales, SSIP Coordinator at: jennifer.gonzales@arkansas.gov

The following application material is requested:

A current vitae/resume with educational background, work experience, and other relevant work information;

  1. A statement detailing the individual's professional experience, knowledge, and skills that are related/relevant to the position;
  2. A salary history; and
  3. Three professional references (with contact e-mails and phone numbers).

The Dawson Education Service Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.