Monthly Salary: $5000, negotiable depending on qualifications
Location: Austin (main campus)
General Notes. All applicants are required to provide one sample of instructional materials developed by applicant. Applicants selected for interview are required to provide two additional samples of instructional materials.
The Charles A. Dana Center is an organized research unit in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. The Dana Center works with our nation's education systems to ensure that every student leaves school prepared for success in postsecondary education and the contemporary workplace. Our work, based upon two decades of experience, focuses on K-16 mathematics and science education with an emphasis in strategies for improving student engagement, motivation, persistence, and achievement. The Dana Center develops innovative curricula, tools, protocols, and instructional supports and delivers powerful instructional and leadership development.
Purpose of position. Serve as a member of a team to support the development of online course materials and associated professional development for high school mathematics courses designed for transitioning from high school to higher education, and to provide technical assistance to district and state leaders implementing these courses.
Essential functions: Develop curriculum and assessment content for online and print delivery. Assist in managing teams of authors for development of online and print content. (Note: Programming is not required.) Assist in developing, delivering, and/or supporting the delivery of professional development and other technical assistance to ensure the accomplishment of project goals. Manage the logistics and details of projects assigned. Participate in cross-functional teams and perform related functions as assigned.
Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree and teaching certification. Five years of secondary mathematics teaching experience, including at least one year of teaching upper level high school mathematics. A combination of seven years of experience in K-12 mathematics classroom teaching, and/or providing educational technical assistance or support for mathematics teachers and campus and district leaders. Demonstrated strong content knowledge of K-12 mathematics and state and national mathematics standards, assessment, professional development, and teaching pedagogy.
Preferred qualifications: Master's degree and seven years of combined experience in grades 7-14 mathematics teaching. Educational program administration, and/or providing educational technical assistance or support for teachers. Experience teaching quantitative reasoning, discrete mathematics, or statistics courses at the 12th grade level. Experience coordinating courses or projects with higher education faculty. Experience in developing and publishing standards-based instructional and assessment materials for broad dissemination. Experience working with school administrators to build mathematics programs. Experience in integrating graphing calculators or other mathematics education technology and software into classroom instruction.
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