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Education Service Coord Math Science

Company: Lake County IL
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

General Description

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation, an excellent benefit package and career growth opportunities? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Education Services, the Educational Service Coordinator facilitates the planning and implementation of all aspects of math and science for the Lake County Regional Office of Education. The Lake County Educational Services division provides professional development and technical assistance to 50 districts in Lake County, Illinois.

Essential Functions

* The coordinator works with the local school districts to develop and execute plans to improve the teaching skills and programs of school districts.

* This includes meeting with local school district personnel on an individual or group basis, conducting need assessments, arranging for and delivering training, evaluating training programs, and conducting follow-up consultation and/or training.
* You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County

Knowledge Skills Abilities and Education Required

* Serve as a leader and general resource person with matters relating to math and science.
* Collaborate with district leaders to integrate math and science best practices into institutional practices that influence teaching.
* Support Lake County school districts in ensuring that math and science curriculum and assessments are aligned to the rigor of the Illinois State standards.
* Knowledge of planning and evaluation in education, knowledge of effective staff development and experience with School Improvement Processes.
* Attend meetings and ongoing professional development to maintain current knowledge of best practices and new legislation along with any requirements as needed.
* Ability to express self in written and verbal form.
* Ability to work cooperatively with other staff members in joint planning sessions.
* Ability to work unsupervised on assigned projects.
* Keeps records and data required by the State and the Regional Office of Education.
* Professional Educators License (PEL) with a General Administrative or Principal Endorsement Required
* Math and/or science degree or endorsement
* Minimum of five years successful teaching experience in a K-12 setting
* Experience in guiding the analysis of data to drive improvement in practice preferred
* Ability to coordinate and collaborate with diverse groups across multiple departments and organizations to achieve convergence of strategy and practice
* Some experience in presenting workshops or working with adults in an instructional setting preferred

Supplemental Information

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit ourProspective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Lake County IL, Waukegan , Education Service Coord Math Science, Education / Teaching , Waukegan, Illinois

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