Instructional Support GEAR UP Regional Dir – Part-Time
The GEAR UP Regional Director will be responsible for coordination of all logistical aspects of the project for one school corporation partner. The assigned school is Gary West Side Leadership Academy. The Regional Director is scheduled to work in their school 2-3 days per week and will communicate with partners, work on site at their school, as well as deliver instruction to whole-class and small groups of students. The person in this position will exercise significant independent judgement and maintain positive, constructive relations when interacting with interested parties. Additional responsibilities include: supporting after-school programming, decision making related to the administration of the project in consultation with the Director, collecting participation data for around 600 students, tracking action items related to areas of oversight and needs of the Director and Associate Directors on the project, and other duties as necessary. This is a part-time position.
Excellent written communication skills including proper use of grammar, spelling, writing structure, proofreading and editing.
Excellent interpersonal skills including listening, verbal capacity, team orientation and an ability to influence and build work relationships in a diverse workforce and across multiple employee groups.
Adept in public relations and customer service skills.
Possess initiative, curiosity, problem-solving capacity, organization and planning skills.
Possess a learning orientation to changing technology that impacts communication and media processes.
Manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines with attention to detail and follow-through.
Proficient use of personal computers and standard software including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and internet browsers.
Ability to read, interpret, and adhere to University policies and procedures.
An earned degree in education and current teaching licensure/certification in education is required.
Experience as a K-12 teacher of required, minimum of 2 years.
Experience coordinating educationally focused programs preferred.
Experience teaching STEM subjects preferred.