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Openings >> Program Coordinator PS 17 RB 14-30
Program Coordinator PS 17 RB 14-30
Title:Program Coordinator PS 17 RB 14-30
Location:School Location
RECRUITMENT BULLETIN# 14-30                                                      PROGRAM COORDINATOR
AUGUST 7, 2014                                                                                  EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER #17



The Interim Superintendent of Schools, Donald Ogilvie, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:
Program Coordinator
Early Childhood Center #17
Candidates must complete an online application form, available at
Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application.  If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received.  You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.

Candidates must have a minimum of five years of certificated teaching and/or supervisory experience.  Candidates with prior experience in an urban school district or in a district with a large urban population are preferred.
Under the direction of the building Principal, the Program Coordinator will coordinate and implement instructional, organizational, and School Improvement Grant plans.  The Program Coordinator will also implement the “SAMS” program with fidelity, coordinate and communicate with the principal and the Office of Strategic Alignment and Innovation staff to ensure compliance with district, federal and state mandates.  The Program Coordinator also supports the initiatives, programs and activities of the SIG working collaboratively with the principal and content staff and district offices to ensure alignment of initiatives and positive effect on teaching and learning. 

  • Create and communicate a Comprehensive Education Plan aligned with the SIG and the District’s vision and goals to turnaround a Priority school;
  • Communicate school-wide programs and anticipated actions with the support of data;
  • Work to develop and maintain clear lines of communication and collaboration between staff, administrators, students and parents for the purpose of increasing student outcomes;
  • Act as the School’s SAM
  • Manage the principal’s schedule to ensure instructional leadership 
  • Complete TimeTrack® with the principal and selected assistant principals/teacher coaches each day.
  • Meet individually with each TimeTrack® user and schedule instructional leadership time above goal and examine the impact on teacher practice and student achievement.
  • Work with leadership team to establish priority areas for instructional focus
  • Collaboratively conduct a comprehensive curriculum review to ensure that the curriculum aligns with state and local standards and meets the needs of all students in the school, including students with disabilities and English Language Learners;
  • Guide school wide data team that sets the tone for ongoing data use to:
  • define critical teaching and learning concepts;
  • develop a written plan that articulates activities, roles, and responsibilities;
  • provide on-going data leadership;
  • Provide supports that foster a data-driven culture within the school;
  • Act as school-based facilitator who meets with teacher teams to discuss data through the DDI process;
  • Arrange for targeted professional development based on analyses of data, differentiated according to student needs and subject areas targeted for instructional improvement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, stand and reach with hands and arms, stoop or kneel, and crouch. Duties may involve risk resulting from attending to students’ behavioral needs.


  • Physically capable of frequently lifting or moving up to 40 pounds;
  • Sufficiently mobile to ensure the safety of students;
  • Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus;
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time;
  • Manual dexterity for the purpose of using a telephone and data entry;
  • Read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids;
  • Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone; and
  • Speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be conducted in work-related community settings and/or occasionally performed on study trips away from the school.
The Program Coordinator reports to the building Principal.
Appointment will be made by the Interim Superintendent following an assessment of training, experience, credentials and evaluation of service.  Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.  An employment contract will be developed with the Superintendent and the successful candidate.
SALARY:                  Teacher’s salary schedule.
FUNDING:                Pending Funding. 

FOR FILING:           AUGUST 27, 2014


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