|Job Title||PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR|
|Posted By||Erikson Institute|
|Salary Range||Based on experience|
|Location||Location -> Illinois -> Chicago / Cook County|
|Type of Work||Type of Work -> Service Delivery / Social Work / Counseling|
|Job Type||Job Type -> Full-time|
Erikson Institute, a graduate school in child development located in downtown Chicago, is seeking to hire a Professional Development Facilitator for the Chicago Parent-Child Center (CPC) Midwest Expansion Project. The CPC Midwest Expansion Project is a five-year initiative to expand the CPC program in five cities across the Midwest. These cities include Chicago, IL; Bloomington, IL; Evanston, IL; St. Paul, MN; and Virginia, MN. The project is directed by the Human Capital Research Collaborative, University of Minnesota, under a federal i3 grant. Erikson Institute, the New Schools Project, is a project partner. Erikson’s role is to design and deliver professional development to the PreK-3rd teachers, parent resource coordinators, and administrators from CPC sites across the five participating cities. The CPC professional development system will emphasize the on-line delivery of professional development modules coupled with on-site coaching for CPC leadership teams.
THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF GRANT OR CONTRACT FUNDS. IF THE FUNDS FROM THE GRANT OR CONTRACT THAT PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THIS POSITION ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE, THIS POSITION MAY BE TERMINATED WITHOUT CAUSE UPON WRITTEN NOTICE.
Roles & Responsibilities:
A. Collaborate with the CPC Project Director and CPC Professional Development Coordinator to design professional development for CPC teachers, administrators, and support staff.
B. Contribute specific content-area expertise for the design and delivery of CPC professional development.
C. Develop professional development materials, including professional development modules, resources, manuals, and presentations.
D. Deliver professional development to CPC teachers, administrators, and support staff, including the facilitation of on-line discussion groups.
E. Provide quarterly instructional coaching and consultation to CPC teachers, administrators, parent resource teachers, and other support staff.
F. Support on-going outreach to, and communication with, CPC Expansion sites.
Founded in 1966, Erikson Institute is one of the nation's leading graduate schools in child development and early childhood education. It is a private, independent, NCA-accredited graduate school offering master's degrees, a Ph.D., graduate certificates, and professional development courses in child development and early childhood education. Erikson provides a variety of employee benefits, including excellent health and dental plans, life/disability insurance, transit stipend, matching retirement contributions, and more. To learn more, visit our Web site at www.erikson.edu
Erikson Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital or parental status, sexual orientation including gender identity, gender expression, military discharge status, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. In addition, Erikson Institute provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws (including during the application or hiring process).
• Master’s Degree or higher in fields related to Early Childhood Education.
• At least 5 years of highly effective teaching at the PreK-3rd grade levels.
• Documented effectiveness in collaborating with children’s families.
• Experience as an instructional coach for teachers at the PreK-3rd grade levels and/or experience in designing and delivering professional development.
• Experience using on-line instructional formats, such as Blackboard.
• Professional leadership in early childhood education or related fields as documented by National Board Certification, active participation in professional organizations, or professional presentations.
• Expertise in specific areas related to PreK-3rd grade education is highly preferred, including such areas as Language/Literacy, Mathematics, Bilingual Education/ESL, and Social-Emotional Learning.
This job is open for online applications.
Please send a cover letter and resume to:
New Schools Project
451 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Absolutely NO phone inquiries accepted.