Teaching and Learning Consultant, Secondary Mathematics
Job Title: Teaching and Learning Consultant, Secondary Mathematics
Location: Teacher Administrative Center (TAC), 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131
Department of Curriculum and Instruction Support
Reports To: Director of Secondary Education
Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 261 Day, 12-month / Salaried – Exempt
Position Purpose: The Teaching and Learning Consultant (TLC) for Secondary Mathematics in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction Support has responsibility for the supervision, coordination, and improvement of mathematics instruction in relation to the goals of the school district. The individual will also provide leadership to the district on trends and national and state initiatives related to math instruction with specific focus on curriculum trends impacting the middle and high school levels. The Secondary Mathematics TLC works to provide educational opportunities, which enable all students to achieve their highest potential through work with principals, instructional staff, students, parents, and the community. The individual has the responsibility for district-wide development, coordination, and articulation of mathematics curriculum and instruction programming.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Minimum of a master’s degree with an emphasis in mathematics education required and endorsements/certification in administration and supervision required.
- A valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate and a minimum of five years successful teaching experience; previous experience as a middle school or high school mathematics teacher is required and experience in administration and supervision is preferred.
- Ability to monitor the implementation of the curriculum in all secondary mathematics classrooms.
- Exemplary organizational, oral, and written communication skills.
- Ability to utilize organizational skills for effective facilitation and implementation of the mathematics curriculum resources.
- Skills which foster a team environment.
- Ability to communicate with students, parents, staff, and the community members.
- Knowledge of current research, standards, assessments, and best practices of mathematics instruction; and the ability to develop curriculum for secondary mathematics courses.
- Ability to organize and set priorities.
- Creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Skills pertinent to positive human relationships and the ability to work effectively with students, parents, community agencies, members of the instructional staff, classroom teachers and administrators.
- Willingness and demonstrated abilities conducive to the continuous quest for quality.
- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance.
- Knowledge of OPS’s mission, purpose, goals, and the role of every employee in achieving each of them.
Essential Performance Responsibilities
- Plans and implements mathematics education curriculum for middle school and high school mathematics classrooms.
- Leads curriculum development and monitors the implementation of curriculum including summer curriculum writing projects
- Supervises the Secondary Math Lead Teacher and Coaches
- Manages adopted and supplemental curriculum resources related to mathematics including the annual distribution of consumable resources
- Works with the Nebraska Department of Education to support state math content standards
- Supports collaborations within the Omaha and Nebraska community with other math educators and administrators
- Provides professional development throughout the year for all teachers at the middle and high school levels
- Organizes and facilitates regular meetings with designated math leaders from OPS middle and high schools, including programs
- Determines, plans, and leads curriculum decisions for Next Level Learning as it pertains to mathematics and STEM enrichment
- Provides appraisal support to buildings
- Supports new secondary math teachers
- Provides instructional support to teachers through coaching visits
- Prepares, organizes, and leads curriculum day and other professional learning days
- Maintains and supports necessary payroll and budget work
*NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Additional Duties: Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Equipment: This position requires the ability to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with OPS’s guidelines for equipment use.
Travel: Travel between OPS schools/programs and Central Office will be required
Salary Schedule: OSAA Level 6