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Teacher, Resource (PROPEL) (EOY)
Loudoun County Public Schools Ashburn, VA

Teacher, Resource (PROPEL) (EOY)

Loudoun County Public Schools
Ashburn, VA
Expired: January 06, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Overview

PROPEL and Level Up are LCPS programs, school-day and after school, designed to close the opportunity gap and support students who are historically underrepresented in advanced academic programs. PROPEL and Level Up programs are in 10 elementary schools (PROPEL), 6 middle schools (Level Up). The PROPEL Resource Teacher will collaborate with the team and develop appropriate curriculum, provide professional development for the PROPEL and Level Up teachers, and conduct site visits at the Level Up schools. The resource teacher will work with Department of Instruction staff, Science staff, and school based staff to provide support and resources that deepen students' knowledge, skills, and habits of mind that characterize science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; and that align with and support the LCPS vision of Culturally Responsive Instruction and Deeper Learning for all students.

Roles and Responsibilities

The PROPEL Resource Teacher will:
  • Develop teachers' content and pedagogical knowledge in STEM by offering ongoing and sustained professional learning experiences.
  • Create resources for the programs that align to the LCPS Culturally Responsive Framework, and that foster a welcoming, inclusive, and affirming environment for all students.
  • Coach PROPEL teachers and model teaching practices that support student learning in STEM and are aligned to LCPS initiatives.
  • Develop curriculum for PROPEL that focuses on deeper learning for all students, specifically in the area of computer science and Math.
  • Assist PROPEL students in their preparation for participation in STEM competitions.
  • Working with LCPS Division Instructional Facilitators to create student STEM experiences that align with LCPS instructional initiatives.
  • Observe and support teachers with curriculum implementation during the school day and after school program.
  • Meet regularly with teachers to provide guidance and feedback.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of summer STEM camps.


Qualifications
  • Postgraduate Professional License in elementary or secondary education required;
  • Five years of experience in the elementary or secondary school classroom
  • Experience in STEM education
  • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with students, peers, administrators, and parents
  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communications, excellent human relations skills


Physical Requirements

The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

This is an End-of-Year (EOY) position.

Reports to: Coordinator, PROPEL and Level Up

FLSA Status: Exempt

Months/Days/Hours: 11 months/217 days/7 hours

Salary Level: Licensed

Salary Scale: https://www.lcps.org/compensation

Address

Loudoun County Public Schools

Ashburn, VA
20148 USA

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