Curriculum Specialist (4168C) Lawrence Hall of Science 17564
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: May 6, 2021
The Learning Design Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science develops, disseminates, and implements innovative programs promoting deep and equitable science learning for students grades TK-8. This position within The Learning Design Group involves working as part of a highly collaborative team to design and support the implementation of high quality instructional materials, including science curriculum and assessments.
Plans and develops new curriculum content, and adjusts existing instructional materials and curricula.
Evaluates and adjusts instructional materials through student / teacher /administrator feedback and data.
May develop and/or deliver awareness presentations or professional learning workshops about the curriculum or its approaches.
Thorough knowledge of science teaching and learning pedagogy and understanding of how work may impact other areas.
Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Thorough and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills.
Thorough knowledge of current educational programs and trends.
Thorough skills to conduct needs assessment and development of new instructional materials to meet audience needs.
Skill in using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e., GoogleDocs, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, cloud-based file storage systems.
Thorough knowledge of K-12 education landscape.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
TK-8 classroom teaching experience.
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: TK-5 science education; culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies; supporting emergent multilingual learners; Earth Science or Physical Science; assessment development.
Working knowledge of Amplify Science curriculum.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary range of the position is $50,400.00-$72,800.00, commensurate with experience.
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a 1-year contract position.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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