K- 12 Math Specialist

Position: Math Specialist
Department: STEM Center
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 10/31/2013
Hire Date: 1/6/2014

Arkansas Tech University is accepting applications for the position of K-12 Math Specialist. This will be a full-time, 12 month position with continuation of employment contingent upon annual funding. The expected starting date will be January 6, 2014.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
1) Collaborate with the ADE-assigned School Improvement Supervisor (SIS) and will provide the following technical assistance to assigned schools:
          a) Collaboration with the School Specialty Team
          b) Participate in the planning of meetings with the school district and / or school leadership teams
          c) Provide on-site technical assistance and facilitation to district and / or school personnel
          d) Provide and / or assist with specific professional development as noted in the School Improvement Plan

2) Provide approved state-wide professional development and continue to provide technical assistance and targeted professional development to member school districts and / or schools based on needs assessments.

          a) A Bachelor's Degree in math or closely related subject area
          b) Three years of recent teaching experience
          c) Valid Arkansas teaching license
          d) Experience in adult learning situations, team problem-solving and professional development

          a) A Master's Degree in math or closely related subject area
          b) A teaching philosophy that supports the Common Core State Standards
          c) Knowledge of current research and effective practices in research-based curriculum, instruction and assessment

Please submit the following documents for consideration:
          a) Resume
          b) Copy of current teaching license
          c) Copy of certification documents
          d) Copy of college transcripts
          e) Three letters of professional reference

Send all information to:

          Mr, Bruce Lazarus
          ATU STEM Institute
         1811 North Boulder Ave
          Russellville, AR. 72801
          Email: hlazarus@atu.edu

Closing date for accepting applications is October 31, 2013

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirement of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. AA/EOE