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Educator Support Specialist

Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA Req #740
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Cross Country Education is looking for top talent to join our team

 

Cross Country Education is educator-led, student-driven and solutions-oriented. With over 50 years of combined dedicated expertise, we service the education industry exclusively, focusing all of our expertise and resources on engaging with and understanding educational organizations, industry trends, and leadership needs, both present and future. We provide a wide range of services to our educational partners to meet their individual needs including special education and substitute services. Each service can individually supplement an educational need or work in synergy with our other offerings to provide a holistic solution.

We guide and nurture our educational providers throughout their career by partnering with them and providing coaching, collaboration, and development. We are committed to their success!

Job Title:

Educator Support Specialist

Job Code:

2733

Reports to:

Educator Support Manager

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Department:

5500 Operations (CCE Direct Ed SpEd)

Revision Date:

02/2021

BASIC PURPOSE:

The Educator Support Specialist is responsible for the Substitute Department Field Staff in assisting and supporting them in their efforts to carry out their job responsibilities. The Educator Support Specialist will work closely with the staff development department of CCE to onboard Field Staff by providing orientation, professional development coaching and mentoring. The Educator Support Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all CCE Field Staff understand the functions, tasks and expected outcomes of their job performance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   

·         Ensuring educational activities are congruent with the CCE mission statement

·       Providing an appropriate climate for learning, and facilitate the adult learning process by adapting and presenting educational activities and directly or indirectly fostering the development of competence in the CCE Field staff

·         Ensuring qualified candidates are interviewed, hired and mentored, as needed

·         Contributes to the strategy and initiatives of hiring for CCE Field Staff

·         Contributes to engagement strategies for CCE Field Staff

·         Facilitates professional development sessions and trainings

·         Coaches CCE field staff on a continual basis, including performance feedback

·         Supports CCE Educator Career Placement process.

·         Attends recruitment events to represent CCE's mission and vision

·         Other job duties and tasks, as assigned.

Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


QUALIFICATIONS:

·        5 years of teaching experience in a K-12 setting (preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

·         Skilled at public speaking, willingness to deliver presentations and training groups of employees

·         Demonstrated leadership and strategic planning skills

·         Skilled with computers, presentation software, and Microsoft Office Suite

·         Must display patience, good teaching skills and active listening skills

·         Organized, detailed oriented, excellent follow through

Education:

  • High School or equivalent required

·  Bachelor’s degree preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

 

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS:

·         Has knowledge in principles, practices, concepts, and procedures as applied to job classification.

·         Has knowledge of relevant content and appropriate methods of delivery and the ability to develop and facilitate relevant and effective education for adult learners.

·         Has personal knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the following as well as has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to teach the following concepts:

·         Knowledge of how to collect data in a systematic and ongoing manner, prioritizing data collection as determined by the educational needs of the work group and department.

·         Knowledge of the culture and diversity of the population served.

·         Identify and collaborate with educator support team to develop trainings and resources to facilitate learners’ achievement of the educational objectives.

·         Knowledge of effective instructional practice, Common Core State Standards, the lesson cycle and implementation of technology with the classroom to move instruction

·         Identify and collaborate with educator colleagues to develop activities to facilitate learners’ achievement of the educational objectives.

·         Skills to ensure planned educational activities are implemented and the knowledge to conduct comprehensive evaluations of all educational activities.

·         Knowledge of adult learning principles.

WORK CONDITIONS:

·         Open work area in an office environment.

·         Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the work schedule

·         Up to 3% travel time to attend events and any trainings.

·         Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team setting

·         Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, while maintaining a calm demeanor during stressful situations.

·         Employees must possess comfort in learning, training, and engaging with others virtually through Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

 



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Other details

  • Job Family Education
  • Job Function NMGR
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $24.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $26.00
  • Required Education High School
  • Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA