May 11, 2020

Department Chairperson 2020-21

  • TrulyHired
  • Newark, NJ, USA
Full-time

Job Description


NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION

HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES

765 BROAD STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102

ROGER LEÓN, SUPERINTENDENT

DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON (VARIOUS CONTENT AREAS)

(Pending availability of funds and Superintendent's approval)

The District Superintendent invites qualified and interested persons to apply for the position of Department Chairperson.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university. New Jersey Department of Education Supervisor Certificate, OR New Jersey Department of Education Standard Principal Certificate. New Jersey Department of Education Permanent Teaching Certificate in related content area. Minimum of three (3) years successful experience in teaching the related content area or related experience. Knowledge of New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for curriculum, assessment and instruction.

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Facilitates the growth and development of teachers working collaboratively with peers. Assists teachers in alignment, articulation, integration, and implementation of curriculum through and across grade levels. Teaches demonstration lessons in classrooms and serves as a peer coach and mentor for staff in reciprocal relationship. Provides teachers the opportunity to develop effective instructional techniques, strategies and professional behaviors. Assumes responsibility to attend and participate in ongoing professional development activities. Provides teachers with the opportunity to enhance knowledge of content and management skills. Analyzes and communicates student assessment data, and makes program recommendations based on the analysis of available data. Provides reports on the progress of program initiatives. Performs other duties consistent with specific contractual terms of employment as assigned by the Principal. Monitors implementation of the school district's approved content program in accordance with the needs of students. Assumes responsibility to attend and participate in in-service workshops. Assists the classroom teacher and teacher aides in the creative use of new technological equipment and supplementary materials.

REPORTS TO: PRINCIPAL

LOCATIONS: VARIOUS - HIGH SCHOOLS

THE NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

  • Position Type: Full-time
Equal Opportunity Employer
Newark Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Contact Information
  • Nadia Khan, Staffing Coordinator
  • 2 Cedar Street
  • Newark, New Jersey 07102

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