Job Description - Coordinator, Alternate Teacher's Certification
Description View created on 07/25/2014

Coordinator, Alternate Teacher's Certification

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 14
Job Title ID: 20452
Job Series/Job Family: Workforce Education & Business Development Series / C.E. Teacher Certification Family

Reports To

Director, Alternate Teacherís Certification

Job Purpose

To coordinate the Alternative Teacher Certification Program activities including developing, scheduling, implementing, delivering, and evaluating Teacher Certification training and Continuing Education programs.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Coordinates the delivery of programs to meet the needs of teachers and instructional aides in the school districts served by Austin Community College and Child Care Providers in Austin.
  2. Communicates and provides information regarding Teacher Certification requirements, reviews applications, recommends courses, verifies credit hours on applicant's transcripts, and contacts references; interviews and assists with selection of candidates accepted into the program; assists with students and courses, and serves as Summer Institute principal.
  3. Corresponds and meets with school districts; writes letters of eligibility for hired interns; meets with campus principals and mentors to remediate and resolve teaching interns' problems, represents the program at quarterly Austin Independent School District (AISD) mentor meetings; collaborates with AISD for three-week summer training.
  4. Provides assistance with supervising, training, and advising Teacher Certification Program supervisors and mentors including evaluating documentation, delivering contracts, meeting for interventions, and evaluating program effectiveness and quality; recruits, supervises, and observes instructors to evaluate their performance in relation to delivery of training and program quality; supervises administrative staff.
  5. Observes and evaluates teaching interns; records observation data; creates documents, and revises curriculum for program courses.
  6. Communicates with the State Board for Educator Certification staff and attends training in relation to updating procedures, certification requirements, and law changes; utilizes the State Board for Educator Certification online Accountability System.
  7. Assists with planning, developing, preparing, and proofreading course schedules; surveys school districts to identify training needs and to advertise program courses.
  8. Presents and explains the Teacher Certification Program at information and orientation sessions held for interested school districts, state agencies, new students, and the general public.
  9. Attends and consults with advisory committees, state agencies, and professional organizations; participates in regular Continuing Education activities.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Safety