Essential Functions: Metro Detroit Teaching Residency for Urban Excellence (TRUE) Project is an accelerated graduate-level certification and residency program for mid-career professionals in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) fields. The Metro Detroit TRUE Project aims to improve student academic achievement, especially in STEM areas, by leveraging the residents' content expertise and integrating research-proven strategies, such as culturally responsive teaching and trauma-informed, socio-emotional learning, to become effective urban school teachers.Wayne State University College of Education's Teacher Education Division and the Metro Detroit TRUE Project are seeking experienced public PK-12 teachers in STEM fields to work as a part-time year-long Resident Instructional Coaches with TRUE Project Residents in secondary schools in Dearborn Public Schools and Detroit Public Schools Community District. The position will be for Fall, Winter, and Spring terms 2020-21.The Resident Instructional Coach will:Act as a link between the university, program course work, the TRUE Project Resident, and the resident placement sites.Conduct observations and coaching conversations with the Residents, while providing them with ongoing support and guidance.Support Resident and assist them to apply their knowledge and skills in the classroom.Facilitate collaboration between the Mentor Teachers, and Residents.Provide feedback and grading for course-related assignments through the use of digital tools (spreadsheets, Canvas, etc.)Utilize digital videos of teaching to facilitate a shared inquiry of teaching for learning. Conduct observations and feedback to support Residents to improve their practice.Attend coaches' orientations and meetings.
Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university teacher education or related field, preferably with a concentration in math or science. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Experience teaching in and/or knowledge and background in STEM-related fields and in an urban district.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience in instructional coaching. Experience in Secondary Math and/or Science content
Internal Number: 76_208136
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.