Project Facilitator - Secondary Music, Dance, and Theatre (SMDT)

Clark County School District, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Date Posted June 18, 2020
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:



Project Facilitator, Secondary
Music, Dance, and Theatre (SMDT)
Position Details
Division: Human Resources
Classification: Certified

Terms of Employment: This is a salaried position assigned to the Licensed Employee
Salary Schedule, 9 Months
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT

Position Summary
The individual selected for this licensed position will coordinate and provide specialized
support for teachers and administrators for innovative 6-12 music, dance, and theatre
initiatives within the Curriculum and Professional Development Division (CPDD). In
addition, the project facilitator will plan, develop, and provide professional development
in the areas of core curricula, instruction, and program support for administrators,
teachers, and site teams regarding current research on best practices and Advanced
Placement (AP) essential methodologies. The project facilitator will work collaboratively
with teachers and administrators throughout the Clark County School District to support
consistency among professional development opportunities focused on the
implementation of professional learning communities with a focus on new teacher
mentoring. The project facilitator will work with community partners to plan and execute
programs and projects. Responsibilities include implementing research-based practices
and professional development that increase student access and equity in rigorous
coursework. This position will report to the Director of Humanities, CPDD. Curriculum,
Instruction, and Assessment Unit (CIAU).



Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be
supplemented.
1. Designs and implements professional development for site administrators,
teachers, and site teams; facilitates site team participation in District, national,
and/or regional training opportunities.
2. Provides assistance to teachers and administrators regarding effective
resources, research, and best practices in support of identified District goals with
an emphasis on mentoring new teachers and retaining quality teachers.
3. Plans, prepares, and facilitates professional development activities to support
classroom teachers with the implementation of new and/or revised curricula
focusing on improving student achievement.
4. Provides technical content specific on-site assistance to administrators and
teachers through scheduled site visitations and meetings.
5. Conveys information about the Secondary Music, Dance, and Theatre curriculum
and programs to teachers, administrators, parents, and community members.
6. Collaborates with other CPDD staff to ensure K-12 program alignment.
7. Collaborates with a variety of divisions, departments, and institutions to provide
teachers with strategies that lead to improved student achievement.
8. Assists with student assessment and enrichment events.
9. Promotes equity and access in rigorous courses of study.
10. Provides support for all site-based and central office requests.
11. Monitors program implementation and analyzes results regarding student
achievement, enrichment, and success.
12. Performs other duties related to the position, as assigned.

Position Expectations
1. Possess a working knowledge of, and capable of developing an extensive
knowledge of the Nevada Academic Content Standards in music, dance, and
theatre.
2. Possess a basic knowledge of, and capable of developing a thorough working
knowledge of the District-s 6-12 curriculums.
3. Effective presentation and workshop facilitation skills.
4. Effective communication, collaboration, mentoring, and interpersonal skills.
5. Effective skills in planning, organizing, and coordinating activities.


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Position Requirements
Education and Training
1. An earned bachelor-s degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Five (5) or more years of secondary teaching experience.
3. Successful implementation of a quality secondary music, dance, or theatre
program in the CCSD.
4. Experience with mentoring.
Licenses and Certifications
Possess a valid license issued by the Nevada Department of Education in at least one of
the following: music, dance, dramatic/theatrical arts, or visual arts.
Preferred Qualifications
1. Successful experience in leading professional development for teachers and
administrators.
2. Training and experience in the area of a secondary core content and pedagogy
beyond that is required as part of undergraduate work at the college/university
level.
3. Evidence of participation in ongoing professional development to extend personal
knowledge.
4. Demonstrated experience in team leadership.
5. Knowledge and successful experience working with diverse student populations.

When applying for a certificated licensed position, candidates must meet the
minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy
announcement.

AA/EOE Statement
This employer does not knowingly discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or national origin.

Job Revision Information
- Revised: 02/26/20
- Created: 04/02/18

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