JOB GOAL :
Science Engineering / STEM / CTE Curriculum Developer is responsible for providing technical assistance, training and creating professional
development opportunities helping develop quality CTE and Engineering programs at Innovation Lab part of STEM SOS Model.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS :
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
Minimum three years of classroom teaching experience.
Through knowledge of CTE and Engineering programs, and curriculum.
Extensive experience working with technology tools, hardware and heavy / light machinery.
Master’s Degree in science / engineering and / or curriculum and instruction is preferable.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Provide assistance to improve existing HPS STEM SOS Model via creating lesson plans, manuals, training modules and workshops.
Assist in the improvement of CTE and Engineering curriculum aligned with career pathways that ensure integration with 21st century skills.
Seek innovations in the field of Project Based Learning, leads efforts to implement these in the existing HPS curricula, CTE and PLTW
Work with all related HPS Staff to create training modules, workshops and manuals of the CTE and Engineering PBL Program.
Identify teacher training needs and devising and managing teacher-training modules for career and technology education.
Operational set up of new equipment and machinery at Innovation Lab.
Conduct testing of new or existing technology products while working with teachers, curriculum developers, and curriculum coaches to
provide technical solutions for new machines / tools purchased within HPS districts.
Supervise student / teacher work progress at Innovation Lab providing on-spot safety guidelines.
Offering maintenance and basic reparation of the equipment and machinery at Innovation Lab.
Publish safety protocols and guidelines for technology labs, STEM Labs, wood / metal / machine shops and Maker Spaces at HPS campuses.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, teachers, mentors and HPS paraprofessionals.
Ability to operate shop tools and equipment.
Ability to use advanced computer systems including software (CAD design, a major Programming Language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python),
spreadsheet and word processing software, copy machine and telephone.
Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and come up with efficient solutions.
Ability to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem-solving skills.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
Light Work : may require the occasional light lifting.
Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
Position is in a lab / shop setting and may involve prolonged standing, and exposure to dust, noise.
Excessive travel is required.