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Director of Innovation

Company: Fairfield University
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Position Announcement: Director of Innovation

Fairfield College Preparatory School is an all-boys Jesuit, Catholic high school of excellence located on the campus of Fairfield University for students in ninth through twelfth grade.

Fairfield Prep Mission Statement

Fairfield College Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic School of excellence forming young men of intellectual competence, who possess the conscience to make wise decisions, a compassion for others, and a commitment to justice in our global society.

Fairfield Prep Vision Statement

Fairfield College Preparatory School strives to be a reflective community of faith, in which students revere their relationship with God and with one another. We are committed to graduating transformational leaders who will respond to global and ecological challenges in an interconnected world marked by profound change.

Fairfield Prep is currently seeking qualified candidates who are energetic and passionate educators for the position of Director of Innovation. The Director of Innovation will work with the Academic Dean and Department Chairs to create interdisciplinary learning experiences for students in the McLeod Innovation Center. He/she will also work to offer appropriate support, resources, programming and training opportunities focused on faculty professional growth. The Director will be responsible to evaluate the effectiveness of the program on a yearly basis. In addition, the Director of Innovation will:

  • Provide direction and leadership in the development of a comprehensive Innovation program/curriculum.

  • Oversee the development of the Innovation/Project Lead the Way curricula for instructional programs and works collaboratively with the faculty.

  • Promote effective instructional practices that support high levels of instruction through the use of research-based data driven best practices, effective classroom consultation, and program evaluation.

  • Lead a process for the evaluation, selection, and acquisition of instructional materials, supplies, equipment, and electronic texts to support the Innovation curriculum.

  • Teaches Innovation/Technology courses as needed.

  • Assists in the development of a proposed annual budget relating to curriculum development and the instructional material needs.

  • Assists in the planning and development of school-wide instructional in-service programs for teachers to assist in raising the level of instructional performance and student achievement in the Innovation programs.

Qualifications for Position:

  • Master's Degree in Math, Science or Education preferred

  • Minimum two years of classroom teaching experience required and three years supervisory and/or administrative experience preferred

  • Excellent leadership, management, collaborative and participative team building, communication skills

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Prep - Admin

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the "My Experience" section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying.

Faculty Positions: If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description.

Staff positions: If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to hr@fairfield.edu

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