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Science and Technology Coach

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands
  • Reference: R01042018
  • Posted: 14-May-2018
  • Closing Date: 30-May-2018
  • Salary: $49,428 - $66,480
  • Job Description

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands invites applications for the following post:

Science and Technology Coach

The post holder will be responsible for working with teachers to develop their science subject knowledge, scientific inquiry, ICT/Computing and teaching skills. This primarily involves training and supporting teachers and other personnel within the schools in the planning, delivery and evaluation of science and ICT/Computing lessons.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • A Masters degree in Education (MSc/MEd) or evidence of substantial recent and relevant professional development in science and technology education
  • At least five years’ experience as a primary teacher with evidence of effective science and technology teaching and the support of colleagues
  • Experience of working with teachers in developing their pedagogic and scientific skills
  • Experience of teaching science and technology in a way that encourages students to be interactive and inquiry focused problem solvers
  • Knowledge of a variety of approaches to teaching science and technology, as well as the barriers to success in these subjects.
  • 2-3 years’ experience as an Instructional Coach, Mentor or pedagogic leader would be an advantage.

A pre-employment drug screen and a Police Records check are conditions of employment.

A detailed job description and the Government application form is available online at www.education.gov.ky/jobs.

A completed Government application along with your cover letter should be sent via e-mail to edu.recruitment@gov.ky.

Application Deadline: 30th May, 2018

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.