Manager, Education Outreach (Family Services – HGAC)

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Education / Child Care
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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
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220003DO Requisition #

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:  

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees  
  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year) 
  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue! 
  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service) 
  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan! 

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as... 

  • Free financial and legal counseling 
  • Free mental health counseling services 
  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs 
  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc. 
  • Resources for child and elder care 
  • Plus many more! 

Position Summary:

This position's primary duties will include managing a Family Support services project, supporting families n the 13-county Houston-Galveston region. The program will support families to access resources regarding child care and other available resources throughout the community.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Coordinates project activities between the Education Outreach Coordinator and the classroom teachers. Supervises and monitors implementation of training and evaluation methods in classrooms.
  2. Develops and writes statewide curriculum for use in Pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, elementary and secondary schools.
  3. Designs presentations and trains teachers nation-wide on the most current research information and classroom instruction techniques.
  4. Translates current research into lessons for teachers. Demonstrates model lessons in classrooms for teachers; provides on-going, side-by-side coaching for teachers in classroom settings.
  5. Travels to local, state, and national training sites to evaluate classroom instruction.
  6. Evaluates current school textbooks and provides feedback on how to differentiate, improve and upgrade instruction techniques.
  7. Reviews national reading curriculums for Pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools on an on-going basis.
  8. Writes and directs classroom instructional videos.
  9. Collects and reviews testing data from sites for research. Prepares executive summaries and reports upon completion of on-going classroom sites.
  10. Translates classroom-teaching materials from English to Spanish.
  11. May provide work direction and guidance to personnel within department. May lead projects and activities.

Departmental Duties

  1. Coordinates project activities across teams and Texas Rising Star participants to engage families and family engagement workshops.
  2. Develops and writes family engagement activities to meet the needs of teachers, directors, centers, and families.
  3. Designs presentations and trains Texas Rising Star participants on the most current research information and classroom instruction techniques .
  4. Translates current research into lessons for teachers. Demonstrates model lessons in classrooms for teachers; provides on-going, side-by-side coaching for teachers in classroom settings..
  5. Evaluates current family engagement programs and provides feedback on how to differentiate, improve and refine practices.
  6. Writes and directs instructional videos relating to family engagement to be used by Texas Rising Star participants.
  7. Collects and reviews data from sites for research. Prepares executive summaries and reports upon completion of on-going data collection..
  8. May provide work direction and guidance to personnel within the department. May lead projects and activities.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Certified teacher preferred.
Knowledge of current reading research applications, experience with presenting best practices in reading, experience classroom teacher who has supervised and coached teaching.

 

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in education preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Eight (8) years of experience in one of the following areas is required: curriculum writing, and/or managing school/child care programs, and/or designing and conducting professional development programs for teachers. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement. 
 

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visit http://go.uth.edu/careers!

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


https://www.uth.edu/benefits/benefits-summary.htm

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.


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