The Coordinator I STEAM, under the direction of the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Staff Development, or designee, has responsibility for managing, supervising, planning, and coordinating the activities and operations related to STEAM; coordinating activities with all schools, outside agencies, and the general public, including the STEAM Center, STEAM Program events and projects as aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. The Coordinator will provide leadership and professional development to staff and community partners in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and math that provide expanded learning opportunities for students to develop 21st Century skills.
Bachelor’s Degree and all courses necessary to meet the credential requirement.
Masters’s degree or Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or Education Administration with an emphasis in Science, Educational Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics .
Five (5) years of responsible educational experience including two years of administrative service in a public school setting, preferred.
Experience working with collaborative partnerships, development of Memoranda of Understanding between agency and private providers, and grant writing efforts.
About Merced City School District
The Merced City School District is the largest district in Merced County, serving more than 11,000 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from diverse and rich backgrounds. Our district is focused on student success and has established a Professional Learning Community (PLC) at each of our 18 school sites committed to improving the academic performance of every student.
The District has developed and implemented many programs to meet the needs of our students. A key focus is the state adopted California Common Core State Standards and Assessment Program that guides what students should know and be able to master at each grade level. In addition, the Board of Education has adopted District Priorities in six key areas: 1) Student Achievement; 2) Attendance; 3) Health and Safety; 4) Fiscal; 5) Facilities; 6) Communication and Technology.
Improving facilities is a continuing priority for the district. MCSD received support from the community through the passage of Measure S in 2003 and Measure M in 2014, which have allowed for the modernization of several school sites, significant safety improvements, and the construction of a new elementary school. In addition, th...e Local Control Funding Formula has allowed us to move forward with the construction of a state of the art STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Center that will provide unique experiential learning opportunities for all students in our district.
The STEAM Center will also serve as a high tech training space for our teachers. We believe ongoing professional development and training programs are vitally important in keeping all staff on the cutting edge of current instructional techniques. It is through these dedicated and talented people that the district is able to provide an outstanding education for our students. We also value family engagement and community collaboration. That is why we are committed to working with all stakeholders to provide support and opportunities for students throughout the Merced City School District.