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    Troup County Schools (ThInc Academy)

    Category: Teachers and Other Certified
    Date Posted: 7/7/2022
    Location: ThINC College & Career Academy
    Date Closing: Open Until Filled
    Salary: Based on Certificate Level and Years of Experience; 240 days per year

    TO APPLY:
    Out of system applicants:  Apply at https://www.applitrack.com/troup/onlineapp/

    In system employees: Send a cover letter of interest and a current resume to: hrdepartment@troup.org


    Troup County Board of Education Job Description
     

    Policy Level:
    ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS
    Descriptor Code:
    407
    Rescinds Code:  
     
    Descriptor Term:  CERTIFIED WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER  Effective Date: 
    July 2022
     Exempt
    Qualifications:  
    1. Holds a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
    2. Demonstrated track record working in Work Force Development, Career Planning, and Community Relations.
    Preferred but not Required:
    1. Teaching certificate from the state of Georgia.
    2. Work-Based Learning certificate from the state of Georgia.
    Reports To: 
    • CEO THINC CCA
    Supervises:  
    N/A
    Terms of Employment: 
    To be determined by the THINC College & Career Academy & Troup County Board of Education
    Salary:  See Salary Scale
    Job Goal:   Engage employer groups strategically by career pathway to ensure students career goals and aspirations are appropriately aligned and supported.   To equip all students with the knowledge and skills needed for college and career readiness by delivering the designed state and local curriculum, aligning instructional practices, and assessing student achievement; and, creating a learning environment that is safe and conducive to learning.  Work with THINC College and Career Academy, School Counselors and others to enroll students into Work-Based Learning, and the THINC College and Career Academy.
    Performance Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Plans and executes strategy to engage employers associated with each pathway offered through the academy as well as the school system.
    • Works closely with academic departments in supporting the integration between classroom learning and cooperative education. Provides training for faculty coordinators, administrators and staff.
    • Participates in staff development learning as the Troup County Board of Education, THINC College and Career Academy Board of Directors and administrators may deem necessary.
    • Serves as a liaison between students, faculty and employers regarding administrative and operating requirements for the Work Based Learning program
    • Functions as the primary contact for employers and is responsible for recruiting employers, managing student Work Based Learning opportunities and conducting initial site visits. Works effectively to equip employers with skills and knowledge of best practices for teaching, validating and reinforcing Soft Skills
    •  Markets Work Based Learning opportunities to prospective students, schedules and manages resource days, career fairs and other events for student recruitment. Lead and direct employer/student events – e.g. Fall Orientation, Career Fair & Spring Employer Sponsor Event.
    • Manages Troup Trains Website.
    • Meets with students one-on-one to assist in their Work Based Learning process. Counsels students on Work Based Learning guidelines and assesses eligibility. Promotes the development of employment skills; advises students on Work Based Learning procedures throughout the semester.
    • Processes Work Based Learning paperwork and maintains complete student records and documentation in compliance with state regulations.
    • Ensures Work Based Learning students exhibit appropriate soft skills in the school and work environment.
    • Collaborates with the Compliance and Audit department to meet institutional reporting requirements.
    • Conducts regularly scheduled sessions with students to provided Soft Skills Training and monitor progress with Work-Based Learning Portfolios.
    •  Assists with student recruitment for THINC College and Career Academy, Work-Based Learning, and Dual Enrollment
    • Demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, subject content, pedagogical knowledge, and the needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences
    • Plans lessons using state standards, effective strategies, and data to address the differentiated needs of all students
    • Promotes student learning by using research-based instructional strategies relevant to the content to engage students in active learning and to facilitate the students’ acquisition of key knowledge and skills
    • Challenges and supports each student’s learning by providing appropriate content and developing skills, which address individual learning differences.
    • Chooses a variety of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment strategies and instruments that are valid and appropriate for the content and student population
    • Provides a well-managed, safe, and orderly environment, which is conducive to learning and encourages respect for all.
    • Exhibits a commitment to professional ethics and the school’s mission, participates in professional growth opportunities to support student learning, and contributes to the profession.
    • Performs other duties and complies with any reasonable job related request as assigned by administrators.
    • Manages all aspects of the Workforce Development program to include but not limited to:
      • Actively develops new partners/work sites in the community for apprenticeship / work-based learning purposes by marketing all aspects of WBL and facilitating the relationships between WBL teachers, students and employers
      • Trains partners in their responsibilities with the program.
      • Manages all Workforce Development initiatives to include THINC Fast, THINC Ahead, Expeditions, etc.
      • Models the THINC standards for Professional Skills
      • Facilitates dialogue with partners to ensure that WBL curriculum stays current with industry needs
      • Establishes best-practices for partners as it relates to mentorship programs and student development
      • Engages with community partners such as the LaGrange Chamber of Commerce, West GA SHRM, Center for Strategic Planning, Development Authority, Three-Rivers and other stakeholders as appropriate.
      • Facilitates interactions between Instructors and business partners
      • Works collaboratively with Work Based Learning (WBL) throughout TCSS
      • Conducts scheduled (no less than monthly) meetings with Expeditions students and reporting outcomes / status to the WBL teacher of record.
    • Participates in staff development as the Troup County Board of Education, THINC College and Career Academy and administrators may deem necessary.
    • Participates in and Seeks opportunities to strengthen understanding and trends for WBL.
    • Maintains an accurate Google Calendar to be shared with CEO, Administrators and others as deemed necessary.
    • Other duties as assigned
    Weekly Schedule: 
    • One day/week site visits with current / potential partners
    • Four days administrative duties (communiques, publications, event coordination, etc.)
    • Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (when an hour lunch is taken)
    Evaluation:  The Georgia Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES)
    The Troup County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.