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COORDINATOR - PYP & MYP - USA

START DATE: 29 JULY 2024

CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED


Bentonville Schools began in 1841 as a subscription school. In 1872 the first public school was built. In 1912, the first four-year high school class graduated, consisting of six students.


The District now encompasses 142 square miles of land including most of Bentonville, and portions of Bella Vista, Cave Springs, Centerton, Highfill, Little Flock and Rogers. 


Mission Statement:

Bentonville Schools is committed to excellence in all we do through innovative, inspiring learning experiences.


Vision Statement: 

Leading learning through innovation, collaboration and dedication.


Position Purpose 

Facilitate all aspects of implementation and growth of the International Baccalaureate (IB)  Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) while maintaining  communication between the school and the IB Organization. Provide student support, teacher  support, is an active member of the leadership team, coordinate school authorization and  evaluation, oversee PYP and MYP teacher training and regularly review program needs and  progress. 


Essential Functions 


  • Ensure the concepts of international awareness and international mindedness permeate all  subjects. 

  • Lead recruitment efforts of students and parents on the merits of the IB program. • Monitor curriculum to ensure that the program is in compliance with IB standards. • Facilitate the implementation of the Exhibition, including gathering mentors and needed  resources. 

  • Schedule and coordinate appropriate IB events. Assist in coordinating facilities and  logistics for the Exhibition. 

  • Assist teachers in the development and execution of the units of inquiry (IB curriculum). • Oversee the implementation of the planners and the IB Learner Profile according to IB  guidelines. 

  • Promote the IB Programme and serve as a liaison to district stakeholders. • Support the implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of assigned programs for  elementary and middle school education, curriculum, and/or instructional support, and  ensure that assigned programs are efficiently and effectively administered. • Support and participate in meeting the objectives of the school site improvement plans. • Provide ongoing required IB professional development for new school hires, returning  staff, and administration. 

  • Monitor training of personnel to ensure that the program meets IB standards. • Ensure payment of required fees in a timely manner. 

  • Collaborate with administration on allocating the IB budget. 

  • Collaborate with other district IB programmes. 

  • Coordinate departmental activities with other district offices and administrators and  provide assistance to requesting departments. 

  • Follow district and department policies and procedures. 

  • Support the administration of state-mandated testing at schools in compliance with state  and federal guidelines. 

  • Monitor and review student, teacher, and school data. Use findings to assist with planning  targeted support for needed areas.

  • Foster positive morale by participating in team building activities and the decision making process. 

  • Communicate and collaborate with school staff to enhance service delivery, program  development, and stakeholder satisfaction. 

  • Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves District  performance. 


Additional Duties 

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the School Principal and other Central Office  Administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 


Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all  inclusive of every task or

responsibility. 


Equipment 

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and  telephone. 


Travel Requirements 

Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 


  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as  differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles. 

  • Knowledge of high school curriculum and concepts. 

  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action  plans. 

  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. • Ability to organize and coordinate work. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. 

  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted  in the course of work. 


Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards 

Works in standard office and school building environments. 

  

Certification/License 

  • Arkansas State Certification as a Teacher 

  • Arkansas State Certification in the appropriate grade level preferred.


Education 

• Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university • Educational License 

• Masters Degree from an accredited college or university preferred 


Experience 

Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level.


Salary

$51,924 to $82,599 based on qualifications and experience.


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