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The Career Pathways Lead is responsible for growing our students’ learning opportunities in career readiness and advancing partnerships with industry and community members. This role will provide support for Pathways courses as well as develop and foster student experiences in apprenticeships, internships, service learning, and events related to career readiness. This role is supported and monitored by the District Lead for Learning & Innovation and by the high school administrative team.
The successful candidate will be someone who firmly believes: That all students can and will learn, and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control;
in the need to work interdependently with teachers, school, community partners, and district leaders, aligning the work of adults around personalizing student learning by meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of students so that each student feels valued and has a sense of belonging, leading to academic success;
in the need to work in partnership with staff to continuously enhance student and family engagement, creating the conditions for equity, excellence and student success; and
in professional learning, having demonstrated a commitment to ongoing, personal learning, as well as systemic professional learning
The successful candidate will be responsible for:Partnering with teachers to strengthen career connections and experiences, such as developing relevant and real-world performance assessments and connecting industry experiences to academic content
Partnering with teachers to embed student opportunities relevant to career opportunities (mini -internships, conferences, shadowing, and other special events)
Maintaining and adding to our existing network of industry partners by building community partnerships
Further development of our vision for career & college readiness, including opportunities for students to learn about different careers or go on site visits
Establishing a robust program for internships and apprenticeships
Supporting the Career Pathways program’s growth and future vision, which may include student needs such as immersion and emerging trends in the workforce
Executing internal marketing efforts for student registration
Supporting external marketing efforts to highlight specific program experiences
The successful candidate must have earned a B.A. or B.S. degree. Teaching degree is preferred but not required. Additional demonstrated qualifications include: commitment to the equitable education of all students; effective planning and project management, time management, and organizational skills; highly effective interpersonal and networking skills; and a commitment and alignment to our District Core Values and Vision.
Highly competitive salary and benefit package for the region.
District Application Guidelines
Position will remain open until filled. Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at: Only qualified individuals will be considered for an interview. With inquiries, please contact Dr. Melissa Olson, District Lead for Learning & Innovation, at [email protected] or 763-600-5073.
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