Director of Distance Education at MSSM
Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM)
Director of Distance Education: The Director of Distance Education will oversee all aspects of administration and programming for MSSM’s statewide distance education outreach program. This initiative is funded through a grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Responsibilities include strategic planning, budgeting, communications, program development, implementation and sustainability. A successful Director of Distance Education will be an independent, self-starter, and knowledgeable about best practices in both distance education and middle school pedagogy.
Qualifications: A successful candidate must have an advanced degree and training/experience with Gifted & Talented education. Candidates should be proficient in technology use, including the use of excel, Microsoft office, google applications, and Canvas. Experience teaching, especially with gifted & talented students is helpful. Successful leadership experience in starting, implementing and sustaining a distance education program is ideal. Some travel to Limestone will be required.
Director of Distance Education Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Develop and implement a sustainable business model for the delivery of distance education as outreach effort from the Maine School of Science and Mathematics
Recruit and collaborate with interested educators to create distance education courses
Coordinate with schools, organizations to encourage their participation in distance education program
Develop professional development opportunities for Maine Educators
Seek support from MSSM administrative team when needed
Secure funding to continue the program into the 2018-2019 school year
Develop and implement STEM enrichment courses for middle schools
Complete and submit all necessary grant reports
October 10, 2017 or until a successful candidate is found
As soon as possible
This is a full time, year round position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Group health insurance and benefits included.