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Regional Educator Network Equity Support and Development Facilitator

Organization: 
Clackamas ESD

Regional Educator Network Equity Support and Development Facilitator
Regional Educator Network (REN)
Supports Clackamas & Multnomah Districts
8 hours per day, 5 days per week
220-Day Work Year (July through June)
*Remote work options available*

Clackamas ESD strives to infuse equity in all our programs and bodies of work by maintaining an inclusive, barrier-free environment in which everyone participates and fully benefits. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description.  We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.  If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION:

The Network Equity Support and Development Facilitator will support all levels of the network, including the internal REN staff, district leaders, individual educators, and teams, in understanding the foundational knowledge, skills, dispositions, and behaviors needed for the successful implementation of improvement ideas for systemic change. The Facilitator will work to align, enhance, and support the equity work already happening in districts and provide opportunities and resources to expand capacity and learning of all partners, addressing the challenges of deconstructing institutional structures that promote persisting disparate outcomes for stakeholder groups.

The Network Equity Support and Development Facilitator shall demonstrate a personal commitment to anti-racism with an understanding of challenges and barriers faced by communities concerning race, ethnicity, class, language, ability, immigration status, and gender. The Facilitator understands and operationalizes a strengths-based approach, identifies and amplifies the local and regional strengths, and coaches others toward an asset-based framework. The Facilitator has a background in designing and facilitating professional learning to support growth and development towards equitable education systems.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
The Regional Educator Network (REN) was implemented to help create more equity across Oregon’s school districts by providing more educator support processes across the board. The REN affords every school district more opportunities for their educators leading to better outcomes for their students. For more information, check out the Regional Educator Network online. https://mcren.org/

CLACKAMAS EDUCATION SERVICE DISTRICT:
Clackamas Education Service District is one of Oregon's 19 ESDs charged with providing programs for children with special needs, technology support, school improvement, and administrative services to local school districts and the Oregon Department of Education. Clackamas ESD serves ten school districts in Clackamas County, including Canby, Colton, Estacada, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Molalla River, North Clackamas, Oregon City, Oregon Trail, and West Linn-Wilsonville.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Coordinates with district and regional equity leaders across the state
Collaborates with REN staff to ensure continuous improvement processes are evaluated through a racial equity lens
Collaborates with data and measurement teams to interrogate data for bias
Creates criteria for foundational knowledge/skill/dispositions/behaviors for teams to implement change ideas
Creates and conducts gap analysis - equity learning, engagement, development
For a complete list of essential functions, please see the full job description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
Experience in education and moving equity initiatives, policy, and conversation.
Demonstrated commitment to equity and revising systems that have perpetuated disproportionate outcomes
for marginalized populations.
Master’s degree or equivalent experience
Oregon teaching license preferred
Other alternatives to the above qualifications as the District may find appropriate and acceptable.
For a complete list of minimum qualifications, please see the full job description
(District may consider other alternatives to the above qualifications as the District finds appropriate and acceptable)

TO APPLY: Submit your application directly at https://www.applitrack.com/clackesd/onlineapp/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
COMMENCES: As soon as practical following job offer
SALARY: Salary based on education and experience. See the 2022-23 Licensed Salary Schedule: https://www.clackesd.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/APPROVED-22-23-Licen.... Salaries are based on a 190-day calendar and will be adjusted in accordance with a 220-day calendar.
BENEFITS: Clackamas ESD offers a generous benefit package providing health insurance including HRA options, dental with orthodontia, and vision insurance, with district-paid premium contributions. Paid holidays, sick leave, and other personal leave provided, along with retirement through the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and professional development allocation. Relocation expense reimbursement may be available. Read more about our benefits here: www.clackesd.org/employment/.

Clackamas ESD complies with the Oregon Health Authority mandate that requires all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved religious or medical exception. New hires will be required to provide proof of their vaccinated status, or receive approval on a submitted OHA exception request form for a qualifying medical or religious reason, prior to their first day of employment. 

Clackamas Education Service District is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce along with the students and families that we serve.

Clackamas ESD policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law.