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Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Annapolis, MD (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3199143
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 18, 2019

Job Description

This posting creates a pool of candidates for future positions that may become available. 



Title Code

Coordinator-International Baccalaureate-Middle Years Programme





Curriculum and Instruction



Reports To (title only)

Current as of

Principal and District IB Coordinator l



Position Summary        

Is this position exempt from overtime pay?


Serves as the school based International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme coordinator providing school, community and system leadership.  Works directly with District IB Office, content area offices and school administration to support the instructional goals of an IB World School. This position is a full-time, non-teaching position and requires flexible scheduling to accommodate participation in Magnet program and community events outside of regular school hours.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


1. Coordinates the Middle Years Programme for assigned school and provides instructional leadership to the faculty and staff

2. Collaborates with the District IB Coordinator, school administrators, partner schools and other offices on an ongoing basis

3. Develops, communicates and monitors an action plan, aligned to IB Standards and Practices, that promotes program growth and supports the vision of the school and school district

4. Provides leadership to the school community; regularly keeps faculty and administration informed on IB matters related to the IB Middle Years Programme and all new/revised IB Middle Years Programme publications

5. Facilitates outcome based collaborative planning, professional development and meetings for teachers to develop teacher capacity

6. Facilitates transdisciplinary curricular connections and assists with teacher collaboration in writing inter/transdisciplinary MYP units

7. Models effective, research-based instructional strategies and promotes a collaborative culture reflective of an IB school

8. Provides regular verbal and written feedback to teachers regarding program implementation for purposes of growth and improvement.

9. Makes connections with IB schools in the local and global community; seeks opportunities to promote international mindedness and to foster collaborative projects and service

10.    Monitors the academic progress and well-being of students in the program; facilitates support services when appropriate; serves as mentor for students and conferences with parents

11.    Gathers data and maintains accurate records including MYP units with supporting materials, student work samples, and work portfolios for students in the program

12.    Sets and monitors goals to improve magnet student retention rates and successful completion of community and personal project; keeps evidence of monitoring and shares data analysis with IB Office and school leadership 

13.    Supports the Personal Project and the Community Project keeping faculty, administration, parents and students aware of their significance, beginning with Year 1 students

14.    Represents AACPS, the IB program and the school appropriately and professionally in all communications and meetings.

15.    Promotes program awareness and provides student support through parent meetings and information sessions during and outside the instructional day

16.    Recruits new students to the program through information sessions and marketing materials and is responsible for managing the student application process for the school

17.    Leads school through the Building Quality Curriculum monitoring process from registration to submission of materials, and professional development

18.    Adheres to all IB regulations and procedures; administers and meets all regulations for the IB MYP evaluations and assessments.

19.    Remains current in knowledge of IB instructional and programmatic developments and current education practices

20.    Support the implementation of the IB continuum and the PYP and DP coordinators

21.    Collaborates with other program leaders (ALPS, AVID, CDM, Signature, etc.) to ensure student access and student success

22.    Makes the arrangements for IB Americas recognized training for teachers and school-based administrators and supports them through the process

23.    Manages the MYP budget for the school and provides an annual budget spreadsheet to the IB District Office

24.    Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions



·  Hold or be eligible for professional certificate as issued by the Maryland State Department of Education appropriate to area of assignment.



·  Three years of successful classroom teaching experience preferably in an International Baccalaureate Middle Years school.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·  Knowledge of school organization, goals, and objectives with emphasis in curriculum design and instruction.

·  Ability and willingness to work independently and to lead a team in the program design, implementation and evaluation.

·  Knowledge of materials and current trends/research in education.

·  Excellent oral and written communication.

·  Excellent personnel management skills.

·  Ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse communities and populations. 

·  Computer skills as required for the position to include the ability to use technology to design and deliver training modules and incorporate instructional technology tools.  Ability to employ business technology tools (e.g. E-mail, AACPS Intranet, electronic benefits enrolment tool, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).



·  See Education

·  Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license and have daily access to a car.


Career Ladder Requirements


·  N/A


Physical Requirements


·  As required by the duties and responsibilities of the job.



Established:  1/1/2007

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • Welcome to Anne Arundel County Public Schools!

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) provides a challenging and rewarding educational experience for every child. We offer a comprehensive system-wide multicultural curriculum from kindergarten through 12th grade. At every level, the focus is on success for every student. Quality instruction, combined with teacher commitment, provides excellence in our instructional programs. Explore career opportunities with a progressive school system dedicated to providing the very best services to our students, our educators, and our community.

    Located on the magnificent Chesapeake Bay, Anne Arundel County is conveniently located near the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and is home to the state capitol, Annapolis, which has a rich historical past. Notable landmarks include the United State Naval Academy, Fort George G. Meade, the National Security Agency, and Baltimore Washington International Airport. The county encompasses urban, suburban, and rural areas, with 432 miles of tidal shoreline. Fine dining, state parks, major cultural attractions, the best in entertainment and professional sports are within easy access to our central location.

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  • Outstanding Right Start Mentor Program for New Teachers
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