POSITION TITLE:                               Trainer and Technical Assistance Coordinator (W.I.S.E)

LOCATION:                                         Atlanta—GCAPP HQ

SUPERVISION:                                   Project Director – W.I.S.E

JOB STATUS:                                     Full-time – Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: 

The Trainer and Technical Assistance Coordinator will provide training and technical assistance to school-base professionals to increase their capacity to plan for and implement sexual health education. The position requires knowledge and experience in teen pregnancy, HIV and STI prevention, curriculum implementation, monitoring and evaluation, training pedagogy, and project management.

In the context of the WISE Program, the Trainer and Technical Assistance Coordinator will be a WISE ambassador, school-based coach and champion of comprehensive sex education (CSE) who is prepared to directly support assigned schools with a variety of strategies to achieve CSE institutionalization.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate sexual health curricula and skills trainings for school based professionals that meet the needs of schools and districts; demonstrate exceptional training skills in leading large group discussion, group facilitation and managing controversial subject matter using a wide range of training strategies
  • Provide strategic and proactive capacity building assistance to schools during the process of policy review, curriculum selection, planning, and implementation; provide coaching and feedback to teaching staff, identity and create resources to support teachers and schools in program implementation
  • Prepare and facilitate sexual health education lessons for young people (k-12) in school based settings using approved curriculum.
  • Re-launch and manage the web-based toolkit for Georgia districts and teachers to use as a clearinghouse for resources
  • Assist with student and teacher data collection including survey design, monitoring, data entry, and analysis
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree or Bachelor degree with equivalent experience in Training and Development, Education, Public Health or related field.
  • Experience in the design of training, performance improvement, and technical assistance with a demonstrated ability to plan and implement training; experience implementing programming with youth preferred
  • At least 2 years’ experience managing health-related programs/projects.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • At least 2 years’ experience teaching, working in schools or working with school-based staff
  • Ability to collaborate well with school leaders and middle-level district administrators, community partners, and other key stakeholders
  • At least 1 year experience teaching comprehensive sex education in school setting
  • Ability to effectively manage a classroom and create safe spaces for young people to learn.
  • Strong knowledge of adolescent development, adolescent sexuality, reproductive health, evidence-based approaches and programs, and adolescent pregnancy, STI, and HIV/AIDS prevention programs.
  • Experience developing white papers, reports, or peer-reviewed manuscripts
  • Experience utilizing technology to implement trainings as part of training pedagogy
  • Demonstrated expertise in providing training and technical assistance to professionals in program selection, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant theories including adult learning, social learning, stages of change, and diffusion of innovation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and take initiative to complete assignments.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (Spanish a plus)
  • Proficiency with MS Office, spreadsheet software, and internet software
  • Ability to work individually and as a member of a team
  • Ability to travel 25% or more of the time in and out of state
  • Ability to travel throughout the state of Georgia in support of WISE school-district partners, including occasional overnight travel as needed.
  • Must have reliable transportation for local trips

 

 

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and salary history to:

Human Resources at hr@gcapp.org  or fax to (404) 523-7753.

 

 

No phone calls please.

 

It is the policy of GCAPP to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, GCAPP will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.