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The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.

Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:

Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone: 404-656-2510
Fax: 404-657-7840

Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter. Submit attachments in .doc or .pdf files only.

Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at
Announcement - 13-04 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Technology Specialist (Common Core Georgia Performance Standards/Race to the Top)
Post Date:February 12, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:Two new, federally-funded positions
Location:1754 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Common Core/Curriculum Division/Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, provides leadership and support for online resources to support Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) as part of Georgia’s Race to the Top (RT3) grant program.  Duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing, developing, and updating web-based content, resources, and assessment for CCGPS; creating and posting resources to a web-based portal in coordination with CCGPS professional learning; evaluating and monitoring the effectiveness of web-based resources; and providing technical services and communication to schools and school systems.  Note:  These positions are funded with the federal RT3 grant through September 2014.   
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in education or a related field and six years of related experience Or Master's degree in education or a related field and three years of related experience.  Must hold Georgia Professional Standards Commission professional educator certification.  Note:  Must submit documentation of required certification with resume and cover letter or with application.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Experience as a developer of online courses and online resources, to include standards alignment
• Experience managing and reviewing online resources
• Experience aligning and tagging web-based resources to curriculum standards
• Demonstrated understanding and mastery of CCGPS technology integration into curriculum
• Experience training others to access online resources
• Experiences including proficiency skills in using learning object repositories, learning management systems, and/or content management systems
• Excellent presentation skills, communication skills, and interpersonal skills 
Pay grade 18 – Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum) paid through Race to the Top funding. Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.