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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
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 www.gapsc.com.
|Announcement - 13-18 ||All Job Openings
|Job Title:||Education Program Manager (Teacher and Leader Effectiveness/Race to the Top)
|Post Date:||April 17, 2013
|Apply by:||Until Filled
|Job ID:||00202627 (federally-funded)
|Location:||1854 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia
|Program/Unit:||Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Division/Office of School Improvement
|Description of Duties:||
Under limited supervision and aligned to school improvement efforts, designs, manages, and coordinates statewide professional learning activities for teachers and leaders to improve student achievement. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing overall leadership and collaborating with the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and other agencies to provide systems and schools guidance and training for school improvement; managing/supervising professional staff; ensuring effective collaboration with Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs) and GaDOE staff and programs, particularly the GaDOE Regional Support Teams and Leadership Facilitators; developing both immediate and long-range strategic plans for professional learning activities; and providing leadership and coordination for the following school improvement activities:
• Coordinating development, design and implementation of teacher and leader training
• Coordinating state training for system and school instructional leaders
• Identifying and collaborating with exemplary educators to assist with training
• Coordinating and providing all trainers with content knowledge and skills for delivery of professional learning
• Developing and supporting state school improvement specialists working with high priority schools
Note: This position is funded as part of the federal Race to the Top grant through September 2014.
Master’s degree in education, education administration or a related field and a minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory or administrative role in professional learning/staff development at the school, system, or state level. Must have working knowledge of current research on school improvement and professional learning initiatives/programs and knowledge of performance standards and instructional design. Must be self-directed and self-motivated with a strong work ethic. Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) certification. Note: Must submit a copy of GaPSC certification with resume and cover letter or with application.
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, have experience in the following:
• Experience piloting and building capacity to implement Teacher and Leader Keys Evaluation Systems
• Education Specialist or higher degree
• Experience with K-12 school improvement programs
• Experience implementing comprehensive school reform programs or initiatives
• Strong knowledge of the Federal No Child Left Behind Act
• Five or more years of experience in a building-level or system-level leadership role
• Successful experience with designing, planning, developing, and conducting professional learning programs
• that are job-embedded and focused on impacting student achievement
• Experience with training and supporting professional staff as well as training module development
• Experience with performance standards and instructional design
Pay grade 19 – Annual salary range $52,172.55 (minimum) to $91,137.94 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, and available funding. 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.