Sign In
Follow Us GaDOE on Facebook GaDOE on Twitter RSS

Job Detail


Application Process
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 - 13-20 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Professional Learning )
Post Date:April 30, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00054857 (state-funded)
Location:1854 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Professional Learning Program/School Improvement Division/Office of School Improvement
Description of Duties:
Under the limited supervision of the Professional Learning Program Manager, works collaboratively with Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs) to provide systems and schools guidance and training for school improvement.  Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with the identification and training of technical assistance teams to do the following school improvement activities with schools on the Priority, Focus, Alert, or Race To The Top Lowest Achieving Schools: coordinating programs to build system/school capacity connected with school improvement planning and efforts; brokering focused leadership development; assisting with training on professional learning standards; and providing guidance on implementation.
Minimum Qualifications:
Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) professional educator certification and a minimum of three years experience with professional learning/staff development at the school, system, or state level. Must have working knowledge of current research on professional learning and school improvement initiatives/programs.  Must have a working knowledge of performance standards and instructional design. Note:  Must submit a copy of GaPSC 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, have experience in the following.
• Successful experience with leading or assisting schools to develop school improvement plans supported by high-quality professional learning experiences that are job-embedded and focused on impacting student achievement.
• Experience with training and supporting professional staff as well as training module development
Pay Grade 18 – Annual salary range is $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum).  Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and 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.