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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:

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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
recruiter@doe.k12.ga.us


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 - 13-49 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Global Workforce Initiatives)
Post Date:September 19, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00054466 (state-funded)
Location:1766 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Global Workforce Initiatives/Curriculum and Instruction Division/Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, provides statewide leadership and coordination for instructional programs in the  development and coordination of international agreements (e.g. Memoranda of Understanding) and linguistic and cultural exchanges; dual language immersion program development, support, and assessment including, collaborating with colleges and universities to support programs for qualified dual language teachers; support of initiatives to support world languages teachers; and managing federal grants.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to, providing leadership and coordination in the development and administration of statewide language and international education programs; coordination of CTAE integration into coursework development; providing planning and consultative services to local schools; identification of professional needs; developing appropriate dual language and immersion training materials and methods; creating and managing a statewide advisory committee comprised of stakeholders representing the entire state; managing  grants (federal, foundation, or other); assessing status of program implementation, documenting results, and recommending changes and improvements based on research and evaluation data; coordinating the development of assigned Georgia Performance Standards, particularly as this relates to new standards supporting world language programs for career and technical education pathways; and supporting curriculum and instruction initiatives, activities, and programs.  Note: Extensive travel may be required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in education, education administration, a foreign language field, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in a professional education capacity in K-12 foreign language education. Must have strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and strong interpersonal and communication skills. Georgia teaching certification in a foreign language field is required.  Must hold Georgia Professional Standards Commission educator certification.  Note:  Must submit a copy of the required certification with resume or application. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Advanced-low or higher proficiency in German
• Education Specialist or higher degree
• Five or more years of experience in a professional education capacity in foreign language
• Experience in foreign language, digital or CTAE curriculum development
• Experience in teaching staff development courses in foreign language
• Experience in a leadership capacity related in foreign language
• Knowledge of Georgia Professional Standards Commission teacher certification regulations
• Experience in writing, developing, and managing grants
• Active involvement in professional organizations including the Foreign Language Association of Georgia
• Strong presentation skills
Salary/Benefits:
Pay grade18 – Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum). Hiring salary range is $47,280.21 to $75,000.00, 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.