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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 - 14-06 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Accountability)
Post Date:March 6, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00190035 (state-funded)
Location:1754 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Assessment and Accountability/Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, collaborates with Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) staff and other stakeholders to produce and support federal and state accountability systems such as the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).  Duties include, but are not limited to, researching accountability issues and the impact on the agency’s mission including compliance with federal and state laws; incorporating the student growth model in the annual CCRPI calculations; ensuring the accuracy of the data posted on the CCRPI reports; supporting schools, LEAs, and other stakeholders in understanding and interpreting the CCRPI reports, data, and calculations; and representing the Accountability Team on several committees.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in education or a related field and three years of professional K-12 education experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must hold Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) certification. Note: Must submit a copy of GaPSC certification with resume and cover letter or with application. Applicants who fail to submit the required documentation will not be considered. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualification, possess one or more of the following:
• School  level or district level leadership experience
• Understanding of  CCRPI indicators and calculations
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Pay grade 18 – Annual range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, salary history, 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.