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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 - 14-34 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Title III/ESOL)
Post Date:May 28, 2014 (*Updated July 29, 2014)
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID: *Two (2) federally-funded positions: 00198209 and 00185566
Location:*Location for each position to be determined based on geographic location of selected candidates. May be GaDOE Atlanta Central Office-based or field based.
Program/Unit:Title III/ESOL Program/Office of Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Accountability
Description of Duties:
Under general to limited supervision, provides quality leadership and assistance to K-12 local school systems in comprehensive program planning for Title III language support programs.  Duties include, but are not limited to, providing technical assistance and expertise to local school system personnel; designing and implementing program evaluation and reporting procedures; identifying staff development training needs and providing/conducting professional learning activities; collaborating with ESOL teachers, other instructional staff, administrators, and other agencies/organizations to ensure the implementation of program goals and guidelines; reviewing school district Title III applications and budget requests; and maintaining clear and positive communication between the Georgia Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Education , Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs), local school systems, and schools.  Note: Statewide and out-of-state travel is required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in education, education administration, English, reading, a foreign language field, or a related field and (3) three years of full-time professional-level work experience with ESOL programs at a school or system level.  Must hold Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) certification with an ESOL endorsement.  Note:  Must submit a copy of required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application.  Applicants who do not submit a copy of GaPSC certificate will not be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Education Specialist or higher degree
• Documented successful experience in a leadership role in ESOL programs at a system or state level
• Strong knowledge of the Federal No Child Left Behind Act and Title III section of the Office for Civil Rights
• Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
• Strong knowledge of statistical data analysis and database utilization
Pay grade 18 – Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (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.