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Position announcements are subject to close at any time, once a suitable list of applicants has been compiled.  Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional educator’s certification. Official documentation of certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume received will not be considered for a position without certification documentation if required. 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.

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Announcement - 20-22*GaDOE*Click here for job details*/*00195476 /Federally Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Title II, Part A Education Program Specialist
Post Date:May 18, 2020
Apply by:June 1, 2020
Job ID:
Location:Field Based – South and Southeast GA
Program/Unit:Title II, Part A/Federal Programs
Description of Duties:

Under general supervision, serves as the primary point of contact for providing and/or coordinating technical assistance and support services to local school systems on comprehensive program planning/implementation and staff development for the Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction federal formula grant authorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaboration within the Georgia Department of Education and with external organizations that target improving teacher and leader quality through the use of Title II, Part A funds ensuring quality teachers in every classroom and high quality principals in every school
  • Supporting LEAs in their efforts to provide professional learning to teachers and school leaders and recruit and retain high quality teachers and principals
  • Reviewing and implementing applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidance
  • developing state overarching and program specific guidance documents and implementing provisions outlined in this guidance relative to Title II, Part A

Providing technical assistance to LEAs for the development and implementation of Consolidated LEA Improvement Plans (CLIP) and Title II, Part A Program Budgets

  • Monitoring state and district program implementation, documentation of results and assistance in corrective action
  • Facilitating effective internal and external communication
  • Maintenance of current knowledge and professional expertise and application of this expertise to the performance of program job responsibilities
  • Use of current and widely accepted management principles to maximize human, financial, and technical resources and adherence to state and department rules, regulations and procedures related to personnel
  • Creation and maintenance of a high-performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation;
  • Attending monthly team meetings and internal, state and national meetings, trainings and conferences as assigned

 Submit a copy of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) professional educator certification.  Applicants who fail to submit the required documentation will not be considered.

 Note: Extensive statewide travel

Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Four years of related experience OR Bachelor's degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Six years of related experience.
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
  • Strong knowledge base of best practices related to Title II, Part A and Federal Programs Implementation

·         Experience in data analysis and the organization and implementation of major school initiatives

·         Experience in working with adult learners

Knowledge of state and federal guidelines, specifically the Every Student Succeeds Act
Salary/Benefits: Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience. 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 has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​