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Announcement - 21-08*GaDOE*REPOST*Applicants who have previously applied will not need to re-apply*Click here for job details*/00218325/State and Federally Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Mathematics/ESOL Education Program Specialist
Post Date:February 18, 2021
Apply by:February 25, 2021
Job ID:
Location:Field Based
Program/Unit:Division of Curriculum and Instruction
Description of Duties:

Under limited supervision, provides leadership and support for communication and implementation of the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for Mathematics and the K-12 English language development (ELD) standards framework resources in accordance with the Georgia Department of Education's (GaDOE) strategic plan. Duties include, but are not limited to, communicating, developing resources, and coordinating professional learning for delivery of the Mathematics GSE for K-12 educators focused on supporting English learners (ELs); evaluating and monitoring professional learning effectiveness; planning and providing services to schools and school systems; developing and fostering effective relationships with local school systems and other educational entities; providing expertise in high-quality instruction to ELs using evidence-based and high leverage practices to meet the needs of learners; reviewing, developing, and updating web-based content, resources, and assessments in support of the GSE for Mathematics with particular focus on ELs.

 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: Statewide travel required occasionally, when applicable. Supervision is not a responsibility of this position.

Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Five years of related experience OR Bachelor's degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Seven 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:

·         Master's degree in education, educational administration, English Language Arts, or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Five years of professional education experience in K-12 mathematics curriculum instruction with a specific focus on supporting English learners at the school, district or state level AND evidence of success in development and delivery of professional learning for a variety of stakeholders

·         Experience implementing effective mathematics programs and curricula for teaching ELs as an instructional mathematics coach/leader at the school, district, RESA, or state level

·         Experience implementing the K-12 ELD standards, language proficiency supports and interventions at the classroom and/or school level through an evidence-based framework for ELs

·         Experience as collaborative ESOL teacher with a qualified mathematics teacher

·         ESOL endorsement and/or ESOL certification, and experience teaching ELs

·         Evidence of planning, coordinating, and evaluating effective professional learning programs/activities

·         Evidence of instructional design, distance/virtual learning and/or digital communications

·         Evidence improving teachers’ skills in meeting the diverse needs of English learners (ELs)

·         Strong knowledge of and experience implementing the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for Mathematics

·         Strong knowledge of research, performance standards, high-leverage, and evidence-based practices for teachers of ELs

·         Strong computer and instructional technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and web-based meeting/training platforms

·         Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both virtual and in-person


Salary/Benefits: Pay grade N – Annual salary range $52,331.12 (minimum) to $91,579.45 (maximum).  Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and 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​​