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To apply to the Georgia Department of Education an applicant should review our advertised job postings and apply for the position(s) that best fit their employment history and qualifications.

Please apply to each job separately by submitting via email - a cover letter, resume, and salary history OR a State of Georgia Standard Application for Employment to:

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NOTE: 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

Applicants who obtain degrees(s) from a foreign college or university must submit with their application an international Education Evaluation Letter showing the degree obtained is equivalent to degree(s) obtained at a college or university inside the USA.  Internal Educational Services ( or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators ( 

Announcement - 17-45 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist-PBIS
Post Date:May 24, 2017
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00214151 & 00214152, state-funded
Location:1760 Twin Towers East; Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Division of Special Education Services and Supports
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, advises and/or coordinates services to support implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) within regions and local school districts. Supports implementation of general supervision for local districts to ensure compliant policies, practices, and procedures that comply with federal regulations and state rules.  Must be able to prepare guidelines, memoranda, reports, and presentation materials.  Conducts training and staff development activities for local districts.  Provides specific coaching supports for regional, district and/or school leadership teams to develop capacity for effective implementation and sustainability of the comprehensive PBIS framework.  This position will be responsible for assisting districts in developing, implementing, and monitoring comprehensive plans to address the needs of all students through the PBIS framework. 
Note:  Statewide travel is required.  This position is based at the Atlanta Office.
Minimum Qualifications:
Must hold or is eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) educator certification.  A Master’s degree in special education, education administration, or a related field and a minimum five (5) years of experience in a K-12 setting or the equivalent.   Note:  Must submit required certification documentation.  *Applicants who do not submit required certification documentation with cover letter, resume and salary history or application 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:
• Holds a current leadership certificate (education administration) from a state accrediting agency and experience as a building or district leader.
• Knowledge and experience in the effective implementation of PBIS at the school, district level or state levels.
• Experience in designing, developing and delivering professional learning for educators.
• Knowledge and/or background in social/emotional and behavioral health for school aged youth.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience with different media types such as social media.
• Extensive experience with multiple forms of technologies including remote web-based platforms
Pay Grade N – Annual salary range $52,331 (minimum) to $91,579 (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 may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are 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