Director of Bilingual/ESL

4 days left

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
United States
Posted
Feb 13, 2024
Closes
Apr 26, 2024
Ref
4566251763
Primary Purpose:

Direct the Bilingual Education Program functions of the district, ensuring the distrcit meets the education needs of English language learners, pursuant to the requirements of federl and state laws and district policies.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Master's degree in relevant educational field

Mid-Management or Principal Certificate

Valid Texas Teacher's Certiciation in Bilingual Education

Ability to speak and write Spanish fluently

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Master's degree in relevant educational field

Mid-Management or Principal Certificate

Valid Texas Teacher's Certiciation in Bilingual Education

Experience with the design, development, and implementation of ELL programs
Experience in project design, implementation, and monitoring of LPAC operations
Experience planning, developing and implementing professional development programs
Experience coordinating/administrating state-wide and local assessment programs
Experience leading curriculum development initiatives
Experience preparing and maintaining a variety of narrative and statistical reports/records, inventories, and other materials related to ELL programs
Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position

Experience:

Three years of successful teaching experience
Five years administrative experience

Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Instructional and Program Management

Directs the design, development, and implementation of district-wide ELL programs, projects and activities including federal and state initiatives related to ELLs. Provides leadership for the appropriate use of date to establish rigorous, concrete goals in the context of ELL student achievement and instructional programs through a collaborative, inquiry-based approach resulting in the design and implementation of data-driven plans which capitalize on strengths and mitigates challenges Articulates and promotes high expectations for teaching and learning by creating, promoting and operationalizing high expectations and assessing progress towards those expectations Aligns and implements the education programs, plans, action, and resources with the district's vision and goals for ELLs by effectively and efficiently organizing and sustaining resources, and implementing processes and systems to support teaching, learning, and organizational effectiveness consistent with the district's vision and goals, and student needs Provides leadership for district and departmental initiatives, including change efforts, by defining systemic implications for ELLs and supporting the development of comprehensive plans for achieving goals Provides leadership, professional development, and motivation in the use of educational technology to meet the needs of ELL students in a variety of administrative and educational settings Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of curriculum, instruction and assessment pertaining to ELLs

School Organization / Climate
Systematically and fairly recognizes and celebrates accomplishments of staff and students by assuring structures for recognition for work well done and communication of those accomplishments to stakeholders Articulates the desired district and school culture and shows evidence about how it is reinforced by promoting stewardship of shared vision, collegiality and collaboration, and a positive learning environment Provides leadership for assessing, developing and improving climate and culture by supporting district and campus leaders, staff and other stakeholders.

School Organization / Improvement
Provides leadership, encouragement, opportunities and structure for staff to continually design more effective teaching and learning experiences for ELL students Supports efforts by teachers and principals to achieve district goals as measured by federal, state and local accountability systems Provides ongoing coaching for improvement and maximizes the use of the district's staff evaluation processes to improve performance Promotes collaboration with all stakeholders and communicates effectively regarding the district's Strategic and improvement plans

Policy, Reports and Law
Ensures that schools are incompliance with federal, state and local requirements outline in statute, education code, administrative code and policy for English language learners Interprets and implements school district policies and procedures for the schools related to the implementation of ELL programs Prepares federal/state/local reports accurately and timely and makes local recommendations relative to ELL programs as requested Supervised the development of guidance documents associated with the implementation of ELL programs, such as program implementation manuals, RTI for ELLs procedural guidelines, LPAC operation framework
Budget and Inventory Leads development, preparation, and administration of the budget for supplies and equipment and ensure that the program is cost effective and funds are managed wisely Manages fiscal and physical resources responsibly, efficiently and effectively by using data to inform budget decisions and to equitably and adequately allocate district resources to support district goals and student learning needs Effectively and efficiently organizes and sustains resources, and implements processes and systems to support teaching, learning, and organizational effectiveness consistent with the district's vision and goals for English language learners

Personnel Management
Recruits, selects, inducts and retains staff to support quality instruction for English language learners Provides leadership, encouragement, opportunities and structure for staff to continually design more effective teaching and learning experiences for all students Provides timely, specific feedback to educators serving English language learners that validates best practice and encourages reflection Conferences with assigned staff to discuss performance and to jointly develop improvement objectives for professional growth opportunities Ensures staff members have professional development that directly enhances their performance and improves student learning among ELLs Systematically and fairly recognizes and celebrates accomplishments of staff and students

Communications and Community Relations
Engages family and community by promoting shared responsibility for student learning and support of the education system Promotes and supports structures for family and community involvement across the district Collaboratively establishes a culture that welcomes and honors families and community and seeks ways to engage them in student learning
Supervisory Responsibilities:

Experience leading curriculum development initiatives. Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of Bilingual/ESL/Federal Programs support staff.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals

Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

Environment: Frequent districtwide travel; occasional statewide travel

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

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