Coordinator III, ELD Programs (Title III Funded Position)
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Location: Downey, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $120,048 - $140,436 DOE
2022-23 CERTIFICATED MANAGEMENT SALARY SCHEDULE
Range 30 (a) $120,048 (b) $124,848 (c) $129,840 (d) $135,036 (e) $140,436
WORK YEAR: Twelve months. Duty year is July 1 – June 30. Position accrues 24 paid vacation days annually earned at the rate of two (2) days per month of active service.
The Coordinator III, ELD Programs, shall provide technical, specialized, consultative, advisory, supervisory and planning services for development of local capacity for local educational agency (LEA) achievement and continuous improvement through on-site visits and regional events, especially as related to English learners and the English Learner Roadmap, including coaching and capacity building for systemic improvement and development of federal program plans and plan implementation using the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) and LCAP Addendum with a focus on support for LEA stakeholder engagement, parental involvement, community engagement for meaningful participation in district and school governance, and selection of areas of focus and specific actions and to coordinate English learner supports with other programs, and connect county offices of education and school districts within the defined geographic area to resources or expertise within the California Statewide System of Support as a resource to school districts at the county and state level in the area Title III guidelines and regulations and services to English Learners. Coordinator III/Title III will coordinate the Title III budget; plan and conduct special studies and workshops; monitor Federal and state legislation and provide interpretation and guidance; coordinate, monitor, and review Title III services with local, county, state, and federal agencies; and perform other related duties as assigned.
This position requires specialized subject matter expertise in education with an emphasis in Comprehensive English Language Development (ELD) including both integrated and designated instruction focused on English learners, data analysis and data-- based decision making, knowledge of the California Dashboard, state and federal accountability, strategic use of resources and technology, high quality instruction, facilitation and resource connection for effective development of partnerships and mobilization of specialized resources and expertise to support the continuous improvement process. Under administrative direction, the Coordinator III makes decisions of critical consequence, impacting daily operations of the EL/Title III program; implements and revises established policies and operational procedures; and provides technical and function al supervision of professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXCERCISED:
Administrative direction is provided by a Project Director III or higher-level administrator. Responsibilities include technical and functional supervision of professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide ongoing collaboration, technical assistance and professional learning support to local educational agencies on EL program and California EL Roadmap implementation and monitoring
Plan, schedule, and coordinate for the wide distribution of information regarding professional learning, training workshops, seminars, conferences, and meetings
Prepare specialized reports, surveys, and other descriptive information for review and distribution
Serve on internal and external advisory, resource, and support committees.
Provide leadership in the interpretation and application of state and federal laws and regulations and office policies and regulations.
Serve as a liaison between county, local educational agencies and the State Department of Education including attending quarterly and annual state meetings in order to provide updates and disseminate the information received throughout each region, consisting of quarterly English Learner Specialist meetings, state Bilingual Coordinators Network meetings and designated state and national conferences for federal programs
Completing monthly reports on the Organization Management System (OMS), a webbased data collection tool, that document technical assistance provided as consultations/events to LEAs; and
Completing annual surveys identifying successes and barriers for providing district supports and assessing the effectiveness of technical assistance provided specific to Title III; and
Providing evidence of technical assistance offered to LEAs, including but not limited to copies of guidance documents, professional development presentations/workshops, data use/analysis tools, agendas, sign-in sheets, and/or handouts
Approve and supervise all grant regulations, policies, and budget expenditures.
Submission of End-of-Grant Expenditure Report
Submission of End-of-Grant Technical Assistance Comprehensive Report
Design, conduct, and evaluate in-service programs and publications
Evaluate or provide technical evaluation of the performance of professional, technical, and clerical personnel to ensure compliance with the project policies and operational objectives.
Instructional program models for English Learners, principles of English language development, Comprehensive ELD through both Integrated and Designated ELD instruction and current research on dual immersion programs, newcomer immigrant programs, multilingual education and educational equity
Effective, systematic, improvement processes and the ability to assist LEAs in the restructuring of current EL educational practices
Effective EL parental involvement and community engagement practices
Appropriate methods of training, program planning, group facilitation, and instructional techniques particular to adult learning and English learners
Effective management and administrative techniques regarding planning, budgeting, program implementation and modification, purchasing, and contract administration
Experience using technology to train LEAs in the use of web based monitoring systems
Effective educational leadership theory and practices
Group facilitation and collaboration techniques and processes
California Education Code, current state and county policies, rules and regulations of the office
Current research regarding effective systems and practices for supporting academic success of English Learners
Data analysis and data-based decision making
Federal and state accountability including the California Dashboard and LCAP State Priorities
Effective development of partnerships and specialized resources
Expertise to support continuous improvement
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals and groups.
Work effectively as a team member to address district and LACOE projects.
Support LEAs that have multiple funding sources and multiple requirements
Analyze, revise, and monitor state and other related school/district data to assist LEAs in interpreting their student data.
Effective public speaking and presentation skills
Identify approaches for supporting At- Promise students
Identify program needs and alternatives; implement modifications and improvements as needed
Establish effective working partnerships with LEAs
Conduct classroom observations and debriefs with school and district staff
Support schools/districts with the planning and implementation of activities and procedures designed to ensure EL Program and LCAP Addendum plan goals and objectives are met
Analyze, assess, and interpret legislative, statistical, and programmatic data; apply knowledge gained in practical project administration
Demonstrate effective writing and communication skills
Demonstrate knowledge and use of multiple digital learning platforms and learning technology
Effectively and efficiently recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate subordinate personnel.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Any combination of education and experience that would be likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Five or more years of comprehensive, directly related and progressive educational administrative experiences, with at least three years in public school setting as a site level principal. Other administrative experience may include district and/or county-level administrative positions in K-12 education. Professional development experience in the field of instruction for English learners, Multilingual learners, and/or World Language learners is required. Teaching experience with diverse populations is desirable.
Education: Equivalent to a Master’s degree in education or a closely related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations as recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE (Must attach a detailed certification/credential with document number to application):
Possess and maintain a valid Administrative Service Credential
Possess and maintain a valid California Teaching Credential.
Possess a full English Learner authorization authorizing instruction in Departmentalized English Language Development such as a BCC, LDS, CLAD or BCLAD. Must attach certification/credential with document number to application.
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