Program Specialist, English Learner Program and Multicultural Education
San Juan Unified
Location: Carmichael, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $102,022 - $127,145
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 294
The Program Specialist role within the English Learner & Multicultural Education Department at San Juan Unified School District in Sacramento, CA, involves a critical function in nurturing an inclusive and supportive learning atmosphere for a diverse student body. The incumbent will assume responsibilities encompassing the design, implementation, and assessment of educational programs tailored to the distinctive requirements of emergent bilingual learners and culturally varied students. Maintaining close collaboration with educators, administrators, and educational partners is paramount, contributing to the formulation of strategies that advance language proficiency, cultural sensitivity, and academic achievement. The Program Specialist's contribution aids in shaping an equitable educational encounter that empowers students of different origins to excel and realize their utmost potential. This position offers an opportunity to join a committed team and leave a lasting imprint on the educational expedition of district students.
Must possess a general administrative or supervisory credential. Must have experience in educational programs serving limited English proficient pupils. In addition, it is recommended that the applicant possess a valid teaching credential, CLAD authorization, and experience in conducting staff development.
Valuing diversity and excellence, the San Juan Unified School District's mission is to educate and inspire each student to succeed and responsibly contribute to a radically evolving world by providing innovative, rigorous, student-focused instruction and programs in a safe, caring, and collaborative learning community.
As one of the largest California school districts, we serve more than 45,000 preschool, K-12 and adult learners in the communities of Citrus Heights, Orangevale, Fair Oaks, Gold River, Carmichael and Arden-Arcade in eastern Sacramento County.
Our success is built upon strong community engagement and support coupled with a collaborative work environment that values having the time and resources needed to develop instructional practices and operational improvements together.
As an organization and a community, we have called out a focus on improving equity and access to educational opportunities for all learners. We are working to give all staff the skills needed in culturally responsive practices to meet the needs of a rapidly diversifying student and parent population.