Administrative Specialist: Educator Evaluation and Leadership

Administration

Job ID: 3010

Reports To: Senior Coordinator: Educator Evaluation and Leadership (EEL)

Salary: This is a full time 12 month position with an annual salary of $71,896.

Primary Purpose:
  • Facilitate targeted implementation of high-leverage best practice efforts with external partners and internal staff
  • Design, develop, and deliver training and/or provide educational tools and resources pertaining to continuous improvement
  • Coordinate efforts across the service center to ensure seamless service to clients around continuous improvement initiatives

Education/Certification:
  • Master's Degree, required
  • Teaching certificate, required
  • Administrative certificate, required

Experience:
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in campus administration or district office administration
  • Experience in coaching campus/district administrators
  • Experience with campus and district level systems
  • Leadership qualities/competencies in facilitation of a group of campus and district leaders to address underperforming areas.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with staff, clients, and external partners; shared decision making
  • Experience in developing content and delivering presentations based on adult learning strategies
  • Proficient use of technology for workplace productivity and presentations

Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Familiarity with adult learning and the use of technology to address adult learning needs
  • Knowledge of evaluation systems for teachers and administrators
  • Knowledge of consulting protocols for data analysis and needs assessment
  • Ability to analyze state, regional, district and campus data
  • Proficiency in supporting campus and district leaders in the application of new learning.
  • Proficiency in campus and district data collection, analysis of collected data, and communicating findings to campus and district leadership.
  • Proficiency in project and process management
  • Ability to operate within a complex initiative, work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and manage projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a high functioning team
  • Knowledge of professional development training
  • Proficiency in self-directed work, managing multiple projects, and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to one-on-one coach campus and district administrators towards continuous improvement
  • Planning, production and presentation of professional development and training materials
  • Organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a member of ESC Region 13, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the educational community and with the public
  • Collaborative and actively participate with ESC Region 13 teams across divisions to improve student performance and to meet the established goals and objectives of ESC Region 13 and TEA
  • Provide professional development and technical assistance to campus leaders, district leaders, and internal staff around continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provide technical support, materials, and dissemination of information through a variety of mediums including on-site visits, professional development sessions, webinars, video conferences, social media, email and phone
  • Work with local and statewide clients to communicate requirements of state evaluation systems
  • Collect and analyze LEA data from a variety of qualitative and quantitative sources to assist in designing strategic continuous improvement plans and/or facilitate data analysis protocol at the LEA
  • Attend training and turn around learning via face to face professional development, implementation support and coaching to campus and district leadership regarding best practices for campus systems.
  • Conduct various webinars and online learning to both internal and external clients
  • Manage multiple project completion while meeting mandated deadlines
  • Attend meetings regarding teacher and administrator evaluation, assist with the development of required reports, and when needed, attend Statewide ESC meetings and State level meetings with TEA
  • Provide support to leadership certification programs including but not limited to curriculum review and editing as needed, meeting support and occasional weekend duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required.

Frequently asked questions:
  1. What are my opportunities for development and advancement at Region 13? We budget in professional development for you to learn new skills and stay current with the industry. This could include attending conferences and/or enrolling in online courses. New or advanced positions are generally added based on workload growth and statewide budget decisions.
  2. What types of benefits does Region 13 offer? Region 13 employees pay into Teacher Retirement System of Texas (www.trs.texas.gov) and social security. Aetna is our primary healthcare provider and we offer supplemental benefits for vision, dental, etc. We offset the cost of this healthcare with a substantial employer contribution.
  3. How much time off does Region 13 offer? Region 13 is closed for about 25 days in observance of major holidays. Employees also receive 10 vacation days, 10 personal leave days, and 3 optional holidays. We are a 7am-6pm organization with an 8 hour work day within that timeframe, but we honor a healthy work-life balance. As workload fluctuates, you have the opportunity to take flex and telecommute days to accommodate that balance.
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