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English Language Education Program Coordinator

Company: Andover Public Schools
Location: Andover
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionUnder the direction of the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, the Program Coordinator for English Language Education (ELE) will be responsible for the four major areas of instructional leadership: curriculum, instruction, and assessment; supervision and evaluation of teachers; staff development; and administration. ResponsibilitiesCurriculum, Instruction, and Assessment?Working under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning and the Executive Directors of Elementary and Secondary Instructional Operations, the program coordinator is responsible for advising and assisting in the design, development, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of the programs in English Learner education to provide a continuous and articulated program in grades K-12. Analyze current district curriculum and recommend instructional materials and educational technologies for programs at specific grade levels. Facilitate meetings and professional development with EL staff in order to support faculty and student needs K-12. Support implementation and professional development required for curriculum resource adoption and coordinate purchasing needs. Work with the Assistant Superintendent and principals to establish goals and objectives for each school year in the area of English Learner instruction. Observe classrooms for the purpose of analyzing and evaluating the program. Provide training and technical assistance to district leaders and school staff in the areas of interpretation of assessments results, data analysis, and performance improvement.Work with principals and teachers to develop and update assessment and evaluation tools to measure district achievement in English Learner education. Assist EL teachers and principals in the coordination of the ACCESS test across the district. Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent, assumes responsibility for general supervision of assigned areas and is accountable for results in terms of achievement, differentiated teaching methods, response to intervention, staff utilization, and cost effectiveness. Supervision and evaluation of teachersSupervise pre-professional and professional status EL teachers. Evaluate teacher performance. ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Staff DevelopmentEvaluate and recommend professional development needs; coordinate with Assistant Superintendent to provide professional development opportunities. Provide consultant teacher services regarding instructional strategies for classroom teachers. Participate in the Andover New Teacher Induction and Mentor Program? Provide and facilitate staff development opportunities for teachers both during and after school hours by teaching demonstration lessons, conducting workshops, and other activities as required. Keep abreast of current trends of curriculum, instruction, methods, materials and supervision through memberships in and attendance at various professional organizations and institutes. Responsible for reading and disseminating pertinent information to faculty members relative to English Learners.AdministrationServe as a member of school and level-based instructional leadership teams, as needed. Assist in determining qualifications for teacher positions specific to ELE, screening applicants for such positions, and recommending candidates to building principals for interviews. Participate in interviewing, selecting, and assigning new teachers. Make recommendations to the Assistant Superintendent and principals regarding personnel within the program area. Prepare and justify budget recommendations for ELE, grades K-12, for the Assistant Superintendent.??? Report to the community at large concerning programs by means of presentations to parent and civic groups, newspaper releases, and school committee reports as required. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned. Support and collaborate with the English Learner Parent Advisory Council (ELPAC).Work in collaboration with the Assistant Superintendent and the Grants Coordinator to organize and use Title III funds to support student achievement for English Learners.QualificationsMaster's Degree in TESOL, Bilingual Education, or Linguistics. Massachusetts Certification in ESL, ELL, and/or bilingual education. Massachusetts Certification as Supervisor/Director. SEI endorsement for teaching English Language Learners or in the process of obtaining endorsement. Minimum of three years' experience in supervision or administration. Minimum of five years' teaching experience preferred; some experience as a teacher of English as a Second Language preferred.? Experience with Title III administration preferred. Excellent leadership and communication skills. Knowledge of relevant educational technologies and the ability to integrate technology in the program area. Capacity to work in a collegial setting and to set high academic and instructional expectations. Demonstrations of successful teaching experience. Experience in interdisciplinary curriculum, instructional design, implementation, and program evaluation.? Experience in curriculum development. Supplemental InformationSalary: In accordance with the Andover Administrators' Association/Andover School Committee Agreement, Program Coordinators K-12.?? Evaluation: Evaluated annually by the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning and/or the Executive Directors of Elementary and Secondary Instruction. Andover Public Schools (APS) seeks candidates who embody our ethos, which includes valuing the identities of all students, high expectations for all students, teaching excellence, collaboration, innovation, respect, and responsibility. APS is committed to hiring and supporting a racially and ethnically diverse faculty and staff. Racially and ethnically diverse teachers produce a myriad of positive outcomes for all students, especially the most historically marginalized students.PDN-9907103a-5bc9-4f16-b4d3-005d6aaca355

Keywords: Andover Public Schools, Boston , English Language Education Program Coordinator, Education / Teaching , Andover, Massachusetts

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