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Company: Bastrop Independent School District
Location: Bastrop, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title

Coordinator, Bilingual & ESL Programs

Evaluation Type

Clinical

Department

Curriculum & Instruction

Pay Grade

A6

FLSA

Exempt

Date Revised

December 2018

Supervisor

Director, Bilingual & EL Programs

 

BASIC FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITY:  Provide collaborative support to teachers, campus, and District administrators in promoting positive change and commitment for engaged learning environments.

 

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

 

Management of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:

  1. Work collaboratively with bilingual/ESL campuses and district stakeholders to establish exemplary learning environments for bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) learners.
  2. Respond in a timely and positive manner to all requests for support from campus and district administrators.
  3. Exhibit a high degree of initiative in response to requests for instructional support.
  4. Analyze and respond to school data and educational trends.
  5. Support district staff in understanding the need for continuous change in bilingual/ESL education to meet the ever-changing needs of society.
  6. Facilitate the development of collaborative cultures at the campus and district level.
  7. Collaborate with Director of department in district level program planning and deployment.
  8. Collect and analyze required Title III documents to assist in the preparation of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) annual compliance report.
  9. Collaborate as required with department requests for analysis of District/State data to evaluate program progress and results.
  10. Work collaboratively with district specialists to provide necessary district level support for the increased academic achievement of English Language Learners.
  11. Coordinate departmental activities with other District offices and administrators and provide assistance to requesting departments.
  12. Assist Human Resources in reviewing Bilingual/ESL teacher certifications.
  13. Assist Campus Principals and Counselors to schedule ELs appropriately with Bilingual/ESL certified teachers and review student schedules.
  14. Work collaboratively with Assessment and Accountability Department with training and other information requests as needed.
  15. Work collaboratively with campus administration to provide necessary district level support for all activities pertaining to the Language Assessment Proficiency Committee.

 

Instructional Management:

  • Support the implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of assigned programs for elementary and secondary education, curriculum, and/or instructional support, and ensure that assigned programs are efficiently and effectively administered.
  • Support and participate in meeting the objectives of the district/campus/department improvement plans.

 

Student Management:

  • Assist campuses in resolving parent/student issues and concerns in a timely manner.

Organization Improvement:

  • Analyze critical needs in assigned areas and work collaboratively to implement and improve programs.

 

Professional Growth and Development:

  • Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves District performance.

 

Texas Academic Performance Indicators and Campus Performance Objectives:

  • Support the administration of state-mandated testing at campuses in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Monitor and review campus test data and use findings to assist with planning corrective action for the affected group of students and/or campuses.

 

School/Community Relations:

  • Interface with governmental agencies, business and civic organizations, and the community to provide needed information and to promote the District's initiatives.
  • Support parent engagement activities that are required to meet grant and state compliance.

 

Organization Morale:

  • Foster positive morale by participating in team building activities and the decision-making process.
  • Communicate and collaborate with campus/department staff to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Provide guidance and direction as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of bilingual, ESL, and PK-12 practices, techniques and principles.
  • Extensive knowledge of the LPAC process and requirements.
  • Knowledge of all state related assessments and their implications on English Language Learners.
  • Knowledge of TEA related rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of acceptable human resource/supervisory practices and principles.
  • Skill in directing the work of others.
  • Skill in organizing subordinate departmental responsibilities and delegating same.
  • Skill in making oral and written presentations.
  • Skill in analyzing complex information.
  • Skill in implementing long-range and immediate plans.
  • Skill in developing & sustaining positive relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Skill in designing, implementing, and evaluating assigned programs.
  • Skill in implementing communication and collaboration between and among various areas of the organization to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.
  • Skill in delivery of services throughout the learning community, assigned area, and customers.
  • Skill in coordinating the collaborations of assigned vertical and horizontal systems to support high student achievement and customer satisfaction.
  • Skill in designing, implementing and delivery of professional learning to support district staff.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work responsibilities.

 

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Administrative Certification Preferred
  • Bilingual and/or ESL teaching certification
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred
  • Three years of related experience

 

PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Use computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand motions.
  • Lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. occasionally.
  • Sit for extended periods of time.
  • Travel district wide frequently and statewide occasionally.
  • Work occasional prolonged and irregular hours as work demands dictate.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.


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