Director of Bilingual

Central Office, Espanola, New Mexico

Date PostedJune 13, 2019
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Title:

Bilingual Director

Work Unit/Location:

Central Office

Reports to:

Deputy Superintendent/Designee

Supervises: N/A

Contract Length:

260 days

Pay Schedule:

Per Admin Salary Schedule

Overtime Status:

N/A

Hours:

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Union Status:

Non-Union

Licensure:

Administrative License

General Job Function:

  1. To coordinate the implementation of all aspects of the State Bilingual Program, to oversee the Bilingual Education Program for maximizing student achievement on both the academic assessment and language proficiency instruments in compliance with all state and federal regulations.
  2. To facilitate the language proficiency testing program for the district.
  3. The successful candidate will be able to develop, maintain and communicate a professional working relationship with staff, students, parents and community.
  4. The candidate should have a commitment to working in a shared leadership environment and be a proven instructional leader who can institute change.

Education/Training/Experience:

  • A. degree in Education
  • Standard New Mexico Administrative License with endorsements in Bilingual Education and teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Five years’ experience in a Bilingual classroom setting.
  • Three or more years of experience in developing curriculum, benchmarks, and/or performance objectives for LEP students.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in collecting data, disaggregating, and analyzing student achievement data for the purpose of evaluating program effectiveness.
  • Experience in supervision preferred

Resources Used in Performing Job Include (but are not limited to):

Standard office equipment and vehicle for district travel. A district car may be used or if the employee uses his/her own vehicle mileage reimbursement is available.

Physical/Cognitive Requirements:

Regularly required to walk, talk and listen. Frequently is required to stand and sit. Required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. Light lifting at times.

Environmental Conditions:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Supervise personnel in the Bilingual Program.
  2. Implement a sound Bilingual Program (English, Spanish, and Tewa) through which students demonstrate growth in both English and Home Language Proficiency.
  3. Form and Implement a District Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee and facilitate.
  4. Complete, with the assistance of principals, the annual State bilingual Application for each school in the district.
  5. Provide guidance to principals and instructional staff regarding the implementation of the Stage Bilingual Program into regular education program.
  6. Implement the language proficiency testing program for the district.
  • Plan and order materials.
  • Oversee dissemination of materials to school sites:
  • Coordinate test administration, scoring, and archiving of data: and
  • Report results to NMPED and Bilingual/Federal Programs.
  1. Attend relevant professional development opportunities.
  2. Provide professional development for Bilingual Education office staff.
  3. Oversee and review SIS/STARS data and reporting.
  4. Other duties as required by the Deputy Superintendent/Designee.

Personal Accountability:

  1. Demonstrates reliability as evidenced by attendance records and punctuality.
  2. Properly notifies supervisor and/or designee of absences or tardiness.
  3. Begins and completes work within the allotted time.
  4. Consistently appears in attire appropriate to the work environment.
  5. Demonstrates skill in the use of equipment including its capabilities, limitations and appropriate/special application,
  6. Protects the District’s resources through appropriate and careful use of supplies and equipment.
  7. Utilizes appropriate body mechanics to aid in the prevention of muscle strain/injury.

EMPLOYMENT: Upon an offer of employment, pass a pre-employment drug test and comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1968, pass a background check and provide necessary documentation qualifications.

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