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License and Certification Qualifications: Georgia Professional Certification in Educational Leadership at Level 5 or higher required.?

Education Qualifications: Master's degree in related field required. Specialist or doctorate degree in related field preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Three years successful teaching experience preferred, preferably at the same level of the administrative position to be held. Administrative duties at the local school level aligns with the work of support districtwide interventions and supports. ?

Skills Qualifications: Ability to model the 21 leader responsibilities identified by research as having a significant correlation with student achievement; ability to work effectively with school and district leadership staff and other education colleagues; demonstrated skills in organization and problem solving; and ability to analyze existing processes and identify areas for improvement. Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks/projects concurrently; ability to create and deliver professional learning that supports the direction of the instructional support department and? the vision, mission, and goals of the district; strong communication skills, both in oral and written format; strong technology skills, including the Microsoft Office Suite programs and eCLASS; knowledge and application of research-based intervention strategies in literacy and mathematics instruction; knowledge of Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum with in-depth knowledge of intervention practices; knowledge of techniques for integrating curriculum, GCPS policies, and effective intervention practices; ability to work successfully with colleagues; ability to project and generate a positive attitude; and ability to effect change.?

Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for working with school and district leaders to support best practices and quality concepts for leading and implementing a cohesive Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework.?

1. Assist district and school leadership and instructional staff in the planning, organization, and discussions for implementing an MTSS framework.
a. Support school leadership and instructional teams (K-12) in the development and sustainability of an effective student intervention program.
b. Develop an understanding of other district initiatives/programs that support MTSS components (Academic Press and Supportive Community) and effectively communicate the programs to meet the needs of students and school leaders at the local school level.
c. Serve as district point of contact for digital intervention resources, intervention programs, and tutoring; developing processes, structures, expectations, and measures of effectiveness.
d. Compile baseline data as a critical reference to effectively analyze and support leaders with the creation of an intervention program tailored to school need.
e. Model protocols to equip leaders to be able to lead multi-tiered support system (MTSS) teams to identify students in need of intervention, identify the strongest interventions to use with students, the correct progress monitoring practices.
f. Evaluating student achievement in collaboration with the Offices of Language Arts, Mathematics, and Staff Development.
g. Evaluate data trends and develop protocols to support local school infrastructures that support the enrichment and interventions opportunities for students.
h. Work as a liaison with principals as they determine the best fit intervention and tutoring providers.
i. Be familiar with and synthesize components of research-based, effective high impact intervention and tutoring programs.
j. Identify intervention programs that would be best fit for schools.

2. Keep current on educational and school leadership issues and trends, especially those related to student intervention and MTSS practices.
a. Engage in continual learning to deepen content and pedagogical knowledge in language arts and mathematics interventions (current and emerging trends/needs).
b. Develop and improve knowledge through professional development, conferences, publications, and collegial networks.
c. Model effective MTSS practices for school leadership.

3. Guide and Lead Intervention Specialists in order to actively engage in, lead, and participate in the creation of learning opportunities and just-in-time training for district and school leadership.
a. Oversee the development and facilitation of staff development inclusive of the MTSS framework; using data to identify students in need of intervention, identifying the strongest interventions to use with students, progress monitoring practices, and evaluating student achievement.

4. Support schools in provision of continued multi-tier supports for at-risk students.
a. Assist schools in determining student intervention needs, including but not limited to continued tutoring support.
b. Provide guidance for multi-tiered supports to ensure students exiting intervention supports continue academic progress.
c. Conduct instructional walkthroughs to ensure fidelity of the intervention program.

5. Oversee program guidelines and procedures for effective tutoring practices.
a. Work with outside partners to ensure program meets research requirements.
b. Review and select appropriate materials and resources to support the program as needed.
c. Ensure adherence to research-based best practices and program standards.
d. Develop sample schedules of tutoring activities to provide a planning structure for students, parents, local schools, and tutors.
e. Oversee an effective training program for tutors by vendors.
f. Develop formal and informal evaluation processes to determine program effectiveness.
g. Work with providers to monitor ongoing effectiveness of tutors.
h. Work cross-divisionally and with external evaluators to evaluate tutoring outcomes.

6. Demonstrate effective listening skills and provide low inference feedback to district and school leaders and encourage open and reflective conversations.

7. Create an effective working relationship, focused on instructional and managerial duties, with district and school leaders.

8. Demonstrate a high degree of judgment in reporting issues and trends to the Director of Instructional Support.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.?

Aug 12, 2022. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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