Director of Administrative Services/Federal ProgramsFLSA Status:
ExemptMonths: 12 (Three (3) year grant supported position) Pay Grade:
Contingent Upon ESC Salary ScheduleMission: Education Service Center Region 15 is dedicated to excellence in education through leadership, partnership, and service.
As a service organization, Education Service Center Region 15’s primary commitment is to provide superior support to every Local Education Agency (LEA) stakeholder served. Our people are our greatest asset. All staff in the Teaching and Learning program area believe it is imperative that all students have the same opportunity to learn no matter where they live or what school they attend. Therefore, the Teaching and Learning program area is committed to assisting our LEAs in the task of ensuring a proficient teacher is in every classroom throughout Region 15. As a member of the Teaching and Learning program area, you will assist in helping us achieve our vision of a proficient teacher in every classroom by providing our LEAs with high-quality support and resources.
This position reports to the Administrative Services/
Federal Programs Director and is responsible for leading and guiding the LEAs of Region 15 in research-based best practices relative to Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Formula Programs; while supporting a high performance culture that emphasizes excellence, quality, productivity, and standards.
Knowledge and Understanding: Exhibit deep content
knowledge specific to the position to provide continuity, coherence and
effectiveness in the development of the teaching/learning process. Stay current
and up-to-date on the most effective practices, skills and strategies that
enhance knowledge and transfer of learning.
Support and Coaching: Design, deliver and facilitate content-specific, as well
as, systemic best practice (e.g., campus-wide/district-wide) job-embedded professional
development, including: 1. Whole-group trainings that build a shared understanding of
skills, practices, or systems and include opportunities for practice.
2. Support for participants implementing a new skill,
practice, or system within their context, including co-planning, observation,
and real-time feedback.
3. One-on-one coaching sessions that identify participant
successes and develop their capacity to improve high-leverage areas of growth.
- Federal Program
Support: Work to ensure
that LEAs are in compliance with federal, state and local requirements outlined
in statute, education code, administrative code and policy in accordance to the
programs assigned. Prepare federal/state/local reports accurately and timely
and make LEA recommendations, as requested. Participate in grant-writing
activities to obtain program funding. Assist with the writing/distribution or
required program manuals and forms, as requested.
& Growth: Contribute to maintaining and improving the culture of
the ESC through customer service, respect for confidentiality, displaying
self-initiative, and modeling a growth mindset through self-reflection and
- Design and facilitate professional development
- Provide technical assistance for use of stimulus funds.
professional development related to de-stigmatization, identification, and resources
to support students experiencing homelessness.
community collaborations to support the needs of students experiencing homelessness.
resources related to supporting students experiencing homelessness.
parent and family engagement activities and resources.
and collaborate with other state agencies.
analyze, and communicate data related to program outcomes.
- Develop a
- Promote high
attendance and high overall academic performance for students experiencing
- Assist with
clean data for district collection of identified students.
with other general education and special programs to support students experiencing
promotional materials to identify and support students experiencing homelessness.
meetings, trainings, and conferences, to gain new knowledge.
cooperatively with Texas Education Agency and ESC Education Specialists to gain
new knowledge in educational areas
affecting the role and stay abreast of changing requirements for the program in
an effort to build a reciprocal support system to assist other areas of the
partnerships with the community and businesses to provide avenues to support students.
other duties as assigned by the Administrative Services/Federal Programs
Director, Associate Director and/or Executive Director.
- In-Depth knowledge of instructional practices
that lead to improved teaching and learning, including data-driven practices,
observation and feedback coaching, student culture routines, designing and
delivering professional development and change management
of instructional strategies and classroom development
educational and assistive technology skills
the ability to deal effectively with parents, students, and school personnel
the ability to be a team member and is service-oriented
- Demonstrated ability to set goals and
creatively problem solve
- Demonstrated ability to contribute to
- Proven ability to deliver content-specific
professional development as well as systemic best practice (e.g.,
campus-wide/district-wide) professional development
- Experience connecting community resources
- Resources development
- Strong communication skills
- Working with persons experiencing homelessness
Preference will be given to applicants with social work experience and licensing and/or
LEA homeless liaison experienceFor More Information Contact:
Director of Administrative Services/Federal Programs