Summary Under the direction of the Director English Language Services, the Coordinator English Learners will provide leadership and focus for the coordination, articulation and implementation of English Language (EL) K-12 programs, including organizing the initial assessments and reclassification of EL students. The Coordinator English Learns is a management position that is accountable for coordination, articulation and implementations of the English Learner K-12 Program. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Plan, organize, coordinate and implement all events and tasks for a District–wide EL program. Communicate regularly with the Director English Language Services on the progress and implementation of the EL K-12 program using established metrics. Work with data and the Assessment and Accountability Department to provide ongoing feedback regarding the efficacy of District EL programs. Ensure ongoing consistent delivery of high-quality workshops and other professional development events on a regular basis that address the focus areas for District English learners. Submit quarterly reports on students’ progress for K-12 sites using agreed upon measures. Work with EL TOSAs to design, implement and supervise District-wide EL summer school interventions. Keep current with local, state and federal guidelines for ELA/ELD, including common core implementation. Communicate regularly with stakeholder groups. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills The position requires knowledge of planning, organization and coordination of site support programs or related experience. Principals, practices, procedures, rules, codes, regulations, techniques and strategies of District and assigned areas of instruction; effectively working with individuals and groups; effective project management skills; risk management; interpersonal skills utilizing tact, patience, and courtesy; proficient computer technology and software skills. Knowledge of effective use of multiple assessments and interventions with K-12 EL students. Abilities Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement programmatic changes based on data and in consultation with stakeholders and the Director. Ability to design efficient practices to ensure EL students move swiftly through to proficiency. Ability to work closely with EL site teams, ELD teachers, EL leads, EL department chairs, site principals and EL assessment data to analyze data and determine support needed for next steps. Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and Coordinator English Learners Page 2 practice behind improving literacy. Requires the ability to develop, implement and monitor school plans and programs focused on successful student outcomes. Requires the ability to develop goals and objectives; establish and meet schedules and timelines; work with discretion and confidentiality. Requires the ability to define projects and specifications; deal with a variety of projects simultaneously; prepare clear and concise management reports, apply policies and procedures related to the assigned duties and responsibilities. Perform related duties as assigned. Physical Abilities The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. The employee must be able to: Lift, carry, push and/or pull items with a strength factor of medium work. Hear and speak to exchange information in person or on the telephone. See to read a variety of materials. Possess dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. Sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time. Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to file materials. Reach above shoulders to file materials. Education and Experience Hold a valid California teaching credential. Three years of classroom teaching experience. CLAD and proof of NCLB compliance. Site based leadership experience desirable. Bilingual candidate preferred. Valid California Administrative Credential preferred. Licenses and Certificates A current California driver’s license and proof of insurance are required. A California Administrative Credential or eligibility for one is preferred. A California Multiple or Single Subject Credential is required. Working Conditions Work is performed in an office setting with minimal exposure to health and safety issues.
Twin Rivers Unified School District is the 29th largest school district in California by enrollment, according to the California Department of Education. We serve approximately 28,000 students who come from families that speak 46 languages.
We are proud to include among our nearly 2,900 employees, the 2011 California Teacher of the Year, and the 2010 California Classified School Employee of the Year.
Our district includes four comprehensive high schools, five middle schools and 28 elementary schools. Twin Rivers also offers families the option of two alternative high schools, two special education centers, an independent learning center, a community day school, an opportunity school, preschools, three dependent charter schools and Twin Rivers Adult School.