- Job date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 00:25:42 GMT
- Expected salary: $5896 – 9062 per month
- Job title: Migrant Education Title I-C Specialist
- Location: Salem, OR
Application Deadline: 12/13/2020
Agency: Oregon Department of Education
Salary Range: $5,896 – $9,062
Position Type: Employee
Position Title: Migrant Education Title I-C Specialist
If you are a current State of Oregon employee, you must apply through your .
Employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95% and pay a 6% employee contribution to PERS; the salary range noted above
reflects base salary only.
We are currently seeking a Migrant Education Title I-C Specialist (Education Program Specialist 2) in the (OESO). This is a permanent, full-time position
The (ODE’s) mission is to foster equity and excellence for every learner through collaboration with educators, partners, and communities. In fulfilling its mission, ODE has a vision to ensure all students have access to and benefit from a world-class, well–rounded, and equitable education system.
The work of this office includes helping districts meet the obligations of IDEA for the education of students experiencing disability, the requirements of the federal program, and overseeing and supporting the Oregon School for the Deaf. Staff members work with a variety of state agencies and individuals on educational program planning, technical assistance, system improvement and development in line with federal and state laws/regulations.
What you will do!
As our Specialist, you provide technical assistance to the migrant regions as they plan services for migrant students and implement programs that are collaborative, coordinated, and integrated with federal and state requirements. You also coordinate resources to support equal educational opportunity in compliance with federal and state education laws and guidance, and provides leadership and guidance to districts for providing developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate process for migrant children as defined in Title I-C.
At ODE, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
Our office prides itself on creating an inclusive, collaborative and innovative atmosphere. Autonomy is supported while also being offered opportunities to work in dedicated teams or partnerships across the agency. Our office supports a healthy work/life balance and shows genuine care for team members, students, partners and school leaders. Our team members share and educate with passion for equitable practices and sustainable development for leaders across Oregon. We maintain a constant learning and growing mentality to strive for optimum innovation and consistently applied equity practices.
We offer full with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus . If you’re driven by the passion to impact the lives of children and families statewide, the Oregon Department of Education is the place for you.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for candidates with a Master’s degree in Education or related field from an accredited college or university and five years of education experience (e.g., classroom teacher, counselor, itinerant service provider), two years of which includes leadership experience (e.g., lead teacher, program coordinator or director, school administrator) in education. A Doctorate in Education or related field from an accredited university may substitute for two years of the education experience, but not for the two years of leadership experience. An Oregon Standard Administrative License (issued by Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission) may substitute for the two years of leadership experience.
Spanish bilingual skills are mandatory for this position. The successful candidate must be able to speak, read, write, and interpret Spanish fluently, and will earn 5 percent more than the salary listed on this announcement.
Candidates who are the most competitive will possess a compelling combination of the following background, skills, desired attributes and experience:
- Knowledge and experience in local, state, and federal programs related to Title I-C Migrant Education and working knowledge of other complimentary Title Programs under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
- Knowledge of Oregon’s academic standards, career learning frameworks, and standard assessment in relation to the success of children of migrant families
- Proven experience establishing effective relationships and demonstrating collaborative skills with colleagues, district administrators, teachers, parents, and personnel from partnering institutions and groups.
- Ability to present and/or speak to large groups of people, often with diverse views, in an interactive setting.
- Skill to manage complex initiatives that require sustained coordination, organization skills, collaboration, communication, budget tracking.
- Experience in modifying education systems to support equitable inputs and outcomes for all students
- Clear communication skills in all areas, including interpersonal, email, reports, and professional development.
- Analyze, write about, and present on a wide range of complex educational issues.
- Problem solve challenging problems of practice within the state agency and alongside community and district partners.
- Experience in using virtual platforms (Zoom, MS Teams) to communicate with internal/external people.
How to apply:
Materials Required –
- Cover Letter stating why you are interested in this position and addressing your qualifications relating to any of the desired attributes mentioned for this position
- Please limit your resume and cover letter to 2 – 3 pages each
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The Department of Education is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce. The Department strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.