Program Specialist (PreK Education)

Employer
Elk Grove Unified School District
Location
Elk Grove, CA, US
Salary
Schedule # 18, Range 180, $90,422 - $113,929 annually - maximum placement - step 6 (See Salary Schedule link below.) Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision
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Job Description / Essential Elements:

ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

CLASS TITLE: PROGRAM SPECIALIST

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, assist in the management of one or more programs including Special Education, Title I, School Improvement Program (SIP), English Language Learners (ELL), Gifted and Talented Education (GATE), Indian Education, Tutoring Services, Adult Education and Pre-kindergarten; coordinate and implement various student and family services; assist with student and staff placement and development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assist in the management of a variety of programs including Title I, SIP, ELL, GATE, Indian Education, Tutoring Services, Special Education, Adult Education and Pre-kindergarten; collaborate with administrators and other personnel to assure programs comply with licensing requirements, State and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Coordinate and implement various student and family services; assess and evaluate program effectiveness and modify accordingly.

Provide instructional leadership to assigned program; assist site administrators in specifics of assigned program and its compliance requirements.

Assist with student and staff placement and development; develop and implement methods and procedures for enhancing student and staff development.

Organize and conduct short-range and long-range studies of various District programs; prepare and analyze related data.

Participate in teams associated with assigned program including Student Study Teams (SST) and Individual Education Plans (IEP).

Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports related to assigned activities and required by State and federal agencies.

Assist in coordinating parent involvement and community partnerships to enhance student success and academic achievement; assist in organizing parent advisory and policy groups.

Coordinate and participate in parent education workshops; attend and participate in assigned conferences, meeting and committees.

Communicate with students, parents and outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns; consult and provide work direction and guidance to assigned District personnel.

Assist with preparing grant applications for program funding.

Perform related duties as assigned.

DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Operations of state and federally funded programs.

Organization of student and family services.

Research and data collection and evaluation methods and procedures.

Staff development programs and techniques.

Oral and written communication skills.

Applicable laws, codes, regulation, policies and procedures.

Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.

Operation of standard office equipment including a computer and assigned software.

ABILITY TO:

Assist in the management of a variety of programs including Special Education, Title I, SIP, EIA, GATE, Indian Education, tutoring services, Adult Education and Pre-kindergarten.

Coordinate and implement various student and family services.

Assist with student and staff placement and development.

Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Learn District organization, operations, policies and objectives.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Conduct research and compile and verify data.

Prioritize and schedule work.

Plan and organize work.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Operate standard office equipment including a computer and assigned software.

Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

Hear and speak to exchange information.

See to read a variety of materials.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree, experience in program management, classroom/teaching, and/or experience with categorical programs.

LICENSES OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California Teaching.

Other credentials applicable to assigned program.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:

Office environment.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements

Valid CA teaching credential

and

Valid CA Administrative Services credential

or

Certificate/Letter of eligibility for an Administrative credential

Valid CA Class C driver's license.

Please complete our on-line application in full.

Please scan required document(s).

Do not mail, email, or fax documents to our office.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BE SCANNED AND ATTACHED MUST BE IN .PDF FORMAT.

  • Credential Copy (Valid Credential(s) or Certificate of Eligibility for Administrative Credential. Copy of all current valid credentials from CTC website (print information from each individual credential screen then scan and upload - do not use the email documents option as it does not contain all the needed information. )
  • Letter of Introduction (Letter must be signed.)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (Letters must have signatures.))
  • Resume


Comments and Other Information

The Elk Grove Unified School District (hereinafter EGUSD) desires to provide a positive work environment where employees and job applicants are free from harassment and are assured of equal access and opportunities in accordance with law. EGUSD prohibits any district employee from harassing or discriminating against any other district employee or job applicant on the basis of the person's actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, immigration status, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. No person should be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position(s) or program for which application has been made. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, EGUSD will provide you with one upon notice.

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying, you should immediately contact the District's Legal Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator, at (916)-686-7795, ext. 67159 or legalcompliance@egusd.net . A copy of EGUSD uniform complaint or EGUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
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