Job Description / Essential Elements:
ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
CLASS TITLE: PROGRAM SPECIALIST
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.
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:
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.
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.
Office environment.Requirements / QualificationsRequirements / QualificationsRequirements
Valid CA teaching credential, dedicated Special Education experience preferred.
Valid CA Administrative Services credential
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.
Comments and Other Information
- 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.))
For your Credential Copy attachment, please be sure to attach the copy of the CTC page which states your credential expiration date as well as the specific subject matter for the credential (NOT the Certificate of Clearance).
If you do not have the CTC printout for your completed credential but one of the following apply, please follow listed instructions:
Intern Eligible Students: If you are part of a program that offers intern credentials and your institution has an intern agreement with EGUSD, please attach an Intern Eligibility Letter from your university demonstrating your intern eligible status by 8/1/23.
Students Completing Full Credential: If you expect to complete and be recommended for your credential by 8/1/23, please attach an official program status letter from your university showing expected completion date.
Out of State Credentialed Applicants: Please attach appropriate out of state credential.
The Elk Grove Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person's actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, immigration status, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For questions or complaints, contact Equity Compliance Officer: Amreek Singh, Chief Human Resources Officer, 9510 Elk Grove - Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624, 916-686-5085, Title IX Coordinator: Amreek Singh, Chief Human Resources Officer, 9510 Elk Grove - Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624, 916-686-5085 and Section 504 Coordinators: Keith Mims and Don Gordon, Coordinators, 9510 Elk Grove - Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624, 916-686-7568.