Program Manager, K-12

Cleveland, OH, US
Jul 10, 2019
Position Type:
Administration and Professionals

Date Posted:

Location: Administration or As Assigned

Position Summary

Department: Multilingual Multicultural Education
Reports to: Executive Director, Multilingual Multicultural Education
FLSA status: Exempt
Salary Band 14: $ 63,240. - $ 88,536.
Location: Central Office/As assigned

Multicultural Education programs and services to support the District's goal of every student can achieve. The Multilingual Manager supports a comprehensive program of school-based programs, stakeholders, and bring community partners and the District together to achieve this goal.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Executive Director in coordinating the development and selection of multilingual multicultural curriculum resources and supplemental materials.
  • Provides classroom support to teachers in core subjects and English as a Second Language.
  • Assist the Executive Director in organizing and providing professional development opportunities for district staff based on current research on ESL best practices, assessments, and strategies for ELL's and modeling of effective instruction to build capacity and support schools with the delivery of classroom instruction appropriate for second language learners.
  • Lead conversations and processes that engage principals and teachers to use all available data, including ELL student achievement data, ESL curriculum, lesson plans, ESL and second language learning teaching strategies, and other benchmark data that affect ELL student achievement in order to define the joint work of the school.
  • Have daily coaching sessions with school staff
  • Identify specific principal, teacher and student needs and assist in the developing of customized curriculum and teacher professional development to build capacity and a culture of collaborative support.
  • Assist school staff in all academic aspects and be able to document and progress monitor coaching sessions.
  • Be active and visible in schools to provide support.
  • Assists in the supports schools and district initiatives in providing quality ESL and Bilingual instructional services,
  • Assist schools in ensuring compliance with district, state and federal mandates for the education of English Language Learners.
  • Assists in the interpretation of program services and state and federal guidelines and procedures for the education of English Language learners to staff, parents and community.
  • Conducts and models effective instruction for teachers and paraprofessionals to build capacity and support schools with the delivery of classroom instruction appropriate for second language learners.
  • Assist in the use of relevant, research-based ESL instructional practices to analyze and make data-driven decisions and recommend areas for discussion in the service of identifying areas for improvement
  • Assist with the review and analysis interpretation of assessment data, instructional and programmatic services in order to make appropriate decisions relative to student's needs.
  • Interprets program and procedures guidelines to school staff and the state's criteria for entrance, exit, and reclassification data to school staff.
  • Must be Bilingual and Biliterate in a language other than English.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Multilingual Multicultural Education.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  • Ability to produce, analyze, interpret and summarize data.
  • Ability to interpret policy and procedures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's preferred
  • TESOL and/or Bilingual Multicultural Endorsement required
  • At least 5 years of experience as an ESL Teacher, Bilingual/TESOL Teacher, or administrator
Other Qualifications:
  • A strong commitment to the students in CMSD and a personal sense of accountability around the ultimate success of the CMSD transformation
  • Deep knowledge of the issues and dynamics of inequity in education and passion for CMSD's mission
  • Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of teachers of English Language Learners
  • Ability to provide objective feedback on special education programming, compliance, and implementation
  • Understanding of Charlotte Danielson's framework of professional practice
  • Knowledge of laws relevant to English Language Learners
  • Proven experience working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • Results driven, with excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including experience leveraging staff and developing talent
  • Successful with overcoming significant barriers to meet goals in a fast-paced and changeable environment
  • Able to critically assess challenges and identify flexible, effective solutions
  • Ability to perform multifaceted tasks with minimum supervision
  • Regular travel to schools required; must have reliable transportation
Work Environment:
  • Duties are performed in the office, school, and community settings.
  • Execution of responsibilities may require work beyond the standard workday and workweek.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands
  • Expected moving, walking and standing consistent with an office environment and occasionally lifting up to 15 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee is frequently required to talk and/or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a normal office environment
  • Local travel may be required for training/meetings


To Apply
Please submit your resume and application using our online Workday system.
It's in your best interest to apply as soon as possible. Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of an FBI/BCI background check and drug screen.

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