Educational Specialist II - TSI Program Manager

Baltimore, MD, US
Oct 17, 2019
Educational Specialist II - TSI Program Manager
Baltimore City Public Schools
200 E. North Avenue
Baltimore , MD 21202

Teachers & Licensed Professionals - Position - OTHER

Job Number 8600000626
Start Date
Open Date
Closing Date

Related positions are contingent on board approval.
Works in the Office of Specialized Learning to provide leadership in the implementation of the City Schools Transitional Supplemental Instruction for Struggling Learners (TSI) plan. Provides direct support, consultation, and training to literacy interventionists in grades K-2 across multiple sites. Works collaboratively with schools and offices to pilot a response-to-intervention (RTI) model in alignment with the district's Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework and Early Literacy strategy. Develops and manages systems and structures for collecting documentation to satisfy TSI reporting requirements.

This is a two-year grant-funded position.

Essential Functions
  • Supports Director of Specialized Learning in providing leadership in the implementation of the TSI plan.
  • Supports MTSS Coordinator with managing the work of K-2 literacy interventionists in pilot schools.
  • Provides support and training to staff executing district initiatives aligned to TSI.
  • Develops, coordinates, facilitates, and evaluates training and professional development to City Schools employees to build capacity in the application of K-2 literacy RTI processes.
  • Provides leadership in coordinating professional development opportunities for K-2 literacy teachers and interventionists aligned to the district?s TSI plan.
  • Provides support to schools and offices on the development and implementation of TSI programs and initiatives.
  • Provides support to multiple schools in developing and implementing processes and protocols for effectively identifying, providing intervention to, and monitoring the progress of students in need of tiered literacy supports in grades K-2.
  • Provides support to offices in developing and implementing plans related to effective tiered intervention strategies aligned with the district?s Early Literacy strategy.
  • Provides training and implementation support on building systems and structures for effective collaborative data-based decision making processes in K-2 literacy at the school-level.
  • Provides support to schools to increase the use of intervention practices with a research-based evidence of effectiveness.
  • Provides support with developing required reports.
  • Serves as a liaison to external partners, offices, and school-based staff to ensure the coordinated delivery of services to schools.
  • Serves as a liaison to district offices and workgroups to support with planning for scale.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal, state, and local laws, Board of Education policies, and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary 99018.00
Minimum Salary 75548.00
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor?s degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or institution. Master?s degree preferred.
  • Valid Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Advanced Professional Certificate.
  • Three years teaching experience in K-12 setting; urban experience preferred.
  • Expertise in leading programs serving struggling learners, with demonstrated understanding in the areas of RTI, collaborative data analysis, and literacy intervention.
  • Understanding of current research-based practices to include the ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Strong human relations skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent training and facilitation skills.
  • Creative and proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written skills.
  • Project planning and management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Google Drive tools including Forms, Sheets, and Docs as well as Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Ability to develop and deliver professional presentations to varying audiences.
  • Ability to develop and facilitate trainings and workshops.
  • Ability to prepare standard operating procedures, reports, and other written documents.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • A commitment to educational equity.

Full time or Part time Full time
Additional Details Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts ?undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application
  • Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link:
How to Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, click the Register and Apply Now Button below.
Baltimore City Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from bi-lingual or multi-lingual candidates.
For information regarding this posting, please contact the Human Capital Office at 410-396-8885.
Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).
This position is affiliated with the Public School Administrators and Supervisors (PSASA) bargaining union.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs