Public School Program Advisor

State Of Arkansas Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 2 months ago

Position Number: 2208-2983

County: Pulaski

Posting End Date: Aug 6, 2021

Curriculum and Assessment - STEM-Math

Join the Arkansas Department of Education where each student is recognized as an individual. Through a cultivation of world-class educators, partnering with communities, and an influx of social supports, the Arkansas Department of Education provides multi-level supports that help ensure students will receive a personalized education and develop a life-long love of learning.

Special Application Information:

Incomplete applications will not be considered. List current/most recent job first.

Account for all time periods including unemployment, self-employment, and military service. A resume may be attached to your required online application form; however, it may not be used as a substitute for completing any part of our application package. To make a call using the Arkansas Relay Service, dial 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) or 1-800-285-1131 (TDD) and for customer service, dial 1-800-285-7192 (V/TDD).

Duties:

Support the development, dissemination, and evaluation of statewide professional learning for K-12 mathematics educators. Promote effective practices for implementing the Arkansas Mathematics, Science, and other STEM-based standards, including cross-curricular integration.

Provide supplemental educational services and technical assistance to school districts. Work with other educators to develop and review courses for approval. Serve as an expert on the Arkansas Mathematics Standards.

Stay up-to-date on content knowledge, current research, and effective practices in the mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Maintain an appropriate knowledge base of state initiatives and support those through content area work. Design, prepare, and conduct workshops, seminars, presentations, or in-service training to present information critical to specialized program areas.

Collaborate with other education specialists, ADE units, organizations, agencies, education service cooperatives, and institutions of higher education to support the vision, mission, goals, and priorities of the ADE. Develop and maintain an appropriate working knowledge of federal, state, and agency laws, regulations, and rules that are applicable to the specialist's job function. Provide technical assistance to school officials by advising on laws and/or policies, answering questions, or resolving problems relative to assigned program areas.

Collect, maintain, summarize, and provide records and research data as required by the ADE. Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful applicants must possess: a current Arkansas educator license or be eligible for the same; bachelor's degree in mathematics or mathematics education (master's degree in mathematics, education, or other related field preferred); five years of teaching and/or school administration experience, instructional program coordination experience, curriculum or instruction specialist experience; strong knowledge of the Arkansas K-12 Mathematics Standards; and knowledge of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and High-Reliability Schools.

Position Information

Class Code: E019C

Grade: GS09

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00

Summary

The Public School Program Advisor is responsible for assisting in the development, monitoring, and evaluation of educational programs in schools. This position is governed by state and federal laws and school board and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Provides supplemental educational services that are consistent with the instruction and content used by the local school district and aligned to Arkansas' Curriculum Frameworks. Designs, implements, and evaluates program compliance and effectiveness of training, curricula, and related educational services in local school districts and intermediate and regional units.

Conducts workshops or seminars to present information critical to specialized program area and provides in-service training. Provides technical assistance to school officials by interpreting laws or policies, answering questions, or resolving problems relative to assigned program areas. Researches and analyzes demographic, labor market, and technological data, and makes recommendations on education programs to meet changing needs.

Acts as a liaison with education and public interest groups to inform them of departmental activities and identify needs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Frequent in-state overnight travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the organization and operation of public schools. Knowledge of rules, regulations, and statutes relating to program area.

Knowledge of consultative practices and techniques. Knowledge of planning, research, and analysis techniques and procedures. Ability to plan and organize comprehensive reports.

Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations governing school programs. Ability to develop, evaluate, and monitor the effectiveness of programs and services related to program area.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, educational administration, education, or related field; plus five years of experience in education, public school administration, or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock



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