Position Number: 2208-2985
Posting End Date: Aug 4, 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, 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:
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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).
The Program Coordinator for Mathematics coordinates, provides, and supervises consultation, technical assistance, and leadership in all areas of mathematics, professional development, and support for Arkansas schools, districts, education service cooperatives, and the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education. Responsibilities include:
Supporting the development, dissemination, and evaluation of statewide professional learning for K-12 mathematics educators and state and regional mathematics specialists;
Overseeing the statewide network of regional mathematics specialists, ensuring alignment with the vision, mission, goals, and priorities of the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE);
Promoting effective practices for implementing the Arkansas Mathematics and other STEM-based standards, including cross-curricular integration;
Overseeing departmental work related to curriculum and standards;
Maintaining current knowledge of research and effective practices in the areas of math curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development;
Collaborating with other ADE units, Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Arkansas Department of Career Education, education service cooperatives, and other external organizations and agencies to support the vision, mission, goals, and priorities of the ADE;
Assisting schools with the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment and in selecting effective interventions to achieve their school improvement plans;
Supervising internal ADE Mathematics specialists; and
Performing other duties and special projects as assigned.
Successful applicants must possess or be eligible for a standard Arkansas educator's license; a minimum of a bachelor's degree in mathematics or mathematics education with a master's degree preferred; five years of experience in K-12 education or a combination of K-12 education and educational administration; strong organizational and communication skills; strong knowledge of mathematics curriculum, instruction, and coaching; ability to apply literacy knowledge, pedagogy, and support across disciplines; ability to initiate and maintain independent work that supports the state vision and mission; knowledge of the organization and operation of public schools; knowledge of the rules, regulations, and statutes related to education; the ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations governing school programs; and the ability to develop, evaluate, and monitor the effectiveness of programs and services related to mathematics. Some travel is required.
Class Code: E016C
FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Salary Range: $56,039.00 - $81,257.00
The Public School Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating the statewide education plan and providing administrative assistance to all school districts in the granting of federal funds. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and school board/agency/institution policy.
Supervises and coordinates the statewide education program through subordinate managers by conferring with the advisory council and department professionals, reviewing state and federal guidelines, and submitting the state application for federal funding under Title I. Coordinates the review, certification, and funding of applications from all school districts and determines eligibility for federal funding of education programs under Title I.
Assists school district officials by interpreting state and federal laws and regulations and providing fiscal information and grant application forms. Develops evaluation reports from information received from school districts to provide progress reports to the United States Department of Education. Reviews reports submitted by professional support staff as a result of on-site visits to ensure program compliance.
Develops policies and procedures for monitoring and evaluating federally funded programs and for receiving, reviewing, and approving fund applications from school district administrators. Determines the staff, material, and equipment needs for the section's operations and programs to develop budget. Coordinates the preparation of all reports and information requested from various offices and agencies. Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional in-state travel is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of state and federal laws and guidelines relating to funding for state education programs and public schools. Knowledge of public school administration.
Knowledge of federal funding application writing techniques. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. Ability to develop and oversee implementation of state education program policies and procedures.
Ability to provide technical assistance concerning state and federal requirements for the funding of public schools. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and to direct operations through subordinate managers. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and guidelines relating to funding for education and public schools. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information.
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in secondary education, educational administration, or related field; plus five years of experience in education, public school administration, or a related field, including two years in a supervisory capacity. 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.
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
State Of Arkansas