EDUCATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST II
Teacher Program Approval & Assessment Coordinator
|Department||MSDE - Division of Certification and Accreditation|
|Date Opened||2/1/2019 11:59:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/15/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$65,901.00 - $96,222.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Julie Smith|
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.
Grade 22 Standard Salary Schedule
$65,901 - $96,222
LOCATION OF POSITION
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Main Purpose of Job
The Teacher Program Approval & Assessment Coordinator, working under the direction of the Director of Educator Certification & Assessment / State & Federal Reporting Branch will coordinate, develop, support data collection & reporting for all federal / State reports; certification grant programs; & will manage certification testing requirements.
Provides lead technical assistance & collects, coordinates, monitors & disseminates the teacher accountability section of the federal Title II: Teacher Accountability & data collection throughout the year; coordinates technical assistance to Institutions of Higher Education; collects, analyzes, coordinates, monitors & disseminates data for The Retire/Rehire report & processes in collaboration with the MD Department of Retirement & Pensions; Alternative Teaching Opportunity Program Report & data collection for State Stat metrics related to the preparation & training of educators, the certification of educators in specific categories & alternative preparation programs; directs & manages the collection & analysis of data, the writing & preparation of the MD Teacher Staffing Report; recommends to the State Superintendent through the Assistant Superintendent & Director critical shortage teaching areas to meet statutory requirements of the Annotated Code of Maryland (COMAR 18-703); directs & manages the communication, data collection & disbursement of funds pertaining to the Quality Teacher Incentive grants & the National Board Certification fee grant program; serves as a liaison to Maryland testing partners & prepares all internal/external notices regarding certification test requirements.
Education: A Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 post baccalaureate credit hours of course work in Education, Educational Administration/Supervision or a related field.
Experience: Five years of professional teaching, staff development or administrative work in or affiliated with professional teacher education programs, nonpublic schools or local school systems human resources; experience that includes working with institutions of higher education on program approval issues and local school system certification is desirable.
Knowledge of trends, State and federal regulations, policies, and issues affecting teacher education programs; knowledge of qualifying routes to teacher certification; skill in the use of standard office software; skill in the assessment of teacher education program components and the interpretation and application of statutory regulations, accreditation protocols, and policies; ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; ability to manage multiple tasks; ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with MSDE/LEA staff and academic faculty and staff within institutions of higher education.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and possible travel throughout the State are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.
For immediate consideration submit your application by February 15, 2019 – Open Until Filled.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position and your answers to the supplemental questions.
It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume.”
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on marylandpublicschools.org). On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.
Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment.
Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.
If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments. Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for Education Program Specialist II, Teacher Program Approval & Assessment Coordinator, Jobaps # 19-005056-0004.
Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.
If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.
For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request.