English Language Arts Lead Specialist - Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI)

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Position Title:  English Language Arts Lead Specialist – Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI)
Position Type:  Contractor / Consultant
Location: Statewide Opportunities (Location determined regionally based on schools identified)
Date Available: 12/10/2018
Status: Part-time (Project-based)
Schedule: Dictated by agreed upon deliverables
Salary: Compensation is based on the completion of a set list of deliverables for each phase of the improvement cycle. Please see the table below.
Purpose of Position:   (Please see attached job description for full details) Provide support for schools in Pennsylvania’s Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) School Improvement initiative, a statewide program that includes regional school improvement teams.  Specialists have in-depth knowledge of evidence-based practices related to their area of expertiseTo provide technical assistance in the Specialist’s specific areas of expertise to engage school leaders and school-based teams in a continuous improvement process.  To use knowledge of evidence-based practices, in coordination and collaboration with the regional improvement team, to support school-based teams in completing a facilitated self-assessment process, prioritizing strengths and needs, and conducting root cause analysis. To support the school-based team, in coordination and collaboration with the regional improvement team, as the school-based team in creating a plan of action, implementing the plan, and adjusting course as needed. 
 Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
Education Required: Master’s degree in education, doctorate preferred.
Certification or licenses Required: No certification required; Valid PA Driver’s License required.
Experience Preferred: Minimum of five years of experience serving as a building level principal, central office administrator and/or similar school leadership position.

Other Qualifications: Knowledge of and experience implementing evidence-based practices in English Language Arts.  Experience using school improvement strategies and implementation strategies. Experience and success building the capacity of school-based teams in the context of continuous improvement.  Experience serving as an excellent facilitator for teams.

Timeline of Deliverables and Compensation for the 2019 - 2020 School year is below. Please note the $2,625 compensation for training is a payment per CTM, not per school, you will receive that payment one time over the course of the year/deliverable schedule.

Phase Anticipated Date of Deliverable Estimated Days
Per School
Days Total for Training Total Training Compensation Compensation
Per School
Training August 2019   2.0 $1000  
SIP Review August 2019     $125
Implement Plan
(Phase 4)
July -September 2020 4   $2,000
Phases 4-6
October 2019-June 2020
19 $9,500
Virtual Sessions
(Attend 6)
January 2019   1.5 $750  
Phases 1-3
January – June 2020
3   $1,500
Virtual Sessions
(Attend 6)
June 2020   1.5 $750  
Total 26
(Per School)
5 $2,625 $13,000
(Per School)

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% ELL Students


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% IEP Students

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