English Instructional Specialist 11 Months
Job | Posted 8 days ago
English Instructional Specialist
- Provides leadership and expertise in English content and curriculum;
- Assists in the planning, developing, implementing, and monitoring of all English programs, services, activities and curriculum;
- Ensures proper correlation between English instructional delivery and the attainment of Standards of Learning;
- Coordinates English test development;
- Monitors all levels of English performance data;
- Provides guidance and participation in division and school improvement initiatives;
- Coordinates in-service programs;
- Organizes and coordinates instructional committees;
- Models best practices;
- Leads administrative and staff professional development/Professional Learning Communities;
- Assists in collaborating and consulting with other staff to coordinate the instructional program;
- Prepares information for local reports;
- Provides staff development as needed;
- Prepares and maintains files and records;
- Performs related tasks as required.
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor of English Instruction and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
- Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
- Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
- Ability to organize and coordinate work.
- Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and parents.
- Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
- Must hold or be eligible for a Virginia Teaching License with an endorsement in elementary, middle, or high school English. An endorsement as reading specialist is preferred.
- Must have at least three (3) years of successful teaching of English.
- Must have the personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with students of all grade levels and parents, administrators, and teachers.
- Master's degree is preferred.
- Instructional leadership experience is preferred.
Terms of Employment
- Salary Range: 11 Month Teacher Salary Scale (2019-2020) $ 47,471 to $73,697 ($2,944 Additional for Master’s Degree)
- Contract: 11 Months Employment
- Benefits: Employer Portion Paid Retirement, Life Insurance, Contribution to Medical Insurance, Personal and Sick Leave
FLSA Status: Exempt
Suffolk Public Schools
100 N Main St, Suffolk, VA 23434
Compare with State
Amount per Student
State Average: $11,724 (USD)
% ELL Students
State Average: 9%
Student Teacher Ratio
State Average: 14.22
% IEP Students
State Average: 13%
State Average: 801