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Company: Orenda Charter School
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
District Administration/Professional/Director of Academic Programs

Date Posted:

SALARY: $73,074-$88,309
DAYS: 228

Work with campus staff, students, and/or parents to plan, implement, and evaluate the following programs for the district: testing, textbooks, instructional software, dyslexia, RTI, ESL, and federal programs.


  • Serve as the district testing coordinator for STAAR, TELPAS, SAT, ACT, TSIA, and credit by exam
  • Attend annual district testing coordinator training at the Region Service Center
  • Conduct campus testing coordinator and principal training
  • Conduct technology staff training
  • Ensure all oaths are signed prior to accessing secure materials
  • Review and confirm testing materials including placing orders through the state testing management site according to state deadlines
  • Submit precode testing files by state deadlines
  • Receive, verify and distribute test materials to campuses
  • Coordinator and plan online test administrations with campus testing coordinators and technology staff
  • Create user accounts for campus and technology staff in state testing management site
  • Coordinate the review and updating of student records through the state testing management site
  • Maintain testing environment and procedures by monitor testing at the campuses
  • Direct the collection of materials from campuses
  • Verify, pack, and ship scorable and non-scorable materials back to the testing contractor
  • Order optional reports, if needed
  • Distribute score reports to the campuses and upload file into Student Information System (SIS), Eduphoria, and sped/504/RTI management software
  • Maintain all required testing records for five years
  • Serve as the district Accountability contact with TEA. Stay up-to-date with accountability changes, communicate the changes staff, provide staff training, and coordinate with the superintendent and program directors for any needed improvement plans.
  • Assist with academic accountability data analysis including passing and progress measures CURRICULUM, TEXTBOOKS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
    • Communicate available state-adopted textbook options to campus principals
    • Facilitator textbook selections at the campuses
    • Order textbooks for the campuses through EMAT or directly through the publishers with a reimbursement through EMAT
    • Monitor use of IMA funds
    • Inventory and distribute textbooks to the campuses
    • Maintain a district inventory of all textbooks including campus location
    • Inventory and distribute textbooks to the campuses
    • Set up and maintain campuses, teachers, and students eBook subscriptions
    • Provide and/or arrange training for district and campus staff ACADEMIC & INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS
      • Serve as AVID District Director or Co-Director
      • Serve as the district CTE Coordinator
      • Develop and implement PLC processes and expectations
      • Serve as district support for TEKS Resource System
      • Serve as a district member of the Teacher Leadership Grant. Coordinate visits and ensure implementation of expectations for Data Driven Instruction and Observation and Feedback Cycle
      • Provide training on the use of Lead4ward resources
      • Provide training on Eduphoria reports for the use of data driven instruction
      • Assist Human Resources with teacher certifications and provide and/or arrange test prep opportunities for staff
      • Assist with creating Personalized Learning Plan curriculum and ensuring it is used with fidelity at all campuses
      • Assist with creating Early Education Plans and how funding will be used
      • Assist campuses with college and career preparation activities including dual credit, college applications, Advanced Placement, OnRamps, College Preparatory Math and English Courses, work-based learning, Alumni and National School Clearinghouse data, college and career readiness software (i.e. Xello)
      • Assist campuses to ensure College, Career, and Military Readiness goals are met for the district INSTRUCTIONAL SOFTWARE
        • Serve as the district administrator for instructional software including LMS, interventions, textbooks, online courses, and supplemental instructional programs
          • Assist with creating and maintaining campus, teacher, and student logins including coordinating with the PEIMS Coordinator on instructional software auto-rostering/integrations
          • Communicate updates to campus staff
          • Resolve campus issues with the software that arise and contact vendor for assistance, if needed
          • Complete end-of-year and beginning-of-year tasks for all systems
          • Conduct training or schedule training with outside vendors, as needed, for district and campus staff
          • Conduct annual evaluation and coordinate renewals of programs
            • Train campus LPAC committees
            • Monitor completion of campus LPAC requirements
            • Maintain district LPAC records
            • Review records for new LEP students
            • Verify LEP students for the district prior to data submissions including 6-week attendance and PEIMS
            • Administer and/or coordinator administration of commissioner-approved assessments for identification and exit of LEP students within the established timeline
            • Maintain list of current ESL teachers and work with core content teachers to obtain their ESL certification
            • Submit ESL waiver and supporting documentation, if needed
            • Coordinate Title III program requirements with campuses and Region 12 and maintain required documentation
            • Conduct annual program evaluation
            • Protects confidentiality of students and their families MTSS AND ACCELRATED LEARNING
              • Develop, implement, and maintain a K-12 district-wide MTSS program in coordination with special education director
              • Provides support to staff in use of data and progress monitoring tools/assessments to identify students' areas of strength and areas for growth
                • Supports campuses in identifying students who need additional supports
                • Supports campuses in identifying and implementing Tier 2 and 3 interventions
                • Oversees data collection and progress monitoring processes
                • Assist in selection of MTSS assessments and intervention materials
                • Provides training and technical assistance for campuses as needed in support of the MTSS process
                • Coordinate with special education staff for referrals to evaluation for special education OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
                  • Assist with summer school and accelerated instruction coordination and implementation
                  • Work with Administrators and Supervisors to provide training and calibration of evaluation instruments
                    • Assist with the district Teacher Incentive Allotment plan
                    • Assist with state and federal grant management and reporting
                    • Assist with monitoring completion of staff development such as K-3 Reading Academies, AVID, CPE hours, new hire trainings, and substitute trainings
                    • Coordinate academic and instructional stipends including reviewing amounts, jobs descriptions, and documentation
                    • Support the mission and vision of the campus and district
                    • Adheres to policies and procedures of the campus and district
                    • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy
                    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES REQUIRED:
                      Knowledge of:
                      • Curriculum, LEP/ESL, RTI/MTSS, and state testing preferred. Ability to:
                        • Interact effectively with campus staff and parents
                        • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
                        • Operate standard computer and software applications, including, but not limited to electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations and comfortable learning other online software systems
                        • Organize and prioritize work responsibilities with attention to details Experience:
                          Three years as a teacher or related experience. Prior experience and knowledge of curriculum, LEP/ESL, MTSS, and state testing preferred.
                          Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, valid Texas Certificate, and master's in curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, or related field.
                          WORKING CONDITIONS:
                          • Duties involve walking, sitting, standing, in-door, and out-of-door activities and some lifting.
                          • Must have and maintain a level of general physical/emotional health which permits effective performance of duties.
                          • Regularly lifts and carries 1 - 25 pounds.
                          • Required high level of mental alertness and requires ability to tolerate high levels of stress.
                            BENEFITS: Should you enroll in a medical plan, Orenda Education makes a $378 monthly contribution towards employees' premiums.
                            • Participation in the Texas Teachers Retirement System
                            • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
                            • Telehealth
                            • Basic Life, Term Life, Permanent Life and Accident Insurance
                            • Short-term and Long-term Disability
                            • 403b and 457b Investment Plans
                            • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account Options
                            • Critical Illness, Cancer Insurance
                            • Legal Services

Keywords: Orenda Charter School, Georgetown , DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, Executive , Georgetown, Texas

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