English Learner Specialist Department Education Jobs Vacancy in Indiana Department Education Indianapolis
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English Learner Specialist
Programs administered by the Office of English Learning & Migrant Education include Title III: Language Development for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Immigrant Students; and the state Non-English Speaking Program (NESP). These programs provide supplemental instructional services to eligible students with limited English proficiency.
The English Learner (EL) Specialist coordinates monitoring, technical assistance, and training to local schools in order to help them meet the goals of these programs. The EL Specialist maintains constant communication with school corporation staff, other interested groups, and external sources to facilitate interstate and intrastate coordination and to ensure program integrity. The EL Specialist serves as a technical resource for EL related issues. Collaborating with other Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) divisions to provide advocacy and guidance on how English Learners are impacted and best supported in their respective work (i.e. working in partnerships with Special Education on issues concerning ELs with disabilities).
A day in the life
- Coordinating the Title III and NESP grant cycles, including but not limited to:
- Designing and releasing the program year application
- Reviewing applications submitted by school corporations
- Reviewing budget amendment requests
- Processing end of grant accountability reports
- Designing and delivering EL professional development and reference resources
- Providing technical assistance to school corporations to assist in fulfilling state and federal requirements regarding English learners
- Communicate and support local education agencies (LEA) effectively on various needs surrounding English Learners.
- Miscellaneous or unforeseen duties corresponding to the Office of English Learning and Migrant Education
What we’re looking for
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
- Two years successful teaching experience
- Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to division programs
- Demonstrate program area expertise related to second language acquisition theory, English language development instructional program design and methodology; and knowledge of best practices for student learning, instruction and assessment
- Knowledge of curriculum development
- Possess strong oral and written communication skills
- Understand the impact of language and culture differences within the regular classroom
- Ability to organize and analyze local school district needs
- Ability to work well with people, individually, in group situations, and within organizational structures
- Ability to travel locally, regionally, and nationally as responsibilities demand
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
- Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental
- Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan
- Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions
- Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector’s 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans
- Group life insurance
- Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
- Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
- The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
- New Parent Leave
- 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
- Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
- Free downtown parking
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 /year
- Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)
- curriculum development: 1 year (Preferred)
- Bachelor's (Required)