Grant Funded Position
DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
administrative work required for the efficient management of the Striving
Readers Comprehensive Grant. The responsibility of the Program Coordinator is
to oversee the successful implementation of the grant by working with
administrators, teachers, parents, DBDM Teams and community members.
performed under the general direction of the Director of Assessments and Grants.
The employee is expected to exercise initiative and judgment in planning and
organizing work and meeting essential deadlines and audit requirements of the
grant. The Director of Assessments and Grants shall at least annually evaluate
the Program Coordinator’s performance.
is exercised directly over assigned subordinates.
responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Assessments and Grants,
including but not limited to:
Use both formal and informal data to monitor grant implementation
and student outcomes. Measure the success of interventions and work with
principals, Literacy Specialists, Reading Specialists, interventionists, and
the program evaluator to adjust when appropriate.
in the administration of the Striving Readers Comprehensive Grant budget,
monitor expenditures, purchase material and equipment as needed. Comply with all audit processes and
procedures as identified by the Nevada Department of Education Striving Reader
Program Auditor and the Douglas County School District audit procedures.
Data Based Decision Making Teams at each school site. Support the DBDM Team
Leader with regularly scheduled on-site visits. Work with principals to
supervise and evaluate literacy coaches/DBDM Team Leaders.
with site literacy coaches and building administrators for the purpose of
serving as a liaison and resource for the Data Based Decision Making Teams.
and evaluate district-wide pre-school teachers, the pre-school program, and facilitate
birth-pre-school community partnerships.
Work closely with the Director of Special Services to implement research
based best instructional practices in the pre-school and early childhood
special education environments.
with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction and the Professional
and meet monthly with Education Services department to report on data
collection, grant implementation, professional development effectiveness,
on-site reports, and progress towards goals of the grant.
Work as the liaison between the district and community
agencies/parents to provide literacy professional development to both parents
and early childhood providers throughout Douglas County.
meetings to update grant implementation and data review from district-wide Data
Based Decision Making Team meetings.
professional development in current research-based balanced literacy
instruction, including content reading and writing to literacy coaches,
teachers and administrators.
related duties as assigned.
contact with school staff, students, parents, and other district personnel will
be necessary to obtain data and provide professional development.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of modern principles
school administration; of state and
federal laws, rules and regulations governing public education and
with Disabilities Education Act,
Section 504; of principles and practices of shared
decision making; of successful school philosophies and
practices; of effective organizational and management practices as
applied to the evaluation and assessment
of teacher performance and clinical supervision; of methods, materials and techniques employed in a competency-based educational
program; of state laws, rules
and regulations governing public education;
skill in evaluating and assessing
teacher performance, human relations, communications,
leadership, conflict resolution, organizational theory and promoting multicultural
awareness and commitment; skill in the use
of a computer and related software. The
ability to perform the following
work activities with or without reasonable accommodation:
Communicate effectively in written and
oral form using positive interpersonal skills.
Utilize effective data-based
Coach teachers in effective
instructional strategies in a variety of content areas concerning literacy and
content reading and writing.
Use effective strategies of
Exhibit knowledge of Common Core State
Integration of technology in classroom
Experience and Training
Three (3) to five
(5) years progressively responsible and successful classroom teaching
experience supplemental by some supervisory experience in school
administration; college education (Master’s Degree) with emphasis in
reading/literacy (at least 16 semester hours in separate or integrated courses
related to reading; examples may include foundation of reading, elementary or
secondary methods, content reading and writing, diagnosis of reading
disabilities); successful experience in facilitating adult learning; experience
with Instructional Consultation or RTI model of intervention
Must possess a
valid Nevada elementary or secondary license and an Administrator Endorsement,
issued by the Department of Education. Possession
of or ability to obtain a valid Nevada Driver’s License.
Period of Service
Management Salary Schedule
(All Other Vice Principals)