1072 ELD Co-Ordinator
English Language Learners
The ELD Program Coordinator supports the Director of Services for English Learners in providing guidance and support in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services for English Learners in the North Clackamas School District. As a key member of the ELD leadership team, the Program Coordinator works with staff both inside and outside of the department on student achievement, curriculum, and professional development. The position reports directly to the Director of Services for English Learners, and supports the five key goals of the department:
1. Providing effective ESL instruction.
2. Ensuring English Learners have effective access to content through sheltered instruction in content areas.
3. Improving instruction and working with other departments towards shared goals for student achievement.
4. Engage bilingual parents and community members in our schools.
5. Comply with and document all state and federal requirements.
Major Responsibilities and Duties
1. Assists and supports the implementation of district programs and services that increases equitable access to comprehensible content, and high quality instruction for English Learners.
2. Utilize data to inform decisions.
3. Uses a lens of equity to evaluate programs and policies that serve English Learners.
4. Works collaboratively with the department leadership team on department goals, while fostering strong communication and team work.
5. Works collaboratively with other administrators in the district to foster communication, and the integration of ELD services throughout the district.
6. Develops and maintains relationships with building and district administrators, teachers, and staff to support high quality instruction for English Learners.
7. Develops and maintains positive relationships with parents.
8. Maintains knowledge about current legal requirements pertaining to ELD instruction, including state and federal mandates.
9. Works with department leadership to hire, maintain, and supervise staff.
10. Assists in the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of departmental TOSAs, and promotes the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce.
11. Assists in the hiring and support f ELD Specialists and Bilingual Instructional Assistants, and promotes the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce.
12. Assists with curriculum and development so instruction is differentiated to the needs of English Learners.
13. Uses effective communication skills, both verbal and written for professional development, problem solving, district communications, and departmental communications.
14. Uses technology effectively for data analysis and staff development.
15. Uses vision to support and promote the professional development of teachers and staff.
16. Is self-directed, and is inclusive of others in decision-making.
17. Adapts to change and maintains flexibility.
18. Other duties as assigned.
1. Holds an Oregon Administrative license.
2. Has had effective experience with English Learners and/or ELD program implementation.
3. Has had five years of effective teaching experience.
1. Previous K-12 leadership experience.
2. Previous leadership experience at the building level.