Administrative K-16 for Bilingual Education or ELLs
Provides leadership and coordination in the Office of World Languages. Oversees the development and implementation of the written, taught, and assessed curriculum in World Languages PreK-12. Provides vision and direction for World Language programs districtwide. Equips professional staff in the structure and quality of curriculum development and related professional development. Ensures that curriculum addresses and supports both the Office of World Languages goals as well as the system-wide goals. Ensures curriculum aligns to proficiency-based instructional practices. Performs other duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Provides leadership in the design and development of system-wide curricular structures for PreK-12 curriculum in World Languages aligned with the national and state standards and assessments.
Evaluates and approves textbooks, instructional materials, digital content, and resources for World Languages PreK-12.
Identifies research-based and forward-thinking strategies to support the expansion of second language acquisition PreK-12.
Supervises and evaluates office staff.
Develops and implements a vision for curriculum development in second language acquisition that integrates 21st century technologies.
Develops partnerships with professional organizations and resource providers to identify potential curriculum tools and resources.
Develops office goals and strategic planning related to Grade 4 through 12 and supports the office progress plan. Provides insight and analysis of World Languages related data.
Maintains Seal of Biliteracy database information and related presentations.
Coordinates professional development for curriculum writers, administrators, and teachers on the implementation of effective strategies for second language acquisition.
Provides ongoing support for Magnet programs such as International Baccalaureate programs as well as cross-curricular programming.
Provides experience and leadership with language immersion program development.
Provides leadership in the development of curricular and instructional initiatives that support the system-wide goals and Seal of Biliteracy goals for the Office of World Languages.
Develops collaborative relationships with external partners that benefit teachers, students, and school system priorities, this includes the writing, implementation, and monitoring of state and federal grants.
Ensures fiscal accountability by applying effective practices in planning, budgeting, controlling, and assessing the use of budget and grant funds.
Maintains and disseminates current and relevant knowledge about curriculum initiatives and trends at the local, state, and national levels.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in a field directly related to the assignment.
Five years of leadership/supervisory experience in a directly related field.
Minimum of five years of successful teaching or related experience is preferred.
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate in a World Language with an Administrator I endorsement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of current research-based curricular and instructional practices for second language acquisition.
Knowledge of current practices in assessing for proficiency.
Demonstration of skill, experience, content knowledge, and pedagogy in instruction.
Demonstration of skill and experience in data analysis and strategic planning.
Demonstration of success in incorporating assessment requirements into classroom instruction.
Demonstration of experience in curriculum development and professional development.
Demonstration of strong leadership, management, organization, communication, and human relations skills.
Demonstration of strong knowledge and skill in computer/educational technology.
Demonstration of strong oral and written communication ski
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