Coordinator of Foreign Language
Virgin Islands Department of Education - Virgin Islands

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United States Virgin Islands Department of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Coordinator of Foreign Language

Location: St. Thomas / St. John District

Starting Salary: $59,000 - $63,863

Union: Educational Administrators Association

General Statement of Duties: This position is that of an instructional leader with content specific training and expertise. He or she operates as a coach, trainer, resources provider and program manager. This individual reports to a Director or higher level administrator. Work is reviewed through reports, presentations, or projects.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Not all inclusive) •
Provides Leadership in the development, implementation and coordination of district wide programs and resources; •
Plans, implements, and /or brokers ongoing training for program personnel and teachers including new teachers and support staff; •
Participates in curricular development and revision; •
Provides on-site technical assistance and support to schools in curriculum, instruction, technology and assessment; •
Monitors the implementation of district-wide programs, resources and services; •
Provides technical assistance and support to schools in the development and implementation of school improvement plans; •
Assists school through classroom visits, consultation, demonstration lessons and conference; •
Keep abreast of national professional trends and changes in related curriculum area and disseminates that information to appropriate audiences; •
Supervises and coordinates the ordering/use of curriculum, instruction, technology and assessment materials/supplies and equipment; •
Consults with adult education programs and other special programs upon request; •
Supervises and coordinates projects developed to improve student achievement; •
Participates in the development and implementation of district instructional and technology programs; •
Develops, advises manages and monitors grant programs and budgetary needs as assigned; •
Interprets and communicates program policies and procedures to the Superintendent, school administrators, instructional personnel in the public and non-public school and community; •
Provides leadership in planning and conducting studies; •
Prepares monthly reports to their immediate supervisor on all activities and accomplishments; •
Prepares monthly reports to their immediate supervisor on the status of assigned programs based on data; •
Reviews, provides feedback and monitors the implementation of school improvement plans; •
Develops, implements and evaluates a district improvement plan; •
Implements program policies and procedures as determined by the District and Territory; •
Analyzes student achievement results and recommends changes to the curriculum •
Participates in ongoing professional development.

Knowledge and Abilities: •
Knowledge of the education laws, policies, rules and regulations of the United States Virgin Islands, as well as within respective schools; •
Knowledge of technological programs, electronic, printed and other available resources in order to make helpful suggestions related to student’s individual needs or programmatic requirements; •
Knowledge of learning disabilities, and methods of treatment; •
Knowledge of the student learning process; •
Ability to convey computer literacy skills of technological programs use to parents, students and teachers for their personal use; •
Ability to communicate information about community resources in a clear and effective manner; •
Ability to coordinate, implements, and provide advice and guidance on educational programs/project activities; •
Ability to select or develop instructional materials; •
Ability to maintain accurate and complete records as required by district policy and administrative regulations; •
Ability to create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interests, special needs of the students; •
Ability to cooperate and share professionally with members of the administration and other staff; •
Ability to work cooperatively with students, staff, administrators, parents and others; •
Ability to maintain confidentiality about students in accordance with state and federal law as well as district policy.

Education and Experience: •
Appropriately licensed/ certified by the Virgin Islands Board of Education; and •
Masters Degree in the specific area with a specialization in education or other appropriate educational area with (3) three years teaching experience providing instruction to students.

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