Language Arts Coordinator
Virgin Islands Department of Education 3 reviews - Virgin Islands

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

Language Arts Coordinator

Location: St. Thomas / St. John District

Starting Salary: $59,000- $69,821

Union: Educational Administrators Association

General Statement of Duties: This position is that of an instructional leader with content specific training and expertise. He/ she would serve as a coach, trainer, resources provider and program manager. The individual would also be required to develop and deliver professional development and provide leadership support to the school and district to increase literacy achievement. The incumbent would report to the District Superintendent. Work is reviewed through observation, reports, presentations and projects.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Not all inclusive) •
Provides leadership in the development, implementation and coordination of district wide programs and resources; •
Plans and implements 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 an 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 schools 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 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 the student learning process; •
Ability to communicate information about community resources in a clear and effective manner; •
Ability to maintain accurate and complete records as required by district policy and administrative regulations; •
Ability to work cooperatively with students, staff, administrators, parents and others; •
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions and implement recommendations in support of goals; •
Sound organizational and planning skills with a solid attention to detail; •
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, facilitate groups and meetings; •
Effective communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills;

Education and Experience: •
Master’s Degree in the specific content area with a specialization in education and three (3) years of teaching experience providing instruction to students; and •
Certified by the Virgins Islands Board of Education.

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