Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt/Professional
Reports To
Early Learning Program Administrator
Date Revised
04/20/2022
Department
Teaching & Learning Development
Primary Purpose

 To advance early literacy and language acquisition of PreK- 3rd grade students by providing direct technical assistance and instructional support to administrators and classroom teachers, which ensures the effective implementation of the district’s Early Literacy and Language Acquisition programs. 

Education Certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Valid Texas Teaching certification EC-4 or EC-6
  • ESL Supplemental, required
Special Knowledge/Skills
  • Experience with the implementation of instructional strategies that promote and enhance the academic and linguistic achievement of all learners.
  • Experience and knowledge of the and the Science of Reading
  • Experience with culturally responsive pedagogy
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position
  • Experience with teacher coaching, designing data-driven instructions, and facilitating professional learning communities.
Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years on elementary campus in grades PreK-3rd  with demonstrated student success as measured by district standards.
  • Experience in early literacy, required and sheltered instruction pedagogy, developing culturally relevant curricular activities and TEKS based assessments
  • Ability to plan and provide small-group intervention for students identified as at-risk in reading & writing
Major Responsibilities and Duties
  1. Provides support for the implementation and stewardship of elementary programs.
  2. Implements best practices related to technology use in the classroom and computer labs.
  3. Collaborate at grade-level team/department meetings to analyze data, review student work, debrief classroom observations and best practices, identify student needs, and plan differentiated instruction.
  4. Provides support by working with teachers to plan, deliver, and analyze lessons using effective strategies.
  5. Supports campus administration in providing professional development addressing specific program requirements and course content, including ELPS and sheltered instruction.
  6. Collaborates with the principal and teachers to ensure that intervention services are aligned with the linguistic and academic needs.
  7. Conducts demonstration lessons and facilitates classroom observations to improve instruction.
  8. Provides instructional support to schools to accelerate  students not demonstrating required growth as measured by TELPAS and STAAR.
  9. Assists with the implementation of procedures to maximize instructional opportunities within each elementary school.
  10. Works to ensure that schools are in compliance with federal, state and local requirements outlined in statute, education code, administrative code and policy.
  11. Interprets and implements school district policies and procedures for the schools to the implementation programs.
  12. Supports with the preparation of federal/state/local reports accurately and timely and makes local recommendations relative to programs as requested.
  13. Supports and follows federal, state and local rules and policies.
  14. Works with teachers and technology staff in the selection of resources that are compatible with the goals.
  15. Provides support, encouragement, opportunities and structure for staff to continually design more effective teaching and learning experiences for all students.
  16. Provides timely, specific feedback to educators serving all students that validates best practice and encourages reflection.
  17. Systematically and fairly recognizes and celebrates accomplishments of staff and students.
  18. Promotes and supports structures for family and community involvement across the district.
  19. Collaboratively establishes a culture that welcomes and honors families and community and seeks ways to engage them in student learning.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Tools/Equipment Used

Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals.

Posture

Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting.

Motion

Continual sitting and reaching; repetitive hand and arm motions.

Lifting

Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).

Environment

May work prolonged and irregular hours.

Mental Demands

Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress.