The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.
Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:
Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter. Submit attachments in .doc or .pdf files only.
Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at www.gapsc.com.
|Announcement - 13-05 ||All Job Openings
|Job Title:||Associate Superintendent for Teacher & Leader Effectiveness
|Post Date:||February 21, 2013
|Apply by:||Until Filled
|Job ID:||00176624 (state- and federally-funded position)
|Location:||1854 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30030
|Program/Unit:||Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Division/Office of School Improvement
|Description of Duties:||
Under the broad to limited supervision of the Deputy Superintendent for School Improvement, provides leadership and coordination in the development and administration of Georgia's Title IIA programs/activities and statewide teacher and leader effectiveness initiatives, including the development and implementation of teacher and leader evaluation programs. Duties include, but are not limited to, managing subordinate directors, managers, and other staff, who coordinate, design, and implement quality programs to improve teacher and leader effectiveness; coordinating with staff across the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to maximize resources designed to improve teacher and leader effectiveness; assessing the status of program implementation, documenting results and recommending changes and improvements based on research and evaluation data; facilitating an effective system of internal and external communication; maintaining current knowledge and professional expertise and applying this to the performance of other job responsibilities; supervising staff using current and widely accepted management principles to maximize human, financial, and technical resources and to adhere to state and department rules, regulations, and procedures related to personnel; creating and maintaining a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation; and collaborating with other GaDOE divisions to meet department goals in improving student achievement. This position is partially funded through the federal Race to the Top grant. Statewide and out-of-state travel is required.
Note: A successful candidate will have demonstrated previous success in leading and managing large teams involved in complex educational initiatives. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated expertise in providing effective leadership and to build capacity in colleagues, to think analytically, to troubleshoot implementation processes and data, and to assist in designing, developing, communicating, and implementing appropriate solutions.
Masters degree in education, education administration, education policy, or a related field, and five years of full-time experience in a leadership role in a school, school system, Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA), state education agency, or other state agency. This experience must include experience in school improvement and/or curriculum and instruction. Must have demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Georgia's teacher and leader evaluation systems. Must have broad experience in presenting to and/or training adults and working knowledge of current research on scientifically-based research practices for improving teacher and leader effectiveness. Must hold or be eligible to obtain Georgia Professional Standards Commission certification.
Note: This position is open to current employees of the Georgia Department of Education only.
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Specialist's or higher degree in an education-related field
• Experience in the development and/or implementation of Teacher and Leader Keys Evaluation Systems, GAPSS, School Keys, CLASS Keys, and/or Leader Keys
• Highly effective interpersonal, group, verbal and written communication skills
• Strong knowledge base of best practices in educational statistical analysis and reporting
• Experience in data analysis and the organization and implementation of major educational or public agency initiatives
• Experience in leading and communicating complex educational policy initiatives and improvement projects
• Strong work ethic, self-directed, and self-motivated
• The ability to manage multiple, overlapping high priority tasks in a fast paced environment
• Knowledge of state and federal guidelines, including the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
• Demonstrated success in team building and the continuous improvement processes
Pay Grade SRE/SE – Hiring salary range is $95,000.00 to $118,000.00, paid through a combination of state funding and Race to the Top grant funding. Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is
established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the
qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for
interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are
selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by
this office, we are unable to provide information on your application
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate
on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform
and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens
and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia
Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment
eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background