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Instructional Specialist English Learner Secondary at Orange Unified School District

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About the Employer

About Us The Orange Unified School District serves approximately 28,000 students in grades kindergarten through 12th, and encompasses all or part of the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, Santa Ana, and Villa Park. In 1953, the citizens of the area voted to form a “unified” school district, combining the original five elementary districts with the high school district into one unified district, now known as the Orange Unified School District. The District has a long history of excellence that continues to grow and be enriched by the accomplishments of its students, teachers, staff and community. VISION - Our Commitment Inspiring our learners of today to be purposeful leaders of tomorrow. MISSION - Our Intention In partnership with our community, we will provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader. CORE VALUES - Our Foundation * Integrity - We embrace a culture of ethical and transparent decision making and actions. * Equity - We promote inclusive and culturally relevant environments by supporting the social-emotional and intellectual needs of all. * Respect - We advocate for strong, compassionate relationships that appreciate the unique qualities of our diverse community. * Excellence - We strive for the highest standards in all endeavors by deliberately pursuing continuous growth and innovation.

Job Information

Date Posted: 8/10/2022 Application Deadline: 8/18/2022 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 2022 - 2023 School Year
Salary: Appropriate placement on the Certificated Salary Schedule. A maximum of 10 years experience credit will be given upon verification. Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Amber Tatch Email: atatch@orangeusd.org
Phone:
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                                                   INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALIST

 

BASIC FUNCTION

The Instructional Specialists will work directly with classroom teachers to fully implement the District adopted curriculum at their assigned schools. The specialists will share the responsibility of coaching classroom teachers at one, two, or three sites depending on the size of the staff at the assigned school(s).

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This position classification requires expertise in the field of reading/language arts, mathematics, or English language development.  Direct experience in teaching in one or more of these areas is required to perform programmatic analyses using widely prescribed instructional principles and concepts.  This position classification performs light work involving sitting a portion of the time, but does require walking and standing for extended periods.  This position requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, the ability to provide oral information and direction, and the handling and transporting of instructional and assessment materials and objects.

 

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.    

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide modeling, feedback, and instructional support for classroom teachers
  • Assist with the full implementation of state standards and district adopted instructional materials
  • Facilitate grade level meetings
  • Attend all professional training on content and teaching procedures
  • Addend additional training in how to be an effective specialist
  • Analyze collected achievement data, identify patterns and plan staff development that is responsive to the data related to improvement of reading instruction.
  • Evaluate the needs of teacher professional development
  • Provide leadership in assessing, identifying, formulating, and implementing the District Reading/Language Arts, Mathematics, and English Language Development program based on grade level standards.
  • Meet monthly with District Curriculum staff
  • Serve as a member of the school’s Instructional Leadership Team

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

Best practices, trends, goals and objectives of high quality reading, mathematics, and/or English language development instruction;

Organization, planning, and program evaluation strategies, techniques, and procedures;

Curriculum and instruction, and design and delivery systems specific to reading instruction;

Research and development strategies, processes, and techniques;

Human relationships, conflict resolution strategies and procedures, and team building methods and techniques.

Ability to:

Communicate effectively in oral and written form, utilizing a simplistic communication mode in ensuring understandable and thorough communication;

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Organize, evaluate and analyze data and plan actions based on the data collected.

Serve as a resource in classroom management, curriculum, instruction, assessment and technology for instructional staff.

Display the use of good judgment in making decisions.

Train and provide work direction to others.

Work independently with little direction.

Meet schedules and time lines.

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skill is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:

Experience:

Three years of successful teaching of reading and language arts, mathematics, or  English language development and demonstrated leadership ability

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.  Depth of training in implementing best instructional practices.

Certification Requirement

Valid California Teaching Credential

Appearance, grooming and personality which establishes a desirable example for pupils and peers.

Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health.

License Requirement

Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Condition of Employment

Insurability by the District's liability insurance carrier.

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Copy of Transcript (copies of all college transcripts-Unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • Credential Copy (Any Valid California Single Subject Teaching Credential or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Single Subject Teaching Credential Preferred with ELA1 or CLAD Certificate)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (within the last two years)
  •      OR Letter(s) of Reference (within the last two years)
  • Resume

  • Copy of Transcript (copies of all college transcripts-Unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • Credential Copy (Any Valid California Single Subject Teaching Credential or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Single Subject Teaching Credential Preferred with ELA1 or CLAD Certificate)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (within the last two years)
  •      OR Letter(s) of Reference (within the last two years)
  • Resume

    Comments and Other Information

    NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, express or implied; and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice. The Orange Unified School District reserves the right to re-advertise this position or delay the filling of this position if it is deemed that applicants do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. Should a qualified individual with disabilities need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, The Orange Unified School District must be notified no later than five working days of the scheduled interview date. The Orange Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color sex, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status or disability. Equal employment opportunity will apply to all personnel actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment selection, training, transfers, promotions, evaluation, discipline, layoffs, terminations and rehires. Orange Unified School District is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, with Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free workplace policies. In accordance with Board Policy, discrimination in any form, including sexual harassment, of or by any employee, applicant, contractor, and/or student will not be tolerated. If offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of work eligibility in accordance with Public Law 99-983.

     


    Application Deadline

    8/18/2022 4:30 PM Pacific

    Date Posted

    8/10/2022

    Contact

    Number of Openings

    1

    Salary

    Appropriate placement on the Certificated Salary Schedule. A maximum of 10 years experience credit will be given upon verification.

    Length of Work Year

    2022 - 2023 School Year

    Employment Type

    Full Time