|Date Opened||4/11/2019 12:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$89,488 - $115,012/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||4/25/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, State Department of Education (SDE), is recruiting for a full time Associate Education Consultant. The position is located at 450 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT. This is a year round position, operating 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday. This individual will provide grant oversight and technical assistance in the area of Career and Technical Education.
Primary duties of the position will be to monitor local use of and compliance with the Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act (2018 reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006) funds; review and approve local CTE continuous improvement plans/Perkins grant applications and provide technical assistance to schools and districts regarding allowable expenses, state and federal procedures, and relevant regulations; monitor the implementation and effectiveness of Connecticut’s local secondary and postsecondary CTE programs funded through Perkins; actively participate and be responsible for the development of Connecticut’s Perkins Transition Plan and the Perkins State Plan for Career and Technical Education; provide direct support to various CTE career cluster program areas across the state; design and deliver professional learning opportunities for secondary and postsecondary CTE partners; support CTE educators and other stakeholders by preparing instructional tools, guides, and other publications for statewide distribution; collaborate with other Connecticut state agencies (e.g., Department of Labor, Department of Economic Development) and Workforce Development Boards to further the work of local CTE programs in Connecticut; collaborate with other CSDE Offices to support the mission and goals of the State Board of Education’s Five Year Comprehensive Plan.
In the Department of Education assists in planning and executing programs of extensive difficulty and scope for the improvement of education in the State.
Assists a Bureau Chief or Education Consultant in supervising various educational programs and services offered by the State; assists in the development and administration of certain programs of major importance or may develop and administer other programs within the framework of bureau policy; provides professional leadership and guidance to school authorities, professional organizations, students and various community groups and individuals; may assist in directing the routine functioning of the bureau; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of the philosophy and methods of education with particular reference to the field concerned; teaching skill; ability to prepare reports; ability to deal effectively with others.
An earned advanced degree and five (5) years of professional experience OR in lieu thereof an equivalent combination of experience and training approved by the Board of Education.
The ideal candidate will have the following preferred experience and training:
Must hold an appropriate certificate issued by State Board of Education.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.