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Director of ELP Assessment Indicators

Recruitment #190917-UNCE-478

Introduction

DIRECTOR OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT(ELPA)INDICATORS
Office of English Learners, Oliver Hodge Building, Oklahoma City, OK

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Assist the Executive Director of English Language Proficiency (ELP) with implementation of a statewide English Language Proficiency (ELP) plan for English learners and provide support for the program’s development and implementation of its accountability provisions.  Oversee the development of business rules for the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) indicator to ensure the accurate implementation of technical requirements. Be able to meet timelines and make informed decisions in regard to the current state and federal guidelines for identifying, serving, and assessing English learners.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree or National Board Certification [official transcript(s) required];
• AND 5 or more years’ experience in education with English Learners at the K-12 level.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
• Extensive knowledge of and ability to fulfill federal accountability reporting requirements as required by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Every Student Succeeds Act) as it relates to English learners.
• Supervise the critical analyses of recent research and activities with regard to the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) indicator as a part of the Oklahoma Accountability System.
• Oversee the development of business rules for the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) indicator to ensure the accurate implementation of technical requirements.
• Knowledge of state and federal school laws, rules and regulations as they pertain to all aspects of identifying, serving, and assessing English learners.
• Provide direction and guidance to the State Department of Education office of communication to ensure that stakeholders are apprised of any changes to the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) indicator.
• Knowledge of best practices for identifying, serving, and assessing English learners.
• Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory and effective working relationships with fellow employees, school officials, public school administrators, and the general public; to conduct in-services with teachers and school administrators, and the general public; to express facts and opinions clearly and succinctly.
• Applicants must be willing and able to perform necessary job-related travel.
• Conscientious commitment and willingness to provide courteous, consistent, efficient service through the performance of the prescribed job duties.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
• Direct and schedule activities for internal English learner team or department;
• Develop agency policies and guidelines related to identifying, serving, and assessing English learners;
• Coordinate with internal, district, and community stakeholders to support the statewide plan for supporting the academic achievement of English learners;
• Conduct research using state and district level English learner performance data to inform the business rules for the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) indicator
• Serve as a liaison with other departments within the agency to support appropriate policies, tests, and accommodations for identifying, serving, and assessing English learners.
• Ensure clear, timely, and consistent documentation of all procedures, policies, activities, and deliverables.
• Work with the State Communications department to deliver requested English learner data for public communications.
• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of English Language Proficiency (ELP).

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment consists of a regular office environment on a daily basis, and some field exposure when out training districts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this position
O (Occasionally) - Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) - Position requires this activity from 33%-66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5 hrs/day)
C (Constantly) - Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Lift/Carry 
10 lbs or less F
11-20 lbs F
21-50 lbs O
51-100 lbs N
Over 100 lbs N

Physical Demands 
Stand F
Walk F
Sit F
Listen F
Grasp O
Reach Outward O
Reach Over Shoulder O
Speak F
Climb O
Crawl O
Squat or Kneel O
Bend O

TRAVEL
Less than 20% travel required.

ANNUAL SALARY: $56,000
BENEFITS: https://www.ebd.ok.gov
RETIREMENT: https://www.ok.gov/TRS

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.


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