Job Title: Educator Quality Specialist

Reports to:Manager, Human Resources
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:TBD
Salary Schedule:84N

JOB GOAL

Responsible for performing advanced, specialized, complex duties related to the evaluation and certification of personnel by providing relevant, up-to-date information and support to all stakeholders. This includes collaborating with teachers, administrators, and other staff to support effective implementation of the teacher evaluation system and the Professional Development Certification Program (PDCP).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Assist with planning and organizing orientations, informational meetings, and trainings for the Professional Development Certification Program and teacher evaluations; including developing presentation materials, coordinating meeting schedules, and facilitating training of personnel.
  2. Coordinate administration and implementation of the PDCP program, including determination of eligibility and certification path, enrollment of participants through the online registration system, and ongoing maintenance of records.
  3. Assign support personnel to assist PDCP participants while monitoring implementation of support services.
  4. Communicate program expectations and provide support to PDCP participants to ensure successful completion of the program.
  5. Collaborate with building administrators to support PDCP participants in program completion.
  6. Evaluate PDCP components on an ongoing basis to recommend program enhancements and procedural improvements.
  7. Develop and prepare a variety of reports or queries for ongoing customer needs; and prepare periodic reports for the Department of Labor and other federal and state agencies.
  8. Seek knowledge on state regulations and mandates as related to teacher evaluation system in order to provide recommendations for district implementation.
  9. Collaborate with various stakeholders and departments to ensure proper implementation of the teacher evaluation system.
  10. Counsel all stakeholders regarding goals and expectations of the teacher evaluation system, including tool design and proper use.
  11. Maintain knowledge of online observation system to provide guidance to all levels of users.
  12. Collect and distribute data related to evaluations and track the return of signed documents.
  13. Assist with refining the evaluation system, including tool and processes, for non-instructional personnel.
  14. Assist with development of policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility.
  15. Participate in Florida Department of Education training and update sessions.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to demonstrate logical problem-solving skills and work through multi-level projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to analyze current procedures to refine and improve processes
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with personal computers and programs, such as word processing programs, spreadsheets, and databases

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Three or more years of classroom teaching experience
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Florida Educator’s Certificate preferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree
  • Experience working with framework for teacher evaluations
  • Experience creating and delivering teacher training

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Educator Quality Specialist;   EST: September 17, 2013 ;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: September 17, 2013