WVDE VACANCIES

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Title of Vacancy
RESA 1 Director of Program Development

Administrative Unit
RESA 1, Beckley, WV

Expectations
Maintain professional work habits 
Work with principals and teachers in building capacity to address identified instructional needs for their respective schools 
Work with schools in integrating technology in classroom instruction 
Provide guidance and assistance in building effective learning communities within schools 
Work with central office personnel (curriculum and instruction supervisors, superintendents, assistant superintendents, and principals) to identify and address specific needs of the district, and individual schools within the district 
Work with counties and schools to develop and implement performance assessments in the context of assessments of and for learning 
Work with individual county curriculum and instruction supervisors in implementing county school system programs 
Work with RESA 1 schools and school districts to facilitate and provide professional development to meet specific needs and requests 
Provide feedback regarding program progress and compliance to the Regional Council 
Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director 
 
Conditions of Employment: 
Recommended by the Executive Director 
Confirmed by the RESA 1 Regional Council 
Approved by State Board of Education 
 
Applicants must send a completed RESA 1 Employment Application (http://resa1.k12.wv.us/), a letter of application and a resume.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Director of Program Development will: 
a. provide and facilitate professional development in collaboration with the counties of RESA 1, the West Virginia Center for Professional Development, the West Virginia Department of Education and other State agencies. 
b. provide direct technical assistance to RESA 1 schools and school districts in areas of education program development and implementation including but not limited to leadership, school culture/climate, and curriculum and instruction. 

Qualifications
Masters Degree in an education related field 
Administrative and teaching certification 
Five years of teaching experience 
Five years of administrative experience 
Strong oral and written communication skills 
Ability to schedule, organize, and perform multiple assignments 
Knowledge and expertise in highly effective research-based instructional practices (21st century instruction, differentiated instruction, understanding by design, inquiry-based instruction, and formative assessment practices) 
Knowledge and experience in effective school leadership research and practice. 
Knowledge and experience in integrating technology into classroom instruction 
Demonstrated expertise in developing and delivering professional development programs 
Knowledge and experience in working with professional learning communities 
Knowledge and experience in managing State and federal program budgets 
Knowledge and experience in grant writing 
Program / Project Administration Experience preferred 
 
 

Salary
Based on RESA 1 salary schedule commensurate with educational level and years of experience.

Closing Date (by 4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time)
January 16, 2013

Apply to
Robin Lewis 
RESA 1 
400 Neville Street 
Beckley, WV 25801

Term of position
240 days

 


WVDE Employment Applications
The following applications are offered as PDF documents. You can download a copy of Acrobat Reader (a free pdf reader) from http://www.adobe.com
  • WVDE Employment Application (PDF) (DOC)
  • Institutional Education Employment Application (PDF) (DOC)

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