As the leader of the Assessment Workgroup, the Director plays a significant part in many of Delaware’s most critical efforts including the consortia work with Smarter Balanced Assessments and the SAT (high school), and an opportunity to lead in the creation of Next Generation Science Standards assessment, and a new Social Studies assessment. The core of your work as the Director of Assessment is to develop and implement this system of state assessments that drives toward college and career readiness for all of Delaware’s students. We need your leadership to ensure that our assessment system sets the national standard in clarifying a college and career readiness trajectory for all of our children, while illuminating where they stand on that continuum for our students, parents, and educators and communities.
As a core member of the Department’s senior management team you will report directly to the Chief Academic Officer and represent the Department on a number of key state-level and national efforts. You will be looked to for solutions and guidance on a range of student assessment and system accountability challenges, responsible for both policy setting and implementation, as well as addressing technical issues associated with measuring and analyzing assessment data, and ensuring integrating our state standards links strongly to assessment-related services and activities.
The Education Associate for Mathematics will provide leadership in the implementation of standards-based curriculum, instruction, and professional development in mathematics in grades K-12 with specific emphasis at the elementary and middle school levels. The scope of work will require significant coordination and collaboration both within the Department of Education and with district and school personnel. This individual is a member of the Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development workgroup in the Teaching and Learning Branch of the Department.
We are looking for an energetic, mature, self-directed individual to serve as the Administrative Secretary to the Chief Academic Officer (CAO). The selected candidate will be the point-person on a range of day-to-day activities, from gate-keeper to his calendar and schedule, helping to manage the support functions of the Teaching and Learning Branch (T&L), to anticipating challenges and serving as a tireless problem solver. We are looking for a natural motivator who is comfortable with fluid, high-stakes, low-oversight work environments that can anticipate and act on needs before being asked. We seek an individual with strong organizational, clerical, and writing skills who knows how to multi-task, prioritize and “get things done.”
This position is classified as a Part-time Casual Seasonal Secretary and works in the Human Resources Office in the Deputy Secretary’s Office. The Casual Seasonal Secretary will be responsible for managing recruitments from beginning to end in an automated recruitment system, assisting with employee recognition, providing support to the Payroll Financial Secretary with completing service audits, filing and special projects as needed.
The Education Specialist for Educator Licensure and Certification is a member of the Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Branch and reports to the Director of Educator Effectiveness. The selected candidate will be responsible for evaluating the credentials of individuals seeking licensure and certification as educators in Delaware and issuing licenses or needs letters based upon the results of those evaluations.
The Local Cost Recovery Specialist position will support the Children’s Services Cost Recovery Project and will be expected work at and/or travel to various locations in the State. This is a full time position with activities coordinated by the Department of Education. This position will be classified as a Financial Secretary with a title of “Local Cost Recovery Specialist”.
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