Hi, we got a new job opening for Federal Programs Specialist in School District of Manatee County
Company : School District of Manatee County
Location : Bradenton, FL 34205
position : Federal Programs Specialist
The School District of Manatee County has a vacancy for a Federal Programs Specialist. As a Federal Programs Specialist you will provide facilitation, leadership, and coordination in the development, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of all federal and state grants, and to support schools in attaining and maintaining high student achievement.
*Ideal candidate will have 7-8 years experience in the field of education, especially with a focus on family and community engagement, parent leadership, and/or school district leadership. They will work with parent engagement teams at Title I schools to build and enhance a comprehensive home to school communication and parental involvement plan.
*To be successful in this role, you must be detailed oriented, creative, and excellent communicator.
Master’s Degree in Education or related field from an accredited educational institution.
Minimum of five (5) years successful experience working with the target population.
Valid Florida Teaching Certificate or Statement of Eligibility.
Knowledge of federal programs and requirements (Title I, Part A; Title I, Part C; Title III, Title X).
Experience in analysis of assessment data.
Preferred qualifications: Certification in Educational Leadership, grant writing, bilingual, and demonstrated leadership.
REPORTS TO: Coordinator and/or Director
Provide leadership, oversight and direction of instructional programs related to federal programs.
Plan, organize, and develop federal program initiatives with team members and monitor, evaluate, and modify initiatives as needed.
Analyze and utilize assessment data to improve school and student performance and disseminate information to appropriate personnel.
Facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of staff and program development activities to support teachers with research-based and innovative strategies for implementing successful instructional programs.
Provide technical assistance regarding the interpretation and implementation of federal, state, and local policies.
Work cooperatively with other staff members and departments to facilitate collaborative planning as it relates to federal program initiatives.
Provide modeling and coaching to teachers and staff related to the particular needs and priorities of students within the program in order to ensure students’ successful engagement in academics and school activities.
Meet deadlines with time constraints and work extended hours as needed.
Respond to inquiries and concerns in a timely manner.
Work closely with district and school staff to support school improvement initiatives and processes.
Keep well-informed about current trends, research, and best practices and participate in professional development to increase proficiency related to this position.
Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of all required reports and maintain appropriate records.
Serve on district, state or community councils, or committees, as assigned or as appropriate.
Consistently represent the district in a positive and professional manner.
Utilize appropriate strategies and problem-solving tools to make decisions concerning planning, utilization of funds, delivering services and evaluation of services.
Assist in implementing the district’s goals and strategic commitments.
Demonstrate initiative in identifying potential problems or opportunities for improvement and initiate appropriate action.
Use appropriate styles and methods to motivate, gain commitment, and facilitate task accomplishment.
Work with program evaluator(s) on reports required by the state and district and utilize such data to assist in decision-making.
Establish and assist in implementation of parent involvement activities as required by law.
Assist in planning, implementing, and monitoring after-school and summer enrichment programs.
Create, facilitate, and evaluate courses and provide professional development as needed.
Participate in annual Self/Desktop Verification or On-site Monitoring of applicable programs.
Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.
Light Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently as needed to move objects.
Notice of Reasonable Accommodations: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations are available for persons with disabilities to complete the application and/or interview process. Applicants/individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may contact School District of Manatee County’s Assistant Director at (941) 708-8770 x41006 for assistance.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, transgender status, or gender identity), disability (including HIV, AIDS, or sickle cell trait), pregnancy, marital status, age (except as authorized by law), ancestry, genetic information, which are classes protected by State and/or Federal law (collectively, “protected classes”) in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. Equal access to facilities is also provided to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. It is the legal obligation and the policy of the Board to employ only those persons who are best qualified, with or without reasonable accommodations.
The Superintendent shall appoint a compliance officer whose responsibility it will be to require that Federal and State regulations are complied with and that any inquires or complaints are dealt with promptly in accordance with law. S/He shall also require that proper notice of nondiscrimination for Title II, Title VI, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act will be provided to staff members and the general public. Any sections of the District’s collectively-bargained negotiated agreements dealing with hiring and promotion will contain a statement of nondiscrimination similar to that in the Board’s statement above.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $58,629.00 – $63,491.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Health savings account
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
Florida Teaching Certificate or Statement of Eligibility (Required)
Work Location: One location