Qualifications: 1. Masters degree with a major in bilingual education, ESOL, TESOL, multicultural education, educational leadership, or a related field; doctorate preferred 2. Experience in Administration preferred 3. Hold or be able to obtain a valid and current Pennsylvania Principal Certificate 4. Satisfactory work record & criminal/child abuse clearances (Acts 34 and 151) 5. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 6. Such additional or alternatives to the above qualifications as the board or superintendents may determine appropriate and acceptable
Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Summary Directs, administers, and coordinates the curriculum and instructional activities of the district in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the superintendent and school board.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities 1. Provides district wide leadership in decisions regarding both ESL and content Curriculum for English Language Learners 2. Coordinates the identification, testing, and placement of English Language Learners in language and content programs 3. Coordinates all ESOL and world language assessments required by federal and state laws 4. Evaluates the effectiveness of the ESOL program through the use of data 5. Prepares and implements the District Title III grant program for English Language Learners 6. Collaborates with the Director of Professional Development in the planning and implementation of staff development on topics related to English Language Learners 7. Serves as a liaison with state and federal agencies involved with the education of English Language Learners 8. Works closely with building level administrators on programming for English Language Learners 9. Completes and files all government agency reports related to English Language Learners 10. Oversees the District’s World Languages Curriculum at all levels 11. Participates in the recruitment and hiring of World Language teachers 12. Coordinates and implements initiatives related to diversity and multiculturalism within the district 13. Implements the ESOL program according to State and federal laws and current best practices 14. Collaborates with Chief Academic Officer for pupil/teacher ratios 15. Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Director of Instruction or the Superintendent of Schools
Internal Number: 528
About Allentown School District
The richness of The Allentown School District's diversity is strengthened by its central role in educating our students for America's future through academic excellence and celebrating the culturally responsive, athletic and artistic range of talent in the schools. ASD students originate from 51 countries and speak 26 languages. There are twenty-five academic buildings throughout the city.