Delaware’s Hiring

August 6th, 2013

Category: News

Although this summer has brought forth several milestones in the effort to improve Delaware public education, we are excited for the new school year to start in just a few weeks. Every school year begins with considerable hope and optimism for the opportunities within it to dramatically improve children’s lives. If you share our excitement and passion to improve student outcomes, consider applying to several existing job opportunities across the state. Be a participant in supporting the efforts to help Delaware build one of the finest systems of public education in 2020! Please review and share the following positions with your networks, and contact us if there are any that you would like to be included.

Program Director, Policy, Rodel Foundation of Delaware
Description: As a Program Director, you will lead the policy work of the foundation, manage team members, and collaborate with teams across the organization including communications and government affairs to accomplish our mission. You will support state and local policymakers, education organizations, and district/school leaders in Delaware and across the nation in developing policies and implementing programs to improve public education in the state. You will be responsible for setting strategies, leading projects, conducting research, and developing key outputs and deliverables across policy areas including teacher and leader quality, education innovation, personalized learning, college and career readiness, and early childhood education. The role requires initiative, entrepreneurialism, and the ability to take ideas through implementation.
More information and application instruction here.

Program Officer, Rodel Foundation of Delaware
Description: The Program Officer is responsible for providing leadership, strategic input, and management of Rodel and outside partner projects on various topics, with a focus on human capital and personalization. The role requires strong critical thinking, analytic, management, and leadership skills, a roll‐up‐your sleeves mentality, good judgment, and the ability to manage complex local and national partnerships.
More information and application instruction here.

Executive Director, Charter School Office, Delaware Department of Education
Description: As the Executive Director of the Charter School Office, the core of your work will be to ensure that we create an environment in Delaware that is conducive to a high-performing charter system. You will lead an effort at the state-level to ensure that our laws, regulations, practices and policies reflect best practice nationally, and create an environment that attracts, supports and sustains high performing charters while holding them accountable for results.
More information and application instruction here.

Chief Accountability Officer, Delaware Department of Education
Description: The ideal candidate will have experience in the design and implementation of a formal accountability system and articulate a clear vision for a “next generation” accountability system for the state. Extensive experience using & analyzing data is critical. Additionally, the candidate will have a track record of influencing senior leaders, and will have the exceptional interpersonal skills and credibility to drive performance within the DDOE and in districts and schools throughout the state.
More information and application instruction here.

Director, Higher Education Office, Delaware Department of Education
Description: As Director of the Delaware Higher Education Office, the core of your work is to ensure our state-wide college readiness efforts translate into expanded college access and success for our students. You and your team will provide the key link between our higher education, early learning, and K-12 communities, ensuring our resources, initiatives, policies, and efforts represent a coherent strategy that dramatically improves outcomes for our children.
More information and application instruction here.

Director, Early Development and Learning Resources
Description: As the Director of Early Development and Learning Resources, the core of the work will be to participate in and support an effective partnership in creating an early learning system. This position will be part of a leadership effort at the state-level to ensure that our laws, regulations, practices and policies reflect best practice nationally, support the priorities of the Early Learning Challenge, support the Delaware Early Childhood Strategic Plan and support the work of the Office of Early Learning.
More information and application instruction here.

Deputy Officer, Educator Preparation Program Policy, Accountability, Data Analysis, and Innovation, Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Unit (TLEU)
This Deputy Officer role within the TLEU is designed to attract results-driven, motivated, detail-oriented individuals who are seeking to accelerate Delaware’s efforts to fully deliver on all statewide education agenda pledges. The role would report directly to the state’s Chief Officer of the TLEU to drive mission-critical processes necessary for the overall improvement of educator preparation programs statewide. This includes complex competitive grant management, regulatory oversight, and national partnership building that are essential to this work effort.
More information and application instruction here.

Deputy Officer, LEA Performance
The Deputy Officer, LEA Performance will have an unmatched opportunity to impact education reform not only in Delaware, but across the nation. Over the past two years, the Department of Education has developed performance management routines with Local Education Agencies (LEAs), which include the state’s 19 districts and 20+ charter schools. Each school district committed to an ambitious RTTT plan and student achievement targets that would be achieved as a result of their local efforts. The Deputy Officer plays a significant role in analyzing state and district data and crafting systems-level plans to address gaps in performance.
More information and application instruction here.

Special Assistant, Educator Effectiveness, Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Unit (TLEU)
This Special Assistant role within the TLEU is designed to attract results-driven, motivated, detail-oriented individuals who are seeking to accelerate Delaware’s efforts to fully deliver on all statewide education agenda pledges. The role would report directly to the state’s Chief Officer of the TLEU during the 2013-2014 school year and drive the continuous improvement of educator evaluation systems statewide. This includes multi-tiered stakeholder engagement/management, student assessment management and ongoing training and coaching efforts in education evaluation.
More information and application instruction here.




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Author:
Brittany Mason

bmason@rodelfoundationde.org

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