MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Instructional Leadership Specialist will serve a key role in building a deep understanding and investment in the Effective Schools Framework (ESF), the statewide vision for what districts and schools do to ensure an excellent education for all Texas children, across the state. The Instructional Leadership Specialist will work to specifically align best practices in instructional leadership across the state, support regional efforts to further develop expertise in instructional leadership systems and practices, and will support regional Education Service Centers in their efforts to provide training, coaching, and implementation support to public school districts, especially districts with significant school improvement needs. This position reports to the Director of Instructional Leadership at TEA.
The Instructional Leadership Specialist will play a pivotal role in supporting the Texas Education Agency’s strategic priorities to recruit, support, and retain teachers and principals and improve low-performing schools.
Please note that a resume and tailored cover letter are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Additionally, please be sure to respond to the short answer prompts found in the supplemental questions. These responses should be added in a separate Word or PDF document in the attachments section of the application.
Applicants who are strongly being considered for employment must submit to a national criminal history background check.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
Experience: At least (4) years of experience in the education sector, with at least 2 years of successful experience in campus and or district leadership. Experience can be as an administrator, a teacher leader, or an instructional coach.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.
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This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.
No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.