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 Educator Standards and Test Development Specialist will work to transform the future of educators in Texas by serving a key role in building rigorous and relevant educator preparation and certification pathways. The specialist will manage the process from educator standards to educator preparation communication and capacity-building to assessment launch on multiple certifications at any given time. This role will ensure the rigor and inclusion of current best practices throughout the process to ensure future PK-12 student success by consistently involving current practitioners and communicating upcoming changes to the field. This position performs complex consultative and technical assistance work related to an agency educational program. This position will provide guidance to the Educator Standards and Testing team and Educator Preparation Programs.
The Educator Standards and Test Development Specialist will play a pivotal role in supporting the Texas Education Agency’s strategic priority to recruit, support, and retain teachers and principals.
Please note that a resume and tailored cover letter are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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 (3) years of experience in teaching, with a demonstrated track record of success improving student outcomes for diverse student populations.
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.