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 Sanction Monitoring division is a high-performing team committed to improving outcomes for Texas students. The Director of Sanction Monitoring will lead a team of field support agents in improving the student outcomes, financial health, statutory compliance, and governance practice in districts and charters throughout the state. This role will develop, oversee, and execute the agency strategy to support school system leaders and boards of trustees in reducing the number of low performing campuses and districts in Texas.
The director provides leadership, vision, and support in implementing best practices while coordinating closely with the office’s leadership team, agency staff, legislators, districts, and other stakeholders. The Director of Sanction Monitoring reports directly to the Senior Governance Advisor.
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. An advanced degree specializing in educational leadership (or a similar field of study) is preferred.
Experience: At least (7) years of experience in education sector.
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.
Additional Military Crosswalk (occupational specialty code) information can be accessed here.
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.