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 specialist performs highly advanced consultative services and technical assistance work for state and federal accountability, interventions, and support. This position reports to a Regional School Improvement Manager. The school improvement specialist works to ensure implementation of school improvement plans lead to improved student outcomes for students. The specialist works directly with improving the performance of low-performing schools across the state to ensure all students in Texas graduate college and/or career-ready.
Please note that a resume is a required attachment 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. Advanced degree with major course work in public education is preferred.
Experience: At least (4) years of experience in working in school districts, educations service centers, university settings and/or with statewide initiatives.
Substitutions: An advanced degree may substitute for two years of required experience.
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.