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.
This position is funded through September 30, 2023 with federal stimulus funds. Continuation of the position beyond that date is contingent upon available funding. This federally funded position will provide critical support for the agency to urgently address student learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Texas Tutoring Support team will be launched as a direct response to the impact on student learning from school closures and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. High-quality tutoring is a component of Texas Education Agency’s Texas Covid Learning Acceleration Support (TCLAS) suite of services aimed at supporting local education agencies (LEA) to develop and implement tutoring support to best fit the needs of students.
The Texas Tutoring Specialist role is a critical member of the Texas Tutoring team, performing advanced consultative and technical assistance work to support district leaders through every phase of launching and securing support for the implementation of high-impact tutoring. This role will join a team of passionate, innovative, and knowledgeable professionals that will co-design and execute on the strategy high-impact tutoring supports statewide. This role will project and performance manage multiple external vendors and technical assistance providers while also offering guidance, training, resources and support to Education Service Centers and direct to districts, when necessary.
This position reports to Director of Texas Tutoring Supports.
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 with major course work in public education is preferred.
Experience: At least two (2) years of experience in a discipline that requires robust project management.
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.
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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.