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 role will provide critical support for the agency to urgently address student learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Innovative Instructional Models team supports Texas school districts to maximize the amount of time students spend in high quality learning environments engaging with high quality instructional materials (HQIM) implemented by great educators. This division supports districts to optimize this learning time through expanding learning opportunities with Additional Days School Year (ADSY) and 21st Century Community Learning Centers, as well as supporting teachers with an effective use of classroom technology with blended learning. This division also drives awareness, strategic adoption, and continued high fidelity use of Texas Home Learning (THL) Instructional Materials and other statewide initiatives.
The Manager of Stakeholder Engagement, Innovative Instructional Models leads and executes communications and marketing strategy for priority TEA initiatives such as ADSY, blended learning, and other priority initiatives to drive adoption, increase high fidelity implementation, and ensure quality instruction - including alignment with THL and other high-quality instructional materials- for districts. This position reports to the Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Innovative Instructional Models within the Office of School Programs.
Flexible work location within the state of Texas may be considered for qualified candidates.
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 five (5) years of experience in education, project management, operations, or related field with a passion for public education.
Substitutions: An advanced degree may substitute for two years of required experience.