San Marcos CISD

Director Bilingual/ESL Education (Internal Applicants Only) (3147)

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TitleDirector Bilingual/ESL Education (Internal Applicants Only)
Posting ID3147

Job Title: Director Bilingual/ESL Education

Reports To:  Asst. Superintendent of Teaching, Learning & Assessments

Department/Campus:  Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability

Wage/Hour Status:  Exempt

Compensation Plan:  AP6



Plan and coordinate the PreK-12 Bilingual/ESL program, coordinate Title III resources, and coordinate related programs PK – 12 with institutions of higher education and private foundations.



Minimum Education/Certification: Master’s Degree in Education Bilingual/ESL Certification

Mid-Management/Principal Certification


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to organize and coordinate district-wide program Ability to interpret data

Knowledge of strategies and materials for the education of bilingual students Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction and ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness in regular, Title III, migrant, and bilingual programs

Strong communications, public relations and interpersonal skills Thorough understanding of school administrative operations Fluent in English and Spanish


Minimum Experience:

Five years’ experience as a classroom bilingual teacher preferred

Two years’ experience supervising or coordinating a district program preferred




  1. Implement research based procedures and coordinate the process to identify bilingual students at all grade levels district wide, including review of student data and testing of students.
  2. Determine and build common vision with staff; direct planning activities and work collaboratively to establish sustainable practices aligned to program vision.
  3. Contribute to the development and revision of aligned and innovative instructional frameworks and programs/grants.
  4. Develop and conduct staff development sessions, including sessions on various instructional methods (SIOP, etc.), enriched learning in classroom settings, and methods for identifying bilingual students.
  5. Develop and coordinate a system to evaluate the bilingual and ESL programs, and implement procedures and practices to improve the programs.
  6. Foster collegiality, team building, and communication with district, institutions of higher education, and private sector foundations.
  7. Maintain awareness of the latest research finding, materials, media equipment, technology that may have merit for program improvement.
  8. Define and clearly communicate expectations for staff performance regarding implementation of instructional strategies.
  9. Observe employee performance and provide feedback to campus leadership.
  10. Assist campus administrators in the delivery/monitoring of programs based on set parameters.
  11. Collect, organize information, and prepare records of data required for the various district collaboratives, including Title III grant components.
  12. Develop budgets based upon documented program needs, estimated enrollment, personnel and other fiscal needs; implement program within budget limits; maintain fiscal control; accurately report fiscal information.
  13. Oversee program initiatives and ensure implementation of designated projects.
  14. Conduct presentations school board, community service groups, and others regarding district collaboratives, bilingual/ESL programs, and innovative projects.
  15. Develop and conduct staff development sessions to fulfill TELPAS and LPAC requirements, and ensure compliance across campuses with federal, state, and district regulations.
  16. Prepare quarterly newsletter to share information with the community pertinent to the status of district initiatives.
  17. Prepare for site monitoring visits from federal and state program officers.
  18. Attend community agency meetings, university meetings, etc., participate in their functions and serve on committees in order to maintain coordination of programs and services.
  19. Work with District Community Liaison to design and provide on-going opportunities for parental involvement through program activities.
  20. Coordinate all activities through the Director of Elementary Curriculum, Instruction, and Federal Programs.
  21. Regular attendance; must be willing and able to report to work at designated site on a regular daily basis according to established work schedule.
  22. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. 






Mental Demands:

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures, and data; coordinate campus functions; maintain emotional control under stress.


Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Occasional district and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$76,379.00 - $114,568.00 / Per Year
LocationCurriculum, Instruction, & Accountability

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/04/2019