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Educational Specialist

Educational Specialist

# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
12/1/2017
Category 
Tribal Office
Compensation 
USD $0.00/Yr.
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians is seeking an Educational Specialist for its Everett Freeman Promise Neighborhood program. Promise Neighborhood targets the communities of Corning and Rancho Tehama, California. The vision of the Promise Neighborhood is that all children and youth growing up in the target areas will have access to great schools and strong systems of family and community support that will prepare them to attain an excellent education and successfully transition to college and a career.

A major focus of Promise Neighborhood is to support the development of great schools. Program resources are used to enhance the participating preschools and school districts’ core programs. This focus includes ongoing teacher professional development programs and direct services to students. Direct services include both in-classroom supports and extended year-round programming. Community services supplement these school-based programs. Together, Promise Neighborhood provides a seamless continuum of solutions addressing the needs of the target area youth and families.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the implementation of the Promise Neighborhood educational programs
  • Institute preschool and K-12 educational reforms with partner organizations
  • Develop and implement educational plans
  • Assist educational partners in the development of curricular and instructional strategies that will lead to academic achievement
  • Work with program stakeholders to identify and increase the capacity of partner organizations
  • Partner with the Tehama County Department of Education, Corning Union Elementary School District, Corning Union High School District, and Head Start to improve educational outcomes for students
  • Work effectively with the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians’ Tribal Council and the Promise Neighborhood Governing Board

Qualifications

  • A masters or doctorate degree in education
  • A minimum of five years of teaching and/or administration experience
  • Strong communication skills (writing and speaking) in English (required) and Spanish (preferred)
  • Capacity to effectively work with local agencies including schools
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals of the project
  • Model servant leadership
  • Exercise judgment regarding appropriate information sharing, confidentiality requirement, and human relations

Ability to use technology including spreadsheets and