ELD Program Manager
About Caliber Public Schools Caliber’s Mission is to achieve educational equity by shifting the experiences, expectations and outcomes for students in historically underserved communities. Our strengths-based educational program validates, affirms, respects and supports students, families and staff members to reach their full potential. Caliber graduates will be academically college ready; have emotional intelligence or ‘EQ’; be critical thinkers, and have the skills and desire to be changemakers in their communities and the world..Caliber’s four graduate pillars--Heart, Smart, Think, Act--guide our work. Caliber teaches computer science as a core academic subject K-8th grade to directly challenge the inequitable presence of women and underrepresented minorities in the computer science industry. We are a community-based organization and celebrate the diversity of the communities we serve. Our parents are active partners; frequently engaging through school events, restorative practices, and academic support.We are looking for educators and leaders who want the opportunity to use their voice, their skills and their passion to work in partnership with our students and their families on their goals. Our first school, Beta Academy in Richmond, CA, opened in 2014 and ChangeMakers Academy in Vallejo, CA opened in fall 2016. Both Beta and ChangeMakers are currently TK-8 campuses serving more than 800 students. We plan to open additional schools in future years as we grow to nearly 4,000 seats K-12 in the Bay Area. Position SummaryWe are looking for an experienced educator with a background in english language instruction and curriculum development to support our work in modifying and adapting our support and instruction of our dual-language students. You will work to identify a curriculum, provide ongoing coaching to teachers, manage assessment structures, monitor data collection and analyze data and manage the reclassification and re-rostering process. Throughout your work you will maintain communication with school leaders and parents, keeping them up to date on program and student progress.This role will be required to be on campus when Caliber returns to in-person instruction during the 21-22 school year.ResponsibilitiesCurriculum and Teacher SupportTrain interventionists Observe and offer feedback on execution Design training on unpacking the ELPAC/integrated ELD/ELD standards Co-teach as needed Data and AssessmentExecute rostering by pulling data and re-rostering at the end of each data cycle Progress monitor per data cycle Own the reclassification three times per year, update reclassification rates and manage the Reclassification Ceremony with ELAC ELPAC assessment logistics: order materials, project manage scheduling and testing completion in partnership with key stakeholders Communication and RelationshipsMaintain regular parent communication including progress updates and parent education Keep School Leaders informed and provide formal updates at least every 6 weeks (unless otherwise designated in the curriculum) QualificationsExperience:5 or more years of teaching, specifically in and ELD role 2 or more years coaching teachers and internalizing and implementing curriculum Experience with ELPAC assessments Deep knowledge of best practices in English Language Development for elementary to middle school students Proficiency in data analysis and reporting Experience working with Black, Brown and other POC student populations and creating culturally relevant curricula Experience leading professional development and formally coaching teachers Education:Bachelor’s Degree Master’s Degree is a plus Valid California State Teaching Credential or equivalent and transferable teaching license from another state, preferred Values:Caliber staff…are committed to a culture of feedback, development and continuous improvement. validate and affirm the identities, strengths and passions of each person. know that It is everyone’s collective responsibility to work in service of and alongside our school communities. approach situations and people with empathy and kindness.Salary scales are based on years of experience and expertise. Scales are competitive with other charter school organizations and local districts.Salary scales are based on years of experience and expertise. Scales are competitive with other charter school organizations and local districts.Caliber Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.