Job Description

Position Type: Central Management Office (CMO)
Location: Central Management Office Dallas, 75247
Date Posted: 10/26/2022


Mission Statement:
 Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning,  achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.
     
Primary Purpose:
The Manager of Primary Literacy Intervention will create a data driven network vision for literacy intervention in primary schools.  Combining the Science of Teaching Reading with research backed intervention practices, the MPLI will develop strategy for responding to literacy gaps and help campuses systematize their Tier II instruction.  The Manager of Primary Literacy Intervention will collaborate with the Primary MD team, EL Programming team, Inclusive Instruction team, and Primary Curriculum and Instruction Directors to develop network wide professional development for teachers and leaders.  Moreover, the Manager of Primary Intervention will provide coaching support and strategy development to school leaders who need additional support in accelerating primary scholar literacy skill development.  This position sits on the Academic Team and reports to the Senior Director of Academic Support.  The MPLI manages a team of two Primary Literacy Coaches.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Monitor ongoing completion of HB3 Reading Academies for K-3 teachers and leaders.  Track HB3 RA Compliance for the network.  Liaise with regional Educational Service Centers regarding teacher enrollment and completion.  
  • Act as a representative for Uplift as an Authorized Provider for the 22-23 school year and beyond, as needed.  Attend all TEA trainings regarding the implementation of Reading Academies and ensure that current cohorts meet TEA metrics.
  • Establish the vision and strategy for academic intervention on primary campuses based on the Science of Teaching Reading.
  • Collaborate with Schools and CIA teams to ensure alignment of network curriculum and Uplift’s IB vision for excellence with STR.
  • Routinely analyze data to pull out trends and provide recommendations and support for Academic Directors and Deans on methods to support Tier II literacy instruction.
  • Plan and facilitate professional development for leader groups across all schools based on instructional needs.
  • With Academic Directors, determine campus-specific programming; conduct regular check-ins and step backs to reflect and monitor progress and data.
  • Collaborate with critical stakeholders to ensure coordination of Tier II supports with ESL, high impact tutoring, and dyslexia services
  • Manage the growth and development of team members through hiring, performance management, goal setting, disciplinary action, and regularly scheduled meetings.
Qualifications:
  • Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) from an accredited four-year university and experience managing projects is required. Experience in operations management is preferred but not required. An advanced degree and fluency in Spanish is a plus. Master’s degree from an accredited educational institution (preferably in primary literacy or related field) preferred.  Successful completion of TEA cohort leader screener preferred.
  • Experience Requirements: Exhibit in depth of knowledge with regards to the Science of Teaching Reading. Minimum of three (3) years successful K-5 literacy teaching experience.  Experience in designing and presenting educational training programs with a demonstrated knowledge and practice of language arts or reading preferred.
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Communication Skills: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Mastery of both oral and written English with the ability to write general correspondence. Effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders.  Excellent planning and logistics skills: the ability to envision a project’s holistic work-steps and properly sequence those activities into streamline implementation.
  • Bilingual Skills: none
  • Technology: Ability to use software to develop spreadsheets, databases, and do word processing. Ability to determine trends in data and develop action plans as needed.
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Physical Demands: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching; occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
 
Work Environment: Office out of CMO, though role requires frequent visits to select campuses across the DFW metroplex.  Employee must retain reliable transportation and a valid Texas driver’s license.
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Starting Salary: $65,000

Application Procedure:
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Uplift Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law. 
 

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