Job Goal: School Improvement Leads are full time positions that
coordinate all school improvement activities for each district and campus in
Region 6 ESC that is engaged in school improvement interventions. The
coordination required will vary according to the specific needs of the district
and/or campus. Lead position is a position dedicated solely to school improvement
in Region 6 ESC.
Campus/district level experience a must
for the position. Individuals that have experience leading campuses or school
districts that exhibited high academic performance are best suited for the
position of ESC School Improvement Lead.
experience at the campus/district leadership level is preferred.
Principal Certification. District
or Campus Administration Experience.
Special Knowledge and Skills:
leadership skills required to lead the development of a collaborative approach
to school improvement
expertise in planning, implementing, and managing improvement efforts at the
Has a full
understanding of the state accountability system as well as the federal system
expertise needed to stay abreast of any changes in either the state or federal
ability to develop and lead staff development for a variety of groups.
the responsibility of being accountable for the success of campuses/districts
in school improvement.
Has the ability
to work with adult learners
leadership and management experience.
change agent that can work with groups with divergent thinking.
the use of data to improve academic performance.
strong communication skills.
from a sense of urgency in implementing the school improvement efforts required.
ability to provide positive and critical feedback to all involved.
to attend many meetings related to school improvement across the Region.
flexibility to make changes to plans identified as being less efficient.
to recognize and celebrate success.
knowledge of school improvement requirements set forth in statute
in all meetings, training, and other sessions involving school improvement in
their assigned schools.
in the development of specific training based on identified needs.
in any turnaround state required school improvement trainings, including but
not limited to ESF training, Texas Instructional Leadership (TIL) training.
in T-TESS training for ESC School Improvement Team members.
in all site visits with Executive Director and Deputy Director for the purpose
of creating a sense of urgency around school improvement.
expectations for ESC staff assigned to SI campuses and districts.
appropriate ESC staff to SI campuses and districts.
and monitors feedback process for assigned ESC staff to SI campuses/districts.
as liaison with Texas Education Agency.
Reviews and provides feedback on all Targeted Improvement Plans and Turnaround Plans.
closely with DCSI and campus principal at designated campuses to analyze campus
data, develop required improvement plans, complete submission requirements and
monitor plan implementation.
all ESF Diagnostic Reviews for assigned SI campuses.
progress and effectiveness of school improvement efforts across the Region.
Education Service Centers focus on the word in the middle: Service. Service to, and support of, educators in helping students succeed is at the heart of everything that we do. Every service we provide was developed at the request of schools and we pride ourselves on being responsive to the needs of educators and the communities that they serve.