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Vacancy Title:    Coordinator, Educator Evaluation and Training

Job Order Number:   9749770


Domicile Location:   Jefferson City

Section/Office:  Educator Development / Office of Educator Quality

Salary:   $59,088 - $65,000

Deadline:   Opened Until Filled





Master’s Degree in Education or related area, doctorate preferred, from an accredited college or university.


At least two (2) years experience in public education as a teacher or administrator.


(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)






Extensive knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations that apply to the certification of teachers, administrators and other school personnel.


Extensive knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations that apply to the evaluation of professional education programs.


Extensive knowledge of significant research studies and history pertaining generally to education and specifically to the preparation of professional educators.


Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of national and regional accrediting agencies.


Knowledge of the certification standards and procedures practiced in other states.


Knowledge of testing procedures and methods of test validation.


Skill in oral and written presentation of complex ideas to college and university personnel, private providers,  and others involved in teacher education.


Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, departmental personnel, college/university officials, private providers, school administrators, and the general public.


Excellent interpersonal abilities; ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, mature, flexible.


Ability to maintain effective working relationships with Department staff, other state and local agencies and the public.


Ability to locate and synthesize information and identify essential information.


Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing regarding technical and other information.


Ability to manage multiple priorities through strong organizational skills.


Good reasoning abilities; sound judgment.


Resourceful and well organized.


Extensive in-state travel and occasional out-of-state travel is required.






Responsible for the direction and supervision of those who work with educator evaluation and training.


Pilots and refines the educator evaluation system with select school districts during the 2012-13 school year.


Administers the statewide educator evaluation system for public elementary and secondary school personnel to assess and develop the effective practice of educators.


Implements policies and procedures guiding the statewide educator evaluation system, including the implementation of evaluation standards.

Provides regional and statewide trainings on the educator evaluation system for school personnel.


Ensures those districts that do not adopt the Missouri educator evaluation system model align their local systems to the seven essential principles of effective evaluation.


Identifies and implements legal requirements and reporting regulations pertaining to programs for the evaluation of teachers, administrators and other educational personnel.


Provides training in use of the Missouri Comprehensive Data System for program accountability.


Provides leadership in the development of a technical assistance model for induction and mentoring for school districts.


Develops goals and objectives that align with the Department’s Top 10 by 20 Plan and coordinates the work of the section to meet them.


Collaborates with other sections, offices or agencies to accomplish common goals and objectives.


Communicates Department policies to section staff, school administrators and other agencies.


Prepares policy drafts and reports for study and consideration by the Commissioner and the State Board of Education.


Supervises the development and filing of Department rules and regulations affecting the office as provided in Chapter 536, RSMo.

Prepares grant proposals for funding of activities within the scope of responsibility of the section.


Serves as Department liaison to state, regional and national professional organizations.


Assumes other duties as assigned by the Assistant Commissioner.


Serves on statewide and national committees regarding the preparation of school personnel.





Complete a DESE application online at http://www.dese.mo.gov/divadm/humanres/documents/Employment_Application_2005.pdf.  Please attach a scanned copy of your transcripts with the application.  You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your application is received online.  

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for employment.  Failure to include transcripts (when required for the position) with your application will eliminate the application from the review process.


We do not keep applications on file to submit for other vacant positions.   You must submit an application for each vacant position you are applying for. 


BENEFITS (For a Full-Time Position)


ANNUAL LEAVE:  Accrue 10 hours per month for new full-time employees, longer term State employees can earn more. Prorated leave for part-time employees in eligible positions.


SICK LEAVE:  Accrue 10 hours per month.  Prorated leave for part-time employees in eligible positions.


HOLIDAYS:  12 holidays per year.


RETIREMENT:  Coverage provided through the Missouri State Employees Retirement System (MOSERS).


LIFE INSURANCE:  Term life insurance coverage, equal to one times employee's annual salary, through the Missouri State Employees Retirement System.


OPTIONAL LIFE INSURANCE:  Optional term life insurance available with maximum coverage of six times member’s annual salary.  Plans are also offered for spouse and dependents. Premiums paid by employee.


CAFETERIA PLAN:  Easy tax savings on employee’s cost for qualified payroll-deducted insurance plans, medical care, and dependent care.


HEALTH PLANS:  Employer-paid/subsidized plans available the first day of the following month after employment.


DENTAL PLANS:  Delta Dental insurance coverage is available.


VISION PLAN:  Vision Service Plan (VSP) is available. 


DEFERRED COMPENSATION:  A payroll deduction deferred compensation plan available to defer taxes until retirement by investing in mutual funds and a fixed income account is currently provided.




Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573) 751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at hr@dese.mo.gov.    

To Our Applicants with Disabilities:  For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619.  Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

TTY/TDD users:  Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.






The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities. Inquiries related to Department employment practices may be directed to the Jefferson State Office Building, Human Resources Director, 8th floor, 205 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0480; telephone number (573) 751-9619 or TYY (800) 735-2966.