Director, EL Programs

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Director, Assessment & Evaluation

Primary Function:

Under the direction of the Chief Academic Officer, organize, deliver, direct and evaluate the services and staff of the EL Program/English Learner Support, to coordinate Supplemental Educational Service and to oversee the district’s Title 1 and Title 3 programs. To coordinate and manage the district-wide English learner program; Provide instructional leadership/professional development focused upon meeting the needs of the district’s English language learners and the implementation of the new ELD standards; Develop and provide leadership to the district’s implementation of the English Learner Master Plan; Build leadership capacity to support the specific needs of English learners, and provide oversight to the English learner program evaluation.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate Supplemental Educational Service providers for each school site: contracts, facilities use, services, etc.
  • Coordinate Title 1 and Title 3 programs.
  • Maintain and organize student learning plans in conjunction with school site liaisons (Assistant Principals).
  • Maintain attendance records and statements for billing purposes for Homeless and SES programs.
  • Coordinate with CEC and Assessment for Homeless and SES programs.
  • Coordinate and consult with Private schools for support services.
  • Responsible for Federal Program Monitoring for Title 1 to ensure compliance.
  • Provide oversight and evaluation of district’s Assessment Team for NWEA benchmark assessments and scheduling at school sites.
  • Plans, organizes and directs EL services for the district.
  • Serves as the Division of Teaching and Learning liaison with the English Learner Program Administrators.
  • Facilitate the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC).
  • Facilitate the English learner reclassification process and ensure the accuracy of student data.
  • Responsible for the administration of CELDT/ELPAC testing for all English learners.
  • Provide oversight, coordination and evaluate the district’s Assessment Team and their support of the EL program.
  • Provide leadership/accountability for the district’s Title 1 and Title 3 programs.
  • Responsible for Federal Program Monitoring for English learners to ensure compliance.
  • Provide leadership for the district’s translation and interpretation services.
  • Facilitate the transition of English learners from elementary to middle school and middle to high school.
  • Facilitate the Primary Language Assessment and coordinate the Primary Language Assessors.
  • Working with the technology department to ensure the accuracy of English learner data in CALPADS.
  • Working with Assessment Data Analyst to collect and analyze English learner specific data for school sites.
  • Develop training programs for EL personnel.
  • Operate a computer and assigned software programs.
  • Operate other office equipment as assigned.
  • Operate a vehicle to conduct work.
  • Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Demonstrated Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Plan, organize, control and direct EL services and activities.
  • Supervise the performance of assigned personnel.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to EL program.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
  • Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned EL activities.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.
  • Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  • See to read a variety of materials.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Oversee operations of EL staff and services in NHUSD.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience Required:

Any combination equivalent to: Master’s degree (Bachelor’s degree may be accepted) in Educational Leadership and five years of teaching experience.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

  • Valid California Class C driver’s license

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work


Mgt. Salary Range 45/1-5
225 day work year

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.