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Job opening: Education Program Administrator

Salary: $149 990 - 191 900 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position will serve as the District Superintendent for the Americas Mid Atlantic District with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). The principle focus of the District Superintendent is the organization, operation, administration, assessment and support of the schools within the District. This position provides direct supervision and broad professional leadership in designing and implementing programs to increase student achievement within the District.


Develop district-wide programs within available resources that are designed to meet or exceed the performance, content, and character of high quality school systems in large jurisdictions in the U.S. Assess the staffing needs of schools to support regular and special education programs. Identify short- and long-range goals consistent with the DoDEA Blueprint. Plan and execute a district budget to equitably distribute funds to schools based on education priorities and unique requirements. Implement systemic evaluation methods to determine progress and accomplishments to include conducting comprehensive evaluations of schools to identify problem areas and to test the validity of policies and procedures. Plan, direct, and oversee the implementation of system-wide curricula, including the design of the professional development program for district staff. Review and approve school improvement plans. Develop a district improvement plan. Review, adjust, and approve future year staffing plans in coordination with the manpower office based on educational programming decisions. Implement and support technology project planning, infrastructure, administrative support, training, student information, and all functional area systems.


  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Two year trial period may be required.
  • Appointment subject to a suitability/fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.
  • Two year supervisory trial period may be required.
  • This position requires a Tier 3 (T3) investigation with Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • You will be required to sign a mobility agreement, be available for worldwide placement, and be willing to rotate to any DoDDS or DDESS location.
  • This position requires a secret clearance.


Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Basic Requirements for Education Program Administrator: Education: The course work must have been completed at, or accepted by, a regionally accredited U.S. college or university. Applicants must provide copies of bachelor's and master's transcripts (include EDS and Doctorate's if applicable). Acceptable degree pathways are listed below. Applicants currently assigned as a DoDEA District Superintendent will be granted approval of previously accepted qualifications. Semester hours for credit bearing internships or practicum experiences in educational leadership and/or supervision is accepted. a. Master's degree in Educational Administration/Educational Leadership. OR a. Master's degree or higher reflecting 30 semester hours of graduate level course work. Of the required 30 hours of graduate level course work, a minimum of 20 of those semester hours must be in Educational Administration/Educational Leadership. Note: Doctoral degree is preferred. Note: Applicants who submit a valid unencumbered fully professional administrator license with a certification comparable to DoDEA District Superintendent and issued from a State Board of Education of the United States and its U.S. territories or National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) will be considered to have fulfilled the semester hour requirement for Educational Administration/Educational Leadership and be found eligible. All undergraduate and graduate transcripts are still required to be submitted with application. AND General Experience: Three years of relevant Pre-K-12 experience in teaching, educational research, development of curriculum and instructional materials, education assessment and evaluation, guidance counseling, educational administration, educational technology, or comparable experience which clearly demonstrated success in applying the principles, methods, and techniques of education, and provided familiarity with current developments in Pre-K.-12 teaching, learning, and professional development. AND Specialized Experience: Four years of experience in a supervisory or leadership position which clearly demonstrated the ability to administer or support Pre-K-12 school programs and to effectively supervise or lead educators and support personnel. At least 2 years of specialized experience must be equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression. For a District Superintendent, the next lower level would be as an assistant superintendent; a supervisory or leadership position at the GS-14 equivalent level with district or area-wide curriculum, instruction, assessment, or professional development responsibilities. Education may not be substituted for specialized experience at this grade level. Examples of specialized experience include, supervisory or leadership experience gained in educational leadership positions in a Pre-K-12 education system that demonstrated: - Professional competencies as a school or district administrator relating to staff supervision, instructional administration, and policy oversight for Pre-K-12th grade schools. - Leadership in directing staff members working with district, area, or headquarters staff; school administrators, school staff members, and stakeholders in improving schools and supporting program innovations in core curriculum areas and/or student support programs. - Professional knowledge in using multiple sources of data, research techniques, analytical skills, and student assessment tools to identify schools' strengths and weaknesses and to recommend changes for improving policies and programs. - Skill in developing and managing budgets and staffing in support of teaching and learning goals. or - The ability to lead restructuring, continuous improvement, or technology integration efforts for multiple schools, including district, area, or system-wide curricula, program standards, performance indicators, and/or professional development programs for educators. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: AccountabilityHuman Capital ManagementInstructional Program AdministrationLearning and Program EvaluationPartnering


Foreign Degrees and Course Work from Non-accredited Institutions. Credits or degrees earned from a foreign college or university must be evaluated prior to acceptance. Three evaluation procedures are acceptable:

  1. the work may be evaluated and interpreted by the International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Credential Evaluation Service, Post Office Box 3665, Culver City, CA 90231-3665 or www.ierf.org/ or 310-258-9451.
  2. the foreign institution that awarded the degree is on a list endorsed by a regionally accredited university or on a list endorsed by a state department of education for the purpose of teacher certification in that state (this procedure will require an English translation of the transcript and a copy of the document awarding the degree, together with an authenticated list produced by an American university or a state department of education); and
  3. the work may be evaluated by the graduate division of a regionally accredited university and declared the equivalent of similar undergraduate or graduate work in a U.S. institution.

Graduates of non-accredited institutions may have their undergraduate work validated by admittance to graduate school and completion of a minimum of 5 semester hours of credit in a regionally accredited graduate college.


  • Address HENCNC DoDEA Mid Atlantic Dist - DSO P.O. Box 70089 Fort Liberty, NC 28307 US
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