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Employment Opportunities

Welcome! We are pleased that you are interested in dedicating your skills to Nevada's K-12 education system. Below you will find links to help you explore job opportunities here at the Nevada Department of Education as well as at schools across the Silver State.

Education Programs Director of the Office of Teaching and Learning Supports

  • Education Programs Directors, Supervisors, and Professionals assist and foster the growth of early childhood, pre-K, K-12, postsecondary, adult, and related education programs throughout Nevada by providing technical assistance, training, and oversight. This recruitment is for an Education Programs Director of the Office of Teaching and Learning Supports (OTL) within the Nevada Department of Education (NDE), located in either Carson City or Las Vegas. This position is responsible for: supporting the Statewide Plan for Improvement of Pupils (STIP) through the work of the Portrait of a Nevada Learner; coordinating the adoption of statewide standards of evidence-based instructional materials to support the eight core academic content standards; acquiring funds; establishing program priorities; allocating staff and related resources; discussing and/or negotiating difficult issues related to education with agencies and elected and appointed officials; and training, supervising, and evaluating the performance of Education Programs Supervisors and/or Education Programs Professionals of OTL. Under the administrative direction of the Deputy Superintendent of Student Achievement, this position also provides technical support and facilitation for the statewide committees on review, revision, and adoption of Nevada academic content standards for grades K-12 in the core content areas of: computer science and integrated technology, English, fine arts, health and physical education, mathematics, science, social studies, including financial literacy and multi-cultural strands, and world languages.

Education Programs Professional in the Office of Career Readiness

  • Education Programs Directors, Supervisors, and Professionals assist and foster the growth of early childhood, pre-K, K-12, postsecondary, adult, and related education programs throughout Nevada by providing technical assistance, training, and oversight. This Education Programs Professional position is with the Nevada Department of Education's Office of Career Readiness, Adult Learning & Education Options (CRALEO) located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Education Programs Professional oversees and carries out the functions, duties and responsibilities outlined in Education Programs Professional classification 5.232. Under the direction of the Director of CRALEO, this position is responsible for overseeing the administration of one or more Nevada's Career and Technical Education's (CTE) program areas including Health Science and Public Safety; providing technical assistance strategies and activities to maintain, improve, and develop CTE programs at the secondary and postsecondary levels; providing technical assistance strategies and activities to maintain, improve and develop state CTE monitoring processes; overseeing new CTE teacher development; and other duties as assigned by CTE Director. The person in this position has, and must maintain, a strong working knowledge of state and federal statutes and regulations as they apply to CTE. This individual provides consistent technical assistance to Nevada's local education agencies (e.g., public school districts and charter schools), frequently working with and presenting CTE programmatic information and guidance to internal and external stakeholders.

Education Programs Professional in Office of Teaching and Learning

  • Education Programs Directors, Supervisors, and Professionals assist and foster the growth of early childhood, pre-K, K-12, postsecondary, adult, and related education programs throughout Nevada by providing technical assistance, training, and oversight. This recruitment is for an Education Programs Professional position within the Nevada Department of Education, and may be located in either Carson City or Las Vegas, depending on the location of the selected applicant. This position will provide leadership, information, technical assistance, and consultative services to develop, execute, and report Nevada Department of Education (NDE) policies concerning K-5 English Language Arts (ELA) standards, curriculum supports, assessments, and professional learning. The incumbent will provide services as a member of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) and as a NDE representative or liaison to national/state organizations, task forces, committees and/or panels dealing with ELA information, trends, data, and implementation. This position provides leadership and content expertise on the state's instructional materials adoption committee, grant reviews, and school improvement initiatives around ELA; provides time and commitment for personal professional and technical growth and skills enhancement; and maintains a professional and collaborative demeanor by adhering to NDE's Professional Standards and Workplace Expectations.

Education Programs Supervisor in the Office of Student and School Support

  • Education Programs Directors, Supervisors, and Professionals assist and foster the growth of early childhood, pre-K, K-12, postsecondary, adult, and related education programs throughout Nevada by providing technical assistance, training, and oversight. Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives. This position is for consideration in the Carson City or Las Vegas office, depending on the location of the selected candidate. Under the direction of the Office of Student and School Supports Director, the Education Programs Supervisor's team includes oversight federal grant programs, state priorities and goals, and other school improvement initiatives aimed at supporting all districts, schools and students across Nevada. This position will be responsible for ensuring program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, grants management, budget oversight, usage of evidence-based practices, data informed decision-making, effective usage of funds, and other relevant federal and state requirements, including what is specified in ESEA and ESSA. The candidate will train, coach, supervise, and evaluate the performance of 10-12 professional staff; collaborate with two Education Programs Supervisors (EPS) within OSSS and other EPSs across the agency to strengthen alignment; and collaborate and communicate regularly with stakeholders on initiatives and policies. The Department is interested in leaders with expertise in implementing effective school and district improvement strategies and those who can effectively navigate at the nexus of education practice, policy, and research. This includes having familiarity with federal and state law requirements and education policy; being informed on the latest research and evidence based practices for system and school transformation; demonstrating leadership on issues of equity and excellence, particularly with regard to closing opportunity gaps; demonstrating the capacity to scale and replicate highly effective practices; leading change management initiatives to transition teams from compliance- to performance-based support; cultivating a team culture of high performance; building staff capacity; maintaining trusting and collaborative relationships with partners; and leveraging a strong network of partners and experts to further the Department's goals.

State Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in seeking employment with the Nevada Department of Education (NDE) or the State Public Charter School Authority, all positions for state employment are maintained centrally by the Division of Human Resources Management.

State of Nevada Job Opportunities

The majority of relevant jobs will be found in the "Classified Job Announcements" section. To find jobs at NDE, we recommend you put "department of education" in the search phrase field.

Charter and Private School Employment Opportunities

Charter and private schools manage their hiring independently. We have provided the school listings below to assist you in your search:

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