Education Department Jobs in Georgia

Education Department Jobs in Georgia

Migrant Education Recruiter

Salary: $20,472.39 TO $34,803.06

Location:  Decatur – Bainbridge


Under general supervision, travels throughout assigned area of the state (targeting Southwest Georgia counties) to conduct Title I — Part C, Migrant Education Program (MEP) identification and recruitment (ID & R) interviews of parents/guardians of children or self-eligible youth who have not obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent from abroad (below the age of 22). Duties include following, applying, and understanding fully all federal and state regulations of eligibility for the Migrant Education Program when conducting eligibility interviews; completing Data Entry Form (DEF) during each interview and fully explaining program services and rights to the interviewee; preparing accurate reports or other documents in a timely fashion related to ID & R activities in the field and/or office; serving as liaison between individuals, families, schools and community service agencies working with migrant eligible families and individuals; attending all local and state ID & R/recruiter meetings as applicable or requested; and training and assisting local education agency (LEA) staff in proper recruitment requirements and techniques, including quality control evaluations. This position involves significant travel within assigned geographic region. This position also requires availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Additional Minimum Qualifications: Must be fully bilingual English/Spanish. Must hold a valid Georgia driver’s license, have dependable transportation and car insurance, and be available to travel and work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.


High school diploma or GED AND Four years of progressively complex office or administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications – External:

  • Experienced in interviewing, soliciting and/or receiving information from customers/clients in a agriculture, education, social services, or government setting
  • Post-secondary educational experience in the field of education, agriculture, or social services
  • Knowledgeable about federal and state Migrant Education Program guidelines and requirements
  • Two or more years of experience in serving migrant students in the field of education, agriculture, or social services

Migrant Education Resource Specialist

Salary: $36,268.00 to $63,469.00

Location:  Cook and Bulloch

Description of Duties
Under general supervision, coordinates and monitors the delivery of services (both direct and indirect) for Migrant Education Programs (MEP) to eligible migrant students age 3 to 21 (who have not graduated high school) through local education agencies (LEA) in an assigned geographical region. Duties include communicating verbally and in writing, working closely with school district staff in assigned regional area to develop and provide meaningful academic support, advisement and career counseling to migrant children and youth; making regular on-site visits to school-based staff to evaluate and plan delivery of MEP funded services; meeting with building-level certified staff to coordinate MEP funded services with other support service programs and providers; developing and delivering staff development sessions for staff in regional area systems unfamiliar with migrant student and out-of-school youth needs and best teaching practices for improving migrant student achievement; assisting in the identification and delivery of services to students with priority for services; monitoring and assisting in the maintenance of records of services provided to eligible students in regional area; providing out-of-school migrant students with academic assistance options within the community; assisting eligible migrant youth in enrolling in educational programs such as HEP/CAMP, PASS, or Plaza Comunitaria; acting as liaison to agencies and organizations established to serve adolescent migrants and their families; preparing program reports as required; and performing other duties as assigned. This position involves significant travel within assigned geographic region (South East, Georgia) and occasional statewide travel. This position also requires availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
We are recruiting for three (3) positions; one position is located in Brooklet, GA and two positions are located in Lenox, GA. *All applicants MUST specify either Brooklet, GA (Bullock County) or Lenox, GA (Cook County) location in their cover letter. 
Minimum Qualifications: 
A Bachelor degree in education, school counseling, human services, organizational development, community development, planning, or a related field, four (4) years of experience working with schools, non-profit organizations, and/or public agencies in migrant student services or other student services. Note: Must demonstrate knowledge about federal and state migrant education programs; guidelines and requirements. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: 
  • Georgia Teaching Certification
  • Master’s Degree in education or a related field 
  • ESOL endorsement Three or more years of teaching limited English proficient students
  • Experience working with Latino students and families
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with school personnel, staff, students, and other support agencies
  • Demonstrated competency in self-motivation/initiative
  • Experience teaching and/or counseling high school age youth
Master’s degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience OR Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Four years of related experience.