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1 Jul 2022

Instructional Support CLDE Instructional Facilitator

Roaring Fork School District
 Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) Instructional Facilitator 


Receives direct supervision from the Director of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education


PRIMARY DUTIES – The following are examples of primary duties assigned to the position.   Other related primary duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  1. Ensures alignment, consistency, and continuous improvement in all aspects of programming for emerging bilingual students.

  2. Ensures emerging bilingual students are making adequate growth in English Language Development (ELD)  and in academic area

  3. Models best practice instruction, designs and delivers professional development which develops educator effectiveness.

  4. Provides constructive feedback and ongoing assistance to new and existing teachers during informal observations and walk-throughs.

  5. Works collaboratively with teachers, administrators and other instructional facilitators to identify instructional areas needing improvement/intervention; attends team meetings when necessary and leadership team meetings.

  6. Develops, coordinates and facilitates new teacher orientation for new CLDE Team members, ELD Teachers, Spanish Literacy/Language Arts Teachers

  7. Assists in determining the effectiveness of the district’s curriculum and instructional practices in meeting the needs of emerging bilingual students; assists the Director of CLDE with curricular initiatives or adoption.

  8. Supports the development, implementation and evaluation of common formative language assessments.

  9. Supports teachers and administrators in establishing results teams and data cycles, analyzing data and using data to inform decisions at the classroom and school level.

  10. Partners with principals in supporting teachers and holding them accountable for program implementation and student achievement and growth.

  11. Assists in the coordination and implementation of the Colorado Academic Standards.

  12. Assists in the coordination and implementation of school and district goals as defined in the annual Culturally and LInguistically Diverse Education Program Reviews.

  13. Mentors, coaches and provides professional development for teachers.

  14. Keeps current regarding developments in bilingual education, English Language Development, the Translanguaging Pedagogy, curriculum, instruction and assessment and provides leadership and training to all staff.

  15. Ensures the school adheres to policies and procedures for determining CLDE program eligibility, re-designation, monitoring and exiting.

  16. Collaborates with the school CLDE teams in making scheduling decisions.

  17. Works with problem solving teams to help determine the root cause and make appropriate placements into CLDE Instructional settings and/or Literacy Interventions for emerging bilingual students.

  18. Assists schools in implementation of the Deliberation Process and helps teams distinguish student concerns as stemming from language difference or a learning disability.

  19. Assists in supporting ELD Coaches with regularly scheduled professional development sessions to enhance coaching skills, ensure alignment with the schools’ and District’s CLDE goals, and to continuously improve practices.

  20. Takes on several roles:  resource provider, data coach, emerging bilingual education specialist, mentor, facilitator, leader and catalyst for change.

  21. Provides responsible staff assistance to the Director of CLDE; performs other duties as assigned.



Advanced Knowledge of

  • Standards-based education

  • Best practices in delivering effective instruction

  • District and state assessment

  • Using data to promote student achievement

  • Best practices in teacher coaching and professional development

  • Strategies, processes, implementation and facilitation of educator professional development

  • Concepts, methods and techniques of developing and implementing goals, objective and programs

  • Effective public speaking and presentation techniques

  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulation (SB 191, Read Act, etc.)

  • Effective classroom management practices

  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • Modern office procedures and methods

  • Effective aspects of coaching, mentoring and evaluating teachers

  • Knowledge of google docs, sheets and forms

  • Principles of business and letter writing and basic report preparation

  • Experience and knowledge of CLDE, ELD and theories of Bilingual Education is required.

  • Understanding of the WIDA Standards Framework, WAPTK, WIDA Screener and ACCESS is required.

  • Demonstrated skills and success in providing the necessary supports in teaching content standards and incorporating appropriate language functions into product and process of instruction is necessary.

  • Prior experience working with adults regarding instruction and assessment is recommended and understands adult development.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred, but not required.

  • Positively and effectively advocates for the needs of emerging bilingual students and their families

  • Committed to continuous learning and improvement.

  • Understands knowledge about change, uses data to drive decisions, and maintains a positive and productive culture.


Ability to:

  • Deliver presentations to all staff and administrators

  • Develop, recommend and implement District programs

  • Analyze data to improve achievement

  • Visit all school locations as necessary to fulfill job responsibilities

  • Occasionally work during summer months, evenings and weekends

  • Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives and procedures

  • Prepare clear and concise administrative and statistical reports

  • Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and various software packages

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work



  • Teaching experience in K-12 in CLDE programs: English Language Development and/or bilingual education programs

  • Master’s degree required in content field associated with area of responsibility or related area, (preferred)

  • Coaching experience preferred

  • Project Management Skills

  • Comprehensive understanding of federal and state laws affecting programming for emerging bilingual students


License or Certificate:

Possession of a Professional Teacher’s license from the Colorado Department of Education.
Holds endorsements in CLDE ESL or Bilingual

Administrators license preferred, but not required.

Pay Range

$81,408 to $94,476

**Based on education and years of experience

**Annual salary noted above is based on an 8 hour day (FTE 1) and full days worked calendar. Any position that is less than a full FTE/8 hours per day or late start will be prorated accordingly.

How to Apply

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Instructional Support. Job Tags: CLDE. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.