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Salary: $5,724.00 - $6,954.00
Posted: 07/18/2013

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Director of the Charter Schools Division and the Administrator of the SBE Charter Schools Oversight Unit, the Education Programs Consultant has responsibility for the following duties:

  • Review Charter school petitions (denials, non-renewals, and revocations, including the review of the charter petition and related materials.
  • Develop detailed written reports on findings and conclusions related to petition reviews.
  • Present findings and conclusions to the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) and the State Board of Education (SBE).
  • Provide consultative services to charter school approved by the SBE.
  • Monitor charter schools approved by the SBE—including status reports, verifying evidence of liability, insurance, legal identity, attendance, and teacher credentials.
  • Directly monitor ongoing operations of SBE-approved charter schools—including review of test scores, API, Budget, and programmatic reports.
  • Conduct annual site visits of schools to assess the operations of the schools and verify that facilities are safe, adequate, and sound. Review documents, such as reports, audits, and attendance data.


  • Knowledge of State civil service laws, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and trends in public and private elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education.
  • Knowledge of academic subject-matter curriculum development and instructional methods; research and statistical methods; and program planning techniques.
  • Ability to assume leadership and exercise creativity in the formulation and development of education programs.
  • Ability to do complex research and analytical studies, apply educational policy, and present ideas clearly and concisely in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to establish effective working relations by exercising the use of tact, resourcefulness, and sound judgment with a variety of diverse groups.
  • Travel is required for this position.


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). An individual who possesses a master’s or doctorate degree, or a valid California administration credential or credential or life diploma of equivalent authorization must attach a copy of that document to their application. Employment provisions as outlined by the California Department of Human Resources’ State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.

Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Attention: Alyssa Dibert
Charter Schools Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 5277 174 - 120 - 2656 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
08/08/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Charter Schools Division
1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Alyssa Dibert

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