The World Languages & Cultures Supervisor is responsible for the organization, operation, and coordination of the World Language programs for the Loudoun County Public Schools. In accordance with these responsibilities, the World Language Supervisor plans, develops, implements, directs, and assesses the World Language programs in all Loudoun County Public Schools for grade levels 1-12.
Roles and Responsibilities
The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; work may differ and other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate.
Provides functional and technical supervision over the work of teachers assigned to the World Language program; advises and assists principals in the evaluation program for instructional personnel; fosters professional growth and building of staff morale; plans, coordinates, and presents group and individual in-service activities for instructional personnel; develops, coordinates, revises, and edits curriculum; evaluates effectiveness of instructional programs, determines needs, and develops plans to meet these needs; develops and administers the World Language budget.
Selects conferences and coordinates teacher attendance, travel, lodging, and reimbursement; attends appropriate State and professional organization sponsored conferences and conventions; participates in professional organizations related to World Language; keeps abreast of current research in World Language education; keeps staff informed of State and National issues and trends in World Language education.
Works with other central office personnel when appropriate to provide coordinated instructional services; responds to requests for information and materials from individual teachers, principals, and citizens; coordinates participation by students in local, regional, State, and National contests, competitions, and scholarship programs.
Serves as liaison with the State Supervisor of World Language.
Prepares reports and attends meetings as the Assistant Superintendent may request.
Below are the minimum qualifications for this job. Equivalent combinations of education and experience are also acceptable.
Education Master’s degree
Experience Five years of progressive overall education experience in teaching, supervision, administration
Licenses and Certifications
Virginia Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement related to World Languages
Holds or is eligible for the Virginia Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement in PK-12 administration and supervision
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of state and federal statutes, regulations, and rules relating to instruction, curriculum, student learning and ability to advise interested parties of the provisions of the laws
Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and to meet deadlines
Possesses strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds
Demonstrate the leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with administrators and teachers
Physical Requirements The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this job:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) serves more than 81,000 students in 95 facilities. We operate 17 high schools, 17 middle and intermediate schools, 59 elementary schools, and two instructional centers.
Loudoun County Public Schools, located in Northern Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC, is the third largest school division in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of the fastest-growing counties in America. Loudoun continues its proud tradition of quality public education, maintaining an outstanding record of student achievement despite the pressure of surging enrollment.
LCPS was named a best in state employer by Forbes Magazine in 2019.