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Central Office Specialist - Somali ELL

We are seeking applications for Central Office Specialist - Somali ELL. The Central Office Specialist is an accomplished teacher who serves in a leadership role at the system level. A specialist provides expert consultation through facilitating collaboration, instructional coaching, and serving as a system leader across a variety of roles. The Central Office Specialist sees their ongoing learning and development as essential to achieve equitable results for all students.

To view the full job description and to apply, click "Apply Now" below! 

Apply Now Closes May 30, 2022

Central Office Specialist - Somali ELL


  • Experience in Dual Language or Heritage Language curriculum development.
  • Experience with working with the Somali community in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of and training in language acquisition instructional strategies such as GLAD or SIOP.
  • Strong desire to be on the forefront of developing a Somali Heritage and future Somali Dual Language program.


$59,584 - $117,306* DOE

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Foster teacher growth through individualized support, including coaching 
  • Build teacher understanding of content-specific instructional practices 
  • Develop leadership capacity of others through gradual transfer of responsibility 
  • Develop and maintain content-area frameworks 
  • Lead work to deeply understand content area standards 
  • Develop culturally responsive instructional practices and culturally responsive curriculum

Questions? Contact the recruiting team at recruiting@highlineschools.org or call 206-631-3414.