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  • 508030
  • Full-time

Arizona Department of Education

The Arizona Department of Education's mission is to advance equity and excellence for all students by serving school leaders, educators and staff, collaborating with communities, and leading with data-driven best practices. Our vision is equity for all students to achieve their full potential!

Education Professions & Educators Rising State Advisor

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Section

Job Location:

Phoenix Location

Posting Details:

Salary: $58,000 - $65,000 

Grade: 21

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Job Summary:

• This position will oversee the Education Professions (EP) program and/or other programs as assigned at the secondary level
• Serve as state advisor for Arizona Educators Rising CTSO at the secondary level
• In-state and out-of-state travel is required for this position.

Job Duties:

• Provide technical assistance to Local Education Agencies (LEAs)/CTED and program teachers through email, phone, and visitations in program development and improvement including teaching methods, standards-based curriculum development, and utilization, program planning, facility management, equipment selection, and certification
• Coordinate and organize the activities of the statewide ED Professions program advisory council
• Collaborate with ADE CTE Standards and Assessment team, Arizona Curriculum Consortium and other entities as requested for technical standards, assessment, frameworks, and blueprints for EP
• Plan, implement, and supervise EP professional development and provide technical assistance based on data from the State Technical Skills Assessment (TSA) or other needs of the field to improve instruction and student outcome
• Consult with LEAs/CTEDs for informing the planning, development, and implementation of new/existing EP program based upon program standards and business and industry (B & I) needs
• Review and revise documents related to EP program on an annual basis or as requested which include credentials, resources, and related resources (program descriptions, equipment list, certification information)
• Gather and analyze data, prepare statistical, descriptive, and other reports for program planning, and maintain a system of records for EP
• Monitor, assess, and evaluate assigned EP, and other programs conducted by LEAs/CTEDs based on Perkins V and state CTED legislation
• Consult with LEAs to ensure equal access to and the success of special populations in EP program
• Plan, organize, and participate in conference workshops, seminars, tours, and in-depth visits to business and industry to update professional competence and provide program improvement
• Review and evaluate curriculum, arrange to have business, industry, and education validate industry standards, industry credentials, conduct meetings, make recommendations for the development of standards-based curriculum
• Plan, organize for and conduct statewide teacher in-service workshops for Educators Rising
• Evaluate and make recommendations for improvement and technical assistance to enhance program quality and support Educators Rising chapters
• Provide documentation and recommendations to the state Educators Rising Board of Directors to implement annual budget for Arizona Educators Rising CTSO
• Collaborate with ADE Educator Recruitment and Retention team to promote Education Professions programs throughout the state

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Please note: For those selected for interviews, skills assessments may be administered as part of the interview process.
• Organization and management of a Career and Technical Education Student Organization (CTSO) related to the position
• CTE program standards and state technical assessment data
• CTE Instructional materials and their availability and applicability to curriculum as appropriate to the program
• CTE Classroom management teaching techniques
• State and Federal Regulations on CTE and assigned programs
• principles and practices of public-school organization and administration for CTE and CTSO’s
• State Board Policies on CTE/General Ed
• Teacher certification requirements for area of specialization
• Supervisory techniques, evaluation procedures for programs supervised
• Applicants must have teaching experience in an approved CTE program area related to the position or an advisor for a Career and Technical Student Organization related to the position
• Must have a fingerprint card or the ability to get one at the time of hire
• Speaking, presenting, interviewing, and motivating
• Team Building, leadership, and counseling
• Fiscal budgeting, accounting, and inventorying
• Computing, evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing data reports
• Organizing, prioritizing, and follow through to completion
• Decision making and negotiation
• Creating, writing, and editing
• Written and verbal communications
• Intermediate skill in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, web browsers, and cloud-based files
• Prioritize, organize, implement, and coordinate multiple projects and people simultaneously
• Lead teachers, students, and CTE Administrators
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Plan, coordinate, analyze, and establish priorities
• Develop effective operating procedures
• Supervision, counseling, team building, leadership, and decision making
• Work effectively internally and externally with both technical and non-technical individuals

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Applicants must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one prior to employment start date.
• Position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).
• Offers are contingent upon successful completion of all background and reference checks, required documents and, if applicable, a post-offer medical/physical evaluation.


ADE’s comprehensive benefits package includes:

• Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
• Tuition reimbursement program available for education/professional development advancement
• Hybrid schedule (combination of telework and in-office) may be available for some job roles
• Top ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
• Deferred compensation plan
• Accrued sick leave and vacation leave
• Ten paid holidays per year
• Wellness plans

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


You will be required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) upon your 27th week of employment, subject to waiting period. On or shortly after, your first day of employment you will be provided with enrollment instructions and effective date.

Contact Us:

The Arizona Department of Education is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the ADE Human Resources office at (602) 542-3186 or via e-mail at HumanResourcesGroup@azed.gov.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.