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Regional Administrator Mentor Lead 

Clackamas ESD
Closing date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Regional Administrator Mentor Lead 
Teaching & Learning: Regional Educator Network (REN)
Supports Clackamas & Multnomah Districts
Sunnybrook Campus
8 hours per day / 5 days per week / 220-day Year-Round Calendar

Clackamas ESD strives to infuse equity in all our programs and bodies of work by maintaining an inclusive, barrier-free environment in which everyone participates and fully benefits.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be the one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources at to discuss your application.

Find your "why" with Clackamas ESD
At Clackamas Education Service District, our mission is to lead, serve and innovate for learning. Clackamas ESD provides services in early learning, special education, technology and teacher/staff support to Clackamas County school districts. We ensure students and families in all of our communities — big and small — have access to equitable education services. Learn more:

About the program:
The Regional Educator Network (REN) was implemented to help create more equity across Oregon’s school districts by providing more educator support processes across the board. The REN affords every school district more opportunities for their educators leading to better outcomes for their students. For more information, check out the Regional Educator Network online:

Clackamas ESD leads a regional branch of this effort – the Multnomah-Clackamas Regional Educator Network (MCREN). A collaborative team of educators spanning districts across Multnomah and Clackamas counties came together in 2020 to initiate their work in improving the systems that support educators, from career preparation and recruitment to ongoing professional development and advancement support. They began accepting proposals in fall 2020 to fund projects such as culturally sustaining regional mentor training and anti-racist training for white educators.

About this position:
The Education Service District is recruiting a Regional Administrator Mentor Lead to support the design and implementation of the regional administrator mentor support program. This mentor network will bring together administrators, educators, and community partners to increase and support the retention of educators of color in the region.  The lead mentor will: design and facilitate professional learning for administrator mentors; build the capacity of the mentor network to engage in the principles, practices and mindsets to design and implement innovative processes and practices to strengthen new administrator mentors across diverse settings and lead from a lens of equity and advocacy. The position coaches and coordinates across districts to support the implementation of improvement science in order to grow excellent equity-centered mentor programming.  

Essential functions:
Facilitate or co-facilitate local mentor team meetings and training that involve implementation planning within an inquiry cycle structure that may include:
Designing measures of success,
Supporting collection of associated data,
Facilitating progress monitoring routines,
Using equity centered mentoring tools and processes,
Leading teams in the use of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis to inform and evaluate the work.
Identify and leverage current strengths within district and regional mentor programs and work within the REN structure to spread learning and build the capacity. 
Identify best practices, research, and effective tools to improve current systems and practices.
Establish and foster meaningful relationships with district/school teams, staff, and community partners to support the collective work of the mentoring project.
When applicable, appropriate, and necessary, provide 1:1 coaching to district staff in order to build their capacity to attain the goals of the mentoring project.
Participate in professional learning opportunities and communities of practice to further develop coaching and facilitating skill sets.
Perform other related duties, as assigned to support the success of the agency and Regional Educator Network.
Model and facilitate best practices in highly effective adult learning.
Model coaching moves specifically for increased equity.
Assist in the recruitment of mentors for regional network.

Minimum qualifications:
Master’s degree in education, continuous improvement methodologies, or equivalent experience.
Experience with Professional Learning Teams, mentoring and coaching others.  
Other alternatives to the above qualifications as the District may find appropriate and acceptable.
Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance.
Valid Driver’s License and evidence of insurability.
Demonstrated commitment to equity and revising systems that have perpetuated disproportionate outcomes for marginalized populations.
Knowledge of and experience with the processes and tools of continuous improvement. 
Commitment to using different data sources and measures to evaluate improvement strategies.
Strong facilitation and coaching skills.
Ability to perform job responsibilities in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment, respond to shifting priorities, take initiative, communicate effectively, and meet deadlines.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience developing and giving presentations.
High level of proficiency in using Google Drive.
Successfully complete district background check.

Preferred qualifications:
At least 10 years’ experience as a K-12 principal.
At least 5 years’ experience as a coach or teacher leader.
Salary: Range 14 of the meet and confer salary schedule, salary based on experience: $120,770 - $131,640

Full medical, dental, and vision insurance with generous district-paid contribution (most employees pay $0 out of pocket to maintain health insurance coverage)
Retirement through the Oregon Public Retirement System (PERS) includes pension and individual account program
Paid time off, including paid holidays, sick leave, and other personal leave
Opportunities to grow with us with generous professional development expense reimbursements:
Read more about our benefits here:

Retirement plan contributions:
Clackamas ESD employees working 600 or more hours in a calendar year are eligible for the Oregon Public Employee Retirement, or PERS. There are two components to PERS, including the pension, which is primarily funded by CESD and The Individual Account Program, or IAP, which is funded by a six-percent deduction from your paycheck. If you are new to PERS, your PERS deduction will begin automatically after a six-month waiting period.

How to apply:
Submit your application at Applications for this position must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the listed closing date and must include: 

Cover Letter
Completed application form
Clackamas Education Service District is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce along with the students and families that we serve.

Clackamas ESD policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law.

Additional requirements:
Clackamas ESD complies with the Oregon Health Authority mandate that requires all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved religious or medical exception. New hires will be required to provide proof of their vaccinated status, or receive approval on a submitted OHA exception request form for a qualifying medical or religious reason, prior to their first day of employment.