Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Company: Reading School District
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Reading School District
Position Title: Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Classification: RSAA - Range 1
Reports To: Assistant Superintendent for School Improvement Supervises: Various administrative/support personnel within areas of responsibility Position Goal: To provide leadership and direction for the District's instructional program to ensure fair and consistent application of policies, regulations, and procedures and the academic success of all students served.
Qualifications: Minimum five (5) years administrative experience; District-wide/Central Office experience in an instructional supervisory role preferred. - Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, or appropriately related field; Doctorate in Education preferred. Experience in an urban school district is preferred. Knowledge of learning theory, program planning, curriculum development, and management of instructional programs. Knowledge of current educational trends, methods, research, and instructional technology. Proven ability to supervise and work collaboratively with a team responsible for direct oversight of academic programs. Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills evidencing the ability to work with varied constituencies. Proven planning, organizational, and project management skills. Strong skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data for a variety of audiences. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: Under the direction of the Assistant to the Superintendent for School Improvement, collaborate with the other functional departments on District objectives, program initiatives, and challenges. - Provide educational leadership, administrative direction, support, guidance, and technical assistance for the academic programs of the District, including, but not limited to: Course of Studies, staffing, budget, scheduling, grading, etc. Design, develop, and modify curriculum, learning materials, and innovative educational programs in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders as per the board-approved curriculum review cycle. In collaboration with building principals, observe classroom instruction to evaluate curriculum implementation (content, materials, pedagogy, pacing and standards), student performance, and program effectiveness. Assist building administrator with implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of professional improvement plans. Collect and analyze performance data, including, but not limited to, State and District assessment regarding the achievement of students, work samples, and other pertinent information affecting the design and evaluation of curriculum and instructional practices. Collaborate with appropriate personnel in the supervision of the integration of technology into curricular planning and instructional design. Utilize appropriate strategies and problem-solving tools to make recommendations and decisions concerning planning, budgeting, utilization of funds, delivering services, and evaluation of services provided. - Establish and update short- and long-range plans associated with areas of responsibility, includinging, but limited to: School Improvement, Strategic and Comprehensive Plans. Monitor and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of contracted services in areas of responsibility. Maintain a positive, collaborative working relationship with the Board of Directors, District and school staff, and community agencies. Prepare and oversee the preparation of all required reports and maintain required records in departments supervised. Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment actions, including, but not limited to, hiring, firing, disciplinary action, etc. in collaboration with other supervisors. Consistently represent the District in a positive and professional manner. Attend training sessions, conferences, and workshops to keep abreast of current practices, programs, and legal issues associated with areas of responsibility. Perform such other duties as requested/assigned by the Assistant Superintendent of School Improvement and/or Superintendent of Schools or their designee. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: - Full-time (12-month) exempt position. Salary and benefits consistent with the District's approved Compensation and Benefits Plan and/or individual contract. EVALUATION: - Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel. The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization.
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