Director of Elementary Curriculum & Instruction and Professional Development

Livingston Public Schools | Livingston, NJ

  

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CountyEssex
Posted Date 5/14/2022
Expiration Date5/26/2022
Description Livingston Public Schools is currently accepting applications for a Director of Elementary C&I & PD.  No phone calls pelase.  EOE.

DIRECTOR OF ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Possess or be eligible for valid NJ certification as a Principal or School Administrator.

  2. Master’s Degree or higher in Educational Leadership and in a core subject area preferred.  

  3. Experience with and knowledge of best practices in curriculum, instruction, and evaluation of staff.

  4. Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience.

  5. At least three years of successful supervisory and/or administrative experience.

  6. Strong background in the breadth of elementary content, literacy, numeracy, and interdisciplinary studies. 

  7. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor staff utilizing the district approved evaluation model.

  8. Successful experience in designing, implementing and evaluating a professional development program.

  9. Strong analytical, communication, writing and interpersonal skills.

  10. Possess organizational skills and ability to maintain accurate records, meet deadlines and communicate effectively.

  11. Previous experience in writing, implementing, and reporting grant related projects is desirable. 

  12. Alternative qualifications as the Assistant Superintendent may find appropriate (with the exception of the appropriate certification).

 

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Superintendent

 

JOB GOALS:  To direct an on-going program of curricular, instructional, professional development, coordination, and evaluation to enable a cycle of continuous improvement in meeting the educational needs of each student with an emphasis on enhancing the elementary program.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Work with district elementary principals and supervisors to lead program coordination, articulation, and implementation across content areas in elementary and schools.

  2. Collaborate with district stakeholders, including the Director of Secondary Education, to develop the general philosophy and objectives of the educational program with emphasis on the elementary program as part of the whole Pre-K-12 continuum.

  3. Establish and implement a long-range plan and maintenance of on-going curricular and instructional development, integration, and assessment.

  4. Establish and maintain a procedure for curriculum development which is continuous and consistent, involving appropriate stakeholders.

  5. Collaborate with district administrators and supervisors and administrative staff to promote and maintain program articulation and coordination.

  6. Lead in the design, coordination, implementation and evaluation of district professional development programs.

  7. Review and recommend to the Assistant Superintendent all requests for tuition reimbursement and professional development.

  8. Responsible for the supervision and professional growth of the District's elementary supervisory staff.

  9. Oversee the student teaching program within the district.

  10. Ensure district compliance with all mandated training.

  11. Develop clear and informative school quality reporting metrics to share reports regularly with appropriate stakeholders that will generate discussions for data driven decisions about curriculum, instruction and assessment practice that improve student achievement. 

  12. Utilize data from multiple measures to design, implement and evaluate district curricula and its effect on student achievement in collaboration with the Director of Secondary Education.

  13. Enhance collaboration with families and the greater community by developing and overseeing a meaningful program of parent academies on relevant topics across grade levels and content areas.

  14. Supervise, evaluate, and conduct professional development for content area supervisors K-12 as assigned.  

  15. Facilitate and effectively guide the operation of assigned District committees.

  16. Design and maintain district mentoring and professional development plans.  Ensure timely submission to Assistant Superintendent as well as State agencies, if required.

  17. Collect and evaluate data to assist in the District's decision making, including the annual budget.

  18. Assists with the coordination of the district’s compliance with current State mandates.

  19. Ensure timely and effective observation and evaluation of all assigned staff. 

 

This position will also be responsible for all other duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:      

 

This is a twelve month position with compensation to be negotiated with the Superintendent and approved by the Board.

 

EVALUATION:       

 

The performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of certificated personnel.

 

Approved:  May 12, 2022

County
Essex

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