Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

Lawrence Township Public Schools | Lawrenceville, NJ


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Posted Date 8/05/2022
Expiration Date8/15/2022
Description Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
Non-Represented COA – 12-month position
Lawrence Township Public Schools seek an accomplished and innovative educational leader to serve as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. This administrator will be responsible for the development and overall supervision of the district's curriculum, instruction, and assessments.

Start Date:


Certification Required:

School Administrator Standard certification OR Certificate of Eligibility


  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and design
  • Demonstrated skill in developing and overseeing assessment programs and student assessment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective instructional practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology, web-based resources, and other emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with Federal and State Programs/Grants
  • Strong understanding of current educational research
  • Knowledge of mandatory testing
  • Current understanding of school law
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with programs and people
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to community and diverse populations
  • Experience in developing and managing local, state, and federal grants
  • Good communication skills – speaking, writing, and technical  

Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as the coordinator of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development by:
    1. Formulating plans in cooperation with staff and administration for the improvement and advancement of the instructional program.
    2. Helps to oversee the publishing of curriculum guides, programs of study, research materials, and so forth, for use by the instructional staff.
    3. Provides oversight for the informational, educational, and instructional technology programs, including but not limited to the 1:1 mobile initiative, technology plan and upgrades, and general productivity tools.
    4. Conducting meetings with instructional supervisors to develop an instructional program responsive to school and community needs.
    5. Encouraging the participation of administrators, supervisors, teachers, students, parents, and other community members in developing curricula.
    6. Assessing the climate of schools periodically to determine areas that need improvement.
    7. Evaluating the needs and priorities for curriculum workshops and submitting recommendations as part of budget development.
    8. Facilitating programs for at-risk and gifted learners.
    9. Meeting with parents as a formal step in the district's appeal process.
    10. Arranging presentations, formal and informal, which help inform the Board of Education and other concerned groups about current programs.
    11. Assisting with the organization and administration of the district standardized testing program and state-mandated testing program.
    12. Supervising the interpretation of standardized and criterion-referenced test data in cooperation with administrative and instructional staff members.
    13. Developing a program to disseminate the results of district testing programs to the Board of Education, the professional staff, and the general public.
    14. Developing, organizing, managing, and implementing professional development activities, including but not limited to in-service days, new teacher orientation, educational consultants, extracurricular offerings, and out-of-district requests.
    15. Managing the professional development budget and securing additional resources.
  2. Be responsible for professional staff supervision and development by:
    1. Making regular, systematic visits to the classroom and constructive appraisals of staff performance to help teachers increase their effectiveness.
    2. Assisting with the development and maintenance of an ongoing professional development program.
    3. Assisting with the development of an orientation program for new staff.
    4. Actively supervising and participating in curriculum workshops.
    5. Providing assistance and supplemental materials to supervisors and teachers as needed.
  3. Serve as the district ESSA coordinator:
    1. Consulting with building principals and ESSA committees to develop a needs assessment.
    2. Completing and submitting the ESSA application electronically.
    3. Monitoring the implementation of all Title I Targeted Assistance programs.
    4. Providing all Title I schools with technical assistance as needed.
    5. Maintaining accurate records and budgetary documentation in accordance with ESSA regulations.
  4. Coordinate all federal/state entitlement grants and Lawrence Township Education Foundation grants by:
    1. Ensuring timely and complete participation in the application process.
    2. Monitoring the implementation of grants.
    3. Completing all necessary follow-up reports.
    4. Maintaining accurate records and budgetary documentation in accordance with grant regulations.
  5. Coordinate the timely and accurate dissemination of information about the school district.
  6. Facilitate the K-12 extended day and extended school programs -- remedial and enrichment.
  7. Keep up-to-date professionally by reading widely, attending professional meetings, visiting other school systems, and using other means to contribute to professional growth.
  8. Perform other tasks and assume other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools.
 Salary Range:
To be determined

About Lawrence Township Public Schools

Situated in the heart of central New Jersey, Lawrence Township Public Schools serve a diverse population of students and families. This cultural diversity adds to the uniqueness and appeal of our seven schools. Over 3,500 students receive world-class learning from each of our schools and are consistently taught to value diversity of perspectives, traditions, ideas, and contributions.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide all applicants with an interview.

Application Procedure:

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