POSITION: Director of Literary Arts
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Responsible for planning, organizing and promoting projects and program designed to increase effective implementation of writing, communications, integrated arts, early reading intervention to meet the 3rd grade promise, middle school and high school readiness skills in reading, writing, and communicating.
- Monitor and support implementation of elementary and secondary literacy and Language Arts curriculum and programs.
- Plan, organize, and implement professional development for teachers and administrators that is aligned to the district’s literacy goals and best practices.
- Monitor implementation of curriculum and instructional practices through classroom visits, support meetings, and coaching.
- Work cooperatively with the secondary literacy staff to develop aligned and articulated K-12 literacy curriculum aligned to Common Core State Standards.
- Work cooperatively with curriculum supervisors to integrate literacy strategies across all content areas.
- Research, identify and implement appropriate curriculum and instructional practices for core and intervention programs.
- Supervise and support the Teacher(s)-in-Residence.
- Compile and analyze district and school based assessment data to drive decisions about curriculum and programs.
- Assist in selecting appropriate instructional materials and classroom tools.
- Keep apprised of current reform models, assessments and research on best practices in teaching/learning.
- Perform duties which may be assigned by supervisor or designee.
· Advanced degree in education.
· Eight years of teaching experience.
- Reading Consultant/Language Arts Consultant Certification and/or Secondary English required.
- Prior experience in a system-wide leadership capacity.
- Minimum 5 years teaching experience either in an elementary school and/or K-8 setting.
- Experience in curriculum development, program development and program implementation and evaluation.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Common Core State Standards.
- Excellent organizational and managerial skills.
- Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge in the use of technology and technology tools that support teaching and learning.
Connecticut Certification in Intermediate Administration/Supervision (092)
SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary in Accordance with Hartford Principals’ and Supervisors’ Association (HPSA) Group 12 ($116,796 - $127,152)2011-2012
Hartford Principals’ and Supervisors’ Association.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All internal and external applicants must submit an online application.
Please visit http://talent.hartfordschools.org
An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D