Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Closes: Until Filled
Position: Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Starting Date: On or about July 1, 2012
Salary: Commensurate with Experience (Director’s
Professional Preparation and Experience:
experience as Curriculum Director or work in curriculum, instruction &
requirements in Section 1246 of the Revised School Code concerning continued
education and administrator certification
degree in Curriculum & Instruction and/or Educational Leadership
or more years of administrative experience
- Three or more years work experience in classroom instruction and curriculum
development in an urban school district
written and oral communication skills
of data in decision making processes
success in improving student achievement for a school district
team member with ability to motivate others to higher levels of performance
effective organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills
Director of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for administering the
District’s curriculum, instruction and assessment development, implementation
and improvement; work closely with the superintendent, administration, principals
and teachers to reach performance targets, carry out Board directives and provide
training and support; foster cooperation between building and central office
administration to ensure consistent application of Pre-K-12 curriculum; and
directly oversee the development of policies and procedures pertaining to the Pre-K-12
Oversee all instructional programs including: Advanced & Accelerated
Program, Alternative Education, Outdoor Education Center, General Education, Special
Education, and Math & Science Center.
Relationship to the
implementation strategies to meet Board of Education policies and oversee
implementation ensuring the cooperation of teachers and administrators and
improvements in student academic achievement
in the recruitment and recommendation for employment of all teachers,
supervisory and administrative personnel.
framework and structure for continuous improvement model.
in collaboration with District Resource Development Coordinator, community
agencies and other education stakeholders to maximize all possible funding resources.
the preparation of applications and reports for special programs including
Bilingual, Title 1 Title II, Mathematics and Science Center, Section 31a, Special Education and Early Childhood Education.
professional development opportunities to improve upon student performance and
implements programs to assure continuous improvement in such performance.
with District curriculum, instructional, assessment coordinators, and coaches.
other duties as directed by the Superintendent.
Contract: 261 Work Days (12 Month Calendar)
with the Board of Education, Superintendent, Building Principals and Teachers
to identify district-wide curriculum needs, present educational findings or
trends and establish curricular and instructional performance targets for both
the short- and long-term.
instructional leadership and guidance in planning and conducting curriculum
studies, evaluating textbook and other instructional material usage, reviewing
pilot operations and assessing staffing needs.
closely with and provide leadership to all building principals in the
implementation and operation of school improvement initiatives, curriculum and
instructional matters, school visitations, conferences and assignment of
interns and student teachers.
departments of subject area coordination, instructional technology, testing and
assessment and staff development including all staff
and coordinate the development and implementation of the instructional budget
with the Superintendent.
to the Superintendent
Internal and External interested and qualified candidates are to complete the External on-line application. Included with the on-line application,
candidate must electronically submit a completed, updated resume, up-to-date
college transcripts listing all graduate and undergraduate courses, proof of
certification(s) and a letter addressing all the items under “Qualifications”.
SAFETY CLEARANCE: The successful candidate will be subject to a fingerprint and
background check as a condition of employment.
All fees required for this check (estimated $64) will be the
responsibility of the successful applicant.
Battle Creek Public School District is an equal opportunity employer and will
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, handicap, sex, age, religion,
national origin, weight, height, or marital status in its employment practices.