Salary: $81,959-$85,063 DOE. Additional 13% Salary in lieu of benefits. 220 Day Work Year.
SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Deputy Superintendent - Instruction, the Curriculum Director is responsible to coordinate the implementation of educational programs aligned to the Long Range Strategic Plan established by the Board of Trustees, Superintendent, and those
required by the Montana Accreditation Standards in the areas of curriculum, planning, budget and evaluation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned):
- Organize and monitor the Curriculum Development Process, including the implementation of the Montana Common Core State Standards.
- Develop and implement of the District Professional Development Plan.
- Develop, implement and analyze assessments utilized by the District; Coordinate assessment schedule and assessments.
- Work closely and collegially with the Deputy Superintendent - Instruction, Supervisors, Principals, and Teachers to meet Montana accreditation standards.
- Work closely and collegially with the Deputy Superintendent - Instruction, Supervisors, Principals, Instructional Coaches, Technology staff and Teachers to facilitate comprehensive and integrated curriculum.
- Interpret and suggest applications for current research in curriculum and instruction.
- Establish and maintain a database on current District demographics and achievement trends.
- Maintain achievement records and disaggregate data for District program planning.
- Assist in coordination of the District federal programs.
- Coordinate curriculum and professional development for Indian Education for All.
- Develop/coordinate and submit grant proposals, including federal and state grants.
- Identify, use, evaluate, and promote appropriate technologies to enhance and support instruction and standards based curriculum leading to high level of student achievement.
- Perform such other duties as may be required by the Superintendent of Schools or the Deputy Superintendent – Instruction.
Supervises and evaluates: Instructional Coaches; Instructional Technologist/Curriculum Specialist; Science Center staff, and the Curriculum Secretary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A negative tuberculosis (TB) test is required. Reference checks and criminal background checks will be conducted on applicants.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
A current Montana Administrator’s Certificate.
A minimum of a Master’s degree with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction and/or school administration.
A minimum of five years of successful certified teaching experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Montana school administrative certification.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general educational periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of staff, parents, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as descriptive statistics, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to use multiple methods to assess and evaluate appropriate uses of technology resources for learning, communication and productivity. Ability to use technology to collect and analyze data, interpret results and communication findings to improve instructional practice and student learning. Ability to assess staff knowledge, skills and performance in using technology and use results to facilitate to quality professional development and personnel decisions. Ability
to facilitate the use of results from assessment measures (e.g., learner profiles, computer based testing, electronic portfolios) to improve instructional planning, management, and implementation of learning strategies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community; to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field; ability to effectively manage change; to facilitate and mediate conflict and problem solving; to manage a variety of tasks in a timely manner; ability to facilitate processes through effective meetings; to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Trustee policies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. Frequent driving is performed while meeting the demands of this job. Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints interacting with the public and other workers. Occasionally the position requires the employee to work regular or extended hours, direct responsibility for the safety, well-being, or work output
of other people, and meet multiple demands from several people.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in this environment is quiet depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day and location. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.
Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.