COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
DIRECTOR OF CURRICULUM and INSTRUCTION
work of substantial difficulty in planning, organizing, and directing the Common
Core State Standards, Local Competencies, State Standards, Curriculum, and
Instruction Department; coordinate the Professional Development Programs for
certified staff and direct the Title III program. Manages programs for reading specialists,
librarians, elementary science resource center as well as textbook
adoptions. Provides leadership for the
implementation of the Independent Study, ESL Title III, Gifted and Talented
Education, Family Life program and Remediation programs. Provides direct
administrative leadership for alternative student programs as assigned.
is performed under the administrative direction of the Assistant Superintendent
for Education Services who will annually evaluate the performance of the
Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Programs. Work is reviewed through conferences and
reports relating to accomplishment of broad program objectives and
effectiveness of service delivery.
supervises District Professional Development Center staff and other designated
direct and/or related service providers, including certified and classified
plan and implement department/program goals and objectives; recommend and
administer policies and procedures including, but not limited to, curriculum
and program development of distance education and independent study.
oversee and participate in the development and implementation of the District
Improvement Plan, Strategic Plan, Competencies, Common Core State Standards,
Curriculum, Instruction, Professional Development Programs and Implementation
Task Forces in accordance with established procedures; assign work activities,
projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products,
methods and procedures.
State meetings, implement program requirements, prepare annual and biannual
reports, manage data system, collaborate and coordinate state testing program, provide
leadership for accountability systems including but not limited to Smarter
Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and Nevada School Performance Framework
to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints.
and participate in the development and administration of the department/program
budget; direct the forecast of funds needed for staffing, professional
development, services, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve
local, state, and federal grants within the Curriculum and Instruction
Department and the Professional Development Center.
and monitor the activities such as the Professional Development Center, the
Regional Professional Development Programs, the Science Resource Center, ESL
Staff, GT staff, and other designated related service providers or programs.
in the selection of Professional Development Center staff and other designated
related service providers or programs.
and evaluate certified and classified staff assigned to the office of
Curriculum, Instruction and Special Programs, including the Professional
Development Center (PDC), Regional Professional
Program (RPDP), Science Resource Center (SRC) and other related service
providers or programs.
of Summer School and Remediation Curriculum and monitoring of programs.
with principals, teacher committees, and task forces in order to effect
horizontal and vertical continuity and articulation of the K-12 instructional
programs throughout the District.
principals and teachers in the improvement of curriculum and instruction
through development and dissemination of information concerning instructional
materials, improved methods and scheduled workshops.
the selection of textbooks and support materials for the District consistent
with Nevada State regulations regarding the approval of curricular materials.
curriculum and curricular changes and inform the Board, administration, the
staff, and the community.
serve, or contribute to all committees formed to develop, revise, or enhance
District curriculum or student competencies and common assessments developed
such other duties and assume responsibilities as the Assistant Superintendent
for Education Services may assign.
as a member of the District’s Leadership Team and Principals’ meetings, and
participate in its deliberations.
leadership and coordination in the development and implementation of all
informed on the latest research, trends, and developments in all areas of
education, specifically programs related to curriculum, instruction, and
and/or provide staff development activities for staff involved in grant and
District related projects.
communicate and collaborate with all Directors and Principals regarding
curriculum, instruction, and staff development and implementation.
research, analyze findings, develop sound conclusions, and prepare
comprehensive reports and plans with regard to curriculum, instruction and
closely with and assist the district’s legal counsel in support of the District
Competency-based Education System program.
and present at school board and other administrative meetings as directed.
related duties as assigned.
contacts with District officials, administrators, other district staff,
parents, other agencies, and the public, including media, to provide and obtain
information, resolve complaints, provide explanations, and to persuade. Contact with subordinates to manage and
CONDITIONS OF WORK
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS
knowledge of modern and highly complex principles and practices of
Competencies, Common Core State Standards, Curriculum, Instruction, Grants and
Fiscal Management, and Nevada School Law; Organizational and management
practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and
operational needs; Advanced principles and practices of Competencies, Common
Core State Standards, Curriculum, and Instruction; Methods, materials and
techniques employed in the administration of a Curriculum and Assessment
Program; Research methods and sources of information related to education;
modern principles and practices of supervision and evaluations. The ability to perform the following work
activities with or without reasonable accommodation:
® Communicate effectively, both orally
and in writing.
® Conduct research, analyze findings,
develop sound conclusions, and prepare comprehensive reports and plans.
® Work independently and handle multiple
® Meet deadlines.
® Establish and maintain effective
working relationships with school officials, administrators, board members,
outside agencies, school staff, and the general public.
® Maintain regular attendance.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND
(5) years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory
experience in curriculum assessment, and college education (Master’s Degree) in
curriculum and assessment or related field; or any equivalent combination of
experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to
perform the work.
possess a valid Teacher’s license, and a valid Administrator endorsement issued
by the State of Nevada.