Job Description

  • Director of Curriculum and Development JobID: 439
  • Position Type:
    40 Administration

  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2021

  • Location:
    District Office

  • Date Available:
    asap

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

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    Job Title: Director of Curriculum and Development
    Employment: Exempt, Full-time,12 Months
    Salary: Administrative
    Reports: Superintendent
    Supervises: Instructional Coaches, Reading Interventionists
    Administrative Assistant, Data and Assessment Specialist,
    Professional Learning Coordinator

    Qualifications and Required Skills:
    • At least ten years of successful experience in teaching and school administration
    • A Master’s Degree or higher
    • Appropriate administrative certification for the State of Arizona
    • Outstanding human relations and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated understanding of Arizona School Curriculum and Standards
    • Demonstrated competencies in supervision, knowledge of instructional strategies, learning principles and student development
    • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously and effectively with school personnel, students, parents and community
    • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience in planning district-wide projects
    • Demonstrated knowledge of data analysis
    • Effective communication skills
    • Excellence in delivering and developing professional learning opportunities

    Essential Functions:
    • Assists the Superintendent in the administration and coordination of the District’s educational program Supervises, administers, and coordinates the District’s curriculum and all phases of curriculum needs for grades K-8
    • Assists in the development and implementation of district curriculum models
    • Leads the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
    • Promotes district commitment to a climate of equity and inclusion through interaction with individuals and agencies inside and outside the District
    • Advises teachers of new programs and ways of supplementing their materials in cooperation with the school principal
    • Visits classrooms and intervention labs providing support for instructional coaches and beginning teachers
    • Provide leadership, expertise, and ongoing support to administrators, instructional coaches, reading interventionists and beginning teachers
    • Coordinates benchmarks and common formative assessments being used for data-driven decision-making
    • Assists schools/sites with their Professional Development Plans as requested by the Superintendent
    • Provides continuous professional growth opportunities for staff members, including the creation and presentation of professional learning programs and follow-up coaching visits
    • Coordinate and supervise the district teacher induction program
    • Supports the district’s implementation of the Teacher Evaluation System
    • Manages the department budget, including developing budget proposals, justifying expenses and monitoring accounts
    • Collaborates with Superintendent to develop a base of administrative understanding and support
    • Performs other duties as required or assigned by the Superintendent

    Physical Demands:
    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 continuously required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    How to Apply:
    Applications can be obtained from the Balsz School District office via a website at www.balsz.org. District employees applying for this position are required to submit an application on the website.

    The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and isn’t an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Balsz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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