Senior Director of Teaching and Learning

Wilmington, DE 19801, US
Jan 25, 2018
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POSITION: Senior Director of Teaching and Learning CLOSING DATE: February 16, 2018

LOCATION: District Office - Drew Educational Support

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

  • Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification as Central Office Personnel
  • Master's degree (as required by certification)
  • Minimum 5 years of administrative experience
  • Working knowledge of laws, regulation and practices related to Delaware's public education system
  • Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum development and best practice
  • Knowledge and experience in program development and evaluation
  • Experience with restructuring of schools preferred

  • Provide leadership in developing curriculum and programs
  • Provide support and coordination for all curricular areas
  • Assist in developing strategies to increase and expand the proportion of students who access the rigorous and challenging curricula
  • Assist school sites in assessing, implementing, and evaluating programs and curricula
  • Supervise assigned personnel
  • Facilitate and coordinate innovative strategies for connecting and integrating curricula
  • Organize and facilitate regular and ongoing communications with parents and community members
  • Keep informed of and disseminate information to building staff regarding instructional trends
  • Identify programs that require funds outside District sources and provide the leadership and preparation of the proposals
  • Ensure the articulation of the instructional programs between the elementary, middle and high schools
  • Assist in policy and regulations development related to curriculum and instruction
  • Develop educational goals and objectives for curriculum and instruction
  • Chair committee to develop instruments for implementation of committees' work (i.e., report cards, record keeping, textbook selection, and promotion policy)
  • Develop and use curriculum and instructional models to implement plans and programs for improving instruction
  • Cooperate with other administrative staff to plan and implement programs for instructional personnel
  • Assist in the development and coordination of District staff development programs
  • Plan and implement a program of educational quality control which will continually monitor, evaluate, and report on the educational program and achievement of students
  • Establish administrative procedures relative to curriculum and instruction
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the instructional program as it relates to student achievement and the District's Strategic Plan
  • Provide guidelines for the selection of instructional materials for use in the District
  • Work collaboratively with the Delaware Department of Education on initiatives and development activities
  • Assist in the dissemination of information on curriculum and instruction throughout the community
  • Direct program implementation and evaluation including operational guidelines, curriculum implementation, and staff development
  • Collaborate with school improvement teams to analyze data and to develop and implement school improvement plans
  • Participate in the development of the local application for federal and discretionary funds
  • Respond to appropriate State requests for proposals for funds.
  • Handle administrative complaints
  • Submit timely and accurate data to DOE
  • Serves as the system liaison with other agencies and parent groups
  • Perform such other tasks and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Start Date: Mutually agreeable

Reports To: Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

Job Posting Link:

Salary Range: From/To: Salary Schedule can be found on the district's website:

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Additional Job Information:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants must apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume, proof of certification, and three (3) current dated letters of recommendation (within the last year) by February 16, 2018. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position.
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FRINGE BENEFITS: Twenty-four (24) days vacation per fiscal year; Life Insurance; Health Insurance; Blood Bank; Benefit Stipend to assist with the cost of prescription, vision and/or dental insurance.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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