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Director of Curriculum and Gifted – Bexley City Schools

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Category: Administration/Director
Date Posted: 4/29/2024
Location: Bexley City Schools
Date of Availability: 08/01/2024
Date Closing: 05/09/2024
Director of Curriculum and Gifted   
Description: 
Support the district’s educational mission and strategic plan by facilitating, developing, designing, and implementing the following educational areas:
  • K-12 curriculum,
  • educational data,
  • assessments, and
  • gifted services and programming.
 Supervises:
  • Elementary Instructional Coaches
  • Secondary Instructional Coach
  • Leader of Community Engagement and Experiential Learning
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in curriculum, philosophy of education, or the equivalent
  • Substantive teaching and administrative experience are required, as well as recent professional development in best practices for curriculum development and teaching
  • Valid Ohio Administrative license
  • Valid Ohio Gifted Intervention Specialist license or endorsement
  • Such alternatives to the above as deemed appropriate by the Superintendent and the Board of Education
Preferred:
  • Trained and certified in a crisis de-escalation intervention
  • Trained and up-to-date on the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES)
The below lists are not ranked in order of importance.
Essential Functions:
  • Serve as a resource for administrators and teachers in areas of curriculum and instruction and gifted education;
  • Assist in the development, revision, and presentation of Board policies for the District related to curriculum and gifted as directed by the Ohio’s State Board of Education;
  • Lead articulation, documentation, publication, and review of comprehensive, coherent K-12 curriculum;
  • Oversee selection, acquisition, and management of instructional resources;
  • Assist building leaders in the implementation of Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) practices with fidelity and progress monitoring;
  • Provide internal and external reports and presentations as requested;
  • Coordinate with and foster coordination of all district K-12 curricular programs;
  • Serve as a communication link between all buildings K-12 as related to the identification and delivery of gifted services;
  • Develop district-wide assessment plans for learning, facilitate data analysis review, and make recommendations for curriculum and/or instructional modifications based on study and collaboration;
  • Assist principals in the development and district coordination of classroom formative assessments;
  • Coordinate all state mandates associated with the curriculum;
  • Supervise and coordinate K-12 district, state-mandated, and national assessments in collaboration with other district departments as appropriate to the assessment;
  • Coordinate student data in the district data warehouse;
  • Receive, distribute, and collect testing materials throughout the year for the district and state testing programs;
  • Train staff in appropriate district and state testing procedures and enforce security provisions;
  • Demonstrate a focused understanding of the test security protocols and policies set forth by the district and monitor state testing procedures to ensure all regulations and rules are followed at the district level as outlined in the Ohio Rules Book Resolves test administration scoring discrepancies;
  • Collaborate with Student Services and English Language Learning Program designees on the implementation of assessments required by state and/or federal law Supply materials and training for district-selected vendor assessments;
  • Provide both internal and external reports and presentations related to student and district progress;
  • Maintain familiarity with student and group test performance;
  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., test scores, student/personal information.
 Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Commitment to professional growth, continuous improvement, the district’s mission, and strategic plan;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to solve problems;
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Experience with student information systems and data management systems;
  • Sharp advanced computer skills in areas of spreadsheets, databases, and word processing;
  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication using up-to-date technology Effective active listening skills;
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing situations;
  • Basic first aid.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the values of our Strategic Plan: Learn with curiosity, Demonstrate kindness, Embrace equity.
  • Develop and sustain meaningful relationships with students, families, and staff;
  • Ability to confidently and tactfully assist people in the midst of stressful, difficult, and challenging situations;
  • Ability to interact positively and supportively with staff, students, families, and the community and be respectful of the variability of cultures, including socioeconomic status, family types, etc.;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Officer, Superintendent’s Designee, or Superintendent.
Reports to: Chief Academic Officer 
FLSA Status: Administrator, Level IV
Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience. Range: $114,436. – $147,339.  This position is employed by the Bexley City School District on a 260-day work calendar.

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