High School Curriculum Leads
Position: High School Curriculum Leads
Reports To: Chief Academic Officer
Salary Schedule / Grade: DEA Salary Schedule
F.L.S.A Status: Exempt
Under the general supervision of the Curriculum Department, plan, develop, organize, and deliver instructional practices in ways that maximize student learning through teacher coaching and employment of appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter, including strategies to meet the diverse staff needs.
The Dayton Way
- Support and maintain the District’s core principles in the areas of professionalism, curriculum, instruction, culture, and customer service. Demonstrate courage, compassion, patience, and a passion for teaching in daily activities.
- Meet the challenges of delivering education in an urban school setting. Use instructional methods to help struggling learners reach grade level.
- Navigate competing instructional initiatives and find ways to apply them to the classroom effectively.
- Build confidence in students, parents, and guardians that academic achievement is attainable through high expectations and sustained effort.
- Collaborate and engage effectively with teachers and administrators to implement instructional strategies that promote student success in content areas.
- Build positive rapport and trust with families and community partners to facilitate their engagement in education efforts.
- Participate in district-organized professional development activities and seek out opportunities for self-development to improve instruction design and delivery skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Incumbent performs a majority of the following duties)
- Lead the shift in instructional practices to ensure that the learning needs of all students are met.
- Design and model engaging and differentiated instruction based on analyzed student data.
- Collaborate effectively with other teachers and administration to implement instructional strategies that promote student success in content areas.
- Ensure coherence in students’ educational programs by coordinating instruction, discussing student work, and sharing best practices, including flexible student grouping.
- Select, develop, and use a variety of diagnostic, formative and summative assessments to inform instruction and ensure student learning.
- Routinely meet with teachers to analyze assignments and assessments in order to evaluate students' progress, strengths and areas of need and plan for next instructional steps.
- Work productively as a member of a team, including regular attendance at work.
- Utilize the MTSS process to support student achievement.
- Integrate and model the use of technology into instructional delivery and use data to support, drive and shape decision making (Data Folders); provide appropriate resources and learning materials for teachers.
- Build positive rapport with staff, families and community partners.
- Assist teachers with teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
- Monitor the use of curriculum standards, pacing guidelines or requirements of the state and school district.
- Work with the curriculum team to revise pacing guides, courses of study, review curriculum standards, and guidelines or requirements of the district.
- Work with the curriculum team to analyze core and intervention data in order to identify building action steps for refinement and improvement.
- Help teachers interpret student data and identify effective instructional strategies based on needs.
- Serve as a role model and coach to support teachers.
- Provide job-embedded professional development with accountability for teachers’ student outcomes.
- Help teachers implement effective teaching strategies in a specific subject or for a specific student population.
- Facilitate professional development when needed.
- Monitor Teacher Based Teams.
- Support teachers in the use of district approved materials and resources.
- Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of programs.
- Prepare reports as required by administration.
- Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Attend staff meetings and serve on committees.
- When needed, co-teach to model classroom instruction.
- Serve as a mentor, coach, and data strategist to teachers to support learning.
- Work closely with building principal(s) to increase teacher effectiveness while maintaining confidentiality and trust among the teaching staff.
CORE BEHAVIORS & COMPETENCIES
- Coping with Stress = ability to think critically and solve problems in difficult situations and to handle interruptions effectively
- Interpersonal Skills = successfully interact and engage with students, families, colleagues, administrators, and others; enjoy working with children
- Presentation Skills = creatively share information verbally and in writing to build interest and engage student learners; organize and present information in meaningful, easy-to-understand ways
- Adaptability and Flexibility = willingness to change methods and approaches as appropriate
- Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S.
- Bachelor degree or higher from an accredited institution and 7-12 math or ELA licensure. Relevant successful teaching experience is preferred.
- Current and valid Ohio teaching license. Must be highly qualified in the area of content.
Knowledge & Experience
- Demonstrable successful interactions with others.
- Excellent understanding of curriculum across subject areas, the state standards, and the importance of literacy and language-based approaches to teaching all content areas.
- Clear understanding of curriculum, differentiated instruction, and child development.
- Ability to utilize technology in the enhancement of student learning.
- Capacity to work collaboratively in a team situation.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of a wide range of instructional and intervention strategies.
- Ability to problem solve and think critically.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.
- Frequent requirement to sit, stand, walk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, stoop, and climb stairs.
- Travels to meetings/professional development and work assignments.
- Work is performed in a classroom setting.
- Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue.
- Occasional operation of a vehicle under implement weather conditions.
- Occasional interactions with unruly people.
- Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull various items up to a maximum of 40 pounds (100 pounds on wheels).
Mission Statement: To equip our students to achieve success in a global society by implementing an effective and rigorous curriculum with fidelity.
The Dayton Public School District provides equal educational and employment opportunities for all people without regard to race,
gender, ethnicity, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or affiliation with a union or professional organization.