CURRICULUM SPECIALIST

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Title:   CURRICULUM SPECIALIST

General Overview:

The position is responsible for planning, developing, directing, and supporting all efforts associated with academic support programs. 

Applicant must have:

  • Knowledge of the Every Student Succeeds Act 2015, the Virginia Standards of Learning, knowledge of the Virginia Assessment program and its impact on students;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the performance responsibilities and principles of effective techniques for instruction for all students;
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge regarding instructional best practices to include VPI PreK initiatives through grade 12;
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with school division personnel, to collaborate with administrative and instructional staff;
  • Demonstrate professionalism when working with others;
  • Demonstrate the responsibility for analyzing data to evaluate program effectiveness and arranging in-service training;
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hold a postgraduate professional license in School Administration or Curriculum and Instruction
  • 5 years experience as a teacher
  • 3 years in building leadership role (AP or Principal) - Preferred
  • Have demonstrated professional and personal characteristics for working effectively with school personnel and members of the community.
  • Possess high moral standards and integrity? 
?Reports to:

Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Support staff in the use and implementation of district wide platforms/programs of classroom testing instruments.
  • Serve as a consultant in the selection of instructional supplies, equipment, and books.
  • Assist in the planning professional development for division as well as school related needs to help raise the level of instructional performance.
  • Recommend ways in which the curriculum can be adjusted to meet the special learning needs of exceptional children.
  • Assist in researching new topics related to curriculum development.
  • Participate in ongoing curriculum development projects.
  • Represent school division at instructional meetings and report necessary information back to key stakeholders
  • Assist in communicating the approved curriculum to the professional staff and maintain a list of approved instructional materials.
  • Assist schools in coordinating after school remediation, project graduation, and summer school.
  • Support the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction in working with teacher committees to coordinate grade level and department meetings for horizontal and vertical continuity throughout the instructional program.
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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction or Division Superintendent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Considerable skill in the use of computer technology and data analysis in performance of tests;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, school personnel, and members of the community;
  • Demonstrate positive school-community relations;
  • Ability to prepare required written reports including clear and concise reporting;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic statistics preferred;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to develop and implement projects.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

Terms of Employment:

Teacher 12 month scale

Evaluation:

Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with School Board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of administrative personnel.

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Posted By

Mecklenburg County Public Schools

175 Mayfield Dr, Boydton, VA 23917
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,820

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.67

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 13%

FTE

726

State Average: 801