Coordinator II - Curriculum and Instruction (Social Studies)

Job | Posted 2 months ago
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Position Areas
Social Studies
State Education Agency


Under the leadership and supervision of the Director of Curriculum, the Coordinator II - Curriculum and Instruction (Social Studies) serves as the content instructional leader, ensuing that a written curriculum and aligned pacing guides, instructional materials, and instructional guides are accessible to teachers, parents, and students. Responsible for providing leadership and assistance in implementing the essential curriculum, analyzing formative assessment data, and conducting professional learning workshops for enhancing teaching strategies, in elementary, middle, and high school.


Leads designated content area to ensure that the instructional program is being implemented with fidelity

Facilitates planning sessions to focus on student achievement data and instructional implications

Models instructional strategies and the implementation of the curriculum in classes and provides opportunities to engage in reflective discourse

Provides leadership to assure correlation between district curriculum and state/national standards

Develops, coordinates, and monitors the program of instruction for academic programs and oversees updates of the curriculum

Previews new instructional materials and arranges for piloting by teachers

Studies and evaluates new instructional techniques for possible use by classroom teachers

Assists in the selection of K-12 instructional materials

Develops and implements follow-up plans for curriculum revisions and instructional materials adoptions

Coordinates projects with other curriculum coordinators, program support staff, and administrators

Assists with coordination of instructional support for new teachers

Supports the effective use of technology in the classroom, including integration of technology into instruction

Attends appropriate central office and school meetings; works with department heads and shares information with content/subject field teachers

Provides instructional, professional, and technical assistance for improvement of student achievement

Analyzes departmental data to help teachers improve areas of instruction

Works closely with the literacy team to integrate literacy skills in the content area

Arranges for collaboration between content area teachers, including English Learner Specialists, within the department and across grade levels

Provides coaching, mentoring, and content support specific to professional learning for content teachers

Collaborates with school leaders and central office staff and represents content area needs of the school

Participates in the planning and implementation of staff professional learning activities

Dialogues with mentors and consulting teachers assigned to teachers within the department when appropriate

Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Curriculum and/or the Chief Academic Officer


Thorough knowledge of curriculum, assessment and instruction. Strong skills in collecting and analyzing formative and summative data sources. Proven record as a master teacher. Demonstrated knowledge of theories of effective teaching. Thorough knowledge of the Virginia SOL. Content area knowledge and integration of SOL. Current in content, scientific/research-based instructional theories, practices, and strategies. Demonstrated ability to observe and evaluate teaching practices. Ability to relate easily to teachers and administrators and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and with a variety of groups. Excellent oral and written communication and collaboration skills. Excellent presentation skills. Knowledge of theories related to the adult learner. Ability to observe and assess the transfer of training and learning into practice. Superior organizational skills. Ability to problem-solve independently. Proficient in the use of technology.

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Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street, Suite 100 P.O. Box 9600, Danville, VA 24543

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Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street, Suite 100 P.O. Box 9600, Danville, VA 24543

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801