Director of Instructional Services

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JOB TITLE:                        Director of Instructional Services

DEPARTMENT:                 Teaching and Learning

REPORTS TO:                  Assistant Superintendent 

FLSA STATUS:                 Exempt

CONTRACT STATUS:      Full-time/12-month contract

SALARY SCHEDULE:     Directors

APPROVED BY:              Dr. Margaret Coates

APPROVED DATE:         5/3/22


SUMMARY:     Administers and directs functions related to the design, development and implementation of district curriculum, instructional programs and activities, Title I, Title II, Title IV, Inst. Technology MTSS (RTI), Professional Development, Blended Learning, Virtual Learning, and Career Tech/Carl Perkins to support instruction and student achievement. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: These statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

  1. Oversees efforts of subject area coordinators and district grade level department chairs in developing subject area curriculum; monitors budgets, conducts vertical team meetings, develops effective ways to impact instructional delivery, reviews benchmark and state assessment scores to identify areas of weakness.

  2. Plans, develops, implements and assesses district curriculum and program changes at the elementary/secondary level designed to remediate and support students at all levels of proficiency.

  3. Analyzes state and district assessments and trend data to determine weaknesses in curriculum, instructional delivery and needs for professional development.

  4. Directs the vertical alignment of district learning objectives in all content areas.  Recommends policies that support curriculum alignment and development.

  5. Continuously monitors and evaluates programs to improve effectiveness and efficiency.

  6. Develops cooperative and functional relationships with district staff and the public; maintains consistent and punctual attendance; ensures job responsibilities are met competently and within established deadlines.

  7. Maintain a CCOSA membership each school year.

  8. Assists with special projects.

  9. All other duties as assigned by the administrator.  


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supervises Teaching and Learning Coordinators.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the district’s policies and applicable laws including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


QUALIFICATION:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  1. MA/MS degree in education-related discipline, preferably in curriculum and instruction.

  2. Valid Oklahoma teaching and administrative certificate.

  3. Four (4) years as a classroom teacher preferred.

  4. Minimum two (2) years as a school administrator. 

  5. Principal experience preferred.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:  Computer literate; excellent written and oral communication ability; strong knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and laws applicable to education and special education; expertise in Oklahoma State Department of Education regulations related to curriculum and instruction.  Ability to follow all district policies and procedures.  Ability to work independently, displaying initiative and enthusiasm for the tasks being done.  Demonstrating strong communication skills, orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, team members, and administrators.  Ability to work without supervision, and work as a team player.  Ability to document records accurately.  Ability to manage confidential information in a manner that respects students, families, and employees.  Ability to listen effectively.  


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English language including common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


LICENSES and REGISTRATIONS:  Current driver’s license in good standing.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods; travel to school sites; and using keyboarding skills, work on a computer for long periods.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Typical office environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  Must have own transportation to visit all sites.


Posted By

Owasso Public Schools

1501 North Ash , Owasso, OK 74055

At the following locations

Education Service Center

1501 N. Ash , Owasso, OK 74055