Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Assessment

Position Type:
Administration - - Certified/Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Assessment

  • Date Posted:
    2/23/2021


  • Location:
    Troy CCSD 30C; District Office


  • Date Available:
    07/01/2021


  • Closing Date:
    Open until filled


  • Primary Functions (Job Goal)

    The Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Assessment provides leadership and vision in the development, selection, implementation, evaluation, and refinement of the District's PreK-8 curricula and assessment systems to improve the educational achievement of all students and the professional growth of instructional and administrative staff.

    Reports To (accountability)

    Superintendent

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    Completes evaluations of District Instructional Coaches and Department of Teaching and Learning Staff

    Qualifications / Local Requirements

    • Illinois Professional Educator License with a Superintendent Endorsement (required) and ESL Endorsement (preferred)
    • Doctoral Degree preferred as well as a Master's Degree in an educationally related field (educational leadership, curriculum, educational technology or content area - e.g., reading, language arts, etc.)
    • A minimum of five (5) years of successful administrative experience at the K-8 level and district level with a greater emphasis on the district level experience preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to facilitate teams; ability to work well with administrators, teachers, students, and parents.
    • Demonstrated organizational and educational leadership with a record of success in achieving agreed goals in collaboration with others.
    • Ability to maintain, articulate, and evaluate a high quality, standards-aligned curriculum and assessment program.
    • Demonstrated ability and success with curriculum design.
    • Demonstrated success in implementing, maintaining, and improving best instructional and assessment practices in a PK-8 setting.
    • Successful experience using assessment to drive decisions that improve student learning.
    • Able to effectively deliver professional development to adult learners.
    • Experience in group facilitation, planning, problem solving, coaching, and other leadership activities.
    • Demonstrated success of a clear vision for curriculum and assessment implementation.
    • Ability to deliver high quality products on required projects
    • High degree of approachability, accessibility, responsibility, and follow-through on projects.
    • Ability and willingness to work independently in flexible environments.
    • Ability to work effectively within teams.


    Physical Requirements

    • Generally the job requires sitting, walking, standing, and light physical assertion.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Essential Duties and Performance Responsibilities

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical demands and working conditions required of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Demonstrate support for the Mission, Beliefs, and Goals of District 30-C.
    • Uphold the established Board of Education policies, regulations, and administrative procedures.
    • Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, parents, administrators, and the community to meet professional standards.
    • Lead district-wide projects and initiatives.in curriculum and assessment
    • Develop and maintain an appropriate alignment between the district's academic programming, curricula, assessment and State and Federal requirements and the system for tracking it
    • Lead the analysis, planning, development, maintenance, and evaluation of curricular materials and curriculum guides aligned to state standards.
    • Assist administrators and teachers with the alignment, teaching, and assessment of the district- approved curriculum.
    • Lead collaborative district level teams in the selection and adoption of the District's PreK-8 curricular materials.
    • Work cooperatively to ensure horizontal and vertical alignment between grade level curricula.
    • Monitor the rigor of the academic offerings and curriculum implementation in all schools and recommend refinements, as needed.
    • Ensure that student achievement data is used to drive decisions at the classroom, school, and district level by mentoring teachers and administrators in data analysis and data-informed decision making.
    • Organize student achievement data for reviewing, evaluating, and interpreting.
    • In collaboration with staff, establish success criteria and develop/identify assessments to measure student proficiency.
    • Leads in the development of proficiency checklists, portfolios, report cards, and other instruments to assess, record, and/or report student progress,
    • Establish and maintain effective lines of communication with officials responsible for Illinois State Assessment Programs.

    • Ensure the effective coordination of assessment and reporting activities and identify key operational and/or program staff to involve in the process.
    • Support curriculum and assessment initiatives by facilitating/participating in district level committees.
    • Work collaboratively to develop, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive professional development program in the areas of curriculum and assessment.
    • Coordinate and maintain district wide special programs with regularly scheduled meetings for the improvement of learning.
    • Keep abreast of current research, educational developments, and professional literature in the areas of curriculum and assessment.
    • Assist with planning and implementation of district wide mentoring and induction day activities, as needed.
    • Attend meetings, serve on committees, and perform such other duties and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee and the Board of Education.
    • Attend local, county and/or state conferences, meetings, or workshops.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Term of Employment

    12 Months - 260 days. This is an exempt position. Salary and work year to be established by the Board of Education
    FLSA Exempt

    Evaluation

    Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

    For more information on this position, please read the full description document.

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