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Director of 6-12 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Employer
Thomasville City Schools
Location
Thomasville, Georgia
Salary
Based on verified experience and placement on the Georgia DOE State Salary Schedule
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Job Details

Primary Function: This supervisory/administrative position is responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of the curriculum, instruction, and assessment procedures and processes at the assigned level. 

 General:

1. Maintains a pattern of prompt and regular attendance.
2. Demonstrates professionalism by reporting to work and assigned duties on time.
3. Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer applications as applicable to job responsibilities.
4. Demonstrates appropriate verbal and written communication skills.
5. Act in a professional manner and maintain a professional attitude towards the public and colleagues; adhere to cultural diversity guidelines, and exhibit the fundamentals of good public/customer service.
6. Complies with the school system, state, and federal regulations and policies, including the PSC Code of Ethics, as related to job requirements.
7. Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information and material; adheres to the chain of command.
8. Maintains a professional appearance as outlined by local BOE policy.
9. Maintains and improves knowledge and skills to promote proficiency in the operations of an organized, modern, updated, and efficient school.
10. Participates in professional organizations, workshops, and staff development activities and applies what is learned to the job; accepts new challenges in a professional manner.
11. Shows initiative and assumes responsibility for all aspects of job responsibilities; performs routine duties and tasks with little or no direct supervision.
12. Exhibits time on task and a flexible, cooperative, progressive, and hard-working attitude and style.
13. Monitors compliance with policies and laws concerning areas of responsibility

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of instructional programs, including all academic, exploratory, guidance, enrichment, remedial courses, and programs of assigned schools.
  • Assists the Director of Special Education with the coordination of Gifted and Talented Education Services.
  • Works directly with schools to monitor delivery models in an effort to maximize FTE funding throughout the system.
  • Monitors and collaborates with schools’ administrations to ensure:
    • appropriate data is used to plan for instructional improvement
    • sufficient instructional time is scheduled each day
    • students are grouped appropriately to meet the needs of all students
  • Supervises and assists the Coordinator of Accountability and Assessment with responsibilities related to serving as the System Testing Coordinator and Accountability Specialist for Thomasville City Schools.
  • Oversees all aspects of the REACH Scholarship program. 
  • Leads and manages the professional learning program for the system; works with schools to identify quality staff development to support school/system improvement. 
  • Collaborates with the Director of K-5 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in managing the system’s College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI).
  • Assists with the development of sections of the budget that pertain to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  • Assists with the data-driven development, implementation, and evaluation of the system and school improvement plans; provides schools with reports that serve to monitor and achieve school improvement goals.
  • Coordinates the suggested mapping of the curriculum with input from classroom teachers.
  • Develops a plan for prioritizing the curriculum and continuously validating the implementation of what is taught and tested through the use of pacing guides and benchmark assessments.
  • Works with Director of K-5 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment to oversee system-wide grants related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Information Technology to identify and address instructional technology needs across the system; provides recommendations on new technology, software, hardware, and equipment purchases to incorporate into the District’s educational technology plan.
  • Oversees all aspects of virtual learning programs for grades 6-12 in coordination with the K-12 Digital Learning Coordinator. 
  • Provides school and district level set-up, ongoing data management/reports, and troubleshooting for online learning management systems and related technology tools. 
  • Operates and manages SIS system in order to support set up of scheduling and grade reports to sync with and support other platforms and provide other student data support as needed;
    • Set up Master Schedules and create Master Courses
    • Set up grading processes and procedures and deliver posting instructions
    • Create Ad Hoc Reports as requested by administrators 
  • Assists with annual training and ongoing support for the teacher and leadership evaluation programs. 
  • Carries out duties in accordance with federal and state laws, the Georgia Code of Ethics, and established state and local school board policies, regulations, and practices. 
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately with students, parents or guardians, district and school personnel, and other stakeholders to foster positive interactions and promote a positive educational climate. 
  • Fulfills contractual obligations and assigned duties in a timely manner and performs professionally and efficiently other duties as assigned.

 

Company

Thomasville is located in Southwest Georgia, just north of Tallahassee, Florida.  Known as the City of Roses, Thomasville offers many historic homes and museums, and is home to The Big Oak, one of the oldest live oak trees in the country, dating back to circa 1680.

Thomasville City Schools was chartered in 1900 as an Independent Public School System by the City of Thomasville. The Thomasville City School System and the citizens in the City of Thomasville have focused for over 100 years on the investment of its resources to create students who develop into community and world-class leaders. Thomasville City Schools has ranked #1 in SAT Scores out of 38 counties in the Southwest Georgia region for four out of the past five years.

Approximately 2800 students are currently enrolled in five schools within the district. The district is comprised of three PreK-5 elementary buildings, one 6-8 middle school, and one 9-12 high school. The Scholars Academy for grades 6-12 operates as a school-within-a-school program and is housed on the middle school campus.

Vision: The Thomasville City Schools will unite to maximize the individual potential of all students for success in learning, leadership and life.

Mission: The Thomasville City Schools inspires the best problem solvers, innovators, life-long learners, and productive citizens of our communities.

For more information on available positions please visit: https://tcitys.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

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Website
Telephone
229-225-2600
Location
404 North Broad Street, Floor 3
Thomasville
Georgia
31792
United States
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