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Director of Curriculum- Math K-8

CAPITAL PREP HARBOR SCHOOL INC
Bridgeport, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Director of Curriculum at Capital Preparatory Schools

Capital Preparatory Schools is committed to teaching and learning that promotes the success of every student by:

  • Creating a safe and enjoyable educational environment that encompasses our social justice model and that ensures every graduate moves on to attend college;

  • Providing individualized instruction and enrichment opportunities for students to ensure that gifted students are challenged and struggling students are supported; 

  • Hiring and growing quality teachers and leaders and empowering them to use their craft to inspire students to achieve at the highest levels.


Capital Preparatory Schools seeks passionate educators who have demonstrated leadership. 


Title responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Standardize curriculum, assessments, and lesson plans across the network.

  • Observe each illuminator at least once a week.

  • Identify trends in implementation, provide coaching to novice illuminators, and issue targeted feedback for lesson implementation.

  • Serve as content area expert for entire network. 

  • Create, design, and provide content-area illuminators in professional development. 

  • Lead and support systems and processes for the selection, development and curation of curricular resources in core content areas across K-12 so that all scholars have access to high quality curriculum, with particular attention to needs of our most vulnerable student populations (English learners, students with disabilities, etc.).

  • Provide direct support to illuminators and leaders in understanding and designing from core instructional resources, lead teams in process of revision, and refinement of core resources.

  • Lead and facilitate learning walks with Executive Director of Teaching & Learning, Chief of Schools, and organizational leaders to assess the quality of teaching & learning and improve instruction.

  • Conduct observations and provide direct feedback to illuminators using the Capital Prep evaluation systems. 

  • Use scholar data to drive inform instructional practice and guide content area faculty to use data effectively.

  • Conduct curriculum audits and gather and utilize other sources of quantitative and qualitative data in conjunction with the Data & Assessment Team to monitor progress towards improved student and staff outcomes and assess the impact of shifts to curriculum and curricular resources, PD, and instructional practices on student and staff outcomes.

  • Work with Director of Professional Learning/Executive Director of Teaching & Learning to develop on-boarding and professional learning systems and structures to support for illuminators.

  • Design, facilitate and deliver professional development for leaders and teachers across the network on curriculum and instruction and state requirements, including yearly summer curriculum institutes for teachers.

  • In collaboration with CAO and in consultation with LCPS ILT, design and oversee professional learning scope and sequence aligned to LCPS Strategic Plan, with emphasis on supporting teachers in developing learner centered practice and support development of all students to success on our graduate profile.

  • Develop test preparation practices and assessments.

  • Monitor pacing in all classrooms and ensure benchmarks are regularly administered and that actionable data is communicated to faculty and school leadership in a timely fashion.

  • Draft state test preparation guides for their teams to steer illuminators to high leverage standards, create data driven lessons, integrate adaptive software to enhance RTI, and provide administration with real time feedback regarding student performance.

  • Work with principals and school leadership teams to provide differentiated coaching and professional development for staff.

  • Performs any and all duties as may be assigned by Administration.


Skills:

  • Instructional and programmatic vision, leadership, and deep knowledge of CCSS and relevant state standards K-12 and knowledge of and commitment to culturally responsive and equity centered practices.

  • Expert at designing, assessing, and curating learner-centered curricular resources and supporting curriculum adoption implementation processes.

  • Deep knowledge of adult learning theory and ability to lead teams in the development and delivery of  high-quality learner-driven, relationship-based, and purposeful curriculum and instruction K-12.

  • Facilitation of data-driven and equity-focused teams and processes.

  • Highly flexible and comfortable with change, growth, and possibility.

  • Skilled collaborator, communicator, and relationship-builder.

Experience/Training:

  • Significant teaching and instructional leadership experience required (including at least 7-10 years of successful classroom teaching and instructional leadership, preferably including principal or dean experience),

  • Administrative credential or certificate of eligibility, preferred; Master’s in Education or related field, preferred

  • Deep knowledge culturally responsive pedagogy.

  • Deep knowledge of CCSS and CT and NY standards/framework. Experience as content area teacher/coach preferred.

  • Deep knowledge of K-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices aligned to Capital Prep instructional practices

  • Charter school experience, a plus

  • Capital Prep model experience, a plus

Time Commitment & Compensation

This is a 12-month, full-time salaried exempt position.


CAPITAL PREP HARBOR SCHOOL INC

Address

Bridgeport, CT
06608 USA

Industry

Education

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