Wbes Curriculum Specialist (100 Days)

Hopkins County School District Madisonville , KY 42431

Posted 1 week ago

Curriculum Specialist

Certified Position - 2040, 2050, 2060
2019-2020 school year

Salary

Certified salary schedule

Days
185

Reports to:

School Principal

Instructional Supervisor

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists and supports school district personnel in the design, development, and alignment of standards-based curricula and instructional methodologies. The position also incorporates staff development training.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Schedule the majority of time in the school with teachers and principals planning, mentoring, coaching, and demonstrating best practices

  • Provide modeling of strategies for teachers as well as release time for teachers to observe best practice in action

  • Collaborate to develop and provide school level, job-embedded professional development

  • Attend monthly collaborative meetings with other curriculum consultant in the district

  • Assist teachers with creation and revision of school curriculum documents

  • Plan and facilitate instructional focus meetings at the school level (e.g. team, grade level, vertical and content area meetings)

  • Serve as a reading/writing consultant to the schools through the coordination of writing process activities, professional development, and writing portfolio development

  • Work with teachers to develop individual staff competencies in the implementation of new programs or initiatives (especially in reading and math)

  • Conduct non-evaluative observations of classrooms

  • Disaggregate and analyze data from various sources to assist schools and the district with comprehensive planning

  • Attend meetings, conferences, etc. at regional, state and national levels to enhance job responsibilities and to maintain liaison and active participation with educational leaders in curriculum and instruction

  • Provide professional development for Intern Teachers in "Best Instructional Practices"

  • Provide professional development for teachers (especially in the areas of Math and Reading)

  • Provide professional development for Classroom Instructional Assistants

  • Work with teacher groups to align district/school curriculum with core content

  • Assist in district grant writing initiatives

  • Provide PD on various topics as requested by district/school

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and/or principal

  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance

  • Adheres to the professional code of ethics

  • Successfully utilizes technology as appropriate in job function

  • Perform other duties consistent with the position as may be requested

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Valid Kentucky Teaching Certificate with at least three Years of successful teaching experience

  • Master's Degree or higher

  • Demonstrated evidence of educational leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, parents and community in both one-on-one and in large group settings

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects at the same time

  • Is flexible and open toward change

  • Has demonstrated expertise and knowledge of Unbridled Learning assessment system, comprehensive planning, Kentucky Core Academic Standards, reading and writing across the Curriculum, best practice strategies, and technology

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