Los Gatos, California
$93.77 - 104.58 An Hour
Assistant Superintendent - Curriculum and Instruction
Los Gatos Saratoga High School District
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Details
Posted: 01-Aug-22
Location: Los Gatos, California
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
Salary: $195,042 - $217,515 *
Categories:
Deputy, Assistant or Associate Superintendent - Accounting
Deputy, Assistant or Associate Superintendent - Other
Salary Details:
* Depending on Experience
OVERVIEW
Under the supervision (direction) of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent of
Curriculum and Instruction provides the development, coordination, implementation,
evaluation of curriculum, instruction, professional development, and assessment in
grades 9 through 12 and post-Secondary.
RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
District Leadership:
Serve as a member of the Superintendent's Administrative Cabinet and serve as the
Superintendent's designee when required, and attend all Board of Trustee meetings.
Attend Board meetings and prepare reports for the Board. Work with the superintendent
and Cabinet to implement the Board's adopted strategic plan and articulate a vision for
the district.
Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Professional Development:
- Coordinate processes of curriculum review, development, and implementation.
- Manage 9-12 and Post- Secondary curriculum articulation with Site
Administrators.
- Coordinate the ongoing review and revision of district grade-level standards,
expected student learning results, and graduation requirements.
- Coordinate the development of course descriptions and catalogs.
- Coordinate and monitor selection, ordering, and adoption of instructional
materials.
- Assist in the development of district policies and /or services related to
instructional materials.
- Seek out and disseminate research that addresses best practices to support
instructional Improvement.
- In coordination with the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services oversee
student assessment programs and analyze results; provide leadership for
instructional modifications and interventions that enhance student learning.
- Analyze data to improve district operations; works collaboratively with site
administrators to help develop and implement the continuous improvement
plan. Prepare and assist building principals in preparing informational reports
on instructional programs for dissemination to the staff and public.
- Coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of the LCAP.
- Collaborate with the IT Coordinator on the administration of the CALPADS
- Monitor the California Dashboard/Local Indicators
Professional Development:
Plan, implement, and monitor District level professional development programs for
teaching, management, and classified instructional staff in coordination with the
Director of Technology, the Director of School Climate and Culture/Curriculum and
Instruction, and the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.
- Advise and assist individuals, sites, departments, and District staff regarding
the design and implementation of staff development programs.
- Supervise and provide assistance to District teachers on special assignment
(TOSAs)
- Provide leadership teams and the Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and
Professional Development
- Work collaboratively with other members of the Superintendent's cabinet and
with principals to coordinate the educational programs of the District.
- Work closely with the Director of Technology, the Director of School Climate
and Culture/Curriculum and Instruction, and the Assistant Superintendent of
Student Services, on all matters related to 9-12th and post-secondary
curriculum, instruction, professional development, and assessment.
- Establish positive relations with the County Office of Education and other
agencies to extend curriculum offerings.
- Establish and maintain productive partnerships with a variety of local private
and public organizations engaged in the support of educational programs.
- Encourage and support the efforts of teachers and administrators to evaluate
and reexamine their educational programs.
Policy Development and Implementation:
- Maintain strong knowledge of relevant law and regulations; prepare and
implement policies, procedures, and practices and provide interpretation for the
Board, staff, and community. Secure legal interpretation as needed.
- Provide leadership in relevant policy development and work with other district
stakeholder groups to ensure effective implementation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
within designated areas of responsibility
- Ability to contribute significantly to staff development programs and planning;
to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; and
to promote positive staff morale and to work independently with little direction
- Collaborative yet decisive in decision-making, seeking consensus whenever
possible
- Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and its relationship to curriculum and
instruction
- Demonstrated success and knowledge of software programs appropriate for
the disaggregation of assessment data, with the capacity to format
assessment results in a variety of report formats
- Effective interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and conflict
resolution skills
- Knowledgeable in planning, organizing, and directing the educational
assessment services of the District; the laws and regulations, codes, policies,
and procedures relating to testing, assessment, and evaluation; the current
and emerging educational research as well as "best practice"; and multiple
measures of student achievement
- Successful record of three (3) or more years as a secondary school principal
and as a visionary leader
Qualifications:
- Ability to pass a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint clearance
- Broad knowledge of curriculum development, Secondary instructional best
practices, supervision and evaluation, and issues related to Secondary
education
- Master's or Doctoral Degree preferred
- Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
- Possession of a valid California Administrative Services Credential as required
by the California Education Code
- Successful record of three (3) or more years as a secondary school principal
and as a visionary leader desired.
- Successful experience in teaching at the secondary level and experience
developing curriculum
- Prior to the first day of the contract year, provide TB (tuberculin) clearance, as
mandated by the California Education Code
Education and Experience:
- Master's or Doctoral Degree preferred
- Successful record of three (3) or more years as a secondary school principal and
as a visionary leader desired
- Five years of administrative experience in a secondary setting.
- Teaching experience at the secondary level with preference given to grades 9
through 12.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Administrative Services Credential
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