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QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Certification as required by the State of Wisconsin.
  2. Any other qualifications the Board of Education may deem necessary or desirable.

REPORTS TO: District Administrator

GENERAL FUNCTIONS: The Director of Curriculum & Instruction shall be responsible for the coordination of planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum programs and will assist the Principal with the management of the school.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

A. Leadership - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Work with appropriate committees in the development of the District's curriculum and instructional program
  2. Plan and coordinate with the Principal and District Administrator the evaluation of the educational programs
  3. Plan and coordinate with the Principal and District Administrator the systematic development and implementation of the various academic programs
  4. Continue to motivate and encourage staff to explore new teaching methods, make curriculum revisions and updates, and develop new programs through staff development programs
  5. Coordinate the District's professional development programs including Skill Blocks
  6. Work with Administrative Team to develop in-service programs for teachers and support staff
  7. Promote the use of technology in education and work to implement the District's Technology Plan
  8. Facilitate the District's RtI System
  9. Make presentations to the Board as requested by the District Administrator
  10. Perform additional responsibilities deemed appropriate and assigned by the District Administrator

B. Human Relations - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Establish a good working rapport with professional staff, administration, support staff and community members
  2. Cooperate and be an active member of the administrative team
  3. Lead the Academic Achievement Committee.

C. Curriculum - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Provide the necessary direction for the development, implementation and refinement of the curriculum to meet state and local standards
  2. Provide assistance to staff and administration in the development of new curriculum and programs for the academic year and the summer program
  3. Provide assistance to staff and administration in the maintenance and refinement of existing curriculum and programs
  4. Provide assistance to the District's gifted and talented programming
  5. Establish and maintain a schedule for regular curriculum review

D. Personnel - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Assist the administration in the interview process when needed
  2. Assist in the supervision of the professional staff

E. Management - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Plan and coordinate the operations of committees under his/her direction
  2. Provide an estimate for curricular costs in the coming year

F. External Relations - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Maintain a positive relationship and communications with the media, community agencies, Department of Public Instruction and other school districts
  2. Prepare articles for the District and School web pages relating to curriculum issues as requested by the District Administrator and/or Principal

G. Building Level Responsibilities - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Collaborate with the Principal
  2. Evaluate professional staff as assigned
  3. Attend faculty meetings
  4. Supervise students as needed to support the Principal
  5. Perform building level tasks as needed to support the Principal

H. District Assessment Coordinator Responsibilities - The Director of Curriculum & Instruction will:

  1. Facilitate and supervise all assessment required by the Wisconsin Department of Instruction
  2. Plan and coordinate all District benchmark assessments including but not limited to Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), Dibels, Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment, Scholastic Reading Inventory, Easy Curriculum Based Measures for Math
  3. Provide direction and support for teachers in analyzing and utilizing data for instructional purposes

Legal Ref.: Sections 118.24
            Wisconsin Statutes 121.02(1)(a)
            PI8.01(2)(a)+(q)
            Wisconsin Administrative Code

First Reading: November 19, 2013
Second Reading: March 4, 2014
Approved: March 4, 2014
For the Board of Education: Tom Steiner, President; Lynn Jaeger, Vice President; Cole Marshall, Clerk; Bill Barhyte, Treasurer; Dean Troyer, Member