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Job Title: Director of Teaching and Learning   (Exp 24-Jan-19)
Job ID: 11583 Post Date: 01/04/2019


  Swampscott Public Schools
207 Forest Avenue
Swampscott, MA 01907

Job Details

  Start Date: 07/01/2019
Reports To: Superintendent of Schools

? Hold or be eligible for licensure in MA Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent
? Strong understanding and experience in the design and implementation of best instructional strategies and assessment, curriculum development, professional development, program evaluation and improvement, supervision and evaluation
? Ability to lead and collaborate with a variety of professionals focused on a common goal of curriculum alignment, consistency in instructional methodologies and student achievement
? Strong communication skills in the form of public presentations, teacher collaboration, parent informational sessions and participation on the administrative leadership team
? At least five years of classroom teaching experience
? At least five years of administrative experience

Scope of Responsibilities:
Curriculum and Instruction
? Coordinate and lead the implementation of curriculum that is consistent with national, state, and local standards and aligned at each grade and level
? Direct the development, evaluation and revision of curriculum and instruction
? Assume responsibility for the implementation of newly approved instructional programs
? Lead and facilitate an ongoing professional development program for teachers to support high-quality curriculum, instruction, and assessment
? Solicit feedback from department heads and teachers to plan and implement Summer Institute workshops that are focused on the priorities outlined in school improvement plans and district strategy
? Provide leadership in developing plans for instructional research and pilot studies for curriculum, instruction and new courses of study

? Support administrators, curriculum specialists, and department chairs in their development of rigorous formative, summative and progress monitoring practices to promote teacher development across the district
? Primary evaluator for teachers requiring improvement plans
? Create and implement a coaching program to specifically mentor, train and guide teacher coaches for our teachers on improvement plans
? Represent Swampscott at local and state roundtables and professional networks to broaden opportunities for our district

? Lead the district in remaining current with existing and anticipated DESE mandates
? Work with principals to monitor teacher licensure
? Approve courses, credits and college programming relevant to professional responsibilities and compensation

Professional Growth
? Set goals for self-improvement and implement an individual improvement plan, developed with the Superintendent
? Maintain a high level of competence in the field of education, remaining current with issues related to teaching and learning responsibilities
? Maintain a high level of personal integrity and a strong work ethic

*Perform and assume all other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Superintendent.

None Listed

Contact Information

  Send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:

Maureen Caron
Exec Asst to the Superintendent
207 Forest Ave
Swampscott, MA 01907

781-596-8800 x1371
781-599-2502 (fax)
email: caron@swampscott.k12.ma.us

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