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Tolleson Union HS District 214

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3896833
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 21, 2022

Job Description

Instructional Coordinator for Science
Purpose Statement
The Instructional Coordinator is responsible for improving student achievement; align Science Curriculum and Instruction to Arizona State Standards
  1. Preferred master’s degree in related content area (Science).
  2. Valid Arizona secondary teaching certificate and Administrative Certificate (Preferred).
  3. Minimum of 5 years classroom teaching experience in a core content area (Science).
  4. Experience in curriculum design, alignment and articulation.
  5. Working knowledge or experience with the American Modeling Teachers Association.
  6. Experience in professional staff development.
General Responsibilities
  1. Supervises and leads development of explicit written curriculum in designated content areas.  Includes collaborative development of curriculum guides, curriculum maps, common shared assessments, unit plans and lesson plans that are aligned with state and district standards.
  2. Performs review and evaluation of curriculum guides and End of Year Course Assessments (EOCAs) and establishes collaborative plans for revision.
  3. Meets regularly with designated department chairs and establishes learning communities by subject and content areas.
  4. Monitors and evaluates vertical and horizontal assessment and alignment of curriculum by subject and content areas.
  5. Meets regularly with Curriculum and Instruction leadership to establish priorities for curriculum revision and professional staff development needs.
  6. Works collaboratively with campus administrators, staff developers and department chairs in addressing curriculum and staff development needs as related to the school improvement plan process.
  7. Attends workshops and researches scientifically based best instructional practices and shares information with administrative and certified staff.
  8. Assists in recruiting and retaining highly qualified teaching staff.
  9. Works with feeder districts in developing a comprehensive explicit plan for vertical articulation of curriculum and professional staff development.
  10. Works with Curriculum and Instruction leadership to interpret data for purposes of department, school wide and district goal setting and planning.
  11. Provides information for updating district Academic Planning Guide and takes part in review of proposed new courses.
  12. Performs classroom observations and provides feedback/input to teachers, staff developers and administrative staff on implementation of curriculum and instructional practices.
  13. Assesses staff development needs in assigned content areas and conducts staff development workshops.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational guidelines to achieve unit objectives; directing other persons within a small work unit; and supervising the use of funds.
Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; and some fine finger dexterity.  The job is performed in a somewhat clean and healthy environment.  The working hours are somewhat flexible as the job requires some evening and Saturday work.

Responsible To: Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
Terms of Employment: Eleven-months, full-time
Evaluation: This position will be evaluated annually as outlined in Governing Board Policy
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Range: Tier III on the Administrative/Professional Services Salary Schedule
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Astronomy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Earth & Space
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Contact Information

    • Michael Stewart
    • 9419 W Van Buren St
    • Tolleson, Arizona 85353

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