Temple ISD - Executive Director of Secondary Education

Job Details

Region: 12
School District/Employer: Temple ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Executive Director
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Curriculum & Instruction
Job Title: Executive Director of Secondary Education
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 5/16/2018
Deadline: 05/29/2018
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: SUMMARY
To provide leadership in the development, implementation, and coordination of the district's PreK to fifth grade curriculum. Responsibilities include the effective and efficient operation of the Curriculum and Instruction Department, which includes curriculum and staff development.


Directs the collaborative development and revision of curricula to meet students’ needs.
Plans, implements, and evaluates instructional programs including learning objectives, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques.
Plans the necessary time, resources and materials to support implementation of the district curriculum.
Promotes professional development that improves the knowledge of teachers, campus leadership and paraprofessionals in content knowledge and instructional practices that are scientifically based and aligned with district philosophy.
Develops and implements initiatives to promote retention of highly qualified teachers and campus leadership, including programs that provide teacher induction and mentoring.
Provides professional development support designed to improve the quality of educational leaders to include securing consultants, specialists and other resources as needed.
Assists in the implementation of teacher advancement initiatives that promote professional growth and emphasize multiple career paths, such as paths to becoming a mentor teacher, career teacher, or exemplary teacher.
Utilizes professional research and specialization skills to provide instructional leadership in curriculum planning.
Communicates the approved curriculum to the professional staff and maintains a list of approved instructional materials.
Promotes effective instruction expertise to collaborative groups of teachers and administrators.
Works with principals and teacher committees in conducting grade level, departmental/academic team meetings and vertical team meetings in order to effect the alignment of the instructional program throughout the district.
Assumes responsibility for reviewing and evaluating results of district-wide testing programs and other evaluative measures used by the schools.
Studies, evaluates and recommends adoption of new instructional materials, methods, and programs.
Assists with specifications and budget preparation for instructional supplies, equipment, and materials, (as appropriate).
Provides instructional leadership in the textbook adoption process by assisting in the organization of textbook task forces and the planning of textbook hearings.
Coordinates the district's elementary summer school program.
Interprets curriculum to the board, the administration, the staff, and the general public.
Maintains liaison and active participation with educational leaders in curriculum and instruction at state, regional, and national levels.
Compiles budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
Assists with the development and coordination of the curriculum/instructional programs budgets.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervises Instructional Coaches in the Curriculum and Instruction Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; evaluation of job performance to ensure effectiveness.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. There may be alternatives to the below qualifications as the Board of Trustees may find appropriate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Master's degree; five years teaching experience, plus three years campus level administrator experience.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, and advanced statistical theory. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to use a personal computer and related software packages.

Mid-management or Principal Certificate required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regular district-wide travel to multiple campuses as assigned. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Qualifications: Master's degree; five years teaching experience, plus three years campus level administrator experience. Mid-management or Principal Certificate required.
Salary Range: $74,900 - $106,900
Benefits: www.tisd.org
How To Apply: www.tisd.org or https://temple.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Only applications submitted on TalentEd will be considered.

Contact Person:

Name: David McCauley
Email: hr@tisd.org
Address: P.O. Box 788
City: Temple
State: TX
Zip: 76503-0788
Phone: (254) 215-6785
Fax: (254) 215-6783

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