San Marcos CISD - Assistant Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Job Details

Region: 13
School District/Employer: San Marcos CISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Assistant Superintendent
Assignment Level:
Job Title: Assistant Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Assessment
School: San Marcos CISD
Campus Description: District Office
Date Posted: 6/1/2021
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
Responsible for the overall management of the district’s curriculum and instruction function. Lead the strategic planning and implementation of curriculum and instruction programs. Ensure that the development and delivery of curriculum and instructional programs are effective and efficient, incorporate district goals, and support student achievement.

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of districts curriculum and instruction functions
Ability to interpret data and evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
Ability to evaluate and manage budget and personnel
Exceptional organization, written and verbal communication, public relations, presentation and interpersonal skills
Ability to problem solve and develop long- and short-range plans
Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relating to public education
Ability to interpret and implement law, policy, and procedures

Experience:
Three years as a classroom teacher
Five years of successful experience in educational leadership

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
The Assistant Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Assessment is responsible for working collaboratively and effectively all staff to support fulfillment of the vision and goals of the district. Additionally, the Assistant Superintendent will work collaboratively with those staff and/or departments over whom he/she has line authority to document, assess, prioritize, and recommend the human, material and fiscal resources needed to attain the District’s goals, and then to ensure that related programs are cost effective and funds are managed responsibly and prudently. Staff with whom the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning has direct line authority include:
• Principals
• Teaching, Learning & Assessment Staff

Instructional and Program Management
1. Oversee the development and delivery of curriculum and instructional programs that incorporate district goals and support student achievement.
2. Lead the district-level decision-making process to establish and review the district’s goals and objectives and major classroom instructional programs. Ensure that goals and objectives are developed using effective collaborative processes and problem-solving techniques.
3. Monitor and reevaluate instructional programs on an ongoing basis using input from teachers and principals, applied research, and student data to determine effectiveness and improve outcomes. Recommend changes and adjustments where appropriate.
4. Ensure that the necessary time, resources, materials, and technology to support accomplishment of education goals are available.
5. Collaborate with curriculum specialists, principals, teachers, and other instructional staff to develop, maintain, and revise curriculum documents based on a systematic review and analysis.
6. Engage instructional staff in evaluating and selecting instructional tools and materials to meet student learning needs.
7. Actively support the efforts of others to achieve district goals and objectives and campus performance objectives (academic excellence indicators).
8. Oversee staff development programs and ensure that effective activities that support instructional programs, incorporate input from teachers and principals, and are consistent with the district’s mission are provided.
9. Participate in the implementation of the designated teacher appraisal system.
Policy, Reports, and Law
10. Ensure compliance with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in curriculum and instruction area.
11. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required.
12. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Budget
13. Develop and administer the curriculum and instruction budget based on documented program needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed prudently.
Personnel Management
14. Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in curriculum and instruction department as needed.
15. Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.
16. Select, train, evaluate, and supervise staff and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
Communication
17. Ensure that established goals and expectations related to implementation of the curriculum and instruction programs are communicated clearly, consistently, and in a timely manner.
18. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with principals, teachers, staff, parents, and community members.
Community Relations
19. Articulate the district’s mission, instructional philosophy, and curriculum implementation strategies to the community and solicit its support in realizing district’s mission.
20. Demonstrate awareness of district-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
21. Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
Other
22. Prepare and deliver written and oral presentations on curriculum and instruction issues to the board, principals, teachers, parents, and community groups. Attend regular meetings of the board.
23. Stay abreast of current research and best practices in curriculum and instruction and adjust plans, policies, and procedures accordingly.
24. Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws related to curriculum and instruction. Stay abreast of state and federal public policy changes that could impact the district.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of instructional supervisors and support staff in the curriculum department.*

Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Master’s Degree in Educational Administration or related studies
Texas Mid-management/Principal Certificate Required
Superintendent Certificate Preferred
Salary Range: Per salary scale and experience.

Benefits: District paid health insurance and other
How To Apply: Go to www.smcisd.net and click on careers to apply.

Contact Person:

Name: Marcela Baez
Email: marcela.baez@smcisd.net
Address: P.O. Box 1087
City: San Marcos
State: TX
Zip: 78667
Phone: (512) 393-6730
Fax: (512) 393-6787