Temple ISD - Executive Director of Elementary Education (2023-2024)

Job Details

Region: 12
School District/Employer: Temple ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Executive Director
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
Job Title: Executive Director of Elementary Education (2023-2024)
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 2/1/2023
Deadline: 2023-02-14
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: References will be checked only if you are selected as finalist.


Direct and manage the district’s elementary education curriculum and instruction department. Ensure that the development and delivery of curriculum and the instructional program is effective and efficient, incorporates district goals, and supports student achievement.



Master’s degree in education administration

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to interpret data and evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills


Three years experience as a classroom teacher
Three years experience in instructional leadership roles as a campus level administrator

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Leadership Qualities

Models a Commitment to Excellence by setting direction for the department, utilizing innovative approaches to challenges, and achieving results by prioritizing needs, adjusting plans, and optimizing resources.
Has the ability to Connect with All by building trust across departments, campuses, and within the community, creating collaborative processes that value varying perspectives, and providing clear and transparent communication.
Seeks opportunities to Invest in Growth by developing self, empowering others, and embracing reflective practices that encourages growth toward goal attainment.

Instructional and Program Management

Oversee the development and delivery of curriculum and instructional programs that incorporate district goals and support student achievement.
Participate in 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.
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.
Ensure that the necessary time, resources, materials, and technology to support accomplishment of education goals are available.
Collaborate with curriculum specialists, principals, instructional coaches, literacy coaches, teachers, and other instructional staff to develop, maintain, and revise curriculum documents based on a systematic review and analysis.
Engage instructional staff in evaluating and selecting instructional tools and materials to meet student learning needs.
Actively support the efforts of others to achieve district goals and objectives and campus performance objectives.
Oversee staff development programs and provide effective activities that support instructional programs, incorporate input from teachers and principals, and are consistent with the district’s mission.
Participate in the implementation of the designated teacher appraisal system.

Policy, Reports, and Law

Implement the policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in curriculum and instruction area.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required.
Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.


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

Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in curriculum and instruction department.
Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.
Select, train, evaluate, and supervise staff and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.


Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with principals, teachers, staff, parents, and community members.

Community Relations

Articulate the district’s mission, instructional philosophy, and curriculum implementation strategies to the community and solicit its support in realizing district’s mission.
Demonstrate awareness of district-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of instructional coaches, literacy coaches and support staff in the elementary education department.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals

Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

Environment: Frequent district-wide travel; occasional statewide travel

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress
Qualifications: Master’s degree in education administration
Three years experience as a classroom teacher
Three years experience in instructional leadership roles as a campus level administrator
Salary Range: $90,000 - $124,500
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: david.mccauley@tisd.org
Address: P.O. Box 788
City: Temple
State: TX
Zip: 76503-0788
Phone: (254) 215-6785
Fax: (254) 215-6783