DEAN OF INSTRUCTION - SECONDARY ELA

Rocky Mount Prep ( learn more )

Rocky Mount , NC ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2875125
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 12, 2017

Job Description

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Chief Academic Officer the Dean of Instruction will provide instructional support and curriculum assistance to staff as well as other stakeholders. Assist the schools in strengthening instructional programs through a strategically planned, standards-based approach with a focus on narrowing the achievement gaps. This position will provide leadership in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment development, planning, professional development, coaching, and social development.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Knowledge of and ability to unpack, interpret and translate grades 6-12 ELA content standards
  • Apply principles of adult learning to facilitate the professional growth of team members

 

    • Knowledge of and the ability to lead teachers in developing effective lesson plans

 

  • Engages staff in intensive data analysis and results planning
  • Assist with data organization from all assessments and diagnostics instruments and develops strategies for intervening with students who are experiencing difficulties
  • Implements and supports the goals determined by RMP Academic Improvement Plan
  • Works collaboratively with other educators to integrate educational initiatives and resources
  • Assists in program implementation and curriculum development
  • Assists schools in determining effective methods for integration of curriculum standards, instructional strategies, and the development use of authentic assessment
  • Models a variety of instructional strategies designed to be rigorous and mirror assessment
  • Assist in identifying professional development needs and developing long-range professional development plans

 

    • Provide personalized, small group and whole group professional development

 

  • Develop and manage tiered interventions to support student growth
  • Provide monthly data reports to the leadership team
  • Cultivate positive relationships with parents and students and encourage strong teacher-student-parent relationships and effective communication systems
  • Work with the Principal, counselor, staff, students and parents toward a positive school climate
  • Attends and participates in various leadership team meetings
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and in writing with clarity and conciseness
  • Ability to effectively support  teaching staff  

 

Reports to:

Chief Academic Officer   

 

Positions Requirements

 

Preferred candidate will have a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction, educational leadership or equivalent, experience in coaching teachers to successful outcomes and a track record of implementing best practices to achieve student success.

 

Physical Demands:

Occasional traversing throughout the building

Standing for periods of time

Repetitive operations of computer keyboard

Moderate lifting from 15-30 pounds

Sensory Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively in all aspects of the job

Active Listening

Time Management

Temperament:

Ability to work as a leader, coordinator and a member of a team

Must be courteous and able to effectively manage job responsibilities

Must be cooperative, congenial, service oriented, and promote these qualities

Ability to be respectful and empathetic

Workplace Expectations

Ability to complete assigned task without supervision

Ability to communicate, comprehend, and perform complex task

Ability to use correct grammar, sentence structure, and spelling

Ability to exercise good judgement in prioritizing task

Ability to appropriately handle confidential information in accordance with the school policies

Ability to use technology for group meetings, presentations

Ability to be responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations

Ability to be sensitive to others’ needs, feelings, and being understanding on the job

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Terms of Employment

Twelve-month work year. Salary and benefits shall be in accordance with the negotiated agreement between the Director of Human Resources and Dean of Instruction

  • Position Type: Full-time

Contact Information

  • Gale Parker , Human Resources
  • 3334 Bishop Rd
  • Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

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