Primary Purpose:

To provide district-level instructional leadership in the core content area of secondary English Language arts, supporting the successful implementation of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. Facilitates the implementation of curriculum frameworks, instructional materials, assessments, and the alignment instructional practices.  Works with Coordinator of Curriculum, Instructional and Dyslexia Specialists, and campus administrators to facilitate instructional programs for NBISD students.

 

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree from accredited university, Master’s preferred

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned

Post-graduate training and/or specialized training in the content area is preferred

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:                                      

Knowledge of secondary curriculum and instruction

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Provide leadership in the content area

Ability to establish and maintain relationships with teachers and administrators

Ability to analysis and interpret data

Knowledge of effective instructional interventions and services to At Risk students

Ability to select, develop, and/or model effective instructional interventions

Ability to locate and communicate resources/services for students

Ability to support special program effectiveness and program compliance

Ability to coordinate between foundation, At Risk and SCE services/programs

Ability to analysis and monitor intervention fidelity at each secondary campus

 

Experience:

Minimum 5 years teaching experience in the content area

Teaching experience at multiple grade levels, especially secondary

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Instructional Strategies

  1. Attend district-level instructional staff meetings to address curriculum and instructional issues.
  2. Meet with departments/grade level teams/intervention specialists in the content area.
  3. Attend training on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in the content area.
  4. Participate in and disseminate information regarding district-wide needs assessments for teacher training, Conduct professional development addressing identified needs.
  5. Advocate for teachers regarding curriculum concern areas. Work with district-level and campus-level administrators to resolve curricular and instructional problems.
  6. Analyze testing data. Assess and recommend instructional interventions based on data.
  7. Provide campus-based instructional support and mentor teachers when appropriate.
  8. Provide training and support for members of campus Student Support Team (SST); including research based data analysis, selection of appropriate interventions and evaluation of formative/summative results.
  9. Coordinate effective strategies with intervention teachers for At Risk/504/dyslexia students
  10. Evaluates on-going interventions at all secondary schools and work with campus teams to verify that interventions are used with fidelity, integrity, and the intended intensity. .
  11. Help campus Student Support Teams (SSTs) maintain procedures to evaluate formative results and document specific interventions which produce measurable improvement.
  12. Work with Curriculum Director to review, analyze, and evaluate district data concerning student performance, intervention and program effectiveness

 

Leadership

  1. Provides support and monitors effectiveness of campus instructional implementation.
  2. Ensure At Risk student services are effective and appropriate.

 

Communication

  1. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community.
  2. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

 

Professional Growth and Development

  1. Attend professional training to develop and enhance content skills and to improve job-related skills, such as TEKS, STAAR/EOC assessment, technology, communication, 504/dyslexia, Response to Intervention (RTI) process, and other state and federal special programs, etc.

 

Policy, Reports, and Law & Other

  1. Keep informed of and complies with policies established by federal and state law, special program requirements, Texas Education Agency, State Board of Education rule, and the local NBISD board policy.
  2. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized data, reports, records, and other documents as required.
  3. Update, maintain, and post curriculum documents, create district level assessments and analyze data.
  4. Facilitate and implement the adoption and/or development of textbooks and instructional materials.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

 

Equipment Used:

Personal mobile devices, computer, printer, and copier

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress.  Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.  Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other related equipment.

 

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.