The Coordinator Instructional Implementation will provide direct intensive curriculum and instructional support services including effective strategies and interventions in all content areas for all school sites. Assist in providing support to site administrators and teachers in the improvement of the educational programs. This includes policy recommendations, coordination for instructional programs; coordinating selection and development of instructional materials and coordination of certain instructional service activities. This position may be assigned to support either an elementary or secondary configuration. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Implement the philosophy, goals, objectives and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees as delineated in Board policy. Provide direct technical assistance and instructional support to administrators and classroom teachers to facilitate strategic planning, curriculum enhancements, development and instructional issues in support of District priorities and results. Identify best practices regarding teaching, instruction and assessment, as well as staff development resources. Provide formal and informal staff development/training related to both research and practice for classroom teachers and site coordinators. Develop and lead vetting process of guidance documents that are related to assessments and curricular pacing. Collaborate with other departments to align curriculum, strategies and support services to provide for seamless District-wide transitions. Monitor school progress towards achievement of the District goals through review and analysis of data to ensure all decisions and program implementations are data driven. Identify supplemental instructional materials and resources for schools. May supervise and evaluate both certificated and classified personnel. Ensure that all sites are reviewing data regularly and systemically. Visit school sites and classrooms to assist site administrators in monitoring effective program (Lesson Design-LDT) implementation. Provide instructional leadership to schools for accelerating proficiency and academic achievement of all students especially those groups that have not reached proficiency. Participate in District-wide development of assessments, as needed. Facilitate District-wide curriculum and development improvement efforts. Assist principals and staff in writing curriculum, staff development goals and in planning activities to meet those goals. Keep current on research surrounding effective instruction for all types of learners including historically underserved populations. Assist in developing staff development programs, budgets and calendars. Participate in curriculum audits of special programs as requested. Participate in articulation within the District as well as schools outside of the District. Provide instructional support services to teachers, counselors, instructional assistants/paraeducators, coordinators, clerical staff and instructional support staff. Coordinator Instructional Implementation Page 2 of 3 Develop, facilitate and oversee professional development activities with Lesson Design and cooperating teachers. Follow state and federal guidelines delineated in California Education Code and federal law. Perform other related duties as assigned or required. Provide timely information, communications and reports to/for supervisor. Works in collaboration to design, monitor and revise the Essential Standards Curriculum Map. Develop and review assessments with the Assessment/Accountability team frequently in collaboration with any District consultant. Act as the liaison with District office personnel by regularly communicating the status of the initiative Provide daily supervision and monitoring of the Lesson Design Teachers (LDTs) Communicating with principals regarding curriculum and instructional support services. Provide consistent feedback around lessons and implementation Have consistent meetings to conference about lesson development, pacing and standards. Work with partners to ensure implementation of core curriculum, set schedules and make adjustments using the cycle of continuous improvement. Perform other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills The position requires advanced professional knowledge of theories, concepts, principles and practices in instruction, curriculum, learning and education administration. Requires mastery of the theories, procedures, methods and requirements for designing, implementing and integrating curriculum theory and action plans that accomplish educational goals in a K-12 environment. Requires in-depth knowledge of national, state and District educational goals and standards. Requires in-depth knowledge of the most recent research and proven best practices in closing achievement gaps and meeting the diverse needs and styles of students. Requires well-developed skills to use a computer, common office productivity applications and specialized software used in education and research environments. Requires knowledge of categorical funding cycles, proposals and grant preparation to include budget planning and development of program financial controls. Requires well-developed skills to understand financial statements, statistics, and nonparametric data relationships. Requires advanced human relations skills sufficient to conduct formal presentations to large and diverse audiences, to facilitate executive and management-level group action planning, external relations, conflict resolution, performance appraisal and facilitate in-service education. Requires advanced language and writing skills to develop complex business plans, goals and objectives and make formal presentations. Abilities Requires the ability to perform all of the duties of the job that support its objectives. Requires the ability to plan, prioritize and assign work in order to meet yearly schedules and timelines. Requires the ability to learn and apply pertinent legislation, regulations and District requirements for performance. Requires the ability to lead and work with school improvement initiatives for narrowing student achievement gaps and improving overall achievement. Requires the ability to write complex reports and program materials. Requires the ability to solve complex problems where trade-offs and risks are involved, confrontations exist and status of staff and students can be impacted. Requires the ability to manage complex projects and measure performance outcomes. Position requires the ability to interact on both a formal and informal basis with a wide range of contacts within and outside of the school setting. May require the ability to communicate in a second language. Coordinator Instructional Implementation Page 3 of 3 Physical Abilities Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to move about school campus environments on a continuous basis. Requires sufficient visual acuity to recognize words and numbers. Requires hand-arm-eye coordination to use a computer keyboard and retrieve files from standing forward, flexing and seated positions. Requires auditory capacity to speak and hear in public settings. Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Multiple/Single Subjects Credentials or credentials of equivalent authorization issued by the CCTC required. Administrative Services Credential or Certificate of Eligibility for Administrative Services required. Candidates with proof of eligibility for Administrative Internship may be considered. Minimum of five years of experience as a classroom teacher preferred and three years of training and experience as a school administrator or comparable leadership position at a school site and/or district office. A strong background in effective implementation of professional development, data and assessment and instructional coaching and training in subject area. Experience in design, implementation, monitoring of programs and presentation of high quality staff development. Licenses and Certificates Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance are required. Working Conditions Work is performed indoors where minimal safety considerations exist.