Director of Curriculum and Assessment

The Director of Curriculum and Assessment is assigned the responsibility of managing curriculum and assessment operations in accordance with school policies; providing information to the Board, superintendent, staff and public; ensuring compliance to established district, state and federal policies, procedures and/or codes; and addressing a variety of administrative needs and processes. Major areas of responsibility are curriculum, standards, text adoption and implementation, staff professional development, overseeing Title II High Quality funds, implementation of district, state and federal assessments and coordination and use of assessment data.

Primary Responsibility to:

Responsibilities (Job functions)

  • Develop and manage programs, policies and procedures for compliance with
    • Federal and state education law and regulation requirements
    • Board policies
    • District and State Instruction Standards
    • District and State Assessment Standards
    • Educational Excellence
  • Prepare reports and studies for the purpose of providing information to the State Department of Education, the Kimberly School Board, the Superintendent, staff and the public.
  • Arrange, develop and deliver curriculum and staff development presentations, materials, forms and processes for the purpose of communication with instructional staff and meeting Federal and State requirements and district policies.
  • Attend district, school, parent, community, state and professional meetings for the purpose of gathering and conveying information required by programs.
  • Research information for the purpose of analyzing potential implications, making recommendations and/or addressing a variety of administrative needs.
  • Collaborate with district personnel in recruiting and selecting personnel for the purpose of accomplishing district goals.
  • Collaborate with district personnel for the purpose of initiating, implementing and maintaining services and/or programs and meeting state and federal requirements.
  • Develop proposals and grants to meet district goals.
  • Facilitate communication and coordination among instructional staff for the purpose of meeting curriculum guidelines and ensuring that state teaching standards are achieved.
  • Develop budgets and monitors spending for the purpose of achieving program objectives efficiently.
  • Assist other personnel as required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Skills to manage personnel, programs and fiscal resources.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions.
  • Knowledge of research on effective instruction, curriculum, standards, staff development, use of assessment data, staff development, grant writing, education law and district policies.