The Associate Director of Elementary Academic Programs assists the Director of Academic Programs and Planning in driving the vision and strategic planning to impact instruction and accelerate achievement for K - 8 education.
Working under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Academic Programs and Planning, the Associate Director of Elementary Academic Programs will assist with:
Coordinating and evaluating curriculum and instruction based on researched best practices
Researching best practices in instruction and assessment to achieve goals of excellence and equity
Conducting data analysis to drive improvements in teaching and learning
Providing professional development and training of region directors in academic areas for their work in support of our schools
Collaborating with school leaders and the Office of Catholic Education and Formation on instituting professional development opportunities based on needs assessments of each school and the Archdiocese as a whole
Coordinating a comprehensive program of training, implementation, and assessment of Professional Learning Communities
Preparing appropriate reports for presentation and review as necessitated by individual schools, regions, and other constituents within the Archdiocesan school
Practicing Catholic with a solid understanding of, and commitment to, the philosophy of Catholic education
A minimum of five years of demonstrated experience directing and assessing curriculum and instructional initiatives
Background in designing professional development programs
Excellent coaching skills and collaborative working style
Strong communication, and organizational skills
Willingness to travel regularly to school-sites throughout the Archdiocese Educational Expectations:
Master’s degree in an area of education: educational administration, curriculum and instruction, instructional technology, educational leadership, educational policy, teaching and learning, etc. (M.A., M.Ed., A.T.).
The Office of Catholic Education & Formation for the Archdiocese of St. Louis invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Elementary Academic Programs. All application materials, including a cover letter expressing interest, a resume, and three references (names and contact information) should be sent electronically to JPhelps@archstl.org. Deadline for receipt of completed materials is Friday, January 15, 2020. This position begins on July 1, 2021.
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