QUALIFICATIONS: a. MA Degree or advanced coursework in curriculum development, instruction and data analysis with a valid teaching certificate.b. Minimum of three years of successful professional practice or administrative experience in curriculum, instruction and assessment. c. Demonstrated knowledge in program evaluation and aligning CCSS to MA Curriculum Frameworks. d. Cutting edge skills in the application of data to inform classroom instruction and using differentiated learning techniques across grades PK-12.e. Demonstrated Leadership and instructional ability in delivering high quality staff development that fosters collaboration and continuity across grades and disciplines.f. Experience in collaborative group work and professional learning communities focused on curriculum development and improvement and capable of forming a rapport with school staff and administrators.g. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills when presenting reports and speaking to members of the school community. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology is responsible for providing leadership and guidance in the development and coordination of the Region s PK-12 curriculum standards, instruction and assessment through the use of data both formative/summative, qualitative/quantitative that yields the highest standards of student achievement and instructional excellence.Essential Job Functions:Planning and Facilitating Curriculum Review, Alignment and Coordination Coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, instruction and assessment at MGRS, WES, LES to insure alignment with CCSS (Common Core State Standards). Works with principals and teachers to organize and coordinate grade level and departmental continuity with the CCSS standards. Researches the application of web-based curriculum lesson plans and materials for teachers. Annually reviews and updates published curriculum documents on district websites. Curriculum review and data analysis will begin with a focus on ELA and Mathematics; then expand to include other curriculum areas including science, social students and the arts. Designs opportunities for faculty/staff to create integrated, interdisciplinary curriculum lessons/units.Planning and Facilitating Professional Development Plans and conducts Professional Development for faculty and staff by working with elementary school and middle school/high school principals to set annual PD goals. Observes teachers in their classrooms upon request of teachers or administrators and offers recommendations to enhance teaching and learning. Models classroom demonstration of best practices and next practices in instruction and curriculum review/alignment. Studies and evaluates, and as appropriate, recommends adoption of new curriculum and instructional materials and web-based programs to the superintendent for budgetary consideration. Will pursue and oversee grant opportunities to supplement the financial resources supplied by the annual school department budgets. Actively participates in state and regional workshops/trainings and maintains a professional network with educational leaders in curriculum, instruction and assessment. Annually evaluates student performance on MCAS and presents it to staff/faculty.Review and Evaluate Assessment Practices/Tools Assumes responsibility for reviewing and evaluating results of school-based summative and formative assessments, and other evaluative measures used across the schools. Recommends and demonstrates the use of cutting edge assessment tools and techniques. Reviews and analyzes state and school-based student/district performance data and assist teachers and administration in designing effective interventions and differentiated instruction to improve student achievement. Monitors MA Data Warehouse on-line information and reviews it with faculty/staff at each school. Participates in State training to assist in greater understanding and use of student/district performance data and trends. Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the superintendent.Technology Related Duties to Support Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Provide technical assistance and resources required to support curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development. Participates regularly in District administrative team meetings, K-12 subject area curriculum committee meetings, and other committees designated by the Superintendent. Development and implementation of all policies regarding technology and digital learning. Attends workshops, meetings, and conventions to remain updated on trends and developments in technology and digital learning. Support the efforts of educators in their review of the existing curriculum. Keeps abreast of new developments in curriculum, instruction, and management through readings, conferences and other means of gathering training and knowledge and disseminate information to members of the administrative, instructional, and support staff including conducting staff development seminars and lessons for the benefit of the District. Collaborates with principals in developing technology budgets including instructional materials and provisions for teaching and learning programs. Collaborate in the development and implementation of a professional development plan in conjunction with principals and administrators to ensure effective PD program are implemented and aligned with the school and district improvement plans. Specific Duties Support classroom teachers and students by promoting appropriate instructional technology practices. Collaborate with and support teachers in delivering effective technology-rich instruction. Oversee the implementation and operation of the 1:1 Chromebook and Digital Learning Programs. Provide leadership in the development, implementation, and maintenance of technology, district, and school improvement plans. Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1 Job Categories : Administrator > Curriculum Administrator > Technology Equal Opportunity Employer Mount Greylock Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements All offers of employment with Mount Greylock Regional School District are contingent upon satisfactory results of the employment screening process, including SAFIS/CHRI Federal and CORI State background check reports. 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