ARLINGTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB TITLE:
Coordinator of Early Childhood & Elementary Educational Operations
Senior Director of Transformational Learning
12A - 243 Days
ROLE AND PURPOSE: The Coordinator of Early Childhood and Elementary Educational Operations provides leadership in the revision, implementation, and assessment of state and district mandated policies and regulations associated with academics (curriculum and instruction) at the elementary level. The coordinator works closely with Academic Services departments, as well as other key units (e.g., Technology, Transportation, etc.) to ensure that all current and anticipated academic programs are implemented to fidelity. He/she acts as a resource person to other educational personnel and the community. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution; Valid Texas teacher’s certificate; Must possess strong leadership and communication skills and be knowledgeable in curriculum structure, instructional strategies, budgeting, and state laws and regulations affecting district policies; Experience must include a minimum of three years teaching experience. Additionally, two years of administrative/supervisory experience is preferred. SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Assist the Senior Director of Transformational Learning in directing, sequencing, and implementing instructional programs at the early childhood and elementary levels. Plan and collaborate with district and campus personnel to ensure the effective implementation of state mandates, state assessment preparation, curriculum planning and development, innovations, and teaching strategies. Interact with education personnel in the identification and implementation of mutually acceptable goals and objectives to facilitate teaching and learning. Visit buildings in the district throughout the year to ensure program effectiveness and consultation with faculty and campus leadership. Submits updates and reports as requested by the Senior and Executive Directors of Transformational Learning. Perform other duties and functions as assigned by the Senior Director of Transformational Learning. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: A. Instructional Management 1. Collaborate with academic services staff and campus personnel to formulate, implement, and monitor effective and productive instructional programs (e.g., Extended Year, Pre-K & Kindergarten registration, standards-based report cards, promotion/retention standards, etc.) that meet the needs of all students. 2. Examine and utilize the results of standardized tests and other data to evaluate and improve academic programming and operations at the early childhood and elementary levels. 3. Provide instructional resources to support the accomplishment of district instructional goals. B. Foster a Positive School/Organizational Climate 1. Promote high expectations for performance and positive staff morale in working with teachers, early childhood and elementary administrators, as well as central office personnel. 2. Exhibit honesty, integrity, dependability, competence, and a professional attitude in the performance of duties and responsibilities. 3. Demonstrate and reinforce strong commitment to success for all students in our diverse community. C. Promote Leadership in School/Organizational Improvement 1. Promote activities that support the mission of the school district. 2. Guide the development and implementation of campus improvement plans to address district goals and objectives. 3. Assume leadership in the reorganization and restructuring of various aspects of district and school programs when needed.
D. Manage Administrative, Fiscal, and Facilities Functions Responsibly 1. Assist the Senior Director with the development of a budget for the Transformational Learning