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Title: Director of Curriculum and Instruction (DCI) FLSA Classification: Exempt - Salary

Reports to: Head of School/Principal Salary Range: $65,0000 - $75,000

Created Date: Duration: 12 months

Updated Date:

Our School

Houston Classical Charter School (“Houston Classical”) was chartered by the Texas Education Agency

(TEA) to open in Houston in August 2020 beginning with kindergarten and first grade. Houston Classical will eventually grow to serve K-8th. The school has an accomplished and committed Board, which includes a founding Board and a Head of School. We are looking for experienced, dedicated, and motivated individuals who are excited by the challenge of being part of a new school. Houston

Classical is founded on the idea that scholars can learn at a high level notwithstanding their zip code, situation, and background.

Mission of Houston Classical

Houston Classical’s mission is to ensure all scholars K-8 are successful through a classical approach, rigorous academics, character development, and structured environment to ensure success in high school, college and in life.

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Houston Classical leaders are responsible for executing on the mission by ensuring that all scholars improve academically and demonstrate our core values. Leaders are responsible for ensuring teachers provide high-quality, data-driven instruction and instructional support to all learners. This position includes coaching and developing teachers, oversight of curriculum, instructional coaching and walkthroughs, and working with the leadership team to meet academic goals.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for all aspects of the HCCS instructional program, including academic standards, instructional quality, school culture, use of data, professional development, and curriculum development.
  • Monitors assessment programs for maximum effectiveness and uses of assessment data in analysis, decision making, faculty review/development, and strategic planning.
  • Oversees selection and scheduling of courses, recommends implementation or deletion of courses as appropriate.
  • Ensures that instruction and learning resources support an outstanding educational experience for the scholar.
  • Hold school leaders accountable to high standards of excellence while providing high quality support to help schools meet these standards and achievement targets.
  • Carefully monitor school performance via frequent classroom observations and in-depth data analysis in order to identify areas of strength as well as opportunities for improvement.

Houston Classical Charter School | www.houstonclassical.org | 6403 Addicks Clodine, Houston Texas, 77083 |713.832.4151

  • Provide on-going coaching and feedback to School Leaders and Grade Level Chairs to help them develop in their roles as instructional leaders.
  • Ensure that educators have efficient access to high quality scholar achievement data and meaningfully use this data to improve instruction.
  • Ensure that instructional lessons are consistently standards-based, objective-driven, and effectively delivered with an urgent focus on individual scholar mastery.
  • Design and implement enhanced professional development for School Leaders and Grade

Level Chairs based on individual and region-wide needs.

  • Facilitate collaboration among teachers and leaders.
  • Work with school leaders to communicate effectively with parents and guardians.
  • Coach and develop teachers and teacher leaders
  • Evaluate teachers using our evaluation system.
  • Engage in summer and year-long school and personal learning and development 
  • Additional responsibilities may include: after-school tutoring or Saturday school and are based on the needs of our scholars

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Education, or related field.(preferred)
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience with specific experience in school leadership, curriculum development, or program leadership.
  • Expertise in curriculum development, program design, and/or pedagogy
  • Experience as a teacher, teacher-coach, and principal preferred
  • A demonstrable commitment to pursuing equity
  • A strong track record of experience and results as a trusted member of an organization’s leadership team
  • Ability to multi-task and work within an ambiguous, fast-moving, start-up environment, while driving toward clarity and solutions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Houston Classical does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of

1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact HR at 713.265.8657.

Houston Classical Charter School | www.houstonclassical.org | 6403 Addicks Clodine, Houston Texas, 77083 |713.832.4151

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $62,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

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Job description

Title: Director of Curriculum and Instruction (DCI) FLSA Classification: Exempt - Salary

Reports to: Head of School/Principal Salary Range: $65,0000 - $75,000

Created Date: Duration: 12 months

Updated Date:

Our School

Houston…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
USD $60,000 - USD $72,000
/ year

Benefits

Full benefits.

Full benefits.

Location

On-site
6403 Addicks Clodine Rd, Houston, TX 77083, USA

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