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II.       Function:       To direct and maintain a program that assists the membership of the organization in its efforts to raise and improve student achievement.

III.            Responsibilities:

1.     Develops, directs, and conducts a program designed to assist the membership of the organization in its efforts to raise student achievement.

2.     Collaborates with members of the academic team to develop and disseminate information and research on best practices in curriculum, instruction, and professional development to the membership.

3.     Collaborates with members of the academic team to develop and disseminate resources and tools to assist districts in operationalizing information, research, and best practices shared with the membership,

4.     Collaborates with the Chiefs of Curriculum and Schools to develop with the Council membership and staff a clearly aligned and differentiated professional development agenda to support improvements in teaching and learning in urban education.

5.     Collaborates with the academic team and research department to develop with the Council membership and staff a clearly defined curriculum, instruction, and research agenda for urban education nationally.

6.     Keeps up-to-date on the latest developments, trends, and promising practices in the instruction of urban school children, including addressing unfinished learning and the incorporation of culturally responsive and inclusive practices.

7.     Develops and implements procedures and systems for engaging and informing the membership about best practices in the instruction of urban school children.

8.     Works in conjunction with the Achievement and Professional Development Task Force, the Executive Director, and research staff to develop a program of research on the most effective instructional programs, models, and reforms to improve the instruction of urban school children.

9.     Serves as spokesperson for urban public schools nationally on curriculum and instruction matters and builds cooperative relations with other national associations in the educational reform community.

10. Arranges and supervises the Council’s Strategic Support Teams in academics and writes the reports on the results.

11. Schedules and coordinates meetings of the Council's Achievement and Professional Development Task Force.

12. Schedules and coordinates in conjunction with other Council staff, the Council’s annual meetings of the organization’s Chief Academic Officers, curriculum directors, and other job-alike staff members.

13. Coordinates the filling of information requests from the membership on curriculum and instructional issues.

14. Promotes urban school agenda on student achievement, needs and priorities before Congress, the U. S. Department of Education, and other federal agencies and national organizations.

15. Conducts such other activities and programs that serve to improve the academic achievement of urban public-school children.

IV.            Authority.

1.     Supervises and evaluates the work of Curriculum and Instruction Specialists and others.

2.     Responsible for the quality and integrity of Council instructional and curriculum reports and other products and services, including leading the development of work products within grant programs. 

V.       Management Reporting and Accountability.

1.     Works with the Executive Director, Chief of Curriculum, Chief of Schools, the Achievement and Professional Development Task Force, as well as the membership to develop an annual curriculum and instructional agenda for the organization.

2.     Contributes to the Annual Report to the membership on curriculum and instructional activities of the organization and the results they achieved.

3.     Prepares and distributes notes on the meetings of the Achievement and Professional Development Task Force.

4.     Refrains from activities that might be interpreted as a conflict of interest to the organization.

VI. Relationships.

1.     Advises Executive Director, the Director of Research, Task Force chairs, and other staff members as appropriate on initiatives and activities in curriculum and instruction and how the work can be better integrated across the organization.

2.     Coordinates meetings of the Achievement and Professional Development task Force.

3.     Serves as the Council's representative to national organizations, agencies, and coalitions that work on student achievement issues

4.     Reports to the Executive Director.

VII.    Category. Exempt

VIII.   Salary. Commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants can send application materials to jobs@cgcs.org with the subject line "Chief Academic Officer".

II.       Function:       To direct and maintain a program that assists the membership of the organization in its efforts to raise and improve student achievement.

III.            Responsibilities:

1.     Develops, directs, and conducts a program designed to assist the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 22, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 8, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

The Council of the Great City Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.


The Council of the Great City Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.


Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004, United States

How to Apply

Interested applicants can send application materials to jobs@cgcs.org with the subject line "Chief Academic Officer".

Interested applicants can send application materials to jobs@cgcs.org with the subject line "Chief Academic Officer".

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