Dec 08, 2022

Assistant Director of Curriculum

  • TrulyHired
  • Burlington, IA, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Position Title: Assistant Director of Curriculum FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Curriculum Days: 261


Requires the following (or equivalent qualifications):
  • Master's Degree
  • State of Iowa PK-12 Principal Administration certification including Evaluator and Special Education Supervisor
  • Five years of successful educational experience
  • Experience in teaching and/or supervising special education programs


Under the direction of the Director of Curriculum, provide leadership and support in implementing and maintaining district educational programs in an effective and efficient manner. To monitor and evaluate educational programs, ensuring alignment with best practices and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations. To support continuous improvement and alignment across educational programs and departments. To exercise general supervision of all related personnel, ensuring all their duties and responsibilities are performed properly.


Supervise Special Services Secretary and other personnel as assigned.


  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and oversee the special education programs of the district, contributing to the overall effectiveness of the district.
  • Develop and implement procedures to ensure data accuracy and to protect confidential information and support improved workflows related to enrollment, registration, and student rostering. Assist with the regular analysis and use of data for decision making.
  • Coordinate the implementation, and maintenance of special education program including the implementation of the District Developed Service Delivery Plan.
  • Provide programmatic supervision and coordination for assigned departments and program areas which may include Special Education, the TAG program, ESL program and other programs as assigned.
  • Actively work to expand and enhance educational opportunities for STEM, technology, fine arts, and other exploratory/elective areas.
  • Provide leadership and support for district-wide school improvement efforts.
  • Responsible for coordination of services and supervision of District providers for any non-District or off-site program including residential programs and non-public schools.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of professional development for assigned program areas or as otherwise assigned.
  • Orient, develop, motivate, and evaluate assigned staff; make recommendations in various personnel matters such as hiring, assignment, discipline, and termination.
  • Participate as a member of the Administrative Team. Contribute ideas and recommendations in developing philosophy, teaching strategies, district policies, administrative rules, and both the short and long-term educational direction of the District.
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of state and federal reports as assigned.
  • Coordinate proper programming and billing procedures for tuition-in and tuition-out students.
  • Assist with program and staff evaluation of assigned educational programs and services.
  • Promote equity, diversity, and inclusion within and across educational programs and engage in activities to monitor and evaluate equity in District programs.
  • Attend board meetings, prepare and present reports for the board as requested by the superintendent.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of the latest research, trends, and developments in special education and other assigned program areas.
  • Serve as a District Level Investigator.
  • Coordinate the review, revision, and maintenance of the Board Policy Book.
  • Perform such other duties as assigned or required by law.


Excellent human relations and verbal and written communications skills, including ability to make presentations. Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to relate positively with staff, parents and the public. Demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks, prioritize work, coordinate and lead groups, and produce results through previous assignments. Ability to effectively monitor, evaluate, and develop staff. Demonstrated leadership skills and a desire to lead. Knowledge of Special Education, curriculum, business procedures and state and federal statutes.


Continuous speaking, hearing, and visual effort. Frequent walking, sitting, standing and reaching. Occasional climbing. High degree of concentration requiring continuous and often intense mental and visual attention. Numerous irregularities, complicated and complex tasks are involved.


Work is primarily performed in an office setting. Occasionally exposed to dust, noise, odors, and other irritants. Stress associated with work pace and pressure. Work involves irregular hours and days. Travel required. Exposed to hazards of the road when traveling.


I have read and understand the information contained in the Position Description and Specifications. I further understand that this Position Description and Specifications is not intended and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this position. I may be required to perform additional tasks necessary to meet district objectives. This Position Description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making fair decisions.

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Burlington Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Burlington Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district's Equity Coordinators at the District Administrative Office, 1429 West Avenue, Burlington, IA 52601; (319) 753-6791. Burlington Community School District has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources.
  • Position Type:Full-time
Job Categories :Administrator > Curriculum
Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
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Contact Information

  • Wanda Hind
  • 1429 West Ave
  • Burlington,Iowa 52601
  • Phone: (319) 753-6791
  • Email: click here

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