Sep 10, 2020

Curriculum Department Generalist

  • TrulyHired
  • Maricopa, AZ, USA

Job Description

Position Description: Curriculum Generalist

Reports to: Director of Teaching and Learning

Classification: Non-exempt, 12-month, Classified Compensation Plan Level 9 (Range $14.95 - $17.94 Based on Experience)

Essential Functions: The purpose of this position is to provide support to the curriculum department; assisting with ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) requirements such as professional development, data entry, and school improvement initiatives. The Curriculum Generalist will support and assist the department by providing assistance to teachers, coaches and principals with general information, professional development records, assessment records and purchase requisitions.

General Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Establishes and maintains productive collaborative relationships with others
  • Provides customer service effectively and efficiently to students, staff, parents, and administration
  • Types and composes correspondence, reports, agendas, minutes, meeting notices, etc.
  • Operates office equipment including a computer with a variety of software related to job requirements
  • Uses effective interpersonal skills including tact, patience, and courtesy
  • Receives, compiles, proofreads, copies, and sends out all materials related to ESSA as instructed
  • Sets up for all professional development workshops as instructed, and helps to coordinate the workshops between all of those involved
  • Initiates logistics of many district workshops and departmental meetings that includes room reservations, set-up, supply orders, and notification of events
  • Codes the bills relating to professional development travel and other expenses before presenting them to the Superintendent for approval
  • Compiles, prints, and mails out professional development information
  • Handles all areas related to the District assessment program, as provided by central administration
  • Organizes and sets up procedures for assessment days for grades K-12
  • Maintains records related to Highly Qualified teacher status
  • Maintains professional development records
  • Provides for total confidentiality concerning all business and school related personnel matters
  • Maintaining Title 1 students in Synergy data base once students have been identified and services are being administered at all 9 school sites.
  • Registering all administrators, staff members for professional development training and conferences and processing the appropriate paperwork such as requisitions, requesting purchase orders and supplying the purchasing department with the appropriate paperwork for auditors.
  • Requesting Price Quotes from Vendors
  • Comparing price quotes and negotiating with vendors
  • Maintaining documentation on purchase orders, reconciling and completing inventory on materials when items arrive.
  • Calculating, setting up spreadsheet and review to be given to vendor for the amount of materials for each school site per student head count for outside printing for benchmarks, assessments, writing, reading, and math calendars and other teacher support materials.
  • Maintaining the curriculum library, and filing system for easy access to staff members.
  • Ordering supplies for the curriculum department for professional development trainings and department.
  • Supporting other departments in ordering supplies, creating requisitions
  • Prepares professional development training manuals for onsite trainings.
  • Creates spreadsheets maintaining records for SEI on-site trainings, coordinates training schedule, registers, and sets up training with the SEI trainers
  • Creates and maintains maintenance of professional development stipends, E-PAR for board approval, entering into spreadsheet for monitoring.
  • ALEAT documentation of teachers and recording of teacher certification and testing, and submitting for reimbursement.
  • Spelling Bee Coordinator - Attended meetings, recruited school site coordinators, held information meetings, made manuals with rules and information for site coordinators, sets up calendar of dates for event, student transportation to school site, judges, parent invitation, local newspaper and media coverage, etc.
  • Supports the Indian Parent Liaison coordinator at various Indian Education events held throughout the year.
  • Maintains scheduling of department conference rooms, and meetings.
  • Sends Principals and Assistant Principals, Leadership Team and other administration staff, notification of important events, meetings, and requests information needed for the Curriculum Department as requested from the Director of Teaching and Learning.
  • Sets up coordination with vendors requesting sample materials for teachers and public view display for various District book/material adoptions. Once the programs have been approved responsible for contacting vendors with the decision sending notification, requesting pick up of materials, and requesting final quotes from the Board approved programs to send in to purchasing in moving forward with the order of student and teacher materials for school sites.
  • Maintains calendar of appointments for the Director Teaching and Learning, setting up appointments, and distributing messages or answering various phone inquiries.
  • High school diploma or equivalent plus two to three years in general office work experience
  • Demonstrates knowledge of correct English grammar and usage
  • Experience with typing, filing, office machines, and computers that include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Synergy and Accounting experience also helpful
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as government regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual.
  • Ability to speak effectively before people
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form.
  • Ability to type 50-60 wpm (preferred) with accuracy

Other Requirements:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear.
  • The employee occasionally will stand or walk and occasionally drive to other locations.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and continuously will repeat the same hand, arm or finger motion many times as in typing.
  • Employee will frequently interact with the public and other staff members. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Occasional lifting of 30 pounds may occur.

Maricopa Unified School District 20 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. The Maricopa Unified School District 20 is an equal opportunity employer in The compliance with title IX of The Education Amendments of 1972 and Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Applications and documentation requirements can be printed from our website at

  • Position Type: Full-time
Contact Information
  • Thomas Beckett
  • 44150 West Maricopa/Casa Grande Highway
  • Maricopa, Arizona 85138

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