Jan 13, 2024

Director of Curriculum and Instruction - 2023-2024 School Year

  • TrulyHired
  • Tolleson, AZ, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Tolleson Union High School District No. 214
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Purpose Statement

The Director of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of professional development, curriculum, and assessments that are aligned to Arizona State Standards and the support of effective research-based instructional practices.


Master's degree in Education. Minimum of five (5) years teaching experience at the secondary level. Minimum of three (3) years administrative experience as a secondary principal, assistant principal or district-level leader, secondary principal experience preferred Valid Arizona teaching and principal certificates. Must possess a valid Arizona fingerprint clearance card.

Skills and Knowledge

Experience in leading curricular teams that have exhibited student academic gains. Experience in leading Professional Learning Communities on a comprehensive high school campus. Experience in building multi-tiered systems of support. Proven ability to lead team to build curricular units with multi-tiered systems of supports and aligned assessment systems. Proven ability to work collaboratively to develop, monitor, and coach for gains in instructional strategies to meet the needs of all students. Ability to listen, communicate, and work with a diversity of groups and individuals. Experience in developing and managing a department budget. Strong oral and written communication skills.

Essential Functions

Oversee and communicate curriculum and assessment development to all relevant stakeholders. Develop and update curriculum guides and establish curriculum standards aligned to Arizona State Standards. Maintains the TUHSD Curriculum and Instruction portal which includes a list of approved instructional materials, curriculum documents, teacher resources and communicates information with respect to district curriculum. Arrange for in-service education activities which will promote the growth of the instructional and administrative staff. Develop an annual research based in-service plan to support staff in pedagogical practices, professional learning communities and multi-tiered systems of support. Assist in the development and implementation of pre-service, in-service, and other staff development activities. Ensure supervision and coordination of activities for all district mentors. Provide new staff members with necessary orientation information and understanding to maximize his/her chances of initial success. Identify, evaluate, select, and secure utilization of materials for efficient and effective instruction annually. Facilitate the development standards driven assessment and grading practices in accordance with local, state, and federal policies. Facilitate designated committees of teachers, site leaders, and community members in specific programs, projects, and courses of action. Ensure curricular articulation with partner school districts. Support academic development and curricular needs of specific programs i.e. Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, Gifted and other specialized programs throughout the district. Perform other duties consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop or kneel.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Responsible to: Deputy Superintendent Terms of Employment: Twelve-months, full-time. Evaluation: This position will be evaluated annually as outlined in Governing Board Policy. FLSA Status: Exempt. Salary Range: Placement Salary Schedule for Administrative/Support Exempt Personnel, Director II
Governing Board Adopted: July 28, 2009
June 2, 2012 (Revised)
February 24, 2021 (Revised)

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