Sacred Heart Schools | Atherton, CA | Interim Middle School Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Position Purpose: Support SHS’s mission through curriculum development, faculty hiring, faculty evaluation, and training in the middle school.
Date Posted: 05/03/2022

Date Accepting Applications Through: 08/31/2022

Job Title: Interim Middle School Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Full or Part Time: Full Time

School Name: CA - Sacred Heart Schools - Atherton

Essential Functions
Work with the faculty and admin team to sustain systems and structures that support and increase the effectiveness of the school’s curriculum and programs
Regularly evaluate academic programs in all disciplines and develop strategies for implementing change to increase achievement
Administer new faculty orientation in collaboration with Director of New Faculty Programs to ensure new middle school teachers are acclimated and mentored
Supports and observes classroom teachers; provides instructional support to teachers in their classrooms through coaching, modeling, and mentoring, focusing on school initiatives and individual teacher development and growth and oversee and coordinate professional development and enrichment for faculty
Assist faculty in evaluating and selecting materials to meet student learning needs
Work collaboratively with teachers to support reflection on their teaching and to make adjustments with behavior interventions and differentiated instruction, ensuring that all students’ needs are being met in the classroom
Provide leadership and coordination to ensure an aligned and articulated instruction across disciplines; plan and conduct faculty meetings that support effective teaching and learning
Administer the ERB test use data to inform teaching. Manage academic reporting, including report cards, narratives, and placement decisions
Promote interdisciplinary work
Guide the development of course outlines, scope and sequence, and instructional policies in each grade or discipline
Facilitate and oversee middle school faculty meetings; schedule and facilitate regular and timely textbook review meetings
Other Important Responsibilities

Assist in the faculty hiring process
Collaborate with the librarian to promote reading, author visits, and summer reading program
Responsible for website updates in regards to curriculum programs
Promote tech integration and evaluate tech resources
Chaperone occasional student trips and substitute teach as needed

MA in Education, Curriculum and Instruction or other related fields
At least five years of teaching at middle school level
A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria and professional behavior based on it
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English; additional skills in Spanish are highly valued and preferred
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills on both PC and Apple platforms
Demonstrated ability to work well with lower/middle school students and with adult colleagues
Willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community and the LMS administrative team
Passion for student success
Commitment to equity and inclusion
Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality
Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
Must comply with all state vaccination requirements and show proof of vaccination including but not limited to COVID-19 or proof of eligibility for exemption
Must be able to regularly move safely and comfortably over a 64 acre campus
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
Be able to regularly lift up to 10lbs and on occasion, safely lift up to 30 lbs
Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office environment and outside in weather ranging from cold and wet to very warm (80+ degrees)
Available and willing to attend and work on overnight trips, on occasion.

How to Apply:

Link to Full Description:
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.