Curriculum Specialist/Director, District Administration, Superintendent
Reporting directly to the Superintendent, the assistant superintendent sets the strategic vision and direction for the instructional framework and pedagogical approach to Newburgh’s academic programs and is a key lever to accomplish Board and Superintendent goals. The ASI is the spokesperson and resident expert on curriculum, instruction, and pedagogy, and learning. This role develops the short and long-term instructional vision for Newburgh and works to establish a culture of high expectation and shared responsibility for equitable access to high quality and culturally relevant instruction. The Assistant Superintendent will create authentic partnerships between district offices and schools that ensure closer alignment of district resources with school needs, to implement an instructional plan for the district that ensures effective teaching in every classroom, and to create conditions that ensure systemic improvement of practice over time in every classroom.
For a complete job description please go to www.newburghschools.org/Employment with the District
New York State School District Administrator or School District Leader Certification.
Minimum five years successful teaching experience.
Knowledge of the NYS Regents Reform Initiatives, research on effective instruction, curricula adoption, student assessments, and professional learning.
A clear track record of improving academic outcomes for students and eliminating disparities in achievement
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable
Internal Number: ASST-CI
About Public School District
The Newburgh Enlarged City School district is located at "The Crossroads of the Northeast," an area on the west bank of the Hudson River 60 miles north of New York City and 80 miles south of Albany.
Our district central office and the Board of Education are located at 124 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550.
The school district serves students from four neighboring municipalities: the City of Newburgh, the Town of Newburgh, New Windsor, and a small portion of Cornwall. Six elementary schools (including a Pre-K center in one building), one K-8 school, one middle school, and the high school are in the City of Newburgh. The remaining schools are spread throughout the other municipalities.
In the 2019-2020 school year, the district had a total enrollment of 11,557 students. Ethnic breakdown of our students is as follows (again for the '19-'20 school year):
22% Black or African American
55% Hispanic or Latino
4% Asian or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
14% of students were English Language Learners.
The district currently consists of seven K-5 elementary schools, two K-8 schools, two middle schools (grades 6-8), and one high school (grades 9-12 over 3 campuses)