The Director of the Talented and Gifted (TAG) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is responsible for leading programs within the Office of Teaching and Learning. The Director is instrumental in reimagining the identification of potential TAG students, while applying an equity lens. The Director is charged with the development of new IB programs in the district and supporting students participating in current International Baccalaureate Programs of study. The Director, working in collaboration with administrators and teachers, ensures the delivery of effective TAG instruction, rate, level, identification, family communication, and equitable access to TAG services. In addition, the Director is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the IB programs. The Director will ensure alignment, program advancement, and internal communication links exist across multiple sites, grades, and organizational levels. Portland Public Schools is committed to eliminating systemic racism and its adverse impact on student learning. We seek candidates who bring a commitment to racial equity, inclusion, and social justice.
A minimum of three (3) years as a licensed school professional
An Active Oregon Administrator License issued by Teacher and Standards Practice Commissions
Demonstrated knowledge of public schools laws and policies as they related to the delivery of instructional services
Evidence of strong conceptual, analytic, organizational, and leadership skills
Evidence of the ability to collaborate with diverse individuals