Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Position start date is on or before July 1, 2023.
Reports to: Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
The successful candidate will be instrumental in the coordination of district, school and community initiatives intended to improve student achievement across all elementary curricular areas (with a special emphasis on literacy skill development). The successful candidate will work in close coordination with teacher leaders, building principals, district level directors, and cabinet level administrators to implement and monitor systematic (researched based) improvement cycles.
Specific activities include, but are not limited to the following:
Establish research based improvement cycles across all elementary curricular areas in collaboration with building and teacher leaders.
Implement effective curricular review cycles consistent with the District’s emphasis on future life readiness.
Demonstrably support building-wide efforts to improve the culture of professional learning, the students’ sense of belonging, and parental engagement.
Provide researched based professional learning experiences to teacher leaders in an effort to improve leadership capacity.
Conduct regular meetings with teacher leaders to align work, develop short cycle improvement goals, collect data related to these goals, and make informed adjustments based on the data.
Conduct formal and informal classroom observations.
Provide direct instructional support to struggling teachers.
Respond to parent questions/concerns about the efficacy of instructional practices and/or the relevance/rigor of curricular objectives.
Identify and support the elimination of systemic inequities in the elementary program.
Ensure that technology is used as an accelerator for learning at the elementary level.
Perform all other duties as deemed appropriate by the Superintendent and/or his designee.
NYS certification as School District Leader
Possess a Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university
Demonstrated success in advancing student achievement
The Arlington Central School District is a culturally diverse district with influences of urban, suburban and rural settings in Dutchess County, New York. Please go to www.arlingtonschools.org to view District's mission statement and additional information.