Position Summary: Reporting directly to the Superintendent, the Director of Teaching & Learning sets the strategic vision and direction for the instructional framework and pedagogical approach to the Casa Grande Elementary School District’s academic programs and is a key leader in helping to accomplish the District’s strategic goals. The Director of Teaching & Learning is the leader, spokesperson, and resident expert on curriculum, instruction, assessment, and learning. This role develops the short- and long-term instructional vision and works to establish a culture of high expectations and shared responsibility for equitable access to high quality instruction. The Director of Teaching & Learning works to create authentic partnerships between District offices and schools to 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. The Director of Teaching & Learning is responsible for all instructional functions including PK-8 curriculum and instruction, professional development, and assessment.
In addition, the Director of Teaching & Learning is required to exhibit the following dispositions that transformational school leaders must bring to their work (Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, 2015). These dispositions are threaded throughout the job responsibilities and maintain the focus on students:
Other Duties – Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities as assigned or requested, including but not limited to:
This is a full time/exempt position for the 2022-2023 school year.