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3 Jan 2022

School Network Staff Director of Academics

Green Dot Public Schools Southeast Texas
 Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, United States

Job Description

Green Dot Public Schools Southeast Texas (GDSTX) is seeking a Director of Academics to codify and implement the Green Dot academic program across a network of 1882 partnership schools in Southeast Texas serving over 10,000 students by 2030. With the Green Dot Public School National organization, the Director of Academics will set vision and direction for GDSTX academic program. In pursuit of accelerating the learning trajectory of ALL students, the Director of Academics will lead a team of curriculum specialists to effectively implement and evaluate GDSTX academics and instruction. The Director of Academics  will design and codify all aspects of the GDSTX academic model including: curriculum, instruction, assessments, school evaluation, and instructional staff development models. Additionally, the Director of Academics will serve on the GDSTX regional leadership team, charged with defining the regional organization’s direction and providing the organizational management to lead GDSTX to become a best in class 1882 partner in the Southeast Texas region.

>Collaborate with Green Dot Public Schools National to set vision and strategic direction for Green Dot’s Academic Model including: curriculum, instruction, assessments, and instructional staff development model.
>Foster an organizational culture focused on accelerating student-centered results and college readiness.
>Translate strategic direction into district wide teaching and learning goals, objectives, initiatives and programs to accelerate student learning, aligned to Green Dot Public School’s Academic Vision.
>Implement, oversee, and evaluate academic programs and student academic support services (including Special Education, 504 and English Learner programs/services) to attain ambitious student achievement short and long-term goals.
>Use data to evaluate school effectiveness and Green Dot Southeast Texas academic programs and services. Recommend and implement improvements.
>Lead, supervise, and foster the development of a team of curriculum specialists leading curriculum implementation and Green Dot Southeast Texas’ coaching framework across district schools.
>Monitor educational research and trends related to all aspects of Green Dot’s academic model to improve GDSTX academic programs.
>Maintain knowledge of and adhere to compliance of governmental laws, regulations, and reporting requirements.
>Oversee the coordination of instructional staff’s professional development programs across GDSTX schools, including, but not limited to: school leader and teacher coaching, training, evaluation programs and collaboration.
>Observe teachers execute instructional moves aligned to our vision of strong instruction and provide feedback real-time and in coaching conversations.
>Observe and support instructional leaders to execute on and build systems for lesson internalization meetings, observation/feedback sessions, and student work analysis meetings.
>Interpret regional and state-specific requirements to adapt academic programs in new regions.
>Serve as liaison between the Green Dot Home Office, Green Dot regions and other high quality peer organizations to ensure collaboration and implementation of best practices in academics.
>Serve as a member of the Green Dot Southeast Texas Leadership Team, including strategic planning, resource management, and daily oversight of regional organization operations.

>Graduate degree in education or related area, Masters or Ph.D preferred
>5-7 years experience as a school and/or instructional leader at a successful school serving students from economically disadvantaged communities
>Substantial expertise in K-12 education and in-depth knowledge of curriculum, instruction and assessment
>Demonstrated personal commitment to improving schools and driving education reform
>Experience working in entrepreneurial environment or a fast-growing organization
>Demonstrated personal commitment to improving schools and driving education reform
>Proven ability to scale an education model with quality across a large number of schools
>Strategic thinker with proven ability to execute effectively against strategy
>Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
>Demonstrates high levels of time management, organization, prioritization, and follow-up/follow-through skills
>Effective problem-solving, critical thinking and ability to clearly present information to individuals and groups
>Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and apply effective change management strategies to navigate the culture effectively

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

The compensation for this position is between $100,000-$125,000 and considers the individual’s relevant experience and skill-set. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement options. We also provide generous time off to support overall work-life balance while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.

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Bureaus: -Other-. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: School Network Staff. Salaries: 100,000 and above.