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Director of Education #DE2010

SPECIFIC SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must be fluent (native or near native proficiency) in Mandarin Chinese; have a MS degree; and be eligible to work in a MA charter  school (i.e. pass the appropriate MTEL licensing tests within a year of  hire or hold a current MA elementary/secondary teaching license). Advanced degree in education and experience teaching in a Chinese immersion program and/or U.S. elementary school preferred.

 

The Director of Education (DE) reports to the Principal. The Director of Education will oversee the day-to-day management of the educational program. The Director of Education will play an essential role in the implementation and development of the curriculum, assessment program, the staff development of the teaching staff, and administration of the federal grants program. He/she works with the principal, teachers, and staff to analyze, assess, and improve educational programs.

 

Duties include:

          Supervising non-SPED instructional staff, including ELL staff.  Works with Principal to hire non-SPED instructional faculty. Mentoring and assessing teachers. Overseeing the professional development program. Supporting teachers on all teaching-related issues.

          Ensuring that the curriculum and instructional techniques support PVCICS’s mission and philosophy, and that the curriculum is aligned with the MA Curriculum Frameworks. Reviewing and offering feedback on teachers’ curricula and teaching. Reviewing PVCICS’s curricula to determine effectiveness and overseeing implementation of changes.

          Creating plans for communication between parents, faculty and administration. Collecting feedback on the educational program. Communicating with parents about student concerns.

          Ensuring PVCICS meets its student achievement objectives.

 

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and creative individual who will communicate well with parents, staff and teachers in the school. Applicants must have hands-on skills to work in a small school as a team member committed to building and promoting the school's Mandarin Chinese immersion program.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and resume to info@pvcics.org . Designate job #DE2010.