Job Description

    Certified: Science Curriculum Specialist JobID: 3872
  • Position Type:
    District Based Professional Support/Curriculum Specialist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    District Office

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:

    TITLE: Curriculum Specialist FTE: 1.0

    FLSA STATUS: Exempt WORK CALENDAR: 260-262 days

    COMPENSATION: District-Based Professional Support Compensation Guide (Starting $75,785)


    1. Analyze and use student and teacher performance data to monitor and improve student academic achievement

    2. Prepare, plan for and lead regular professional development and professional learning community sessions

    3. Prepare, plan for and lead professional development for Early Release Days and Summer PD Academy

    4. Collaborate with other coordinators in the elementary feeder districts to develop materials to support articulation

    5. Integrate innovative uses of technology for teaching and learning

    6. Develop curriculum maps and align materials to standards, and support teachers in generating lesson ideas

    7. Assist in the evaluation, revision, and editing of all resources

    8. Assist with securing permission for copyrighted materials used in lesson development

    9. Research and disseminate best practices in instructional strategies and discipline-related content

    10. Observe teachers and provide non-evaluative feedback in partnership with site administration

    11. Provide training as needed

    12. Facilitating feedback loops to collect teacher input regarding curriculum and instruction

    13. Demonstrate a desire to improve student performance

    14. Collaborate and assist in planning for professional learning; plan and present professional development in collaboration with site and district administration

    15. Model best practices in instructional delivery and provide best practices

    16. Show consideration and respect for all persons

    17. Share knowledge of instructional theory and district curriculum with teachers

    18. Develop and model norms of collaboration, inquiry and on-going professional learning

    19. Exhibit self-discipline

    20. Support district, school, department and individual teacher goals

    21. Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues

    22. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community

    23. Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    24. Perform other related duties as assigned


    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required

    Education / Certificate
    1. Master’s degree preferred

    2. Current and valid Arizona Department of Education Teaching certification

    3. Current and valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card


    1. A minimum of three (3) years successful 7-12 classroom teaching experience; five (5) years recommended

    2. Recognized as an exemplary classroom teacher by supervisors and fellow teachers

    3. Exhibits exceptional professional role model qualities

    4. Knowledge and experience in the area of developing, planning, and presenting professional development sessions

    5. Ability to engage in and demonstrate formative assessment processes, including non-evaluative, reflective conversations with teachers about formative and summative assessment evidence
    6. Leadership skills and ability to work effectively with groups and individuals; skills in organizing ideas and presenting them with clarity and conciseness; knowledge of a secondary level curriculum and programs with the ability to apply this knowledge to a variety of situations

    7. Experienced in the effective use of instruction of adult learners

    8. Demonstrate leadership skills

    Communication Skills

    1.Strong writing, literacy, and communication skills; uses effective communication strategies to interact with a variety of audiences

    2. Bilingual communication is beneficial

    Computer Skills

    1. Knowledge of Google Suite

    2. Technical experience with Excel and PowerPoint


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be able to lift and carry materials and packages weighing up to 15 pounds

    2. Ability to travel throughout school sites as required


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be able to tolerate a semi-private, high paced working environment

    2. Must be able to tolerate prolonged periods of sitting and computer work

    3. Must be able to multitask

    4. Must be able to obtain District certificate for driving a District vehicle

    5. Must be able to be flexible with work hours


    The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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