Director of Educational Instruction and Assessment

Boston, MA 02111 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/09/2018 Job ID: 80703 Specialty: Other

Our client in Boston, MA is seeking a Senior Director of Educational Instruction and Assessment to join their team. As the Senior Director of Educational Instruction and Assessment, you will manage a team of staff and consultants in the Instruction and Assessment practice area, and work with senior level colleagues to lead the organization. The goal of the organization is to prepare students for college, career, and beyond, and develop life-long learners who are independent thinkers and problem-solvers. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Senior Director of Educational Instruction and Assessment:
  • Collaborate with the ED and senior leadership team to execute the organization’ s strategic plan, including organizational management, professional development, financial oversight, and visioning
  • Contribute to organization’ s body of intellectual capital for dissemination to the field Program Development
  • Oversee sound development and implementation of all practice area programs
  • Pursue new creative ideas for program design
  • Develop partnerships in the field that enrich and expand program work
  • Manage a team of staff and consultants
  • Collaborate with organization’ s Research Team to document the practice area’ s work, and with the District and School Design Team to strengthen work through cross-practice area collaboration
  • Lead business development opportunities for the practice area
  • Participate in fundraising, in concert with the Senior Associate for Development & Communications and other internal staff for the practice area and organization overall
  • Develop, oversee, and manage the practice area’ s budget, with the goal of ensuring that annual budget targets are met or exceeded
Requirements for the Senior Director of Educational Instruction and Assessment:
  • 5+ years of experience with performance assessments, curriculum design, and effective instruction
  • MUST have K-12 educational experience
  • Experience with culturally responsive student-centered education
  • Ability to both lead and build the capabilities of a driven, bright, diverse team to high standards
  • Ability to balance the delivery of services against the realities of a budget
  • Ability to creatively problem solve, manage projects, and be resourceful
  • Ability and experience in supportive and constructive supervision and evaluation
  • Confidence and experience in business development and fund raising
  • Graduate degree required
  • Experience working in or with public schools in a teaching, administrator, or other professional role
  • Experience leading a school reform effort, either from within or outside a district
  • Strong facilitation and teaming skills
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     
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