Job Title: Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction & Equity
Jamesville DeWitt Central School District
DeWitt, NY United States
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction & Equity
Jamesville-DeWitt has an uncompromising commitment to excellence for all facets of our educational system. The District is known for its progressive programs, technology rich schools, and an array of programs geared to satisfy every student interest. Having a richly diverse student body which closely mirrors todayís society, our goal is to have just as diverse a faculty, which encourages a challenging educational experience in a safe, nurturing environment.
We know that the tremendous success of our students is due to the high quality teachers that work here. We are dedicated to continuing to provide our students with teachers who are innovative, involved, and life-long learners. Our teachers are encouraged to take advantage of the many programs and benefits we offer for continuing education and professional growth.
Jamesville-DeWitt is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Teachers, principals and staff who share this promise and are committed to excellence for all our students are encouraged to apply. EOE
The assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction, and equity is responsible for providing leadership in development, maintenance, revision, and evaluation of K-12 instructional programs while providing a safe, caring, inclusive, equitable, and challenging learning environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, to build a community that recognizes diversity as one of our greatest strengths.
Provides leadership and direction in the continuous improvement of instructional programs
Establishes a process for the ongoing evaluation of instructional programs using available data
Interprets data concerning instructional programs and makes recommendations for change
Coordinates K-12 curriculum development, revision, and evaluation
Provides leadership and direction to operationalize diversity, equity, and inclusion vision to ensure fair and equitable treatment of students, faculty, and staff
Assists educators in creating culturally supportive learning environments that ensure high expectations for the academic achievement of all students
Develops and implements district-wide training to promote cultural understanding and competency and a climate of equity and inclusion
Collaborates with other academic leaders to support inclusion of equity work throughout core district processes related to the hiring and induction of educators and community engagement
Assists the district and schools in resolving educational and diversity issues affecting educators, students, parents, and in the community
Coordinates Curriculum Council and K-12 subject area committees
Oversees and coordinates selection of instructional materials including textbooks
Administers federal and state entitlement programs including application preparation and budget development
Works with Curriculum Council to review and/or revise the plan for academic intervention services
Works with administration, Curriculum Council, and J-D/Syracuse University Teaching Center to develop and implement a comprehensive professional learning plan as well as coordinate, plan, and evaluate specific professional learning efforts, including programs for superintendentís conference days
Works with the Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services to coordinate and provide professional learning in the area of technology integration
Represents the district in external organizations as requested by the superintendent
Serves as District Test Coordinator
Serves as DASA Compliance Officer
Serves as Title IX Compliance Officer
Coordinates management system for professional learning
Co-chairs District Steering Committee
Coordinates and monitors home school program
The assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction, and equity reports directly to the superintendent of schools.
Qualifications & Requirements NYS School District Leader Certification
The Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District has an uncompromising commitment to excellence in
preparing students to achieve and succeed, to respect themselves and others, and to practice life-long
learning in an ever-changing, richly diverse global society. We take responsibility for providing a
challenging educational experience in a safe and nurturing environment. We dedicate ourselves to the
academic, artistic, social, emotional and physical development of each student.
We believe that:
1. Students, family, school, and community all share the responsibility for education.
2. Learning is a life-long process for each and every individual.
3. All students benefit from purposeful evaluation, development, and improvement of educational
4. Trust, fairness, and respect should permeate every relationship.
5. A physically safe, socially and emotionally supportive, and educationally challenging environment
that respects and values the diversity of our school community is essential to learning.
6. Self-confidence, self-respect, and self-discipline are the result of personal growth, development, and
7. A wide range of educational experiences that focus on creativity, critical thinking, communication,
and collaboration are essential to prepare students for the future.
8. Open, honest, and effective communication results in strong relationships among students, staff,
home, and community.