Job Description

Openings as of 3/22/2019

  • Senior Director for Curriculum Development (2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 12867
  • Position Type:
    Administrative/Director-Curriculum Development

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Curriculum & Instruction

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

  • Hours Per Day:
    The Tucson Unified School District is looking for a Senior Director for Curriculum Development. Our commitment to excellence and equity is reflected in a rigorous multicultural curriculum, culturally responsive pedagogy, professional learning communities, teacher support, innovative family and community engagement and a host of other initiatives that push the frontiers of public education.

    What we are looking for:
    The Tucson Unified School District is looking for a motivated and effective instructional leader that possess the necessary skillset to promote equity and excellence. We want a passionate and dedicated individual who appreciate relevant professional development and access to and support for rigorous academic content. The District promotes fair and sensible disciplinary practices, culturally and linguistically responsive family engagement, multicultural curriculum, and culturally responsive pedagogy. Our teams are committed to and insist on inclusive school climates, and the district works hard to recruit and retain a diverse staff.

    If you are a leader who believes in the success of all students from racially, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse backgrounds, then we invite you to apply for the Senior Director for Curriculum Development.


    As Southern Arizona's largest district, Tucson Unified School District is able to provide its team cutting edge educational training and support programs.

    Five reasons to work in Tucson Unified:
    1. We're the place for your talent and passion for student achievement and closing the achievement gap.
    2. We’re an urban school district that believes all students can achieve at high levels.
    3. We’re committed to providing our students with multicultural and culturally responsive education.
    4. We’re transforming our school district and the community by making a difference in the lives of our students.
    5. We value and recognize our innovative, highly performing, and creative staff.
    Join Tucson Unified and serve in the forefront of American education in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. As the second largest district in the state we have 89 schools and proudly serving, over 49,000 students, parents, and families since 1867.

    Mission Statement
    The mission of the Tucson Unified School District, in partnership with parents and the greater community, is to assure each pre-K through 12th grade student receives an engaging, rigorous and comprehensive education.
    The District is committed to inclusion and non-discrimination in all District activities. At all times, District staff should work to ensure that staff, parents, students and members of the public are included and welcome to participate in District activities.

    Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, assumes responsibility for the design, application, planning, implementation and evaluation of K-12 curriculum.

    REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction

    Master’s degree in Education or a related field
    Five (5) years experience to include any combination of Instruction, Curriculum Development, and Administration in K-12 Education.
    Experience working with curriculum and instruction issues
    Knowledge of Arizona Department of Education assessment requirements
    Experience evaluating instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
    Experience managing budgets and personnel
    Knowledge of State and Federal Education requirements
    Demonstrated ability to work effectively with teachers, administrators and classified staff.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

    Arizona Superintendent Certification
    Doctorate degree in Education or a related field
    Three (3) years experience as a site administrator

    FBI fingerprint background check (at employee’s expense).
    Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

    LOCATION - Curriculum & Instruction - Tucson Unified School District - 1010 E. 10th Street
    ADE - Exempt
    Grade 6
    12 month position
    Salary commensurate with experience

    Please be sure to upload cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to your application

    Notice of Nondiscrimination
    Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning Governing Board, District employees, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

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