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Early Childhood Curriculum Specialist

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Date: Feb 14, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Early Childhood Curriculum Specialist JobID: 59328
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Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
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  • Curriculum Specialist - AC0083, AC0085.pdf
POSITION TITLE: Curriculum Specialist


Job Code: AC0083, AC0085



Job Family - Academics

JOB SUMMARY: Designs and develops curriculum; selects textbooks and program materials that reflect state and local requirements for districtwide implementation; develops training for teachers and assesses educational programs for quality and adherence to regulations and standards to ensure that all content documents meet the needs of the district’s students increasing student academic achievement.


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  1. Designs and supports the development and implementation of curriculum, instruction, and assessment documents.
  2. Researches teaching methods and techniques and develops procedures to ensure that teachers are implementing the curriculum successfully and meeting program goals.
  3. Collaborates with members of educational committee stakeholders and advisory groups to learn other curriculum areas.
  4. Oversees the development and implementation of workshops for teachers and parents in specified school sites.
  5. Assists in implementing new technologies in the classroom.
  6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree

WORK EXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years teaching experience

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Microsoft Office Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier)

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work is substantially complex, varied and regularly requires the selection and application of technical and detailed guidelines. Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Position regularly makes recommendations to management on areas of significance to the department. Supervision received typically consists of providing direction on the more complex projects and new job duties and priorities.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made with greater freedom and discretion, including recommendations that are subject to approval on matters that may affect multiple departments across HISD. Job is frequently expected to recommend new solutions to problems, to improve existing methods/procedures/services and generate new ideas. May also review decisions made by other individuals on more routine matters.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Collaborate and solve problems - works with others to resolve problems, clarify or interpret complex information/policies, and provide initial screening/negotiations without approval authority. Interactions are typically with customers, senior level professional staff, and managers.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and no routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Ability to carry and/or lift less than 15 pounds.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Curriculum, Education

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