Educational Director - Instructional Support Branch


: $100,730.00 - $200,190.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

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TYPE OF APPOINTMENT ISSUED: This position is excluded from the Educational Officers' Bargaining Unit and will be filled as a clear line appointment. ***ANTICIPATED VACANCY*** MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATIONAL DIRECTOR Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in education with specialization in one or more subject fields appropriate to the area(s) of assignment. Experience: Nine (9) years of responsible professional work experience of which four (4) years shall have been in teaching and five (5) years in curriculum or planning as appropriate, of which two (2) years shall have involved the supervision of professional personnel. Knowledge of: Foundations of curriculum and instruction; instructional media and computers; foundations of American education; tests and measurements; principles of learning and individual differences; curriculum design and development; educational statistics; purposes, methods, subject matter and materials pertinent to the areas of assignment; laws, rules, regulations and administrative procedures pertinent to the areas of assignment; research developments, trends and current issues or problems pertinent to the areas of assignment; principles and practices of supervision. Desired Knowledge: Foundations of assessment; Pre-K through grade 12 school level programs; effective intervention instructional strategies; formative and summative measures; and principles and practices of educational leadership and school level administration. Ability to: Manage department-wide curriculum services or instructional support services programs; communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing; operate computer and other business machines; deal effectively with state, departmental and other officials to accomplish program goals; maintain awareness of developments in curriculum or program areas. A WRITTEN EXAMINATION/ASSIGNMENT MAY BE ADMINISTERED TO HELP DETERMINE POSSESSION OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES PORTIONS OF THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. Duties and Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of the Office of Curriculum and Instructional Design, the Educational Director: Provides leadership for the effective implementation of high quality curriculum, instruction and assessment of the Hawaii Core Standards for all public schools, PreK-12. Ensures learning opportunities for early childhood youngsters are integrated into delivery of services. Directs continuous improvement processes to support student achievement outcomes for all students. Models, identifies and provides leadership in the implementation of evidence-based practices, innovative activities and projects that support student learning and growth to close the achievement gap. Provides leadership and gives direction to the Branch in the development of guidance, protocols and tools pertaining to standards-based curriculum, instruction and assessment for all students including: program/school designs, instructional resources, intervention strategies, differentiated instruction, authorized courses for secondary schools. Supervises, manages and builds capacity of personnel through coaching and goal setting. Ensures clarity and highly effective support and response based on needs of complex areas and schools. Leads the recommendation, monitoring and evaluation of personnel based on attainment of professional objectives. Develops and refines systems for coherence and efficient work flow; ensure staff are accountable for meeting deadlines and/or deliverables in a timely manner. Reviews research requests and projects undertaken by the Office to inform decision making and meeting the State's priorities; keeps abreast of new programs, national best practices, evidence-based strategies and studies that support the direction taken by OCID: and disseminates information to staff and the field, as appropriate. Coordinates, reviews and prepares testimonies, reports and presentations to the Legislature, BOE and Department in collaboration with other Branch Directors and/or assigned leads. Reviews fiscal management of the branch and assumes overall fiduciary responsibilities for Branch budget in coordination with Administrative Service Assistant (ASA) and secretary. Provides leadership in maximizing and aligning the use of resources to support priorities student achievement and school improvement. Engages with other institutions, community, business and agencies; represents the Department as assigned in community groups and organizations. Performs other related duties as required or assigned. SALARY RANGE: EOSR-10, $108,207 to $153,180. Department of Education certificated employees will be placed on the salary range in accordance with Department regulations. All others will be placed on the first step of $108,207. NOTE: Department of Education employees will be placed on the salary range in accordance with Department regulations. All new external applicants will be placed on the initial step of the salary range. However, placement above the initial step of the salary range will be based on special characteristics and critical needs of the position, an applicant's exceptional qualifications, the availability of funds, and other relevant factors. Such appointments require prior approval. WORK YEAR AND BENEFITS: This appointment will be on a 12-month basis with vacation and sick leave provided according to applicable regulations. POSTING CYCLE: Vacant or unfilled positions may be internally and/or externally advertised on the 1st and/or 15th of any calendar month. HOW TO APPLY:All materials submitted become the property of the Hawaii Department of Education and will not be returned to applicant. Visit the Hawaii Department of Education website and submit the online application prior to the deadline. Be sure to include a \"Personal Statement\" of what you can contribute to this specific position. Official transcripts (if not on file) must be submitted at the time of an official offer of employment. Transcripts may be sent by U.S. mail to the Office of Talent Management/EO Recruitment, P.O. Box 2360, Honolulu, HI 96804. After you submit your online application, you will receive a system generated email acknowledging receipt of your application.
Associated topics: assistant principal, dean, deputy, elementary school principal, executive director, executive management, head of school, high school principal, officer, student * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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