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Allentown School District
Allentown, PA, United States (on-site)
16 days ago
Allentown School District
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States (on-site)
16 days ago

Description

Qualifications

  • A Master's Degree in the area(s) of Supervisory or Curriculum and Supervision
  • A bachelor’s in education and/or other related arts field of study and hold a valid and current Pennsylvania Instructional II Elementary or Secondary Teaching Certificate.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of successful teaching experience and three (3) years of administrative experience including a combination of school-level and district-level.
  • Satisfactory work record & criminal/child abuse clearances (Acts 34, 114, and 151).
  • In-depth and specific knowledge in content, curriculum, instruction, and assessment at the elementary and secondary levels related to arts, music, performing arts, health/physical education, world languages, and other related fields.
  • Recent experience in planning and administering school-wide and/or district-wide professional development, preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills
  • A valid and current operator's license for a motor vehicle and have access to an operable vehicle for traveling within and outside the district.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may determine.


Requirements

Summary

The Director of Arts & Wellness will create a vision for enrichment of a comprehensive enrichment program. This is an opportunity for a leader with broad interests and skills in team building, academics, arts (dance, theatre, physical education, art, world languages), athletics, and maker’s spaces creation and implementation. The Director of Core Enrichment will provide academic enrichment programs, professional development, and support to teachers to integrate the enrichment into core curriculum. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides knowledge and understanding of the PDE Standards Aligned System (SAS), Higher Order Thinking, and Formative Assessment.
  • Provides leadership for ongoing and proposed curriculum projects for K-12 in the arts and world languages.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director of Professional Learning to provide professional development for related arts specialists and world language teachers.
  • Recommends ways in which the curriculum can be adjusted and integrated in support of district goals and Strategic Framework.  
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of a rich array of instructional approaches, resources, and technologies in instruction.
  • Build and coordinate an academic enrichment program that utilizes the school’s existing data and coordinates large and small group enrichment opportunities.
  • Engages in research related to curriculum development and curriculum evaluation.
  • Carry out strategic planning in developing new projects and initiatives in related arts content areas. 
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of staff, community, and parent meetings at district and building levels related to arts education.
  • Assists with scheduling and evaluation of related arts specialists.
  • Plan and organize activities and projects provided by a range of organizations in the arts sector.
  • Provides leadership for the development and implementation of curriculum, including the preparation of curriculum guides and other instructional materials.
  • Provides leadership in the planning of workshops, performances and in-service programs at the district and building level.
  • Provides leadership in the organization and management of district and community performances and events for Allentown School District students.
  • Developing and managing all course offerings and programming that supports the mission and vision of the Allentown School District.
  • Maintains a collaborative working relationship with state and local education agencies.
  • Participates on higher education, business, and community education advisory committees.
  • Coordinates with community arts organizations for partnerships and services for students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69561983
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Allentown School District
  • Position Title: Director of Arts and Wellness
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Salary: $105,750.00 - $148,050.00 (Yearly Salary)
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