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Position Title: Director of Curriculum & Special Projects
Location: District Office Administration
Reports to: Superintendent
FLSA Class: Exempt
Contract: 12-month

The primary functions of the Director of Curriculum and Special Projects are (a) to work directly with the administration and teachers to implement curriculum and to facilitate the curriculum adoption processes, (b) to oversee the assessment process, (c) to identify, write for, and provide oversight for all district grants, (d) to plan and organize professional development for the district, and (e) to conduct any special projects and/or data analysis requested by the Superintendent.



Works directly with the Principal and Department Chairs throughout the district to implement curriculum in the classroom.
Facilitates curriculum adoption processes for the district.
Collaborates with stakeholders to determine programming needs and makes recommendations.
Supervises the work of developing and improving curriculum and instructional programs.
Ensures curriculum is being implemented with fidelity and is in compliance with state standards and Board Policy.
Guides curricular decisions including course offerings, course content, and the selection of materials.
Encourages the development of and oversees the implementation of experimental and innovative programs that will improve student learning.


Oversees district-wide assessment for measuring the effectiveness of the total educational program.
Collaborates with the Assessment Coordinator for the planning, preparation, implementation, and analysis of state mandated or district-wide assessments.
Supports and oversees Department Chairs in the planning, preparation, implementation, and analysis of department-specific and class-specific assessments.


Works to secure funding through grant planning, applications, and amendments; reviews requests for grant proposals.
Conducts research to identify available grants and determine appropriateness for the district; makes recommendations to the Superintendent regarding the pursuit of grant opportunities.
Designs, writes, and implements grants; interprets related legislation, policy, and guidelines.
Stays informed of grant research, proposal writing, and submission procedures.
Maintains all grant documentation for related grant audits.
Reports grant activities, accomplishments, and challenges to stakeholders as appropriate.

Professional Development

Plans and organizes professional development for the district to support curricular objectives, address instructional needs, support district objectives, and align with state mandates.
Oversees individual professional development processes, ensures compliance with state requirements, assists employees with license renewal, and monitors mandated employee licensure.

Special Projects

Assists the Superintendent in the review and revision of Board Policies and makes appropriate recommendations.
Oversees Impact Aid reporting process as directed by the Superintendent.
Maintains IWAS reporting as directed by the Superintendent.
Prepares documentation for the Regional Office of Education compliance visits.
Conducts special research projects and data analysis as requested.
Coordinates CRDC reporting.
Oversees all DoDEA processes and reporting requirements.
Oversight of all SIS reporting and compliance.
Reviews Report Card data for accuracy.
Coordinates SWIC Dual Credit Programming for the District.
Collaborates with the Guidance Department to facilitate the Running Start Program for the District.
Implements select Student Enrichment Programs including Saturday Scholars and Medical Explorers.
Conducts CTE Compliance Reporting.
Coordinates District Level Advanced Placement Responsibilities.


Participates in meetings as required or appropriate.
Completes certified and non-certified evaluations as assigned.
Works with designated committees of board members, teachers, principals, and lay persons in specific programs, projects, or courses of action as directed by the Superintendent.
Performs all other duties necessary to the office and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Education or Superintendent.


Must have Master’s degree or higher in Curriculum and Instruction or School Administration.
Must hold a valid Illinois professional educator license (PEL) with an Administrative Endorsement.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ teaching experience, with two (2) years of school administrative experience preferred.
Must have knowledge of Business Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, slides, etc.
Must establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with stakeholders.
Must be able to work as a team, including sharing ideas.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and can understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the district may find appropriate and acceptable.


Work hours for this position will vary based on the time of year and scheduling.


Commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital, veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition, or disability. In compliance with the immigration reform and control act of 1986, District 203 intends to hire only individuals authorized to work in the U.S.