Dean of Instruction – 19/20 SY
Education for Change is looking for a dynamic, visionary and experienced instructional leader who will lead their site’s implementation of its instructional framework to achieve unprecedented student outcomes. The Dean of Instruction communicates and supports the mission of Education for Change. They ensure that teachers implement rigorous, standards-aligned, research-based, coherent instructional frameworks, and receive the necessary support and development to effectively meet the demands of the Common Core Standards. They maintain focus on achievement for all students and analyze and respond to data. They work with teachers and other team members to set goals and monitor students progress and builds teacher capacity to use student work and other data to guide instruction so that all students meet their goals. In conjunction with team members they develop, plan and deliver professional development that provides content and practical pedagogical strategies to increase the effectiveness of instructional practices. They model effective pedagogy, through team teaching, elbow coaching, use of video and other practices and provides feedback that increases teachers' efficacy. The Dean of Instruction observes classroom instruction daily, meeting with teachers no less than once a week to give feedback as well as assist in planning. They work closely with multiple teams, including grade level and department teams, the Instructional Coach Team, and site-based instructional leadership teams, and reports directly to the Director of Instruction. All EFC instructional leaders must demonstrate a well-developed knowledge of what is required to ensure high levels of academic achievement in schools with high English Learner and low-income populations.