All Other Positions - Allentown School District
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Job Title: Assistant Superintendent
Job Location: Allentown School District Administrative Building
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Feb 01, 2019**
District: Allentown School District
Allentown, PA 18105
Telephone: 484-765-4125
Job Description:
Position Description
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
Department or Area: Curriculum and Instruction
1. Doctorial degree preferred with a major in educational leadership, educational supervision, or a
related field.
2. Central office administration experience preferred.
3. Successful experience as a principal.
4. Successful experience in instruction and curriculum development.
5. Hold or be able to obtain a Pennsylvania Letter of Eligibility.
6. Satisfactory work record & criminal/child abuse clearances (Acts 34, 114 and 151).
7. Such additional modifications or alternatives to the above qualifications as the board or
superintendent may determine appropriate and acceptable.
8. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.

Directs, administers, and coordinates the curriculum and instructional activities of the district in
support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the superintendent and school board by
performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Implements the PA School Code, Chapter 4 standards and requirements to move the school district
to standards based approach under Chapter 4.
2. Develops and implements a plan for the development and revision of curriculum in all subject
areas K-12.
3. Participates and provides leadership in all District-wide instructional improvement initiatives.
4. Monitors and supports implementation of curriculum District-wide.
5. Provides district-wide oversight of the ESOL and special education programs.
6. Participates in the implementation of the school district’s strategic plan.
7. Facilitates the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of summer school.
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8. Provides leadership in grants management as assigned.
9. Reviews and makes recommendations regarding each school’s Act 80 plans and its time allotments of instructional hours.
10. Oversees and acts on the School District student reassignment requests received from parents (K-12).
11. Responds to parents, public, and media requests dealing with curriculum and instruction.
12. Provides oversight of implementation of the charter agreements.
13. Works with the Deputy Superintendent in the formulation and implementation of Board policies.
14. Coordinates the alignment of academic programs between the Lehigh Career Technical Institute and the Allentown School District.
15. Works with higher education partners in program development, teacher education, and student initiatives. Develops recommendations for the district budget relating to curriculum.
16. Serves on external community committees and maintains contact with other school districts, the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit and the Pennsylvania Department of Education concerning curriculum development.
17. Attends all public school board meetings, participates in committee meetings, and presents on selected issues and programs, as necessary.
18. Consults with the Superintendent and School Board Co-Chairs and assists in planning the agendas for the School Board’s Education Committee. Develops and/or finalizes exhibits/documents to be presented at meetings of this committee.
19. Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Superintendent of Schools.


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