Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning – Nauset RSD


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Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning

The individual in this position will assist the Superintendent of Schools in providing dynamic
leadership that promotes excellence in all aspects of the Nauset Regional School District,
including the overall operations of the schools, teaching and learning, social-emotional learning,
student safety, technology, professional development, grant management, and the ongoing
innovation as guided by Nauset’s Strategic Plan.

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

DISTRICT: Students: 2,007, Schools: 2 secondary, 5 elementary, 1 preschool
The Nauset Public School District is located on lower Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Students from
the towns of Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, and Wellfleet attend, with additional students joining
Nauset Regional through school choice or local agreement.

Nauset Public Schools is committed to building strong community schools, providing high-quality
professional development, and developing all necessary conditions for students and staff to
develop their 21st-century skills and global competencies. Nauset believes that every child
matters, and thus, is looking for an instructional leader that will uphold high expectations,
maintain a strong vision for the entire district, and embed authentic opportunities for students
and staff to meet the strategic goals of the district.

Nauset Public Schools is committed to creating a culture of belonging, dignity and respect.
Nauset commits to reflecting its values among the communities it serves and understands the
mutually beneficial partnership between the school and its residents. Nauset seeks to further
channel diverse perspectives so that individuals from all communities feel valued included, and

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning:
1. Lead the implementation of the District’s Strategic Plan across the district.
2. Plan, organize and direct the program for teaching and learning in Nauset in coordination
with principals, directors, department/subject area coordinators, school councils, and
district-wide committees.
3. Oversee the development, dissemination, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum
and instructional programs.
4. Responsible for sound articulation of the curriculum from elementary to middle and then
high school by developing systematic processes and procedures for ensuring cohesive
horizontal and vertical alignment.
5. Maintain a cycle of review of the curriculum areas by coordinating strategic and longrange planning for the renewal and improvement of teaching.
6. Keep abreast of research and developments in curriculum, teaching and assessment, and
promote collaboration and active participation with educational leaders at regional, state,
national and international levels.
7. Establish procedures for the selection, adoption, and evaluation of instructional materials,
supplies, and equipment.
8. Provide oversight and guidance to principals and school councils in their preparation and
implementation of annual goals and school improvement plans.

9. Analyze Federal and State mandated standardized testing programs and accountability
systems and utilize testing and other relevant data to assess program effectiveness.
10. Create and maintain a curriculum repository for stakeholders.

Professional Development:
1. Ensure the design and delivery of a comprehensive program of professional development
in coordination with principals, directors, curriculum/subject area coordinators, school
councils, and district-wide committees.
2. Plan, administer, and evaluate a comprehensive professional development program that
promotes the educational goals and objectives of the District.
3. Align the annual district-wide staff development plan with the District’s Strategic Plan.
1. Provide coordination between building-level and district-wide efforts.
2. Work in coordination with building principals and the Director of Human Resources to
recruit, hire and train instructional personnel.
3. Plan a robust and exciting teacher recruitment, induction, and retention program that
includes outreach strategies to area colleges and universities, mentoring partnerships
between new and master teachers, and a process for ongoing access of new teachers to
proven best practices across the District
4. Assist in personnel matters and collective bargaining activities of the District as directed
by the Superintendent.
5. Oversee and evaluate the Elementary Curriculum Coordinator, Chief Network Officer, and
Director of Technology & Information.
6. Collaborate with the subject coordinators in each building in terms of curriculum
development, professional development, and instruction.
7. Lead principals in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional

Other Administrative Responsibilities:
1. Assist in the planning, development, and coordination of sections of the budget that
pertain to curriculum, instructional programs, assessment, technology, and professional
2. Share responsibility for school committee meetings as directed by the Superintendent.
3. Write grants relating to curriculum, teaching and assessment and work in coordination
with the Director of Finance and Operations to manage awarded grants.
4. Work in coordination with the Director of Student Services, Director of Technology and
Information, Chief Network Officer, and the ELL Program Coordinator with regard to their
respective engagement with the general curriculum.
5. Act as the District’s Coordinator of Title 1 and Title IV.
6. Act as the District’s compliance officer with regard to current or future mandates from the
State or Federal government regarding curriculum, instruction or other initiatives.
7. Provide leadership of the District’s instructional technology initiatives that focus on the
integration of technology as a tool of teaching and learning.
8. Represent the district as a liaison with a variety of community groups, including selected
civic, professional, and volunteer community groups and agencies.
9. Serve as the chief administrator of the District in the absence of the Superintendent.
10. Perform other professional duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Licensure
Supervisor/Director, and/or Assistant Superintendent/Superintendent preferred; Doctorate

preferred/Master’s required; minimum of 5 years of experience in PreK- 12 school administration
and educational leadership; Minimum of 5 years of PreK-12 teaching experience.

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