Dean of Instruction - Evansville, IN

Friday, March 15, 2019
Joshua Academy
Position Details: 

In the role of Dean of Instruction, you will work collaboratively with instructional staff and leadership to cultivate and monitor the deliverance of a high-quality education for each and every student.

Qualifications & Competencies

The appropriate candidate for this position will have:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or higher
  2. Must be certified teacher
  3. At least 5 years of successful teaching experience in the classroom
  4. Successful experience teaching in an urban setting
  5. Evidence of strong leadership - going above and beyond in prior teaching/administrative roles
  6. Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  7. A track record of excellent results teaching children at advanced levels in at-risk communities
  8. Strong computer skills and ability to analyze data in various applications including Excel
  9. Proficiency as a teacher coach is a plus - Excellent results in coaching teachers, providing training, conducting classroom observations, and implementing, analyzing, and helping teachers analyze and create action plans from assessments.
  10. Commitment to helping at-risk students prepare for and succeed in college

Responsibilities / Duties

  1. Creating, maintaining and monitoring an aligned curriculum and instruction system to champion the engagement and growth of teachers.
  2. Creating strategies used to foster shared decision making and build teacher capacity to support student learning needs in diverse and struggling learning communities.
  3. Coaching teachers to deliver rigorous content to students who need to make ambitious gains in academic content toward grade level mastery. 
  4. Helping teachers to evaluate and improve instructional best practices.
  5. Supporting leaders and teachers to align educational content to provide a challenging curriculum.
  6. Guiding teachers to create targeted lesson plans that strengthen students' foundational skills and challenge higher order thinking and application.
  7. Facilitating the implementation of valid and reliable local and standardized assessment practices.
  8. Developing and delivering targeted professional development.
  9. Coordinating and leading Professional Learning Communities (PLC) process schoolwide.


Physical Demands and Work Environment

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Light lifting and exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally
  2. Environment may be noisy during high student traffic.

Terms of Employment

$50,000 full-time salary, benefits, and performance pay according to the salary and benefits policy.  Job is exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Excellent Time-Off Incentive.