Position Summary:The Executive Director of Multi-tiered Support Services (MTSS) is responsible for the supervision and management of a team of MTSS specialists who will train the Borough/Citywide Offices (B/COs), including the Academic Response Teams, to develop and strengthen supports provided to students in a continuum of need from students in need of enrichment programming to students who need academic interventions, with a specific focus on developing strategies for addressing disproportionate referral rates.The Executive Director will be responsible for managing the development, design, and dissemination MTSS resources, instructional guidance, and professional development. This role requires collaboration across various offices at central and in the field, and will interface with the New York State Education Department (NYSED), as well with relevant outside organizations. Performs related work.Reports to: Senior Executive Director of Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional LearningDirect Reports: MTSS SpecialistsResponsibilitiesCarries out the mission and vision of the Chancellor.Oversees and manages a team of MTSS Specialists in the development of MTSS academic supports.Conducts needs assessments and analyzes student and other data at key points in the year to determine areas requiring support.Collaborates with Borough/Citywide Offices (B/COs) to determine support and professional development strategy.Manages high-capacity resource development and delivery of high-volume professional development.Leads the MTSS specialists in the creation and curation of resources for Executive Superintendents and B/COs to support the implementation of MTSS structures in their schools.Provides Executive Superintendents and B/COs with resources and tools rooted in Universal Design for Learning principles that aim to give all students equal opportunities to succeed, with consideration of different ways of learning.Provides consultative expertise to a broad range of constituents, reflecting the full range of evidenced student needs.Oversees support to schools in the lowest tier of CSSS on how to use high-impact formative assessments to drive student outcomes.Qualification Requirements:MinimumMust currently possess or will possess by date of hire, New York State certification as a school district administrator (SDA) or school district leader (SDL).Please Note: We do not accept internship certificates.PlusFive years of successful educational leadership or staff development experience in public or private school in the area of academic intervention services with managerial/supervisory, administrative, and curriculum experience at the school/ district/central office level.Prior experience in the oversight of initiatives related to academic intervention protocols.SDL and State certification in Reading, ELA, Common Branches, and/or Special Education.A minimum of five years successful teaching experience in common branches, ELA and/or AIS, including experience in successfully teaching struggling readers to read.Proven experience and expertise in the implementation of a comprehensive and targeted intervention program, including experience in the development, design, and delivery of staff development.Prior staff development experience presenting to small and large groups.Well-developed ability to analyze, organize, and explain data in clear ways to indicate impact and implications for practice.Success in working collaboratively with other professional staff and outside organizations and experts on instructional issues, program implementation, assessment, and program evaluation.Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication and exemplary platform skills.Demonstrated commitment to outcomes-based accountability, data-driven decision-making, differentiated instruction, and continuous adult learning as drivers of improved student outcomes.Trained/certified in a range of specific intervention programs and protocols such as Wilson Reading Systems or other Orton-Gillingham derived phonics programs, REWARDS, Reading Rescue, Reading Recovery, Great Leaps, and/or related protocols.Well versed in National, State, and City ELA and other subject area standards and research literature.Well versed in the National, State, and City regulations and policies governing AIS, response to intervention, and multi-tiered systems of support.PreferredPrior experience directing a team.Knowledge and ability to apply effective practices in:multi-tiered Support Services,data-driven instructional practices and student achievement,improving student achievement,instructional programs and technologies, including the full range of programs and protocols utilized in NYC public schools; anddifferentiated instructional strategies for the full range of student achievement.Salary:$125,256+Please be sure application includes a resume and cover letter.Applications will be accepted throughAugust 2, 2019 until 3pm.NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIt is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. 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