Position Summary:The Senior Director of Academic Response Team will lead the design, professional development, implementation, evaluation, and day-to-day operations of the team of specialists that will work across schools in need of targeted and rapid improvement. Under the direction of the Senior Executive Director, Instruction, Student Support, and Professional Learning, the Senior Directors primary focus will be to ensure the development of high-leverage leadership/teaming structures to ensure the effective use of learner-centered and pedagogical practice being addressed and leveraged to inform rapid improvement cycles. This position will lead the creation of effective guidance, expertise, tools, and materials that help educators at all instructional levels in high-need and subgroup areas, as multidisciplinary teams, ensuring that systems and structures are in place for continued organizational effectiveness, effective learning and teaching, and accelerated student achievement.The Senior Director of Academic Response Team will work closely with Borough/Citywide Offices (B/COs) to build their capacity to support select schools and to foster coherence between B/COs. Performs related work.Reports to: Senior Executive Director, Instruction, Student Support, and Professional LearningDirect Reports: Academic Response Team Leads, Manager, Project ManagerResponsibilitiesProvide instructional and technical guidance to Executive Superintendents, Center Executive Directors, Directors, and key B/CO staff.Strengthen organizational effectiveness to accelerate student achievement and school performance.Leverage school level data to support schools most immediate needs.Oversee the provision of intensive, hands-on coaching of principals, school leadership, teacher leaders, and classroom teachers to directly address Comprehensive Education Plan (CEP) goals.Develop action plans aligned to schools root cause analysis; provide immediate support and attention.Oversee on-site support to schools in extended coaching.Support capacity-building during culminating in a solo period.Support principals in the monitoring of solo period.Provide content area expertise as needed, e.g., ELL, SWD, ELA, and Mathematics.Provide both on-site as well as off-site support.Develop professional activities to track evidence of practice, effectiveness, and impact.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.PlusA valid New York State certificate in one of the following: Special Education, ELL, Math (K-12), ELA (K-12), Guidance/Student Support Services.Experience with data-based decision-making and strategic planning around intervention efforts.Exceptional systems and strategic thinking skills.Ability to synthesize information from multiple sources and develop short-term output-oriented action plans.Attentive to detail and extremely well organized; ability to work under pressure and meet frequent and changing deadlines.Ability to conceptualize, implement, and assess new processes and systems.Superior project management skills and time management skills.Experience in the planning and implementation stages of multiple projects.Strong organizational skills; commitment to meeting deadlines.Strong analytical thinking skills; experience critically evaluating individual processes and projects, and synthesizing insights to arrive at a summary of overall organizational status.Commitment to inclusive and equitable programming.Certifications in continuous improvement.Strong influencing and interpersonal skills.Content area expertise.PreferredExperience in increasing student achievement outcomes.Ability to improve pedagogical practice.Skilled with group problem-solving and working with complex concepts in a dynamic setting.Ability to organize facts and present information and figures in a clear, concise, and logical manner.In-depth content knowledge and strong problem-solving skills.Knowledge in cutting edge pedagogical practices.Strong quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills.Salary:$125,256+Please be sure application includes a resume and cover letter.Applications will be accepted throughAugust 15, 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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