Director of Curriculum and Learning

The Common School is seeking a dynamic educational professional for the position of Director of Curriculum and Learning. The Director of Curriculum and Learning is a strong curricular and instructional leader with knowledge of both child and human development, keen understanding of progressive education, project-based learning.

The Director of Curriculum and Learning reports directly to the Director of the School and, in conjunction with the Director, is responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of all areas of the curriculum and the educational program, the professional development and coaching of teachers, and oversight of student learning.

The Common School’s mission is to develop strong academic and social skills while nurturing each child’s love of learning, respect and compassion for other, and commitment to the environment.

The Common School is committed to building and sustaining a community that is richly diverse and includes a wide range of family structures, racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, and students with various abilities, needs and learning styles.

Curriculum and instructional leadership
Faculty Coaching
Oversight of Professional Development program
Coordination of Student Learning
Occasional/periodic teaching in classrooms

Master’s degree or higher in Education or related field
At least 5 years teaching or administrative experience
Versed in progressive education pedagogy
Leadership experience in designing and implementing curriculum and managing change
Thorough knowledge of the developmental needs of 3-12 year olds from diverse backgrounds

We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural and gender diversity of the school community. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, resume and references.

Resume review will begin on September 8th.

Amherst, Massachusetts
The Common School
Christine Lindeman
PO Box 2248
Amherst, MA 01004
United States