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Curriculum Coordinator

ABS Kuwait City, Kuwait
Posted 15 days ago Permanent Competitive
Curriculum Coordinator
TITLE: CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

REPORTS TO: PRINCIPAL

Primary Purpose:

The curriculum-coordinator provides guidance and leadership while working with teachers and administrators, in the development, assessment, and implementation of the ABS K-12 curriculum. The objective of this office is to support and raise the quality of teaching-learning and attainment of students throughout the school and to support the development and enhancement of teaching practice of the ABS staff.

Responsibilities:

1. Vision and Leadership:

Collaborates with administrators, teachers, and accrediting agencies in the maintenance, assessment, and improvement of an integrated, relevant, and challenging American K-12 curriculum.

2. Interpersonal Relationships

Effectively works with and motivates teachers to complete curriculum tasks.

3. Organizational Management

Organizes and leads curriculum task forces.

4. Fiscal Management

Develops and manages the curriculum-coordinator budget.

5. Communication

Communicates with the school director and principals, current and newly hired teaching staff, as well as the general school community.

6. Professional Development

Demonstrates a commitment to improving his/her skills and that of teaching staff.

7. Other

Performs other tasks as needed

Task Inventory
  1. Vision and Leadership
  • Collaborates with the administrators to set and implement new curriculum initiatives
  • Collaborates with the administrators in setting the direction for the professional development of teachers.
  • Collaborates with administrators on assessment and improvement of the current curriculum
  • Works with teachers to improve the current curriculum, student learning goals, student assessment, and evaluation.
  • Works with teachers in routine maintenance, effective delivery, and assessment of current curriculum
  • Coordinate updating of or addition to, learner support material/resources
  • Ensures that accreditation standards for curriculum are maintained and develops plans to address needed improvements in curriculum documented by accreditation agencies.
  1. Interpersonal Relationships
  • Uses strong social skills to work in group settings dealing with curriculum tasks.
  • Effectively works with and motivates teachers to complete curriculum tasks.
  1. Organizational Management
  • Organizes and leads curriculum task forces as needed.
  • Plays an active role in helping to implement the school improvement plan
  1. Fiscal Management

Develops and supervises the use of a curriculum-coordinator budget.
  1. Communication
  • Effectively initiates and maintains two-way communication between administrators and teachers on curriculum issues.
  • Ensures that all school curriculum documentation, either as hard copy or web-based materials, is current and easily available
  • Provides curriculum support and resources for newly hired staff.
  • Consistently communicates with the school director/principals.
  1. Professional Development
  • Emphasize good instructional design.
  • Collaborate with principals on the design and delivery of professional development workshops/ days.

Qualifications:
  • A/M.S.
  • Experience in cooperative learning strategies
  • Knowledge and experience of the accreditation process.
  • Previous teaching and/or administrative experience in an International School.
  • 5 years of practical teaching experience.
  • Proven administrative skills and leadership abilities.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to facilitate collaboration across school divisions and content areas.

About American Baccalaureate School:

ABS is a private, non-profit school offering an American-based curriculum including a wide variety of advanced courses, and a college preparatory program, guiding students to become independent, intellectual global citizens. It is our goal to develop responsible and accountable young adults who are prepared for the challenges of international universities. The American Baccalaureate School opened its doors in September 2006 to 550 students. We now have over 1,300 students enrolled from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.

For more information about ABS visit: www.abs.edu.kw
Job ID  64
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