The Syracuse City School District is now accepting applications for the position of Director of Professional Development.
Reporting to the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning, the Director of Professional Development (PD) facilitates the planning, implementation and monitoring of professional learning opportunities for teachers, administrators, and selected district staff and partners. In addition to understanding effective, research-based professional development standards and delivery models, the Director of PD will demonstrate knowledge of the skill necessary to meet the needs of diverse learners. The goal of this position is to make significant contributions to improving student achievement by designing, delivering and promoting high quality professional learning and communicating the district’s high expectations for each student, teacher and administrator.
Must possess Master's degree in education administration or related field and course work should include ENL, Bilingual Education, and/or Cross-Cultural Studies.
Must possess certification as a School District Leader (SDL)
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with related experience.
About Syracuse City School District
The Syracuse City School District is undergoing a new phase of innovation and transformation with the goal of ensuring that all students graduate high school with the skills needed to be ready for college and career. For Syracuse, all means all – including students who fall behind or have been considered “hard to serve” for a host of reasons. The School Board and Syracuse community have charged Superintendent Jaime Alicea with improving student achievement, and he is seeking a dedicated team of school leaders and teachers to partner with him in moving the district toward its goals. The Syracuse City School District represents 34 schools and 4 alternative education programs, serving 21,000+ students Pre-K-12 of whom 80% qualify for free or reduced price lunch, 19% are served by the Office of Special Education and 77% are students of color.