The Chief of Instructional Leadership Development (CILD) works directly for the regional Director of Student Excellence and is responsible for ensuring a quality education for every student by providing deliberate, purposeful, and collaborative opportunities for professional development and educator coaching for district, school leaders and leadership teams to optimize teaching, leading and learning. This includes developing the knowledge, skills and abilities of these teams across districts to effectively implement systemic and district priorities; providing differentiated support to specific district staff and school leaders; and monitoring efforts to ensure the fidelity of implementation that will lead to student success. They are responsible for working closely with the superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, assistant principals, headquarters and other Center of Instructional Leadership staff to facilitate support between headquarters, districts and schools focused on academic achievement and equitable practices for all.
The CILD leads a team of professional educators who serve as consultants, coaches, collaborators, presenters, and facilitators within and across districts. Having both leadership and professional development expertise, they will provide systemic leadership development for Center of Instructional Leadership staff, teacher leaders and school level administrators, district specialists, and district superintendents; provide professional development for the implementation and sustainment of systemic priorities such as the implementation of College and Career Ready standards; facilitate horizontal and vertical learning networks; and build capacity for proven innovative curriculum, instruction, and assessment best practices.
The CILD is a highly accomplished, well-respected, experienced education administrator. They must have credibility with superintendents and school leadership and the skills to work within and across districts, as well as, the skills to coach and mentor. They manage several roles in order to oversee the broader professional learning effort in districts. Critical knowledge and mastery skill requirements for this position include: assessment of developmental needs of educators, continuous improvement planning and execution, development and facilitation of professional learning, implementation of instructional frameworks, observing and analyzing teaching, and data analysis skills using multiple indicators of achievement.
Conditions of Employment
A successful National Agency Check with Inquiries (Childcare NACI/CNACI) and a check of State Criminal History Records (SCHR) is also required.
Ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.This position is designated Non-Critical Sensitive as defined in DoD 5200.2-R and therefore requires that a personnel security investigation be adjudicated on a pre-appointment basis. This requirement may take 120 days or longer to process.
Selectees may be required to serve a two-year supervisory probationary period.
A pre-appointment physical examination is required for selected individuals assigned to overseas locations.
Participation in direct deposit/electronic fund transfer
Mobility agreement as a condition of employment - selectees must be available for worldwide placement to any DoDEA Europe, DoDEA Pacific, or DoDEA Americas locations.
Incumbent will be required to complete specialized training and sign a continued service agreement prior to commencement of such training. Successful completion of all required training must be completed within the prescribed timeframe.
Individuals hired from CONUS (Continental United States) and their family members (who are U.S. citizens) are required to obtain Official Passports prior to departure to the overseas location.
Selectees may be required to travel by military and/or commercial aircraft, land, or sea transportation to a variety of stateside and/or overseas locations for meetings and conferences and may be subject to a variety of environmental conditions to include the potential exposure to acts of terrorism.
Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report Required upon entering the position and annually in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 30 August 1993.
General Experience Requirements (5 years): Relevant PreK-12 experience in teaching, educational research, development of curriculum and instructional materials, education assessment and evaluation, professional development, guidance counseling, educational administration, educational technology, or comparable experience which clearly demonstrated success in applying the principles, methods, and techniques of education, and provided familiarity with current developments in PreK-12 teaching, learning, instructional leadership, and professional development.
Specialized Experience Requirements (4 years): Experience in a supervisory position which clearly demonstrated the ability to administer and support PreK-12 school programs and to effectively supervise educators and support professional growth of personnel. Specialized experience must include a minimum of 3 years as a District Superintendent, Chief Academic Officer, Chief of Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment or equivalent.Education may not be substituted for specialized experience at this grade level.
Examples of specialized experience include, supervisory experience gained in educational leadership positions in a PreK-12 education system that demonstrated:
Professional competencies as a district superintendent relating to staff supervision, instructional leadership,and policy oversight for PreK-12th grade schools;
Leadership in directing staff members working with district, area, or headquarters staff, school administrators, school staff members, and stakeholders (or equivalent structure) in improving schools and supporting program innovations in core curriculum areas and/or student support programs;
Professional knowledge in using multiple sources of data, research techniques, analytical skills, and student assessment tools to identify school/district strengths and weaknesses and to recommend changes for improving policies and programs;
Skill in developing and managing budgets and staffing in support of teaching, learning, and professional development goals;
The ability to lead and assess restructuring, continuous improvement, or technology integration efforts across a district, or area in such areas as curricula, program standards, or performance indicators;
The ability to identify and address multiple causes of students' underperforming and determine/implement interventions to close the learning gap; or
The ability to assess learning needs of educators and school leaders, create a culture of collaboration and inquiry, and lead a comprehensive professional development program.
Applicants will be rated on the following competencies:
Knowledge of theories and principles of education, current trends, and issues in areas such as professional learning analysis and program evaluation; analysis and use of multiple sources of data; continuous improvement planning and monitoring; curriculum, instruction, and assessment networks and innovation; instructional leadership, professional learning design and delivery; and consultation, coaching and collaboration.
Ability to provide deliberate, purposeful, and collaborative opportunities for professional development to optimize teaching, leading and learning.
Skill in coaching and mentoring district staff and school leaders and managing several roles in order to oversee the broader professional learning efforts in school districts.
Ability to demonstrate superior interpersonal skills to create collaborative cultures of inquiry, mutual respect and accountability among the superintendents, headquarters and school staffs.
Skill in design, providing oversight for the design of, and delivering district leaders, school administrators, and teacher-leader professional development at the PreK-12 level.
Skill in leading district and school level improvement using innovative and research based practices which resulted in district and school improvements in academic achievement.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to senior level administrators and/or government officials, as well as members of the education community including military commanders, school and district administrators, teachers and parents as needed.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: The course work must have been completed at or accepted by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.
a) Doctoral degree in Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Research, or another related education field;
b) Master's degree in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Instruction, Learning and Design (Staff Development), or another related education field AND at least 30 graduate semester hours of additional study in Educational Leadership, Instructional Supervision, and Administration beyond the master's degree.
In either case (Doctoral Degree or Master's Degree), coursework is well distributed in areas such as:
Supervision of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Human Resources Talent Management/Labor Relations
Communications and Community Relations
Digital Technology for Teaching or Learning/Virtual School
School Data Management and Quantitative Data Analysis
Education of Cultural/Global Diverse Populations
Supervision of Curriculum Professional Development and Design
Leadership and Product Development for Professional Learning
Instructional Design Practices
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Additional Salary Information: GS-1701-15
Internal Number: CILD-10329741-19-AH
About Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a civilian agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. It is headed by a director who oversees all agency functions from DoDEA headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. DoDEA's schools are grouped in three areas, each of which is managed by an area director. Within these three areas, schools are organized into a total of 14 districts, each headed by a superintendent.
DoDEA's schools serve the children of military service members and Department of Defense civilian employees throughout the world. Today, DoDEA operates 194 schools located in 12 foreign countries, seven states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. All DoDEA schools are fully accredited by U.S. regional accreditation agencies. Approximately 12,600 employees serve DoDEA's 86,000 students.
DoDEA is committed to providing a progressive, quality education for all students by maintaining pupil-to-teacher staffing ratios and school funding comparable to that found in better school systems in the United States. An intensive professional development program is emphasized, and all academic and curricular programs receive the necessary resources to operate a world-class, quality educational system.
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