Job Title: Curriculum Facilitator - Elementary Science
Reports To: Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: 3/09/2021
The Curriculum Facilitator, having both content and
instructional expertise, will work as a colleague with classroom
teachers to lead and support curriculum development and
implementation. The Curriculum Facilitator will follow the board
policy regarding the curriculum cycle process. The Curriculum
Facilitator will focus on increasing and improving elementary
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Adheres to Board policies, District procedures, and contractual
Works collaboratively with elementary science teachers to
develop and implement curricular materials and assessments that
support instruction aligned to the Iowa Core Science Standards.
Develops and delivers professional development that aligns
content and instruction of the elementary science curriculum.
Develops and demonstrates lessons using research-based
Develops and models effective, differentiated instruction.
Understands the need to serve special populations of
Supports and encourages the use of technology embedded in
Manages, compiles, and analyzes elementary District science
assessment data. Data is used to determine appropriate
Provides support to teachers through a strength-based approach;
support to teachers will be provided with positive terms and not
Provides professional development for teachers with a focus on
improving student achievement.
Supports teachers with specific classroom activities when
100% of the time will be engaged as a Curriculum
Works collaboratively and collegially with consulting teachers,
building principals, teachers, and other administrators.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, education and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum qualifications include a valid Iowa teaching
certificate, a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or
university with a major in education or acceptable content area and
a minimum of three years teaching experience and one year
experience within the District. Must possess proper state
certification and licensure for position. Employee is expected to
demonstrate continued professional growth specific to the
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
The Curriculum Facilitator retains the regular teaching contract
and shall be issued a supplemental contract for a one-year
assignment to the Curriculum Facilitator role. The Curriculum
Facilitator will receive a $2,000 stipend.
Job performance will be evaluated annually by the Director of
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are critical to
the success of this position. Must possess the ability to
communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and groups
from all levels of the organization, including staff, principals,
and central administration. Communication will include individual
to large group presentations as well as written communications and
reports. Individual must have effective listening skills.
Must possess influencing/persuasion skills when working with
staff and principals on curriculum issues and instructional
strategies to embrace and implement change intended to positively
impact student achievement.
Must be an effective facilitator in a variety of situations.
Must have the ability to facilitate group meetings and facilitate
large and small group professional development. Group facilitation
includes discussion as well as group problem solving processes.
Must have the ability to plan both long-term and short term.
Position requires strong organizational skills. Must have the
ability to organize and assimilate information, assessment data,
scheduling, and other needs within the district.
ANALYTICAL and REASONING SKILLS
Individual must have a solid background in assessment and have
the ability to interpret data, which may be very complex and
varied. Must be able to apply assessment strategies and link
assessment data analysis to school improvement, curriculum, and
Individual must be competent in research and information
gathering through technology. Must also have the capability to
collect and sort data through technology. The ability to present
and communicate through technology is required, including
spreadsheets, power point and web-based information.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Normal office physical demands. May periodically have moderate
physical demands and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds
infrequently. The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate. Generally employee works inside.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Will perform other duties as may be assigned by the
superintendent or designee, necessary and appropriate to
achievement of the program and/or District goals and
The Sioux City Community School District exists to educate
students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic
excellence and succeed in reaching their potential.
We are proud that more than 58 percent of our teachers and
administrators have masters, specialist, or doctorate degrees. We
are a progressive organization that is considered a leader in
education. Every effort will be made to recruit the most qualified
candidates for all positions within the District. We recognize that
diversity is an asset to be valued and will strive to encourage
diversity among our workforce.
Sioux City serves as the regional hub for business, employment,
industry, retail trade, medical care, educational opportunities and
tourism in Northwest Iowa, Southeast South Dakota, and Northeast
Nebraska. More than 140,000 people live in the tri-state
metropolitan area. To learn more about our city visit
Interested applicants must complete an on-line application.
The Sioux City Community School District offers career and
technical programs in the following areas: Business & Marketing,
Family & Consumer Science, Health Science, and Industrial Arts,
Technology, & PLTW.
The Sioux City Community School District is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, genetic information (for employment), national origin,
religion, age (for employment), disability, socioeconomic status
(for programs), marital status (for programs), or veteran status
(for employment) in its educational programs and its employment
practices. The District is required by Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106
not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its programs,
activities, or employment.
Inquiries or grievances under Section 504 and Title II of the
Americans with Disabilities Act may be directed to Jen Gomez,
Director of Student Services & Equity Education/Title IX
Coordinator at 627 4th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101, (712)
279-6075, firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries about the
application of Title IX and its regulations to the District may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary of
the U.S. Department of Education, or both. Please see District
Board policies 103 and 504.4 for additional information on
available grievance procedures.
DECLARACIN DE NO DISCRIMINAR
El Distrito Escolar de la Comunidad de Sioux City ofrece
programas profesionales y tcnicos en las reas siguientes: Negocios
y Mercadotecnia; Ciencias de la Familia y del Consumidor, Ciencias
de la Salud; y Artes Industriales, Tecnologa; y PLTW (Proyecto
El Distrito Escolar de la Comunidad de Sioux City es un
empleador de igualdad de oportunidades/accin afirmativa y no
discrimina por motivos de raza, credo, color, sexo, orientacin
sexual, identidad de gnero, informacin gentica (para empleo),
origen nacional, religin, edad (para empleo), discapacidad,
condicin socioeconmica (para programas), estado civil (para
programas), o estatus de veterano (para empleo) en sus programas
educativos o prctica de empleo. Se requiere por el Ttulo IX y 43
CFR Parte 106 que el Distrito no discrimine por motivo de sexo en
sus programas, actividades, o empleo.
Las preguntas o quejas bajo la Seccin 504 y Ttulo II de la Ley
de Americanos con Discapacidades pueden ser dirigidas a Jen Gomez,
Directora de Servicios Estudiantiles y Educacin de Igualdad en 627
4th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101, (712) 279-6075,
email@example.com. Las preguntas sobre la aplicacin
del Ttulo IX y sus reglamentos al Distrito pueden ser dirigidas al
Coordinador del Ttulo IX, el Secretario Asistente del Departamento
de Educacin de los EE.UU., o a ambos. Por favor, vea las polticas
103 y 504.4 del Consejo Escolar para informacin adicional acerca de
los procedimientos disponibles de las quejas.