Job Description

Curriculum Program Director

School Name
100 - School Support Center
ID
2022-15771
Category
Corporate
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Min Salary
USD $60,000.00/Yr.
Max Salary
USD $85,000.00/Yr.

Job Description

Curriculum Program Director

Scottsdale, AZ

Cadence Education is currently in search of our next Curriculum Program Director in Scottsdale, AZ

Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating over 260 private preschools and elementary schools across 29 states. With over 29 years in business, we have developed an unparalleled expertise in preparing students to thrive in the next step of their childhood.

Our overall mission is to provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home. This mission can only be accomplished through a team of passionate childcare professionals who combine their talents to provide an unparalleled level of care and compassion for children and their families. Our research-based curriculum and home-based environments are anything but a “daycare” – we are the evolution of early education.

Our schools are staffed with individuals who are talented, fun, and genuinely enthusiastic about child development and learning. We encourage collaboration and cherish open-communication in each school and with our corporate office. We work hard to create an outstanding work-life balance by supporting leaders and staff members every step of the way. For additional information about Cadence, please visit www.cadence-education.com.

Benefits of Working at Cadence Education:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 50% childcare tuition discount
  • Educational and professional development
  • Comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees, including:
    • Paid time off that increases with seniority
    • Medical, dental, vision options available
    • Additional life, disability, and retirement plans
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Paid holidays

SAFETY FIRST: The health and safety of every person in our schools is our primary concern and we are taking every precaution to prevent potential exposure or spread of COVID-19 within our schools. We are actively partnering with local health departments and closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Cadence Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company Overview

JOB SUMMARY

The Curriculum Program Director is located at our School Support Center in Scottsdale, AZ. Reporting directly to the VP of Talent Development & Curriculum, the Curriculum Program Director oversees the implementation and effectiveness of the school curriculum taught across the Company. The leader measures outcomes, ensures benchmarks are met, and supports teachers in delivering the curriculum.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develop and execute strategies designed to assess the effectiveness of our proprietary curriculum including measuring kindergarten readiness, parent satisfaction, and teacher efficacy in delivering content.
  2. Establish timeline and project plan to ensure all schools under the Cadence umbrella adopt and execute curriculum.
  3. Work with organizational leaders to obtain full accreditation for our proprietary curriculum.
  4. Develop and maintain strong partnerships with school directors. This role will support the process used to provide teachers with observational feedback.
  5. Responsible for process improvements and curriculum development updates when appropriate.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have an understanding of curriculum and instructional design principles.
  • In-depth knowledge of both adult and child learning principles.
  • Requires proven organization skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to deliver programs and facilitate trainings to various audiences.
  • Ability to turn complex concepts into simple language.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of word processing tools and other relevant software packages
  • Requires the ability to read, write, and speak effectively in English.
  • Travel will be required.

Education or Equivalency:

  • Bachelor's degree in education, curriculum and instructional design, or any related field; or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive practitioner experience or related experience that demonstrates a high level of understanding of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Strong curriculum development skills and experience with accreditation processes preferred.
  • Experience in early childhood education, preferred

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