Director of STEAM/Instructional Coach

CUES School System - Omaha



Name of Facility: CUES School System
2207 Wirt St
OMAHA, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Terri Bush


Department: Education
Reports to: Chief Academic Officer

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Oversee the creation, development and implementation of PK-8 STEAM across our three schools; create a STEAM environment of curriculum and instructional pedagogy to ensure high school and college readiness; supervise and evaluate the delivery of instruction, for the purpose of advancing student performance in PK-8 STEAM.
Mentor and work with teachers around best practices in education.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to work collaboratively within the school community
2. Management and problem solving skills
3. Ability to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of audiences
4. Ability to interpret, analyze and use data
5. Ability to use applicable technologies
6. Knowledge of content and best practices

Essential Duties:.
Oversee the establishment of PK-8 STEAM curriculum to ensure high school and college readiness for all students and supervises the implementation of that curriculum through administrator and teacher supervision and evaluation
Conducts Needs Assessments to determine short and long range projects, insights on curriculum, schedule, infrastructure, evaluation, communication, policies, professional development, and other areas
Establish STEAM administrative flowchart, expectations, budget, and timelines
Conduct meetings with teachers and administrators
Determine, plan, and implement professional development PK-8, including professional development timeline, support, courses in the areas of Technology, Assessment for Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Equity, STEAM Inquiry, and other
Determine appropriate assessments to provide data on student achievement, to include benchmark assessments and interventions
Coordinate K-8 student intervention program in STEAM
Provide STEAM enrichment opportunities for PK-8 students
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Work with teachers to improve the quality of their lessons and the quality of students' education.
Serve as a mentor and role model, helping teachers stay fresh and use the latest techniques and technologies in their classrooms.

Education and Experience
Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Education or related field
Valid Nebraska Administrator and/or Teacher Certificate or ability to obtain one
Previous, successful experience as an principal/lead teacher of an elementary or secondary school. Proven expertise in leading all facets of a Catholic school program.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates are to submit, electronically, the following materials:
• Cover letter and resume
• Summary of Education Philosophy
• List of references – References will only be contacted once an applicant has reached semifinalist standing and with permission of the applicant (to preserve confidentiality on the applicant’s part)

TO: Terri Bush, Chief Academic Officer