Dean of Academics and Resource Teacher

Immaculata Catholic School
Employment Type
Durham, NC
Posted Date

Hours per week: 40 hours, 12-months

Position Summary:

Immaculata Catholic School is seeking a full time Dean of Academics and Resource Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Candidates possessing school administrative experience and resource teaching experience are preferred. 

The successful candidate will work well with the principal, administrative leadership team and faculty at Immaculata in order to coordinate curriculum & instruction and deliver resource teaching effectively in the classroom. The Dean of Academics will work with the MTSS Coordinator to manage a team of resource teachers tasked with providing additional support for students with demonstrated needs in the classroom. Additionally, the Dean of Academics will provide support, in the form of professional development, observation, mentorship and coaching, for classroom teachers providing tier one instruction, from all-class instruction to targeted interventions. The Dean of Academics will also provide direct instruction in the classroom. 

Ideal candidates will be comfortable in a highly collaborative, professionally challenging environment. They will be experts in research-based curriculum and instruction practices and multi-tiered support systems in K-8 institutions. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Curricular Design and Implementation: with the assistance of the principal, review and edit curricular approaches school-wide and work with teams, from PLCs to committees, to monitor the effectiveness of curriculum and to redesign curricular approaches annually. Review and approve curricular adoptions at all levels, PK-8, and manage materials and textbooks ordering annually with Chief of Staff, Principal and wider team.
  • Instructional Leadership: with the assistance of the principal, review, design and implement instructional approaches throughout the school by collaborating with faculty and teacher-teams and direct teacher-observation and classroom walkthroughs. 
  • Academic Oversight: review assessment and student performance regularly and coordinate with leadership team communication around official reports, including report cards, progress monitoring, remediation and retention. 
  • Faculty Coaching: with the assistance of the principal, manage a caseload of teachers in need of coaching by providing observations, feedback and structured plans for improvement. 
  • Direct Reports:  MTSS Coordinator and resource teaching department; faculty observation & C&I coach for K-5 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Education, School Leadership or Administration.
  • 5+ years of work experience related to teaching in K-12 education, Special Education or Resource Teaching.
  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • NC Teaching, Special Education, or Administrator’s License (either holding a current license or with a clear path to licensure)
  • Advanced Degree in Education
  • Spanish Language Proficiency/ Multilingual Proficiency 

Position Start Date: 08/01/2024