Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Digital Learning

Stronger Consulting - Chicago, Illinois - Full time

Reporting the Chief of Teaching & Learning, the Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Digital Learning (CIDL) is a leadership role within the Office of Teaching and Learning. The ideal candidate is a highly-effective, organized and flexible leader and digital innovator. 

The Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Digital Learning will leverage their experience and expertise in the areas of digital curriculum design, technology integration, change management and district-level strategic planning to facilitate the implementation of the district’s Curriculum Equity Initiative (CEI).

The Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Digital Learning is accountable for the following responsibilities:

- Serve as CPS’ expert in instructional technology and digital curriculum design/implementation.

- Oversee the development of CPS’ custom, digital, PreK-12 curriculum, including teacher, student, and parent user experiences (UX).

- Set the vision and strategy for the CEI and oversee the effective, district-wide implementation of the curriculum.- Serve as the face and voice of the CEI, internally and externally - promoting the work, forging partnerships and securing funding, as needed.

- Oversee the CIDL Department - effectively coaching, engaging and motivating team members who are responsible for the production, implementation, management, and evaluation of the curriculum.

- In collaboration with external partners, plan and direct an evaluation program for the curriculum and associated implementation effort.

- Initiate and maintain a high-performing network of thought partners to support the continuous improvement of the CEI.

- Work with senior leadership to affect the change required at all levels of the organization to drive utilization of student-centered, digital curriculum.

- Model the routine, intentional and effective use of technology in daily work, including communications, organization and management tasks.

- Keep abreast of the industry trends and best practices in digital curriculum and instructional/ educational technology.

- Establish a succession planning and development model for CIDL that empowers all team members and drives continuous improvement and increased utilization of the product (curriculum).

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District / Charter Chief Information Officer

Experience Level

Senior Level

Stronger Consulting

Chicago Public Schools serves over 350,000 students in 600+ schools. CPS has set ambitious goals to ensure that every student, in every school and every neighborhood, has access to a world-class learning experience that prepares each for success in college, career and civic life.

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