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Crescent City Schools 2023-2024 Director of Instruction in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Director of Instruction impacts students’ and teachers’ lives by:

  • Supporting (including training as necessary) school-based DCIs to do the following:

  • Lead data meetings with teachers

  • Use SchoolMint Grow to track observations

  • Lead coaching meetings

  • Lead summer and ongoing content-based professional development

  • Coaching leaders in the network to implement the No Nonsense Nurturer behavior management system

  • Supporting instructional leaders and data managers to implement interim testing in all four major subjects.

  • Coordinating with the Director of Data and Technology to support school-level data analysis

  • Designing and revising interim assessments in science and social studies 

  • Leading the network to implement MAP testing in K-1-2.

  • Leading the network to implement Dibels reading testing in K-8

  • Supporting instructional leaders to implement CLASS in PreK

  • Supporting principals and school-based leaders to ensure we choose and procure curriculum materials to support instruction 

  • Coordinating with the Chief Academic Officer and Chief of Schools to conduct yearly school reviews

  • Designing and implementing the Crescent City Schools Mentor Teacher training program to ensure that CCS certifies mentor teachers every school year.

  • Coordinating with outside curriculum vendors to secure resources for CCS schools.

  • Liaising with New Schools for New Orleans to ensure CCS accesses all resources available to support instruction

  • Liaising with the Louisiana Department of Education to support initiatives including but not limited to:

  • Super App

  • Accountability changes

  • Teacher Leader Summit

  • UIR/CIR work

  • Be an active member of the Schools team by meeting weekly to collaborate to ensure support is strategic and leads to the successful attainment of network and school-based goals.

  • Be an active member of the CMO central office team and be willing to jump into various roles in both the Central office and individual schools. 


Apply now if you:

  • Have 8+ years of experience in urban public education, with demonstrated academic success as both a teacher and an instructional leader.

  • Have the ability to implement feedback immediately and consistently

  • Have a deep understanding of Tier 1 curriculum implementation

  • Are flexible

  • Knowledge of the No Nonsense Nurturer model is a plus

  • Knowledge of the New Orleans educational landscape is a plus


Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

  • This is an in-person role.


About Crescent City Schools

Crescent City Schools is a nonprofit Charter Management Organization whose mission is to support and develop open-enrollment charter schools that raise student achievement and prepare students for college. Crescent City Schools currently operates three PreK-8th grade open-enrollment charter schools: Harriet Tubman and Dorothy Height Charter Schools on the West Bank, and Akili Academy in the Upper Ninth Ward. Our organization creates life-changing educational experiences for students and, through this work, transforms a city.


At Crescent City Schools, we believe in inspiring people. And we firmly believe our success is driven by dedicated and talented employees. Crescent City Schools is committed to attracting and retaining the best professionals in education with an array of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


Compensation is competitive and based on experience.

We offer a fantastic benefits package.​


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