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Smithtown CSD

Director of Social Studies K-12 #CP1332

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An anticipated vacancy exists for a Director for Social Studies K-12.


  • NYS School District Administration (SDL or SDA) certification and Social Studies Teacher (7-12).
  • Knowledgeable in the area of current trends and practices in both Social Studies education and the K-12 New York State Social Studies Learning Standards, including the New York State K-12 Social Studies Framework.
  • Demonstrated experience providing a full range of effective Social Studies education services at the elementary and secondary level.
  • Knowledge/experience implementing district-wide Social Studies programs.
  • Five or more years of successful experience as a teacher of Social Studies.
  • Experience with staff supervision and knowledge of APPR regulations.
  • A child-centered philosophy, with proven ability as a rigorous academic leader, innovative planner and effective communicator.
  • Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Evidence of having participated in education improvement work within a school building and/or in a district basis within the last two years.
  • Experience in the development and evaluation of curriculum.
  • Experience with scheduling at the secondary level.


  • Supervision of the K-12 Social Studies program.
  • Provide professional development for data-informed instruction, NYS Standards, curriculum, etc.
  • Assist with the administration and supervision of instructional programs and activities with building administrators including observations, staffing, curriculum planning, etc.
  • Other activities as assigned by the Executive Director of Curriculum.


TITLE:                                    Director of Social Studies

EFFECTIVE:                          July 1, 2020

APPLY BY:                             May 12, 2020


Applications for the above position are to be made by submitting a cover letter including the posting number, two professional references and a resume on OLAS.  Candidates who do not meet all the above qualifications with the exception of the certification requirement but feel otherwise qualified are invited to apply.