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Curriculum Specialist

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Greeley, CO


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Feb 13, 2023

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Poudre Learning Center (PLC) Curriculum Specialist

Classification: A/P/T Exempt

Date Posted: September 2, 2022

Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: A/P/T Range 8 ($61,751-$90,720) Negotiable based on experience

Contract Length/ Days: (2022-2023/ 260)

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit-eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date). To learn more about our benefits, please see our Benefits Overview.

Paid Leave:  Depending on your position, the District offers a variety of leave options, including sick leave, discretionary leave, vacation and paid holidays. More information about leave options available to A/P/T employees can be found in the Board of Education Policy Manual.

Reports to: Poudre Learning Center Director

Deadline for application: Until-Filled

   Colorado Teaching Licensure
   Three years of successful teaching experience
   Extensive knowledge of NGSS/Colorado Academic Standards

   Master’s degree in education or related field
   Bilingual skills in Spanish/English

Job Objective:
The PLC Curriculum Specialist is responsible for providing high-quality, standards-based educational programming for K-12 students. Position objectives include: developing, maintaining, implementing, and evaluating K-12 Field Experiences; maintaining, strengthening, and expanding district and school partnerships; recruiting, training, and supervising a team of volunteer educators; and ensuring that the Poudre Learning Center is at the forefront of environmental education in the State of Colorado.

Essential Functions:

  • Designs inquiry and phenomena-based curriculum that aligns with Colorado Academic Standards
  • Works with building principals and teams to develop and implement relevant, standards-based programming
  • Organizes, updates, and maintains curriculum and materials for PLC Field Experiences
  • Manages all PLC Field Experience requests and communication with partner schools
  • Creates schedules and science notebooks for each school’s Field Experience and sends to teachers prior to program
  • Organizes and facilitates all PLC Field Experiences
  • Greets school groups and provides orientation for students, teachers, and volunteers
  • Completes curriculum and programmatic evaluations of all PLC K-12 Programming
  • Leads and coordinates volunteer recruitment, training, and performance.
  • Provides professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers
  • Supports District 6 Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Coordinators in onboarding teachers
  • Provides data and supplemental information for grant applications as needed
  • Supports PLC Director in communication, social media campaigns, and outreach
  • Engages in team, building, and district outreach, communication, and marketing
  • Studies and evaluates new instructional techniques for possible use at the PLC and by classroom teachers
  • Develops and implements plans for curriculum revisions and instructional materials adoptions in conjunction with District 6
  • Stays current in curricular and pedagogical trends through professional readings, seminars, workshops, and conventions
  • Coordinates volunteer recognition and celebration efforts
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Other Duties:
Knowledge, Skills, and Mental Ability

  • Knowledge of Colorado and district content standards.
  • Knowledge and skills sufficient to perform all duties of the position.
  • Prefers leadership situations relating to meeting the social, emotional, psychological and academic needs of students.
  • Prefers a work environment where flexibility, ability to deal with conflict, a high tolerance for stress, an ability to quickly internalize information and make informed decisions, and long hours are a part of the assignment

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Work Environment/ Physical Demands:
Ability to sit for long periods of time, ability to work in an outdoor setting in all weather conditions, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds

Travel: Travel may be required

Additional Qualifications:
Excellent writing and public speaking skills; outstanding organizational and planning abilities; strong ability to work effectively with individuals and groups; knowledgeable in the area of science content, instructional methods, and theory; desire to serve as a team player; ability to facilitate groups; problem-solving and conflict resolution skills; strong leadership skills.

Thank you for your interest in working for Greeley-Evans School District 6. Please contact our Human Resource Office at 970-348-6074 with any questions. 

EEO/AAP Statement

Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Complaint procedures have been established for current employees, prospective employees, and applicants for employment. The name of the responsible employee who has been identified as the Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for the District is as follows:

Dr. Insoon Olson, Title IX Coordinator & Compliance Officer
1025 Ninth Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-348-6104
Email address:

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