Ensures that the Independent Study High School curriculum meets all academic, accreditation, teaching standards, and best practices. Positions the high school as a leader in curriculum and instruction by integrating future trends in instructional design into the high school's online and distance pedagogy. Builds partnerships both internal to the University and more broadly in the field. Supervises the high school curriculum team, and coordinates educational technology training for teachers and others in the program.
Bachelor's degree in education, curriculum and instruction, or a related field plus three years successful work experience in an educational setting that includes curriculum development, instructional design, educational technology, or distance education required. Experience must include successful supervision and project management. Must have a strong, broad-based knowledge of the trends in secondary teaching, distance education, educational technologies, and/or instructional design. Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication, and in the use of the English language is essential. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive working and partnership relationships is necessary. Demonstrated ability to use data to inform decisions on instructional design, training, and course development is required.
Master's degree in education, curriculum and instruction, or a related field preferred. Additional years of successful work experience that includes one or more of the following: strategic planning, implementing accreditation and assessment initiatives, or designing professional development activities desired.
University of Nebraska - 2 years ago