App Academy · Mar 14th 2020
The Director of Curriculum is a strategic and hands-on leader who is primarily accountable for the results of a high-functioning instructional team. The Director will work with groups across App Academy to ensure the highest-quality and delivery of content to our growing student body. The Director is charged with leading the efforts to implement and measure all systems needed to maintain a stable capacity of content creators.
Coordinate with the VP of Academics to minimize cost of content creation and source appropriate contractors to augment full-time capacity
Establish and enforce content standards, and provide direct feedback to all content creators with respect to the standards and the content
Identify, develop, execute, and evolve the professional development programs for content creators
Work with the Director of Instruction to garner implementation and evaluation feedback
Work with the Director of Software Engineering as the primary stakeholder for the curriculum group
Work with the Director of Enterprise Instruction to coordinate curriculum development for enterprise clients
Experience & Qualifications
Three years of of professional software development experience
Demonstrable above average written and presentation skills
Nice to Haves
Three years of teaching adult learners
At least one of the following: three years of experience teaching or a M.Ed.
At least one of each of the following: five years of software development experience or an M.S. in Computer Science
Take responsibility for student success:. Everyone works together to enable student success.
Follow the numbers. Decisions should be backed by data.
Embrace a growth mindset. View challenges and failures as opportunities to improve.
Start with why. See the big picture and question the status quo. If there’s a better way of doing things we should investigate it.
Create an inclusive environment. We work together to promote empathy and respect amongst all students and staff.
Build with urgency. Build like careers depend on it.
Flexible paid time off
Employer-sponsored health insurance plans with 100% support for premiums
Generous paid family leave program
The opportunity to work with driven and talented colleagues committed to lifelong learning
App Academy is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We believe strongly that technology companies benefit from diversity and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.