Kim Cura

Executive Director of Elementary Education

Job description snapshot:

  • Supervises 14 elementary schools with the exception of Innovation and IB Schools
  • Supervises ELL, Preschool, READ and Instructional Coach Teachers on Special Assignment (TOSA)
  • Oversees training, contracting and grant reporting for these schools
  • Responsible for resource adoptions, implementation, and progress monitoring
  • Facilitates the alignment of district assessments to district curriculum consistent with state standards
  • Building liaison for student, patron, and parent complaints
  • Data analysis and steering for school performance
  • Monitors curriculum alignment
  • Facilitates principal and assistant principal trainings

Summary of Functions

The Executive Director of Elementary Education is responsible for the overall student achievement and successful operations of Pueblo City School’s elementary schools and programs. Significant emphasis will be placed on supporting, coaching, and evaluating principals; including leading district-level professional development, facilitating job-embedded principal learning labs, and working collaboratively with other district instructional leaders. A strong knowledge of and experience with data-driven instructional practices, leading PLCs, observation/feedback processes, and instructional coaching is required. Must possess ability to accelerate student achievement in high needs school environments, and the skills necessary to build strong interpersonal skills in order to coach and develop other instructional leaders and communicate successfully with all school district stakeholders.