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Director of Teaching and Learning

Molalla River School District

Molalla River School District is actively seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning.
The successful candidate will possess the following leadership qualities:
• Committed to the pursuit of excellence: Demonstrates a willingness to speak honestly, listen openly, and lead purposefully as a department leader and supervisor.
• Committed to providing innovation and leadership towards reaching extraordinary results in a comprehensive educational environment.
• Engaging change agent striving for exceptional results in staff and student performance.
• Personal and professional honesty and integrity with strong ethical and moral standards.
• Visible in the schools, active in the community, and a respected contributor to the county’s larger educational community.
• Strong interpersonal skills – a team builder and a team player.
• Foster growth in others to help them achieve and succeed at high levels.
• Innovative and creative problem-solving abilities, engaging others in decision-making, and willing to assume responsibility for decisions.
• Strong supporter of all staff and students.
• Self-motivation, a strong work ethic and a high degree of professionalism.

The most competitive candidates will have demonstrated successful experience in the following:
• District office leadership/administration or successful building level administrative leadership experience.
• Leading in a racially, culturally, linguistically and economically diverse community.
• Inspiring, leading and managing change that results in staff engagement, increased student achievement, and community engagement.
• Leveraging professional trust and respect to develop strong curriculum and instruction practices through collaborative decision-making and authentic teamwork.
• Using effective communication skills to listen, learn, and lead.
• A demonstrated history of developing and maintaining trusting relationships with staff, parents and families, students and district stakeholders.

This position is open until filled / Screening of applications will begin October 2, 2023.

Required Application Materials:
Candidates should upload the following documents to complete their Recruit and Hire application prior to submission:
• Letter setting forth personal qualifications, experiences and reasons for interest in this position
• Current Resume
• A minimum of three letters of recommendation with at least one from the most recent direct supervisor
• Statement of Educational Philosophy
• Statement of Leadership Style
For the complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit the Employment Opportunities page on Molalla River School District’s website at