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Belton Independent School District
Job Description
Job Title: Director of Professional Learning 
FLSA Status: Exempt, 226 days
Reports to: Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning
Pay Grade: AD-107
Dept./School: Teaching and Learning 
Date Revised: 3/10/2024

Primary Purpose:
To develop, implement and support a comprehensive professional learning system for Belton ISD
that is designed in alignment with adult learning standards, to meet strategic priorities, addresses
identified needs, and fosters an ongoing culture of continuous improvement where each and every
employee feels valued, supported and challenged to grow.

  • Master’s degree in Education, Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, or related field
  • Texas Teaching Certificate
  • Principal Certification Preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience instructional leadership or similar field within a PK-12 setting
  • Proven experience in the development and implementation of professional learning
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Ability to inspire and lead change in alignment with district vision, values and beliefs
  • Ability to build and foster a culture of continuous improvement where employees feel valued, supported
  • and challenged to grow.
  • Ability to create and model a supportive learning environment.
  • Knowledge of theory and best practices in the areas of adult learning standards
  • Knowledge of best practices in the areas of organizational learning structures
  • Knowledge of best practices in instructional and learning design
  • Knowledge and able to model professional learning standards
  • Expertise in designing, facilitating, and evaluating professional development experiences.
  • Ability to own personal learning to inform, inspire and propel educational transformation.
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to listen actively
  • Ability to respond to effectively to questions and/or concerns
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively present information to a variety of audiences including but not limited to our
  • public groups, and/or the Board of Trustees
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to manage and resolve conflicts
  • Ability to implement policy and procedures
  • Ability to interpret and visualize data
  • Ability to manage budget and personnel
  • Must be able to use technology in effective, efficient, and innovative ways
  • Must be able to manage conflicts

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  1. Design and oversee a system-wide professional learning framework aligned with district vision, values, beliefs and goals.
  2. Conduct needs analyses to determine professional learning priorities that drive student success.
  3. Lead collaborative efforts on the design and implementation of a comprehensive Professional Learning Plan for all staff.
  4. Design systems to provide role-like learning and support systems including New Teacher and New to Profession Academies.
  5. Collaborate to design, develop and implement systems to nurture leadership pipelines for roles such as aspiring teacher, assistant principal, principal, curriculum leaders, etc.
  6. Develop, lead and manage a diverse range of professional learning options including but not limited to collaborative learning structures, workshops, learning cohorts, coaching, committees, learning labs, online, etc.
  7. Communicate the goals, plans and progress district professional learning
  8. Coordinate with district departments to support development of professional learning plans.
  9. Develop and sustain a comprehensive communication plan to ensure system knowledge available professional learning experiences to school and district staff.
  10. Establish systems for tracking professional learning in alignment to goals and measuring its impact.
  11. Participate in the development of the district school calendar to ensure adequate professional learning time.
  12. Keeps abreast of innovative professional development techniques to provide the district with the highest quality of professional development activities.
  13. Identify and curate high-quality professional learning resources.
  14. Build partnerships to expand professional learning opportunities.
  15. Manage professional learning budget.
  16. Establish strong working relationships with school and district staff.
  17. Ensure compliance with federal and state mandates, local policy and regulation.
  18. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • May supervise professional learning staff
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
  • Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
  • Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting
  • Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse
  • Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds)
  • Environment: Frequent district wide travel; occasional statewide travel
  • Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Revised: March 2024
Prepared By: Belton ISD Human Resources Department