POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: WORKING TITLE: SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: LOCATION: PAY GRADE: FLSA STATUS: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES:
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AREA SUPERINTENDENT Area Superintendent Office of Academic Advancement Crossroads I, Cary, NC Contract as established by Superintendent/Board of Education Exempt Deputy Superintendent for Academic Advancement Directly: Principals of assigned schools; Secretary. Indirectly: Assistant principals, instructional staff and support staff of assigned schools. Monday – Friday, Evening and weekend requirements Regular Business Hours (Minimum five day, forty hour work week) 12
POSITION PURPOSE: Accountable for school effectiveness and performance of assigned schools. Acts as the instructional leader, operational manager, and administrative advocate for schools in an assigned area. Provides direction and accountability for principals and school-based staff by monitoring, assessing, and evaluating school effectiveness to ensure that a high-quality instructional program is provided for all students and district desired results are achieved in an efficient and effective manner. Promotes increased partnership and collaboration among school staff, parents, businesses, other community stakeholders and School Board members in the areas of student achievement, quality of learning environment, and the resolution of difficult issues. Works closely with other members of the executive staff to develop, plan and implement policies and programs that insure high academic success for all students. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public school administration, including Federal and State public school laws and the policies and regulations of the Wake County Board of Education; Comprehensive knowledge of school operations, including site-based budgeting; Knowledge of research and current trends in public school education; Exceptional conceptual, analytical, organizational, and management skills; Extensive knowledge of data analysis and statistical control techniques useful in assessing and improving program quality and effectiveness; Ability to provide effective leadership for a large and diverse staff; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, school administrators, teachers, support staff, outside advocacy groups, and other community members, with an expertise in consensus building. EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in educational administration, supervision, or curriculum development; Eight years of successful experience as a principal at two different schools; Demonstrated success working with high needs populations; Demonstrated success in planning for and implementing systems that establish, track and evaluate achievement of desired outcomes. Includes experience with quantitative and qualitative data use; Commitment to educational excellence and continuous improvement demonstrated through the development and implementation of successful K-12 instructional programs and exercised in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.
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POSITION DESCRIPTION CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Hold or be eligible for North Carolina Professional Educator's License for Superintendent, Principal, or Curriculum Instructional Specialist. Must hold and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license according to the State of North Carolina requirements.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree in educational administration, supervision, or curriculum development. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBIL