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2017-2018 Administrative Opportunities

JOB TITLE:      Assistant Superintendent
REPORTS TO:  Superintendent

JOB SUMMARY:
The assistant superintendent is responsible for assisting the superintendent in supervising schools, implementing innovative practices and establishing  and expanding effective school partnerships.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to identifying and implementing transformational systemic district practices, supervising secondary principals, facilitating staff development for leaders and support staff and supervising student services.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists the superintendent with identifying research and best practices in urban educational leadership and implement innovative practices in urban education.
  • Serves as the district spokesperson as needed for public relations events.
  • Collaborates with the superintendent on district instructional and community relations matters.
  • Leads innovative practices for urban education and acts as the superintendent’s designee at educational conferences, superintendent’s meetings, legislative sessions, and at public relations events when necessary.
  • Oversees implementation of effective school and home partnerships with social workers, district discipline hearing officers, and with safety and security.
  • Collaborates with building administration to provide effective professional development.
  • Assists the superintendent in implementing the district’s leadership academy and acts as a liaison between the district and urban leadership training programs.
  • Monitors secondary accreditation points and assists superintendent in ensuring targeted MSIP 5 points are obtained at each secondary school.
  • Oversees effective implementation of college and career readiness programs and initiatives by building administration and assists the superintendent with ensuring 100% of the students gain acceptance to a post-secondary school.
  • Assists the superintendent with expanding the ongoing social justice and character education training  and act as a liaison for partners with equity and justice staff development.
  • Assists the superintendent in monitoring the graduate follow-up and graduate cohort data.
  • Lead and expand community partnerships and programs.
  • Assist the superintendent in addressing secondary parent concerns that are presented to district senior level administrators.
  • Assists with evaluating secondary principals and support staff.
  • Assists the superintendent with the Friends of Jennings Foundation Board initiatives and communication to the community.
  • Monitors secondary school compliance with district policies, federal programs and state requirements.
  • Assists the superintendent with collaborative partnerships that enhance secondary programs and expand the college and career pathway.
  • Monitors secondary safety procedures and implements effective staff development and safety measures.
  • Supervises and evaluates student and support services staff.
  • Assists with supervising human resources staff and personnel initiatives.
  • Assists the superintendent with evaluating secondary programs and implementing initiatives that improve academic achievement.
  • Collaborates with building administration to provide effective community partnerships and programs.
  • Assists the superintendent with expansion of College Prep Academy and collaborates with administration on related initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to create state and federal reports and produce academic guides.
  • Ability to effectively evaluate staff and apply personnel policies.
  • Knowledge of school and human resources law.
  • Ability to effectively use technology to monitor data and present information.
  • Ability to interpret and apply school, state and federal laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of secondary curricular issues, secondary character education programs and current effective secondary practices. 
  • Ability to be flexible, work independently and make effective decisions.

EDUCATION PREPARATION (Formal and Informal):

  • Master’s degree in education.
  • Doctorate degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years as a senior level administrator or comparable experience.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Twelve-month employee, administrator contract.
  • Eligible for sick and vacation days upon hire as set by Jennings School District board policy.

Interested applicants should forward their resume, references and transcripts to the Director of Personnel at alexanders@jenningsk12.org for immediate consideration. 

 

 

JOB TITLE: Middle School/Junior High Principal
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Organize and administer the school in conformity with the policies of the Board of Education and administrative guidelines of the Superintendent of Schools.
  • Provide leadership in reforming the total educational program of the school.  Work closely with individual teachers, as well as groups of teachers.  Make classroom observations, create an atmosphere conducive to learning, and make effective utilization of resources available.  Establish conditions that will promote effective learning for both students and teachers.
  • Provide leadership to the staff in determining objectives and identify school needs as the basis for developing long-and short range plans for the school to which assigned.
  • Establish an effective school administrative organization with clear lines of responsibility and with the necessary delegation of authority.
  • Identify, provide, assign, and coordinate in-service growth opportunities for teaching personnel within the school.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of all assigned personnel, recommend appropriate action in cases of substandard performances, and identify and encourage individual teachers with leadership potential.
  • Oversee the assignment of all pupils in such a way as to encourage their optimum growth.
  • Make periodic appraisals of pupil progress.
  • Develop school plans and organizational procedures for the health, safety, discipline and conduct of pupils as established in district procedures.
  • Plan, coordinate, and evaluate the total program of pupil services, including guidance and counseling.
  • Plan, supervise, and direct the business operation of the school in accordance with district policies and procedures.
  • Make plans for the most effective use of curriculum materials, instructional supplies, equipment, building facilities, and school grounds.
  • Carry out a program of community relations as a means of interpreting and furthering the school program through PTO and other community organizations; and interpret the community and its expectations to the staff and the student body.
  • Serve as a district officer in communication between central administration and teachers and classified employees in the schools, and interpret and implement district policies in the school.
  • Plan, coordinate, and review the work of resource teachers and curriculum consultants assigned to assist teachers in the instructional program
  • Carry on human relations program in order to maintain high morale among the school staff, parents, and students.
  • Hold fire drills, the object of which is the orderly and expeditious removal of students from the building.
  • Hold regular tornado drills as a part of an established plan to react to a tornado watch or a tornado warning.
  • See that the building is kept free from accumulations of waste paper and other refuse matter that might constitute a fire hazard.
  • Make regular reports to the office of the Superintendent as required or requested.
  • Give an accurate accounting of all monies handled in connection with school activities.
  • Provide for building and equipment security and the safety of all personnel within the building.
  • Develop plans to encourage regular attendance with teachers and students.
  • Assigns new instructional personnel in the school.
  • Plan, supervise, and evaluate experimental programs which may be pertinent to the specific school.
  • Plan and coordinate volunteer programs where beneficial to the school.
  • Publish announcements and coordinate all school activities.
  • Accept requests and grant approval to school and community organizations in respect to building use
  • Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal, including presentations. 
  • Ability to perform and prepare statistical analyses and graphics

EDUCATION PREPARATION:  (Formal/Informal)

  • Master’s Degree in Education, with Administrative endorsement; a doctorate in education is preferred
  • Requires the use of critical thinking, ability to handle a variety of abstract variables, statistical knowledge and technique usage
  • Minimum of five years of classroom instruction at the secondary level.
  • Minimum of three years of administrative or supervisory experience, in a urban setting preferred

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • 12 month employee, annual Certified Administrators contract
  • Eligible for sick and vacation days upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy.

Interested applicants should forward their resume, references and transcripts to the Director of Personnel at alexanders@jenningsk12.org for immediate consideration. 

 

 

JOB TITLE:         Assistant Principal/Dean of students

REPORTS TO:     Building principal.

JOB SUMMARY:

The assistant principal/dean of students is responsible for assisting the principal in the overall development of school culture that is conducive to teaching and learning.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to teacher supervision, professional learning communities, supervising student discipline and after school programs and implementing character education programs. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide leadership in reforming the total educational program of the school.  Work closely with individual teachers, as well as groups of teachers.  Make classroom observations, create an atmosphere conducive to learning, and make effective utilization of resources available.  Establish conditions that will promote effective learning for both students and teachers.
  • Provide leadership to the staff in determining objectives and identify school needs as the basis for developing long-and short range plans for the school to which assigned.
  • Identify, provide, assign, and coordinate in-service growth opportunities for teaching personnel within the school.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of all assigned personnel, recommend appropriate action in cases of substandard performances, and identify and encourage individual teachers with leadership potential.
  • Implements effective student discipline procedures, maintains correspondence, documentation and record keeping related to discipline.
  • Collaborates with building administration to refine a behavior management system that positively impacts student behavior in the school.
  •  Communicates effectively with educational community, parents and supplemental agencies as necessary.
  • Fosters an environment for staff and students conducive to learning.
  • Works collaboratively with the student services and counselors to support students, create opportunities and coordinate events.
  • Supervises and implement school-wide programs that increase student achievement and reduces disciplinary referrals.
  • Supervises in-school suspension staff and hall monitors, and implements the student code of conduct policies.
  • Assists with supervision of summer school programs and Saturday school.
  • Supports the principal in developing and implementing effective school-wide safety measures.
  • Assists with supervision of extracurricular and after school programs.
  • Assists with academic data collection, data analysis, classroom observations and implementation of academic initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively use technology to monitor data and present information.
  • Ability to interpret school, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution programs and ability to implement programs with administrators, parents, teachers and community stakeholders.
  • Ability to be flexible, work independently and make effective decisions.

 EDUCATION PREPARATION (Formal and Informal): 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education.
  • Master’s degree preferred with administrative endorsement.
  • Minimum of five years in education.

 TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Twelve-month employee, administrator contract.
  • Eligible for sick and vacation days upon hire as set by Jennings School District board policy.

 FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

Interested applicants should forward their resume, references and transcripts to the Director of Personnel at alexanders@jenningsk12.org for immediate consideration. 

 

 


Join Our Team


Jennings School District is Recruiting High Performing, Creative Teachers Committed to Urban Education!

 

Jennings School District is always recruiting high performing, creative individuals to join our exceptional team of educators.  Ongoing recruitment is occurring for all certified and support staff positions.

 

Interventionist

Elementary Teachers

Secondary ELA Teachers

Secondary Math Teachers  

School Nurse

Paid Alumni Internship

School Crossing Guards

Substitute Custodians

Substitute Nurse

Substitute Teachers

 

 

 

*Interested candidates can download an application by clicking HERE and forward to:

Jennings School District

Attn: Personnel Services

     2559 Dorwood Drive, Jennings, MO 63136    

 

 


Coaching Opportunities

Jennings Senior High

Assistant Track Coach

 

For immediate consideration, please forward your letter of interest or resume to Personnel Services at alexanders@jenningsk12.org or Mr. Ryan Wallace, Athletic and Activities Director at wallacer@jenningsk12.org


 

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