Verona Area School District has a high school associate principal opening, effective August 1, 2017. Verona Area High School (VAHS) is grades 9-12 with a projected enrollment of 1,580 students. The near 1,600 students at Verona Area High School come from diverse economic, cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds. VAHS has 23% of its students receiving free / reduced lunches, 25% of the students are students of color, 6% are English Language Learners and 7.1% receive special education services.
We’re looking for an associate principal to join a progressive school district that is committed to ensuring the success of every single student. As associate principal, you’ll facilitate student learning; oversee student discipline and attendance; select, develop and evaluate staff; assist with the development and implementation of curriculum; coordinate decision making processes in the building; administer school programs and facilities; oversight of Departments; participate in meetings, committees and events; foster and encourage innovation and entrepreneurship; and other duties as assigned. Some evening and supervision time is required. Salary, Benefits, Length of Contract: This position works a 220 day (10 month) contract with starting compensation of $92,248- $104,626 per year, depending on qualifications and experience. We also offer an exceptional benefits package and the opportunity to make a difference for kids.
How to Apply: Apply online at www.verona.k12.wi.us by completing the WECAN application and attaching a resume, cover letter and three (3) letters of recommendation.
Contact Administrator: Pamela Hammen – Principal, 608-845-4410 or at email@example.com Deadline: Open until filled with first review on or around July 25, 2017.
An Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer – Minorities are Strongly Encouraged to Apply
Requirements: Successful candidates must have, or be eligible for, a valid Wisconsin administrative license. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate skills in the following areas: •Collaboration •Relationship building with students, staff, parents and community •Communication •Significant knowledge of and experience with high school learner •Curriculum and instruction for high school students •Technology (administrative and instructional use) •Use of data to drive decision / practice / policy making •Problem finding and solving •Flexible, creative and collaborative
The best qualified candidates will have a portfolio of evidence showing their leadership has reduced / eliminated achievement gaps, elevated the learning and achievement of all students and put in place practices / school policies that ensure equity of opportunity for all students. Preference will also be given to candidates with significant high school associate principal and teaching experience, along with prior experience as an administrator / teacher of / bilingual students. Bi-lingual (Spanish) language skills are a plus.
EVERY Student MUST be Successful!
Click here to view the district's Equity Framework sharing the action items below:
•Equity: We will act to eliminate gaps and barriers between our mission and the policies, practices, and structures that may perpetuate systemic inequities. In addition, we seek to remove the predictability of success and failure that cu...rrently correlates with any social or cultural factor.
•Excellence: We will ensure all students have access to rigorous content at or above grade level.
•Engagement and Expectations: We will develop knowledge, attitudes, skills and practices to create learning environments and opportunities that expect and support high achievement for all students.
•Empowerment: We will create sustainable partnerships in supporting academic achievement for all students.
•Every student in VASD has a personalized learning plan that provides a path to discovery and achievement and that plan is reviewed and changed at least annually based on the student’s needs.
•Every student’s parent, guardian or advocate participates directly in the design, implementation, and outcomes of that student’s personalized learning plan.
•Every student meets or exceeds the goals of his or her personalized learning plan every school year.
•Every VAHS student graduates.
•Every VAHS graduate achieves their choice of college and career path, as detailed in their personalized learning plan.