Supervise and manage school programs; alternative secondary programs, adult education programs; Career and Technical Education; the educational and vocational curriculum alignment throughout the district and with higher educational institutions; and other duties as assigned. Coordinate the educational programs of the District with the Deputy Superintendent and the staff, and perform related duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Work independently under direction of the Deputy Superintendent and/or the Superintendent. Exercise management responsibilities over K-12 school principals, alternative secondary principals, school for adults; Director of Career and Technical Education; Mentor, supervise, evaluate, coach, direct, and assist Director(s), principals, and assistant principals and assigned administrative staff in the development of specific plans to meet identified school targets; assist in determining and acquiring support services.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES– (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below (E). This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but are intended to accurately reflect the principle job elements.)
Work closely with and coordinate with the Deputy Superintendent on all K-12 curriculum matters, initiatives, and other programs. E
Work closely with and coordinate with Deputy Superintendent and the Assistant Superintendent of Student Support Services to ensure a cohesive and structured approach.
Mentor, supervise, evaluate, coach, direct, and assist Director(s) of K-12 Education, principals, and assistant principals and assigned administrative staff in the development of specific plans to meet identified school targets; assist in determining and acquiring support services. E
Hold Directors, principals and assistant principals, and teachers accountable for increasing student achievement; hold all assigned employees accountable for working collaboratively within and between all departments and school sites. E
Regularly visit schools under his/her supervision and other appropriate program sites to observe programs in operation and assist principals and other administrators to serve most effectively as leaders; empower school sites to make decisions that directly serve their students’ needs. E
Assist in the development of system-wide educational goals and recommend changes and improvements in the K-12 and adult instructional programs. E
Plan, direct, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the assigned instructional programs in the district. E
Provide leadership in the study, development, implementation and evaluation of K-12 and adult instruction. E
Supervise and direct the implementation and evaluation of K-12 and school curriculum with the assistance of the Deputy Superintendent. E
Assist in the development of school budgets and ensure that budgeted funds are used within the appropriate district, state and federal guidelines. E
Coordinate with business services all matters relating to budget development, implementation and control.
Work directly with the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources in the selection and assignment of school principals, assistant principals and instructional personnel to ensure that staffing allocations, recruitment transfers, and disciplinary action are achieved in a fair and professional manner. E
Assist principals with interpreting and understanding federal, state, and district laws, policies and guidelines regarding the California educational system.
Develop and monitor district graduation requirements.
Serve on various committees, including district-negotiating teams, as requested by the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.
Manage and monitor requests for inter-district agreements.
Manage and direct the planning and implementing in-service training for K-12 school administrators and instructional personnel, based on analysis of student evaluation data. E
Act as a primary liaison with parent and community based organizations connected with the schools under his/her control. E
Manage and coordinate the preparation of handbooks, publications and communications for parents and the general public on policies, procedures and educational programs of the District. E
Prepare oral and written reports relative to instructional programs and manage the preparation of reports by the Directors. E
Engage in specific studies as directed by the Deputy Superintendent and/ or the Superintendent.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Laws, rules, regulations and judicial decisions affecting the provisions of services in all education support program areas
Principles of governmental budgeting and expenditure control
Public information principles and techniques
Principles of supervision, training and program administration
Principles of research and evaluation design
Principles and practices of secondary education administration
Employer/employee relations and collective bargaining agreements
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to learn, model, evaluate and customize any new curriculum initiatives
Plan, organize, develop and coordinate the activities of a broad range of educational support programs
Analyze program activities and implement procedures which will improve the provision of services
Ensure that the educational support programs and activities are carried out in compliance with state and federal requirements
Serve as a primary liaison with a variety of community and governmental organizations
Conduct a comprehensive public relations program
Provide effective management, training and career development for assigned staff
Prepare oral and written reports
Make effective public presentation of program information
Physical capability sufficient to perform job tasks
Apply research and evaluation findings in the development of student programs and staff development
Education and Experience:
Master of Arts or advanced degree from an accredited college or university
Three (3) years of teaching or related experience
Five (5) years of experience in an administrative capacity having demonstrated success in performing increasingly responsible management functions in educational administration
Experience as an elementary or secondary school principal is preferred
Doctorate Preferred in Educational Leadership K-12
License or Certificates:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license
Must possess teaching credential and the appropriate administrative and/or supervisory credential
First Aid and CPR certificates must be obtained within sixty (60) days from date of hire
Employees in this position must have/be able to:
See to view a computer monitor and read a variety of materials
See, hear and speak with/without assistive devices sufficient to communicate effectively with others
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
Bend at the waist
Lift and/or carry up to 25 lbs. at waist height for short distances
Push/pull up to 40 lbs. for short distances
Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Range 62, $136,195 - $165,544
12-Month Work Year
Sent to Personnel Subcommittee 07/29/13
Board Approved: 8-13-2013
About Stockton Unified School District
Stockton Unified School District currently operates 54 schools, we have 40,000 students and we employ over 4,000 employees, our benefits package includes dental, vision, and chiropractic.