Benefits: Highly Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, EASE, and Long Term Care; 30 Paid Vacation Days per Fiscal Year
The Montebello Unified School District is looking for a strong educational leader who has demonstrated a successful trajectory in a large public school district. A dynamic and innovative individual who will work effectively with all stakeholders and will maintain a commitment to partnerships among students, parents, personnel, and community. A proven leader who has the ability to maintain procedures and protocols in order to sustain a professional culture built upon collaboration and teamwork at all levels.
Under the general direction of the Superintendent of Schools, as a member of the Executive Cabinet, performs assigned managerial responsibilities, exercises delegated authority as assigned under Education Code, Federal Regulations, State of California laws, Administrative Code, and/or Board Policy/Administrative Regulations.
Leads Educational Services in the planning, development, implementation, delivery and evaluation of educational programs for all preschool/Head Start, Transitional Kindergarten (TK) – grade 12, and adult students. Provides leadership and supervision of preschool/Head Start, TK – 12, and adult education curriculum, instruction, and assessments, including support services; Federal/State Programs (Categorical Programs); Special Education; Professional learning opportunities.
Fosters continuous school improvement in academic content standards, teaching and learning, professional learning opportunities, parent engagement, governance and funding. Ensures compliance with policies, regulations, practices, and procedures.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Personnel in this job classification may perform any combination of the duties and responsibilities shown below. 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 with the Superintendent of Schools, Executive Cabinet members, school personnel, and advisory committees to regularly assess District vision and mission, monitor annual measurable outcomes, and revise actions/services outlined in the District’s Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).
Work with the Superintendent of Schools, Executive Cabinet members, school personnel, and advisory committees to identify instructional priorities and develop policies and practices that promote establishing and maintaining a high quality instructional program that meets the diverse needs of all students.
Develop a strategic approach and work with stakeholders to adopt, implement, monitor, and evaluate evidence-based programs that support meeting the appropriate grade level Common Core State Standards and other course of study standards.
Effectively use data to monitor student progress and achievement and make informed decisions as it pertains to budget, programs, and personnel.
Work cooperatively with district, school administrators, and appropriate personnel to manage and oversee state and federal budgets, programs, and staffing.
Analyze the District’s systems and structures to foster and continuously improve high quality teaching and learning with an emphasis on closing any achievement gaps that may exist.
Facilitation of and capacity building for District leaders to engage in frequent and regular data-based review of progress and subsequent implementation of warranted actions.
Promote the development and increasing support of parent involvement and community partnerships.
Work with district and school personnel to oversee the development of District and school plans i.e., LCAP, LCAP Addendum, Single Plan for School Achievement (SPSA), etc.
Ensure the timely and accurate completion of federal, state, and local mandated reporting and plan writing.
Coordinate and facilitate the District’s textbook adoption process for all grade-levels, to include library and technology resources.
Work with District and school personnel to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate school programs and summer school.
Provide leadership, supervision, and oversight to all areas within Educational Services including: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment; Categorical Programs; Early Childhood Education; and to provide support to school administrators as determined by the Superintendent of Schools or as necessary.
Clearly articulate and communicate District vision and mission, expectations, and priorities with personnel, parents, and community.
Collaborate with District and school personnel, advisory committees, businesses, and community organizations to seek donations, identify and write grants, and explore opportunities for additional funding.
Work collaboratively with other school district representatives to establish and maintain articulation efforts, professional networking and positive inter-district relationships from Transitional Kindergarten through Adult.
Provides leadership in school improvement processes, programs, and systems, including the development of accountability measures and high expectations and standards for quality teaching and learning.
Provides leadership in the implementation of a Common Core State Standards, standards-based curriculum, evidence-based programs, and in the development of professional learning opportunities District-wide and for individual schools.
Delivers periodic reports and presentations to the Governing Board, school personnel, and parents and community regarding curriculum, instruction and assessments; professional learning opportunities, and program evaluation.
Monitors coherence in student learning through continuous alignment of standards, assessment, accountability, and intervention practices.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The California Education Code with relation to Educational Services.
Federal, State and Board regulations, policies, and laws.
Common Core State Standards, Content Standards, Next Generation Science Standards.
Principles and practices of selection and adoption of District wide curriculum.
Successful evidence-based intervention models.
California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSEL).
California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP).
California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).
Current evidence-based practices for instructional and professional learning effectiveness.
Proficient use of data to inform decision making, program implementation, and monitoring student learning.
Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF); Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC); Federal/State Program (Categorical Programs); English Learners; Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID); Teacher Induction Program; Administrator Induction Program; Gifted and Talented Education (GATE); Career Technical Education (CTE); Bilingual Education; Professional Learning Communities (PLC).
Work effectively with personnel.
Communicate and implement the policies and regulations of the Board of Education.
Work effectively in a diverse ethnic learning community.
Possession of a valid California Administrative Services Credential.
Five years of successful administrative experience.
Successful teaching experience; Valid California teaching credential.
Successful Principal experience.
Successful Experience in a diverse ethnic learning community.
Doctorate or evidence of coursework leading to doctorate in education or related field.
English Learner (EL) Authorization.
At least three (3) years in an administrative district office position.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mobility: Must possess mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects such as would be needed to use a pen or a keyboard. Must possess sufficient mobility to operate a vehicle, to travel to school and community sites, and other meetings at a wide variety of locations. There is a frequent requirement to attend meetings and make presentations which may involve prolonged periods of sitting and standing.
Vision: Must possess vision (which may be corrected) to read small print and computer screens.
Speech/Hearing: Must possess hearing (which may be corrected) to use a telephone and to hear discussions and questions during public and school meetings. The individual is required to speak clearly and distinctly, to make lengthy oral presentations and to converse by telephone.
Mental/Emotional: The individual is required to establish effective relationships with a wide range of people, to give direction and to exercise tact, diplomacy, empathy, and firmness in sometimes highly emotional situations.
Other Conditions: The individual is required to use a personal vehicle to visit district and community sites, to attend periodic evening meetings and/or travel within and out of the county boundaries to attend meetings. The individual may be required to work for extended hours beyond a normal work day. This position is exempt from overtime compensation.
Application Procedures and Closing Date: All applicants shall apply online at www.edjoin.org by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018. All applications must include the following:
Letter of Introduction.
Resume providing biographical information about educational preparation, experience and achievements, community and special interests.
Three current (signed and within the last 12 months) letters of recommendation regarding the applicant's performance in his/her present position and previously held positions. One letter must be from an immediate supervisor.
Copy of transcript with Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree, or Doctorate posted. (Official transcripts will be required, if hired/or not on file)
Copy of a valid Administrative Credential authorizing service appropriate to the position for which application is being made.
Failure to include the above required documents will result in disqualification.
Applicants are advised that, should there be a significant number of persons applying for the position the paper screening process may include one or more of the desirable qualifications or the amount of experience in current or previous positions.