Work Schedule/FLSA Status: Exempt, per contract agreement
Social Security Contribution: Ineligible
The Springfield, Missouri Public School District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Superintendent - Academics. The Springfield School District is Missouri’s largest public school district and has built a reputation of academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. About 25,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools, and a variety of alternative education and choice programs.
The Deputy Superintendent - Academics is responsible for supporting the execution of the district’s vision and direction for improving instructional quality for all students by developing engaging learning experiences for all students. Lead the aligned integration of the district’s curriculum and instruction, assessment, professional learning, and language and cultural services teams with the goal of developing powerful and engaging experiences for all students. Support schools by developing instructional programs designed to improve achievement and ensuring high quality instructional tools and systems are available to teachers and school leaders.
Education and Experience
Master’s degree in job-related area, required;
Doctorate degree in job-related area, preferred.
Five years’ of recent and relevant school leadership experience within a specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility is required, with proven experience leading effective teams, individuals, managing organizational change and initiating key innovations.
Background clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required
Certificates and Licenses
Educator Certification as required by the MO Department of Education, required.
Work Environment & Physical Requirements
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 35% walking, and 35% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Work environment is primarily inside, where the noise and temperature levels are moderate.
The work is light work which requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.
Must possess the physical ability to work primarily with fingers, perceive the nature of sounds, make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes, express or exchange ideas by the spoken word, substantial movements (motions) with the hands, wrists, and/or fingers, and discern letters or numbers at a given distance.
Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, grasping, hearing, manual dexterity, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, visual acuity and walking.
About The School District of Springfield R-12
The Springfield School District is Missouri’s largest public school district and has built a reputation of academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. About 25,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools and a variety of alternative education and choice programs.