Salary range $117,168 - $148,068 (8 Steps) Additional 2% stipend for a doctorate. A generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. These benefits can be valued at $24,876.
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880 South Lemon Ave Walnut CA 91789 For more information call 909-595-1261 Ext., 31359
Under direction of the superintendent or designee, serves as the education leader and chief administrator; oversees all operations of the school; ensures and coordinates all aspects of an effective instructional program that meets the needs of all learners; ensures and promotes a safe learning environment, ensures a positive school culture; plans, implements, and directs the operational procedures and processes of the site; plans, develops, and implements procedures for evaluating staff and programs; plans, develop, and conducts staff development and staff training programs and activities; plans, coordinates and ensures positive parent and community involvement; and performs related functions as directed.
Serve as the instructional leader, collaborating with staff to plan, design, and implement curriculum and instruction that meets the needs of each student; Ensure culturally relevant and responsive instruction
Assess educational and program offerings, and develop short term, mid-term, and long-range planning strategies for maintaining an optimal educational program
Ensure a culture that promotes effective teacher-driven collaboration focused on student learning, the use of data to drive instruction, teacher dialogue and shared practices/learning to improve classroom instruction, and student results
Supervise and ensure effective implementation of school counseling and guidance, attendance, special education, and other programs designed to ensure high levels of student learning
Implement and stay current with effective use of technology to enhance instruction and improve administrative and management functions
Observe, support, supervise, and evaluate the performance of certificated and classified staff
Create a positive, supportive and inclusive school culture of excellence that promotes teamwork and collaboration among teachers, staff, students and families
Maintain high visibility and physical presence in classrooms and throughout the campus
Ensure a proactive and progressive student discipline system that encourages positive behavior and provides opportunities for learning and remediation of behavior
Ensure high-quality implementation of schoolwide social-emotional learning strategies and programs
Design a master calendar of programs and activities that reflects the priorities of the school community and aligns with District and site goals and objectives
Plan, develop and implement budget planning and expenditure control procedures
Manage a comprehensive physical facility, identifying needs and recommending additions, modifications, and services
Demonstrate cultural competence and responsiveness in interactions, decision-making, communication, and processes; ensure
Establish and maintain procedures for the resolution of conflict in an effort to maintain a high level of staff morale
Engage in continuous learning through professional reflection, professional development opportunities, and active collaboration with colleagues
Communicate effectively with parents and encourage parent involvement
Facilitate collaborative partnerships with outside agencies, businesses, and stakeholders
Plan, develop, organize, and conduct staff development
May be responsible for the management, monitoring, auditing, and evaluating of specially funded programs
Plan, develop, and provide, as required, management reports pertaining to the educational climate and the functions and activities of the school facility
JOB REQUIREMENTS – QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge, Ability and/or Skills Required:
Best and current practices in middle school curriculum and instruction
Effective curriculum development strategies, instructional delivery systems, assessment, professional development, and program evaluation processes
Principles, techniques, strategies, goals, and objectives of public education at the elementary and secondary level
Implementation of highly-effective, results-based Professional Learning Communities
Equity, access, and inclusion practices as it relates to students, parents, staff, and other stakeholders
Use and application of technology and innovation, particularly in classroom instruction
Current legal mandates, policies, regulations, and operational procedures pertaining to student instruction and discipline
Procedures, methods, and trends of organization and management of an intermediate level school
Evaluation techniques for determining program activity and personnel effectiveness
Human relations and conflict resolution strategies and team-building principles and techniques.
Manage, lead, and direct the functions and activities of a middle school
Collaborate with faculty/staff in the improvement of instruction and curriculum, as well as in the decision making/goal setting processes
Demonstrate strong and effective organization and leadership skills
Lead and implement instructional change
Systematically analyze problems, determine alternative problem solutions, and make appropriate, timely, and effective decisions
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships
Engage regularly in collaboration and shared decision-making processes
Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills while ensuring high levels of accountability for self and staff
Successfully defuse difficult situations and navigate conflict through conflict mediation and other strategies while using tact, diplomacy, and good judgment
Meet demanding timelines and schedules
Analyze organizational problems, develop alternative solutions, and recommend and make sound and timely decisions
Create a positive school climate and culture of trust, which facilitates student achievement, high employee morale, and parent/community confidence
Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Communicate effectively in oral and written form
Understand and carry out oral and written directions with minimal accountability controls
Establish and maintain effective organizational, public, and community relationships
Continually reflect and seek feedback to improve practice and performance
Five years of successful teaching experience; two years of teaching experience at the middle school preferred
Equivalent to the completion of a Master of Arts or higher degree from an accredited college or university in educational administration, instructional technology, or a closely related field
Possession of a valid California Administrative Credential
A California Administrative Services Credential is Required
Additional Salary Information: Additional 2% stipend for doctorate. Walnut Valley USD has a generous benefit package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. These benefits can be valued at $24,876
About Walnut Valley Unified School District
Walnut Valley schools have been recognized by both the California State Department of Education and the United States Department of Education. Numerous sites are National Blue Ribbon, California Gold Ribbon, and California Distinguished Schools. These schools are high achieving and have risen to the challenge of educating every child.
The International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs at both comprehensive high schools provide students with a challenging academic experience that prepares them to be successful in college. Both programs have been acknowledged for their excellence on the state, federal, and international levels.
Two elementary schools offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program. This international curriculum teaches children to be global thinkers through creative thought and inquiry. Funding from a prestigious federal grant provides students with the opportunity to learn Spanish and become proficient bilingual speakers.
Walnut Valley serves a student population of approximately 14,600. The District takes pride in the fact that it develops awareness and appreciation for the cultural and ethnic diversity represen...ted on every campus. Walnut Valley students experience a rigorous academic program. Every student’s progress is monitored and a variety of interventions are offered to learners needing additional assistance. Through personal attention and concerted school team efforts, students are able to meet their post-secondary goals.
The District’s high academic ranking reflects its efforts to provide targeted instruction for students with special learning needs. Students are served by state and federal programs such as Special Education, Title I, and English Language Development. Instructional support centers such as the English Immersion Center (Mandarin and Korean) and the Reading Clinic provide intensive small group instruction.
Walnut Valley students have numerous opportunities to enrich their educational experience through a variety of clubs, athletic teams, and student government. Walnut Valley recognizes the importance of educating the whole child and therefore continues to offer fine arts and performing arts programs to elementary and secondary students.
Walnut Valley is proud of its highly qualified staff. The District recognizes that professional excellence requires teachers to be lifelong learners who continually seek to improve their skills. This includes expanding one’s repertoire of instructional strategies and becoming educational researchers who use data to better meet the learning needs of every student. A number of Walnut Valley teachers are National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certified.
Newly credentialed teachers receive support and training from an outstanding Teacher Induction Consortium. This state-approved program allows teachers to earn their Professional Clear Credential.