ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT Secondary Education Services 2020-2021 School Year
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent provides leadership in developing, achieving and maintaining the best possible educational programs and services by serving as an executive member of the superintendent’s cabinet and by providing leadership and assuming management responsibility with the development, selection, implementation, evaluation and continual refinement of the District’s Grade 7-12 academic program, curricula and assessment system in order to accelerate and enhance student learning for all students to be college and career ready.
Assist and support the Superintendent in directing the administration and coordination of the district’s secondary educational programs and initiatives.
Collaborate with the Assistant Superintendent, Elementary Education Services to create and maintain vertical articulated educational program and maximize use of resources to increase achievement.
Lead the creation and implementation of inclusive environments, CCSS, standards-based grading and other data driven decision making.
Administers, coordinates and evaluates the overall program, staff and operation of the secondary schools of the district, including instruction, co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
Provide direction and accountability for principals and site administration by monitoring, assessing and evaluation school effectiveness to ensure high quality instructional program are provided for all and learning is maximized.
Lead, coach and support principals in goal setting, planning, evidence collection and the development of school improvement plans to assist school leaders in meeting their school and professional goals focused on student achievement targets.
Evaluate principal performance in terms of school’s productivity in achieving the District’s priorities, with a focus on increasing achievement and learning.
Support and hold building administrators accountable to build teacher capacity that promote learning environments that establish and maintain conditions that are optimal for learning, are characterized by high expectations and provide social support and differentiation of instructional based on formative and summative assessment.
Engage in meaningful dialogue with principals to address instructional, social and emotion and other needs of students and families.
Assist principals to build capacity of assistant principals to prepare them to become instructional leaders; support assistant principal professional development.
Direct and monitor the work of the Educational Services Division to ensure coordinated efforts to support the secondary school sites.
Establish a results-based culture through continuous collection, examination, and use of data to develop long and short-range plans to improve the instructional process providing assistance to school sites with on-going monitoring and analysis of the curriculum.
Provide leadership in the development, evaluation and continual refinement of the academic, curricula and assessment system.
Assists in planning of staff development programs designed to meet specific identified needs in schools, programs or job functions
Participate in budget planning activities, and develop expenditure review and control procedures to ensure an appropriate and cost beneficial/effective operations. Oversee the managing, monitoring, and evaluating specially funded programs to ensure compliance with funding agency standards and guidelines.
Provide leadership and oversight to secondary activities and athletics.
Manages the compliances with Title IX regulations related to instruction and completes other related functions as directed.
Prepares Board meeting items, policies and administrative rules.
The duties and responsibilities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these job functions.
California Administrative Services credential
California credential in a related field such as teaching
Master’s degree or above
Minimum of three years as a secondary principal
District level experience, strongly desired
Teaching or comparable school site experience
Knowledge of applicable California Education Code, regulations, laws, and state and federal guidelines.
Knowledge of principles, theories, practices, methods and techniques used in curriculum development and responsive instruction.
Knowledge of secondary programs, athletics, activities and staffing.
Possess strong leadership, facilitation, planning and organization skills.
Ability to lead, plan and implement efforts in the area of secondary instruction.
Effective communication skills: listening, speaking and written.
Knowledge and experience with conflict resolution strategies and team building principles and techniques.
Experience in developing and conducting workshops and training sessions for various audiences.
Experience in supervision and evaluation of program and staff.
Ability to analyze and problem solve complex situations.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Base Salary: $242,489* *Based on 2019-20 Salary Schedule, plus:
Generous District Contributions Toward Family Health and Welfare Benefits
Paid Professional Dues
Application Procedure: Individuals who are interested must submit an EdJoin electronic application. The application will include a letter of intent, current resume, supplemental questions, three (3) letters of recommendation, and a copy of all transcripts.
Additional Salary Information: In addition to salary includes mileage stipend, communication stipend, generous contribution toward family health and welfare benefits and paid professional dues.
About Newport Mesa Unified School District
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) includes nearly 59 square miles and is comprised of the cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, and Corona del Mar, California. Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, in Orange County, NMUSD is within 40 miles of Los Angles to the northwest , and within 90 miles of San Diego to the south.
Our Superintendent and the seven member governing school board oversees 32 schools and approximately 22,000 students. Our district is comprised of 22 elementary schools, 2 intermediate schools, 2 middle/high schools, 2 high schools, 3 alternative education programs, and 1 adult education program (in partnership with Huntington Beach Adult School.)
We employ approximately 1,700 certificated employees and 1,500 classified employees.