Interested candidates must complete an online application at www.natronaschools.org.
Under administrative direction, to serve as chief administrator and educational leader for the High School; to plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operations of the High School campus including instructional programs, student services and operational activities; to coordinate assigned activities with other District departments, schools, and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant Superintendents and the Superintendent.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Important and essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assume full management responsibility for the High School including business operational activities such as personnel, budgeting, and facilities management, and for a variety of instructional, curriculum, student services, and administrative programs, services, and activities.
Manage the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area of the High School in accordance with Education Code and policies of the Board of Education; establish within District policy appropriate service and staffing levels; allocate resources accordingly.
Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes.
Represent the High School to other District departments, schools, elected officials, outside agencies and the community; explain and interpret programs, policies, and activities to students, parents, and faculty; negotiate and resolve sensitive, significant, and controversial issues.
Select, train, motivate and evaluate High School personnel including certified and classified personnel; provide or coordinate staff training and orientation; identify opportunities for staff training and development; research and coordinate staff training in innovative education techniques and hew programs; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures in accordance with District procedures.
Plan, direct and coordinate the High School’s work plan; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures.
Manage and participate in the development and administration of the High School budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, facilities, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; direct the preparation of and implementation budgetary adjustments as necessary.
Coordinate High School activities with those of other departments, schools, and outside agencies and organizations.
Provide staff assistance to the Assistant Superintendents and the Superintendent; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend modifications to curriculum and instructional programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate.
Review pertinent legislation and ensure compliance with rules, regulations, and laws; implement State Department of Education recommendations; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities.
Establish and enforce student behavioral performance standards; meet with students, parents and faculty to resolve behavior and/or performance issues; promote a climate conducive to personal growth and a productive learning environment.
Sponsor and supervise student activities; maintain master calendar of events and activities.
Oversee a variety of student service programs and activities including counseling, attendance/discipline, career centers, student registration, orientations, and student activities.
Monitor and review graduation requirements within established guidelines; oversee testing procedures including final exams and college proficiency exams; interpret data and communicate results.
Participate on a variety of committees and commissions; attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in a variety of subject matters and in the field of public school administration.
Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Operational characteristics, services, and activities of public high schools.
Organization and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of high school programs, policies, and operational needs.
Modern and complex principles and practices of high school program development and administration.
Current trends, research, and developments in the areas of student learning, student needs, and instructional responses.
Principles and practices of high school curriculum development and instructional teaching strategies.
Principles and practices of public high school administration.
Advanced principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
Safe driving principles and practices.
Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment.
Operate a motor vehicle safely.
Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for a public high school campus.
Develop, implement, and administer goals, objectives, and procedures for providing effective and efficient curriculum
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of management, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical personnel; delegate authority and responsibility.
Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
Identify and respond to community, School Board, and Superintendent’s issues, concerns, and needs.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
Prepare and administer large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
Interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Work in a standard office environment.
Travel to different sites and locations.
Work evenings and weekends.
In addition to the salary, NCSD has a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, paid leave and retirement.
Administrator positions at NCSD are fiscal year day employees. Leave benefits include, 30 days paid annual vacation with an option to get 10 days paid out per year at your daily rate of pay, 12 paid holidays and sick leave.
NCSD’s retirement options include public employees pension plan through the State of Wyoming. For more information regarding the State of Wyoming retirement plan, please visit http://retirement.state.wy.us/.
In addition to the pension plan, all employees have an option to participate in a 457 deferred compensation plan with NCSD matching $80.00 per month. For more information regarding the deferred compensation plan, please visit http://retirement.state.wy.us/en/DC
Interested candidates must complete our online application in order to be considered for the position. To apply for positions, please visit our careers page at www.natronaschools.org to complete the online application and send letter of interest and resume to Verba Echols, Associate Superintendent, at 970 N. Glenn Road, Casper, WY 82601 or email@example.com.
For questions or concerns regarding career opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Office at 307-253-5455.
Education and/or Experience
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in education or a related field
Five years of responsible secondary teaching experience and three years of management and administrative experience
Appropriate Wyoming Credentials
Valid driver’s license
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent upon education and experience
About Natrona County School District
We are Natrona County’s only public school district, serving the education needs of about 13,000 students in preschool through 12th grade.
In NCSD, we strive to provide all students with optimum learning opportunities and the tools, skills, and knowledge they will need to be successful in the 21st Century.
Together, NCSD and its community are committed to empowering every learner to grow, excel and be a successful contributor to the global and local community.
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