To serve as chief administrative officer of the school to which assigned. To plan, organize, control and direct the instructional programs, operations, plant and personnel for a traditional middle school (6-8); assure safe and positive learning environment for the students and staff.
- Directly responsible to the Superintendent.
- Directly responsible for the administrative and teaching staff within the school.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Supervises all aspects of the instructional program following the established curriculum of the district.
- Administers policies and regulations of the Board of Education, the District Administration, as well as appropriate state laws and federal regulations.
- Evaluates all certificated and designated classified personnel according to state and district guidelines.
- Makes recommendations to the Superintendent with regard to the selection or retention, transfer, promotion and dismissal of personnel.
- Makes appropriate personnel assignments at the building level.
- On cooperation with District Administration, organizes and directs in-service and curriculum development activities with the staff.
- Works with parents and school related organizations in maintaining positive school community relations.
- Establishes and administers appropriate student management procedures.
- Administers business functions and budget control at their respective schools in accordance with district procedures.
- Plan, organize, control and direct instructional activities, special programs and plant operations at a District elementary school
- Confer with District Office personnel regarding staff, programs, students,finances and legal requirements; implement and modify the school’s mission, goals, objectives and programs as needed.
- Interview, select, direct, evaluate and supervise certificated and classified personnel; assign faculty and staff as appropriate to meet school objective; manage on-site teacher contracts.
- Direct and participate in a planned program of formal and informal classroom visitations and observations; recommend discipline, reassignment or termination action as appropriate.
- Enforce applicable State and District codes, policies and laws; administer District and school site discipline and intervention policies and safety programs.
- Plan and direct the business operations of school; develop and administer site budgets; assure proper allocation of funds for instructional and non-instructional equipment and
- Direct the evaluation and revision of curricular and instructional programs in cooperation with appropriate District administrators; communicate with teachers to assure instructional
- programs meet student needs and District requirements.
- Analyze data and develop and implement plans for instructional improvement growing out of program
- Assessment and the district and site strategic plans.
- Establish, coordinate and maintain communication with community and parent groups, law enforcement and other officials.
- Prepare and write correspondence, bulletins and other communications on behalf of the school;arrange for school-level public relations and publicity for special events and
- achievements as appropriate.
- Supervise or schedule the supervision of students on campus before and after school, during lunch,recess and other activities; discipline students according to established guidelines.
- Assure the health, safety and welfare of students.
- Oversee attendance, behavior management, counseling, guidance and other student support services; provide individual academic and personal counseling to students and parents.
- Coordinate the maintenance and operations of the school plant; assure proper management, maintenance and inventory of materials, equipment, buildings and grounds.
- Direct the implementation of staff development and in-service training; update staff on revised policies and procedures and implement changes.
- Attend, conduct and chair a variety of meetings with faculty, parents and community representatives; attend IEP and other meetings as necessary; respond to and resolve parent, student and staff complaints; represent the school at Board, District and community functions.
- Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of District, County, State and federally- mandated records and reports regarding student attendance, welfare, discipline, safety, academic achievement and others as directed.
- Direct the maintenance of comprehensive files pertaining to school personnel, plant facilities, inventories, financial information and contracts; direct the maintenance of student and staff records at the site.
- Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned; drive a vehicle to conduct work.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
- Comprehensive organization, activities, goals and objectives of a District traditional or year-round elementary school.
- School law administration and applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.
- State and local curriculum requirements.
- Board and District policies, procedures and regulations.
- Labor relations law and employee contracts.
- State plant facility requirements.
- Budget preparation and control.
- Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
- Oral and written communication skills.
- Public speaking techniques.
- Basic computer operation.
- Plan, organize and direct the operations, plant and personnel of an elementary school.
- Organize, direct, evaluate and supervise assigned certificated and classified staff.
- Direct activities regarding personnel, the physical plant, budget, curriculum and instruction and communications and articulation.
- Train, supervise and evaluate certificated and classified personnel.
- Plan and direct the budget and business operations of the school.
- Establish, coordinate and maintain communication with community and parent groups.
- Plan, implement, direct and evaluate instructional and categorical programs in accordance with applicable laws.
- Plan and organize work.
- Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
- Complete work with many interruptions.
- Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
- Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
- Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.
- See to monitor students and read a variety of materials.
- Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
- Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
- Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of classroom experience.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- California Teaching or PPS Credential.
- California Administrative Credential.
- Valid California Class C driver’s license.
- Office environment.
- Constant interruptions.
- Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Mgt. Salary Range 50
210 day work year