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Duties

To assist the Principal in providing leadership and supervision in administering the educational program of an Elementary School in order to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with Board of Education policies, administrative procedures, rules and regulations, and applicable law. To provide leadership in program development and improvement, as well as in professional staff development. To serve as Principal in the absence of the Principal.

 Essential Functions

  • Assists in the development and administration of school programs consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Provides leadership and direction to staff with regard to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of educational programs, including curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Promotes a school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative curriculum development, and student learning.
  • Prepares class schedules, master schedules, and extracurricular activities.
  • Assists in ensuring that Board policies and procedures are implemented and followed at the school.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Encourages staff to continue to grow professionally and to experiment with new approaches or strategies to teaching.
  • Supervises departments as assigned.
  • Assists in coordinating the work of school staff and school district program leaders to develop and implement instructional programs and teaching practices.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and works with teaching staff to modify instructional methods to fit students' needs, including students with special needs.
  • Assists in the recruitment and selection of employees, the proper maintenance of employee personnel files, the administration of collective bargaining agreements, corrective action, and other human resource issues.
  • Involves staff in the evaluation of programs and the planning of new programs.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct and attendance conforms with the school's standards and school district policies.
  • Supervises and evaluates teaching staff and other building employees in accordance with the school district's evaluation plan, and makes recommendations regarding goals, areas needing improvement and continued employment.
  • Assists in the budgetary and financial affairs of the school consistent with school district policies.
  • Articulates, advocates, and cultivates core values that define the school's culture and stresses the imperative of child-centered education, high expectations and student support, equity, inclusiveness, social justice, openness, caring and trust, and continuous improvement.
  • Acts with cultural competence and responsiveness in interactions, decision-making and practice.
  • Ensures that each student has equitable access to effective teachers, learning opportunities, academic and social support, and other resources necessary for success.
  • Addresses student misconduct in a positive, fair and unbiased manner.

 
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, Superintendent and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
 Certification:
·         Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with General Administrative Endorsement
·         Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with Teacher Evaluator (Modules 1-5)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of Elementary school curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of best practices in administration, program evaluation and staff supervision.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education.
  • Ability to use computer network systems and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to develop and implement projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Demonstrated successful leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to a broad audience
  • The ability to model best practices in the use of technology in the classroom and in their administrative capacity
  • The ability to be highly visible in the school community
  • Preferred experience working with a Three-Tiered Intervention Model
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with students, staff and parents
  • Demonstrated success in working with Danielson Framework For Teacher Evaluation
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the elementary school concept
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students and families from diverse backgrounds


Experience

  • Extensive successful teaching experience, preferably at the Elementary School level, and preferably in more than one grade level.
  • Successful experience as an administrator preferred.

Salary/Benefits

Salary and Benefits:
·         220 days
·         12 sick days
·         2 personal days
·         4 flex days
·         Monthly mileage stipend of $75
·         Medical, dental, optical insurance-employee choice of high deductible PPO/HSA, PPO or HMO
·         Life insurance
·         Doctoral tuition reimbursement
·         Level J - Administrator Salary Schedule, Annual $84,736 - $91,722
·         Salary and benefits as established by the Board of Education

Additional Notes

Selection Procedure:
Applicants will be reviewed by the Principal.

How to Apply

Application Procedure:
Apply online

Please Submit Supporting documents online:
·         Resume transcripts (copies acceptable)
·         Three current letters of recommendation
·         Proof of Illinois Professional Educator License with General Administrative Endorsement

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/d300/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Administration

Job Posting Date

7/3/2024

Start Date

7/1/2024