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Duties

Serve as the educational leader for the assigned building, leadiing in the areas of supervision of instruction, student discipline, professional development, evaluation of staff, and school program management.

Duties to include:

  • Establish and maintain effective communication at all times with school personnel, students, and parents
  • Work as a supportive and collaborative member of the District administrative team
  • Provide leadership and support to students, parent, staff to implement the Indian Way (PBIS)
  • Uphold and enforce all district handbooks, administrative procedures, and Board of Education policies
  • Create a presence in the building to prevent student discipline issues and to support teachers with student behavior concerns
  • Provide students with due process, consequence decisions, and parent contact for all major disciplinary office referrals
  • Revise and edit parent/student handbook annually
  • Arrange for supervision of lunch, recess, buses, etc.
  • Assist in the administration of the mentor program for new teachers within the district
  • Supervision of some evening events (extra-curricular), as well as meetings outside regular work hours related to school events
  • Participate on various district committees, including the PERA Joint Committee, PD Committee, and School Safety Committee
  • Create and disseminate staff and parent communication, as well as monthly Board communication
  • Provide instructional assistance to teachers and evaluate certified and non-certified staff members in a satisfactory and timely manner
  • Assist the Superintendent with recruiting, interviewing and selecting new personnel
  • Participate in the school improvement planning process
  • Coordinate professional staff development activities/teacher institute days in collaboration with the Superintendent and in sync with district and school goals
  • Plan and coordinate meetings that foster the development of students, staff, administration, and parents
  • Assist in the evaluation and implementation of new curricular materials
  • Maintain assessment platforms for the elementary school-NWEA MAP, AimsWeb, Reading Plus, IAR, ISA, DLM, etc
  • Regularly update and monitor the district website and other social media platforms-including students and instructional activities taking place within the school
  • Create, maintain, and manage 504 plans, providing communication and documentation
  • Collaborate and coordinate special education student needs with Special Education Administrator and Superintendent
  • Other duties as assigned by the Sperintendent

Qualifications

Minimum of five (5) years teaching experience, preferably at the elementary level
Hold or be able to obtain a valid Professional Educator License with an endorsement in Administration
Administrative experience preferred
Demonstrated leadership experience in an educational setting
Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Salary/Benefits

11 month position
Regionally competitive salary (to be negotiated with the Board of Education and based on experience)
Board paid TRS and benefits
Staff Health and Wellness Program

Additional Notes

Experience as a school administrator and/or experience working with elementary students and staff is preferred

 

How to Apply

Send formal letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and certificates, and letters of recommendation to Jeff Braun, Superintendent Lewistown CUSD #97, 15501 E. Avenue L, Lewistown, Illinois 61542 or e-mail these to jeffbraun@lewistown97.net

Job Posting Date

12/20/2023

Start Date

8/19/2024