Legacy Traditional Schools Chandler , AZ 85249
Legacy Traditional School Board of Directors appoints Deputy Superintendent of Academics to support management needs and priorities.
Maintain current DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card as required by law
Master's degree in Education/Administration/Educational Leadership
Arizona/Nevada principal certification
Minimum of 5 years teaching and school administration experience
Minimum of 5 years experience in operation of a charter school
Experience with alignment of curriculum to state standards
Demonstrated program development and implementation skills
Must have a thorough knowledge of school curriculum development and instructional strategies
Possess a working knowledge of testing and program evaluation
Must function effectively as a member of the administrative team
Possess outstanding skills in written and verbal communication.
Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations.
Works collaboratively in all facets of position to meet position requirements and support district goals
Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate staff.
Ability to organize time and activities of self and others
Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret policies, procedures, and regulations
Must possess sufficient computer skills to utilize the district's word processing spreadsheet and presentation software
Duties of Deputy Superintendent of Academics
District Academic Department/Principal Supervisor
Establish clear expectations to improve administrator performance
Provide leadership in the development of instructional goals and objectives.
Supervise the academic department with the creation, editing and publication of district curriculum guides and other curriculum documents
Supervise the selection, implementation and evaluation of staff development activities designed to enhance the instructional program.
Administrative Team Leadership Development/Meeting Facilitator Support
Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals and groups toward task accomplishment
Provide leadership for a collaborative team to ensure that curriculum and instructional initiatives are student focused and aligned with the District's mission and beliefs, school goals and improvement plans
Assist principals with the implementation of instructional and staff development programs.
Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals and groups toward task accomplishment.
Share current trends in curriculum and best instructional practices
Conduct analysis of test data and prepares reports and presentations of results
Complete regulatory training requirements periodically
Validation/Compliance of State Regulations, Campus Operations and Program Administration
Oversee site administrators management of the daily operations of the school
Bring compliance issues to the attention of Executive Directors
Plan, organize, direct, supervise and evaluate instructional and accountability programs to ensure compliance with accreditation standards, regulations and administrative directives of the superintendent.
Supervise the administration of the state and local testing program.
Monitor the school buildings and property for safety and security.
Assist in interpreting programs, policies, and philosophy of the District to staff, students, and community
Communicate policy from the Executive Directors and the School Governing Board to all site administrators
Receive input and concerns from all stakeholders and share with Executive Directors and site administrators
Establishing a cohesive culture through consistent application of policies and procedures and accountability
Exhibits confidence and commitment when communicating the vision and mission of the District
Attend meetings/conferences and share information which will promote professional growth and benefit the District
Maintain good public relations with parents, business, and community groups to provide information and receive feedback.
Serve as liaison between the State Education Department and the instructional staff of the District in communicating and planning program requirements of state statutes and mandated federal programs.
Promote communication and adequate information flow within the district
Establishes and maintains relationships with organizations to coordinate educational services and identify advocates within the staff and community
Development/Review and Implementation of Policies and Procedures and Practices
Conceptualize, develop and facilitate the implementation of projects in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the Executive Directors
Evaluate educational programs to ensure conformance to state and Governing Board standards
Develop and coordinate policies and procedures through meetings with LTS administration staff, review of principal's activities, and issuance of directives
Direct and oversee both long and short-term strategic planning and budgeting based on school goals and growth objectives
Creates the structure and processes necessary to manage the school's current activities and its projected growth
Conceptualize, develop and facilitate programs and guidelines that will impact student improvement
Direct the development of improvement plans based on analysis of testing results
Assess and interpret present and proposed curriculum and instructional programs.
Supervise textbook and other instructional materials selection.
Assist in the development of the District Academic Budget
Performance Evaluation, Staff Hiring/Corrective Action Support
Create a culture of excellence and set high standards of performance for self and others
Communicate high expectations and provide feedback as measured by performance evaluations
Assist with the recruitment, selection, and placement of instructional and administrative personnel
Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment actions
Direct and supervise the development and implementation of District performance standards
Performs all other related duties, as assigned
The Deputy Superintendent of Academics is responsible for overseeing and aligning critical district administrative functions, processes and special projects that engage multiple divisions. This position will report directly to the Chief Academic Officer.