690 DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT

  Job Description


REPORTS TO: Superintendent

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Masterís Degree

  2. Texas Mid-management, or other appropriate Texas certificate; valid Texas teaching certificate.

  3. At least eight years successful teaching and administrative experience.

  4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Trustees may find appropriate.
     

SUPERVISES: Instructional Staff


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Administrative/Professional Pay Grade 9, 226 days Wage/Hour Status: Exempt



MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

1.       

Oversees the formulation of the campus plans of action; ensures the plans are developed by the CPOC and address the district and superintendent's goals.

2.       

Interprets and disseminates TEA directives to staff.

3.       

Ensures that student grading practices are uniformly and consistently applied and that they support effective teaching/learning practices.

4.       

Ensures that curriculum documents are developed, maintained,  and revised on a regular basis.

5.       

Implement the policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy; offers constructive suggestions to ensure that policies and regulations support the teaching/learning process.

6.       

Demonstrates responsible fiscal control over assigned program budgets.

7.       

Assist with the implementation of the PDAS; may serve as second appraiser.

8.       

Performs duties in a professional, ethical, and responsible manner as defined in the TEA Code of Ethics for Educators.

9.       

Uses information provided through the District appraisal process to improve performance; evaluates the job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.

10.     

Develop and implement effective communication between the schools and community. Promote community support and involvement with the schools.

11.     

Assists in representing the district in activities involving other school systems, institutions, agencies, and professional or community groups.

12.     

Performs other tasks and assumes such responsibilities as related to the position and as assigned.

13.     

Annually establishes and meets performance goals.

14.     

Articulates high expectations for principals and staff through communication and evaluation oversight.

15.     

Involves the principals and staff in decision-making activities that focus on effective teaching/learning practices and student success.

16.     

Apply research and data to improve the content, sequence, and outcomes of the teaching/learning process.

17.     

Serves in the absence of the superintendent as the chief administrative officer of the district.

18.     

Prepares drafts of needed Board policies, administrative rules, and status reports for the superintendent's review and action.

19.     

Remains abreast of developments and innovations in the field by reading current literature, attending professional society and association meetings and conferences, and discussing developments and problems of mutual interest with others in the field.

20.     

Works cooperatively with leaders of other administrative divisions in integrating and coordinating individual efforts into a unified program for the district.

21.     

Accepts from the superintendent such responsibilities as the superintendent chooses to delegate, and assumes full responsibility for discharging them.

22.     

Obtain and evaluate findings (including student achievement data) to examine curriculum and instruction program effectiveness.

23.     

Secure consultants, specialist, and other community resources to assist principals and supervised instructional staff in attaining objectives.

24.     

Respond appropriately to situations that could impair the teaching/learning process or could threaten safety and the well being of students and staff.
        25. Oversees the formulation of the campus plans of action; ensures the plans are developed by the CPOC and address the district and superintendent's goals.
        26. Interprets and disseminates TEA directives to staff.
        27. Ensures that student grading practices are uniformly and consistently applied and that they support effective teaching/learning practices.
        28. Demonstrates support for the district's student management policies.
        29. Documents the human, material, and fiscal resources needed to attain the district's instructional goals.
        30. Communicates the district's vision, mission, success and needs to the community.
        31. Attend Board meetings and prepare such reports for the Board as the Superintendent may request.
        32. Report on the status of District programs and services at the request of the Superintendent.
        33. Recommend and assist in recruitment.
        34. Coordinate the work of all instructional central administrative staff.
        35. Assume responsibility for budget development and long-range financial planning.
        36. Consult with Superintendent and other personnel on questions relating to the District's business affairs.
        37. Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities as the Superintendent may assign.

 

Equipment Used:  Computer, copier, fax, printer, and scanner

 

Working Conditions: 
Mental Demands: Reading, ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); maintain emotional control under stress;  coordinate district wide functions; interpret policy, procedures and data.

Physical Demands:
Repetitive hand motions; prolonged use of computer terminal possible.  Frequent district wide travel; occasional statewide travel; and frequent prolonged and irregular hours.

 

The foregoing statements describe the general purposes and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.  12/2003 sr