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Director of Schools

Reynolds School District

Primary Purpose:
Supervise and operate schools with an emphasis on secondary schools overseeing the implementation of the instructional and co-curricular programs, including an adopted graded course of study, and secondary athletic programs. Evaluate principals at the secondary level as well as brainstorm, organize, plan, lead, and evaluate secondary program initiatives which includes collaboration with other district department directors.
Education/Licensure/ Testing Required/Bonding

Master’s degree or higher in Education Administration, Educational Leadership or related area from an accredited college or university.

Current Oregon Administrative license issued by Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) preferred or the ability to obtain one

Oregon Fingerprint and Criminal background check clearance


Minimum of five years’ of demonstrated success as a building principal at the High School and/or Middle School levels. Urban teaching experience, familiarity with students with mild to moderate disabilities, experience with English language learners and low SES populations preferred.

Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required

Skills to: lead and supervise others; organize, plan and initiate projects and programs; analyze data, problem solve and effectively reduce findings to writing

Knowledge of: curriculum, standards, education code, applicable state and federal laws, and district policies

Ability to: evaluate the performance of teachers, programs, and staff; significantly improve student achievement and performance; communicate effectively using superior written and oral communications skills; work on multiple projects and respond to requests and deadlines in an accurate, timely manner; make sound decisions within the parameters of authority; be courteous, professional and tactful at all times; maintain a positive working relationship with faculty, staff, board members, parents, students, and community; motivate and create a shared vision within the school community; be respected as an adult learner and as an individual

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional/Program Leadership
Coordinates and supervises secondary education, grades 6 through 12.
Assists the secondary school principals in the development of supervision and educational leadership skills to establish priorities and to develop school improvement plans at each building.
Works with the Executive Director of Schools and Academics Department teams to organize and lead committees to study, evaluate and recommend instructional programs and materials for the secondary levels.
Coordinates with building principals the planning, development and implementation of all relevant initiatives and district relevant materials.
Visits the secondary schools and classrooms on a weekly basis at minimum in cooperation with the school principals.
Participates in the planning of secondary facilities or for changes in classroom configurations as needed.
Attends Board of Education meetings as needed and promotes and supports the district administrative teams.
Serves as a community liaison in various projects relating to the secondary program and serves as the district liaison for parent outreach.
Collaborates with district leadership to work with teacher leaders and other administrators in the coordination of the teaching/learning process to ensure communication and understanding and provides leadership in the development and implementation of secondary action plans.
Staff Development
Assist administrators/supervisors in planning, organizing, and conducting staff development
programs at the secondary level in consultation with district directors in the academic department

and under the supervision of the Executive Director of Schools.

Plan and conduct the monthly Secondary Level Administrator Meetings under the direction of the Executive Director of Schools.
Human Resource Management
12. Assist with preparing, reviewing, and revising job descriptions in areas of supervision.

13. Assist in making recommendations for the selection and provide orientation of secondary administrators to the Executive

Director of Schools as needed.

14. Coordinate the staffing of secondary schools with the Executive Director of Schools.

15. Supervise and serve as the primary evaluator of secondary principals and the District Athletic Director for the purpose of

monitoring and evaluating performance, providing for professional growth, and achieving overall objectives of district’s

academic and athletic programs.

16. Supervise and serve as the primary evaluator of secondary principals and the District Athletic Director for the purpose of

monitoring and evaluating performance, providing for professional growth, and achieving overall objectives of district’s

academic and athletic programs.

17. Review and offer assistance to principals for performance evaluations of the high school assistant principals.

18. Demonstrate an awareness, appreciation, and respect for diverse cultures and individual differences for employees,

students, parents; show ability to identify culturally relevant issues and to implement services in a proper manner.

19. Serve as a role model who acknowledges through actions and behaviors the critical value of human relationships in

achieving personal and professional goals and organizational purpose.

Student Management & Parent Collaboration
Intervene and work with school administrators in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students and/or parents for the purpose of assisting students in modifying inappropriate behavior, developing successful interpersonal skills and/or initiating disciplinary actions.
Implement district student management policies, communicate expected student behavior, and ensure enforcement of student discipline in accordance with the district Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Use effective interpersonal skills to facilitate open lines of communication between personnel, students and/or parents for the purpose evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts/concerns related to teh secondary school programs.
Policy, Reports, and Law
Implement all academic policies established by federal law, state law, and local board policy.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
Provides guidance to secondary principals and staff in budget development; monitors expenditures at the secondary level to ensure that operations are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely.
Actively seeks and oversees grants and other funding sources to support the development of instructional and support programs for youth and adults.
Other Duties
Performs all related administrative duties as requested by Executive Director of Schools.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise, evaluate, coach, and recommend consideration for plans of assistance when necessary
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including district assigned technology and peripherals

Motion: Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching

Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

Sensory: Talking/hearing conversations and other sounds; near visual acuity/depth perception with or without visual accommodation

Environment: May work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent district-wide travel; occasional statewide travel and out-of-state travel; remote work may be required

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular hours

Salary Range $120,774.00 - $136,005.00 / Annual
Shift Type Full Time