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CLOSED! Austin Independent School District - Deadline April 22, 2018

Start Date:To Be DeterminedEnrollment:83,650
Website:Visit WebsiteState:TX
Compensation:The salary will be in the range of $171,000-$201,000 (Negotiable Based on Experience) plus include an excellent comprehensive benefits package. The final salary for the successful candidate will be negotiated and determined based upon proven experience, qualifications and meeting Board criteria.

Application Deadline: April 22, 2018

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This position will serve as the instructional leader for the schools and will collaborate with the Associate Superintendent for Academics and Social Emotional Learning to help realize the district?s vision of Reinventing the Urban School Experience. The incumbent will provide leadership, direction, and supervision for the efficient operational and academic management of schools, educational support services, reinvention projects, and school-based programming involving curriculum, bilingual education, and special education. In addition to operational and academic oversight at the campus level, the incumbent will demonstrate an understanding and commitment to addressing equity with the goal of achieving equitable opportunities and outcomes for all students. Particular focus and accountability should be placed in three major areas: student achievement, student discipline, and access to high-quality programs and curriculum. This position will direct the operation, planning, development, and administration of all District?s school-based and academic programs in support of the District?s mission to provide outstanding high quality equitable opportunities for academic achievement for all students. The incumbent will demonstrate cultural proficiency and commitment to equitable practices that meet the diverse needs of our school communities.

This position requires a strong instructional foundation; requiring the incumbent to stay current on instructional administration techniques and programs throughout the state and nation, incorporating findings into the local organization where appropriate. This position requires thorough knowledge of the Texas Education Code, thorough understanding of curriculum and instruction, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and other student-related services, ability to use computer technology in administrative and educational settings, excellent organizational ability, demonstrated oral and written communication skills, problem-solving and consensus-building expertise, and excellent human relations skills. This position requires a thorough knowledge of school budgeting, particularly site-based budgeting, and understanding of equitable allocation of resources to support student needs. The ability to delegate responsibilities effectively is of critical importance. This position also requires knowledge of Early Childhood Education, Bilingual Education/Dual Language, Special Education, Career & Technology Education, graduation plans, standards-based curriculum, balanced literacy, core content instruction, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills-TEKS, student services, planning, accreditation, grants development, and management. This position requires a deep understanding of the role that equity has in designing all aspects of an education for students and ensuring implementation of an educational system that provides fairness, inclusiveness, and access for all students.

This individual must be able to read, write, and speak/communicate in English to receive and to provide work-related information in a timely manner to other employees, supervisors, principals, school personnel, volunteers, and when appropriate, visitors and students. Bilingualism is preferred.

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