Under the direction of the Assistant Principal, plan, organize, and direct assigned programs, services and activities related to student discipline, engagement, and academic supports at the high school. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, organize and direct assigned programs, services and activities related to student behavior, attendance, and discipline at the high school; assist in assuring activities of the high school comply with established standards, requirements, laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures. Support Site Administration in the administration of school site discipline policies and safety programs; plan, organize and direct campus activities at the high school to assure the health, well-being and safety of students and staff in classroom and non-classroom activities; develop and administer disciplinary procedures in accordance with established District policies and State laws and regulations. Assist with monitoring and controlling behavior of students before and after school, and during lunch, passing periods and other activities; participate in activities related to the discipline of students according to District policies and procedures; receive referrals and implement appropriate student discipline related to student behavior. Confer with and coordinate communications, programs, services and information between teachers, administrators, staff, outside agencies, students, parents and the public. Provide direction to a variety of faculty, staff and student programs and services. Assists the Principal with the supervision and evaluation of classified and certificated staff. Provide consultation to personnel, faculty, administrators, parents, outside agencies and the public concerning high school operations and activities as appropriate; respond to inquiries and provide detailed and technical information concerning assigned programs, services, students, standards, requirements, issues, principles, practices, techniques, laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures. Oversee and monitor student interventions with the Student Intervention team and in collaboration with the Site Administration and Campus Safety Team. Oversee and participate in the preparation and maintenance of various records, reports and files related to Student behavior and related discipline; prepare and assure mandated reports are completed and submitted to appropriate agency in accordance with established timelines and requirements. Maintain current knowledge of educational methods, practices and standards related to high school operations and related laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures; assist in modifying programs and services to assure compliance with standards and requirements as needed. Communicate with administrators, personnel and outside agencies to exchange information, coordinate activities and programs and resolve issues or concerns; oversee and participate in preparing and distributing a variety of correspondence and informational materials. Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES KNOWLEDGE OF: Curriculum standards, interpretation and application in a high school. District policies and procedures concerning student discipline. Applicable sections of the State education code. Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of District students. Comprehensive organization, activities, goals and objectives of a high school. Local, State and federal standards and requirements governing high school operations. Instructional techniques and strategies related to high school programs and services. Policies and objectives of a District athletic program and other assigned programs and activities. Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Basic budget preparation and control. Public relations techniques. ABILITY TO: Plan, organize and direct assigned programs, services and activities related to instruction and student discipline. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel. Assist the Principal with directing the day-to-day activities of the high school and support the Assistant Principal with addressing student behavior. Investigate and resolve student, administrative and staff issues, conflicts and complaints. Administer District and school site discipline policies and safety programs. Interpret, apply, and explain laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Meet schedules and timelines. Work independently with little direction. Plan and organize work. Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports. Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities. Organize, train, direct and motivate staff. Solve complex problems requiring considerations of short and long-range implications. Communicate effectively in written and oral formats
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years’ experience as a teacher at the secondary level are required. Some experience in an administrative capacity preferred. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS Valid California Teaching Credential. Must possess or qualify for a California Administrative Services Credential. Valid California Class C driver’s license.
Taft Union High School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, political affiliation, gender, mental or physical disability, sex orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation, in its educational program(s) or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position(s) or program for which application been made. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.