Plus 2% doctorate stipend. Walnut Valley USD is an amazing District and employees have the ability to qualify for fully paid benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. These benefits can be valued at $25,470.00
Walnut Valley Unified School District
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DEFINITION Under professional direction, to serve as the chief administrative officer of an elementary school facility; to direct the formulation and implementation of operational procedures and practices; to plan, develop, and implement instructional objectives, and designs and implement procedures to evaluate instructional program effectiveness; to assist in the planning, development, and conduct of staff development and staff training programs; to plan, develop, and carry out public and community relations programs and activities; and to do other related functions as directed.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position classification requires subject matter expertise in educational programs, and curriculum and instruction strategies. Directly related administration is necessary to assure success in an elementary school leadership role. The job requires the ability to analyze and offer alternative problem solutions. The incumbents that have a critical impact on the goals, organization, and administration of educational programs and services of the organization make decisions. The position classification has second-line supervisory responsibility for the planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the quality and quantity of work of professionals, technical and clerical employees. Frequently meets with teachers, School Psychologists, and other educational personnel to influence, motivate and monitor the result objectives of the school operation. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Serves as the instructional leader and operational manager of an elementary school facility. Plans, designs, and conducts follow-through strategies pertaining to curriculum development, and the implementation of instructional programs and activities designed to meet the unique needs of students and the educational community. Works closely with the school staff and school site council in identifying educational and instructional needs, and in developing short and long-range plans to improve the instructional process. Plans, develops, organizes, conducts, and maintains performance evaluation information systems designed to ensure that site goals and objectives are achieved, and that all levels of staff adhere to District, state, and national educational standards and goals. Plans, develops, organizes, and administers support systems that provide optimal educational opportunities for elementary-age pupils. Reviews, evaluates, requisitions, purchases, and allocates instructional supplies, materials, and equipment. Confers and consults with school and District personnel, parents, and pupils pertaining to educational and behavior management problems and alternative problem solutions. Directs, supervises, observes, assesses, and evaluates site personnel performance; establishes and maintains a positive team building and team management system. Confers with instructional and support personnel in developing alternative problem solutions to unusual or unforeseen problems. Participates in budget planning activities, and develops expenditure review and control procedures to ensure a cost-beneficial and cost-effective operational mode. Assumes a leadership role in the functions and activities of site and District advisory committees and groups. Assists the educational community in understanding the site and District goals and objectives, and the strategies utilized for achieving them. Participates in the planning, development, implementation, interpretation, and administration of policies, rules and regulations, and negotiated employee agreements. Supervises, directs, and coordinates the assignment of instructional personnel and student classroom assignments. Establishes administrative review procedures to ensure maximum utilization of monetary and human resources, and to ensure the implementation of result priorities.? Coordinates student and family assistance programs with local social services and youth service agencies. Plans, develops, and provides management reports pertaining to the functions, activities, and general educational climate of the school facility. Confers with site personnel in resolving rights disputes that may include the conduct of formal hearings. Assists in the conduct of effective and efficient personnel management systems, including the recruitment, selection, retention, and separation of personnel May be responsible for managing, monitoring, and evaluating specially funded programs to ensure compliance with funding agency standards and guidelines. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles, techniques, strategies, goals, and objectives of public education; Philosophical, economic, and legal aspects of public education; Procedures, methods, and strategies of organization, management, and supervision; Modern innovative and creative curriculum and instructional trends regarding the elementary age child; Curriculum development, instructional program delivery strategies, and program supervision, assessment, and evaluation; Result and performance evaluation techniques pertaining to program and personnel performance effectiveness; Human relations strategies, conflict resolution strategies, and team building principles and techniques.
Ability to: Direct, lead, and coordinate the multifaceted functions and activities of an elementary school facility; Demonstrate effective instructional, organizational, and administrative leadership; Analyze problems, determine alternative solutions, and make appropriate and effective decisions; Communicate effectively in oral and written form; Plan, develop, and maintain effective organizational and community relationships. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skill is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be: Experience: Five years of successful teaching experience, or the successful completion of a comprehensive administrative internship-training program. Education: Equivalent to the completion of a Master of Arts or higher degree in educational administration, instructional technology, or a closely related field Certification Requirement: Possession of a valid California credential authorizing service as an elementary school principal
A California Credential authorizing Administrative Services is required for this position. Resume, Letter of Interest and (2-3) Letters of Recommendation are required for the application.
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (Please submit 2 - 3 letters)
Walnut Valley serves a student population of approximately 14,600. The District takes pride in the fact that it develops an awareness and appreciation for the cultural and ethnic diversity represented on every campus. Walnut Valley students experience a rigorous academic program. Every student’s progress is monitored and a variety of interventions are offered to learners needing additional assistance.