Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us School Psychology Intern at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306916 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychology Intern Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: The essential function of the position within the organization, under the supervision of a Supervising School Psychologist, is to participate in the facilitation of the Student Support Process by providing diagnostic, consultative, prevention, and intervention services on behalf of students in preparation for independent functioning as a school psychologistThe intern receives direct supervision in the practice of administering and interpreting a wide range of diagnostic psycho-educational assessment instrumentsThe intern will become familiar with a three-tiered prevention and intervention model of service delivery and will become knowledgeable of a range of behavioral and academic intervention strategies for consultation with teachers and direct service to studentsThe intern will become proficient in completing student evaluation reports in a timely manner, utilizing data systems, and establishing cooperative working relationships.Essential Job Functions: 1Conducts psycho-educational evaluations.2Participates in Positive Behavior support prevention activities in schools.3Conducts individual and group counseling.4Attends professional training.5Responds to crises and emergencies in the schools.6Conducts classroom observations.7Provides case management including data management.8Participates in Student Support Team meetings for student behavioral and academic interventions.9Participates in Functional Behavioral Assessments and the development of Behavior Implementation Plans.10Provides consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and nurses.11Provides professional training to school personnel.12Serves on school and DECHS committees.13Participates in IEP and 504 team meetings.14Participates in DEC Eligibility Team Meetings.15Collaborates with community agencies, groups, and individuals to assist with provision of services to students and families.16Performs other related duties as assigned or directedMinimum Qualifications: Must be enrolled in university graduate school psychology program at the Educational Specialist level or higherThe intern must have completed all coursework and practical in their program and must adhere to applicable professional codes of ethicsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1Knowledge of theory, procedures, and practices of psychology; 2Excellent written, verbal and general communication skills organizational 3Strong analytical and problem solving skills 4Works as a self-starter and a team member 5Proficiency with Windows-based PC applications including MS Excel and MS Word 6Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees 7Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306916 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306915 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - Elementary Location: Sheffield ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Essential Job Functions: - Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.- Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.- Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.- Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.- Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school.- Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.- Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability.- Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.- Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.- Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.- Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.- Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.- Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.- Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.- Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.- Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.- Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: 1Requires a master's degree in educational administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedPhysical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.Sensory (Ada) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCEThe district is an Equal Opportunity Employer ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school;- knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required;- ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities;- ability to plan and supervise the work of others;- ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community;- ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306915 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306914 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Facilitator Location: Rozelle ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306914 Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306913 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): STEAM Middle School Principal Location: Maxine Smith STEAM AcademyPurpose and Scope: Works under limited supervision to set the school's strategic vision, mission, and programs for an innovative middle school redesign and implementationPromotes best practices for college and career readinessDevelops ambitious performance goalsDirects daily operations of the schoolEnsures compliance with Shelby County Schools (SCS), state, and federal policies and regulationsEnsures an innovative and engaging climate for the staff, student learning, positive parental involvement, community partnerships, diversity, and a rigorous curricula resulting in high student achievementManages unique programs including creating a national model for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) with an emphasis on transportation, distribution, and logistics and for the Optional School of Engineering programsCelebrates and leverages the historic middle school's legacy.Essential Job Functions: - Establishes and communicates procedures aligned with district, state, and federal policy, mission, and visionProvides purpose and passion for the school with an emphasis on STEAM principles.- Leads a college and career-based middle school focused on technology, and life skillsSupports activities including dual enrollment courses for college credit, consistently using technologies, and focusing on communication, creativity, collaboration, leadership, and critical thinkingEmphasizes differentiating instruction based on need, student interest or choices and using assessments to guide instruction.- Builds a diverse school body that exemplifies a sense of belonging in which students treat each other with trust and respect, participate in extracurricular activities, and includes a student induction process.- Creates a local, regional, and national model focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in Transportation Based Careers-extending beyond school days such as a summer transition program for rising 9th graders and a Virtual STEAM Academy that meets in the evening and on Saturdays.- Infuses STEAM core skills and values throughout the curriculum - emphasizing critical inquiry, research, problem-solving, intellectual curiosity, and social responsibilityCreates an environment that includes a staff open to change, an environment rich in learning resources and opportunities, project-based learning, personalized learning, differentiated instruction, and effective technology integration.- Keeps abreast of innovations and ensures the staff remains currentEncourages STEAM best practices centered around staff-created curriculum.to enable learning by solving real-world problems, field experiences, STEAM competitions, and strong emphasis on hands-on inquiry, such as STEAM internships.- Collaborates with the Curriculum & Instruction, Advanced Academics, and Career & Technology Education to supervise effective problem-based learning across the curriculum with a specific focus on STEAM careers, classroom instruction, lab opportunities, entrepreneurial experiences, interdisciplinary instruction, student autonomy, and student reflection on their own learning.- Reviews and supervises all school programs, athletics, clubs, special services, projects, events, and publicationsProvides leadership and support to volunteers, parent-teacher organization officers and members, and othersCoordinates activities with other SCS schools; attends special events, assists in supervising school-sponsored events, and encourages teacher participation in school activities.- Provides information on careers for the Optional School Engineering and STEAM participantsSupports career-related student organizations with an emphasis on STEAM careersPromotes professional development to ensure continuous improvement and high-levels of educator effectiveness, satisfaction, and professional conduct.- Provides individual support and resources to teachers in the development of STEAM knowledge and in the implementation of best practices in STEAM teaching.- Builds a continuous improvement cultureEncourages educators to view evaluations as an opportunity for professional growthEnsures frequent, specific, high-quality feedback aligned to the District's and school's mission and vision, for effective instruction and national best practices.- Models performance-based management and continuous improvementUses achievement data to collaborate with the staff to assess program effectiveness and to develop strategies for improvement.- Recognizes and celebrates improved educator and student performance related to school vision and goals.- Supervises school staff: Selects, trains, evaluates, counsels, disciplines, and terminates, when necessaryLeads all Operation Activities of the School.- Oversees the budget with transparency and in the best interest of students and staffAdheres to state statutes and SCS accounting policies to ensure judicious management of all school fundsApproves expendituresSeeks, secures and administers school-level grants.- Supervises the selection and inventory of instructional materials, supplies and food services and the maintenance and utilization of facilities and transportation for both academic and non-academic purposes.- Oversees the preparation of records that are required by law, Board policies and administrative directives.Establishes and maintains positive relationships with teachers, staff, students, parents and the community.- Fosters a safe, respectful and orderly environmentMaintains high conduct standards focusing on high student expectations, parental communication, prevention, and when necessary, discipline which complies with due process and student rightsManages attendance control, including communication with parents.- Utilizes SCS and community stakeholders to provide resources for the schoolEstablishes a community presence, engages students in STEAM service learning, and spreads practices through professional activities.- Maintains partnerships with universities and other institutions, such as collaborative curriculum development, dual college credit opportunities and engagement of faculty as guest lecturers.- Actively involves families in their children's educationRecommends support programs when needed.- Promotes the school and programs within SCS and the community to achieve full enrollment by adopting an entrepreneurial approach to marketing, partnerships and programming.- Responds to inquiries, concerns, and complaints from teachers, students and parentsMaintains effective working relationshipsWorks to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problemsPerforms other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or Supervision or closely related field; plus an additional eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in teaching and administration or supervision, five (5) of which were in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of related education/experience totalling (14) yearsState certification in Administration/Supervision at the secondary level, Educational Leadership or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education requiredExperience as a principal at a STEAM or STEM school strongly preferredStrong academic background in science and/or technology preferred(PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED).Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 6 years plus required years of experience. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306913 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306912 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Facilitator Location: Raleigh Egypt High SchoolPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306912 Assistant Principal - Secondary at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306911 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Raleigh Egypt High SchoolPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306911 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306910 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - Elementary Location: Crump ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Essential Job Functions: - Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.- Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.- Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.- Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.- Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school.- Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.- Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability.- Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.- Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.- Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.- Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.- Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.- Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.- Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.- Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.- Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.- Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: 1Requires a master's degree in educational administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedPhysical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.Sensory (Ada) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school;- knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required;- ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities;- ability to plan and supervise the work of others;- ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community;- ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306910 Vice Principal - Secondary at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306909 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Vice Principal - Secondary Location: Cordova High SchoolPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned to a senior high school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reportsMinimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be included.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306909 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306908 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Middle College High SchoolPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306908 LPN Pool at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306907 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): LPN Pool Location: Board of EducationPurpose and Scope: 1Provides nursing service to school children with health conditions who require specialized nursing related services, according to the plan of care for that child, including but not limited to, catheterization, G-tube feedings, administration of medications, etc2Communicates with physicians, community agencies, school personnel and parents according to the guidelines from the school system3Maintains accurate, complete and confidential health records of students via the District?s electronic charting system4Participates in IEP meetings when neededConsults with RN on the Individualized Health Care Plan as needed5Administers and documents medication administration accurately and within established timeframes6Effectively communicates to RN any noticeable changes in student; consults with RN and/or other health team members and seeks guidance as necessary7Keeps Clinical Lead/Supervisor informed of incidents or issues requiring his/her attention8Applies and supports policy and procedures of the school system and adheres to state and federal guidelines9Assess the plan of care on a continuous basis10Provide special care for students with diagnosed medical conditions who have nursing as a related service11Provide special care for students during bus transport to and from school through the District's transportation system12Compiles data for monthly reports documenting and explaining nursing activities and procedures13Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: The essential function of the position within the organization is to administer medical assistance and first aid to students according to school health program procedures established by the District and as permitted by designation as a Licensed Practical NurseThe position is responsible for maintaining student health records, administering appropriate medications, tending to first aid needs, responding to emergencies, consulting with parents/teachers/medical professionals, and performing related work as required for students with assigned specialized nursing related servicesThe position works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.Minimum Qualifications: Requires one (1) year of college education or specialized advanced training in nursing or related area and three (3) years of pediatric, community health, and/or critical care experienceMust be certified as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Tennessee; must possess CPR and first aid certificationsMust possess a valid state driver's license Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the care and treatment of patients and special procedures that apply to practical nursingWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients Knowledge of the information and techniques needed treat human injured, diseases and deformities Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed Ability to provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems Ability to enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in written or electronic/magnetic form Ability to provide information to supervisorsco-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person Ability to observe, receive, and otherwise obtain information from all relevant sources Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems Ability to keep up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306907 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306906 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Southwind HighPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306906 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306905 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Facilitator Location: Brewster ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306905 Instructional Support Advisor, Mathematics at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306904 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Support Advisor, Mathematics Location: Professional DevelopmentPurpose and Scope: The primary function is to provide expert support to build capacity within school instructional teams on research based strategies, develop strategies to solve complex problems, monitor and assess school performance data, and ensure adherence to District curriculum implementation.Essential Job Functions: This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge or abilities associated with this classification, but are intended to accurately reflect the primary job elements.Provides leadership in monitoring and implementing appropriate curriculum to meet the identified needs of the system A depth of knowledge pertinent to the assigned curricular area, state standards, and intervention related supports is essentialWorks collaboratively as a change agent with the Instructional Leadership Team and principal to identify complex problems and school improvement priorities and develop strategies to improve performanceServes as a subject matter expert to support the Instructional Leadership Team and teachers on K-12 curriculum and instructional matters, research based assessment techniques, and makes recommendations pertaining theretoSupports the design and facilitation of district and school based professional development as necessaryAssists with planning as well as conducting informal observations of teachers in collaboration with the Instructional Leadership Team, school principal and or the Instructional Leadership DirectorAnalyzes state and district assessment data to help target professional development needs; designs, plans and implements school and individual-level professional development opportunities addressing instructional content, curriculum, instructional methods, and assessment in the classroomAssists school teams to help develop long-term literacy, math, or science plan for a school The advisor, in collaboration with the school's ILTshall organize and facilitate grade level teams, team leaders, or curriculum focus group sessionsKeep abreast and communicate instructional best practices with school leadership to provide maximum teacher effectivenessLeads analysis of data related to student achievement in Literacy, Math, or Science and supports the Instructional Leadership Teams in using this data to enhance instructional decision making Maintain accurate records and other documentation as requested by the Instructional Support Manager or other Directors as appropriate.Additional Responsibilities: 1Informs faculty of professional development opportunities2Continually updates own professional repertoire3Performs other duties as assigned by the Instructional Support Manager or other DirectorsMinimum Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field plus a minimum of five (5) years of experience related to the area of assignmentValid State of Tennessee teacher licensure certification requiredAn endorsement in the content area directly related to area of assignment, evidence of ongoing professional learning, and professional development facilitation and a minimum of two (2) years coaching experience Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis- Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to broad audience- Strong written and verbal communication skills- Strong organizational, planning, and record-keeping skills- Mastery of appropriate content-specific, pedagogical knowledge and related research and best practices- Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to identify needs and plan and implement strategies for improvement aligned to individual school needs and priorities- Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationships.Physical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazardsSensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCESCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementSCS does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, or age (40 or older). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306904 Instructional Support Advisor, Science at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306903 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Support Advisor, Science Location: Professional DevelopmentPurpose and Scope: The primary function is to provide expert support to build capacity within school instructional teams on research based strategies, develop strategies to solve complex problems, monitor and assess school performance data, and ensure adherence to District curriculum implementation.Essential Job Functions: This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge or abilities associated with this classification, but are intended to accurately reflect the primary job elements.Provides leadership in monitoring and implementing appropriate curriculum to meet the identified needs of the system A depth of knowledge pertinent to the assigned curricular area, state standards, and intervention related supports is essentialWorks collaboratively as a change agent with the Instructional Leadership Team and principal to identify complex problems and school improvement priorities and develop strategies to improve performanceServes as a subject matter expert to support the Instructional Leadership Team and teachers on K-12 curriculum and instructional matters, research based assessment techniques, and makes recommendations pertaining theretoSupports the design and facilitation of district and school based professional development as necessaryAssists with planning as well as conducting informal observations of teachers in collaboration with the Instructional Leadership Team, school principal and or the Instructional Leadership DirectorAnalyzes state and district assessment data to help target professional development needs; designs, plans and implements school and individual-level professional development opportunities addressing instructional content, curriculum, instructional methods, and assessment in the classroomAssists school teams to help develop long-term literacy, math, or science plan for a school The advisor, in collaboration with the school's ILTshall organize and facilitate grade level teams, team leaders, or curriculum focus group sessionsKeep abreast and communicate instructional best practices with school leadership to provide maximum teacher effectivenessLeads analysis of data related to student achievement in Literacy, Math, or Science and supports the Instructional Leadership Teams in using this data to enhance instructional decision making Maintain accurate records and other documentation as requested by the Instructional Support Manager or other Directors as appropriate.Additional Responsibilities: 1Informs faculty of professional development opportunities2Continually updates own professional repertoire3Performs other duties as assigned by the Instructional Support Manager or other DirectorsMinimum Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field plus a minimum of five (5) years of experience related to the area of assignmentValid State of Tennessee teacher licensure certification requiredAn endorsement in the content area directly related to area of assignment, evidence of ongoing professional learning, and professional development facilitation and a minimum of two (2) years coaching experience Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis- Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to broad audience- Strong written and verbal communication skills- Strong organizational, planning, and record-keeping skills- Mastery of appropriate content-specific, pedagogical knowledge and related research and best practices- Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to identify needs and plan and implement strategies for improvement aligned to individual school needs and priorities- Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationships.Physical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazardsSensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCESCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementSCS does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, or age (40 or older). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306903 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306902 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - Elementary Location: Kate Bond Elementary SchoolPurpose and Scope: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Essential Job Functions: - Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.- Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.- Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.- Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.- Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school.- Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.- Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability.- Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.- Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.- Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.- Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.- Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.- Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.- Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.- Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.- Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.- Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: 1Requires a master's degree in educational administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedPhysical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.Sensory (Ada) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school;- knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required;- ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities;- ability to plan and supervise the work of others;- ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community;- ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306902 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306901 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - Elementary Location: Oakhaven ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Essential Job Functions: - Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.- Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.- Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.- Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.- Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school.- Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.- Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability.- Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.- Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.- Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.- Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.- Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.- Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.- Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.- Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.- Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.- Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: 1Requires a master's degree in educational administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedPhysical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.Sensory (Ada) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school;- knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required;- ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities;- ability to plan and supervise the work of others;- ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community;- ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306901 Instructional Advisor, Science at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306900 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Advisor, Science Location: Academic OfficePurpose and Scope: Delivers at a high level of competency in maintaining standards of excellence in the assigned curricular area, so that students may derive the greatest academic and personal benefit for the learning experienceThis involves in working on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvement.Essential Job Functions: 1Provides leadership in developing, monitoring and implementing appropriate curriculum to meet the identified needs of the systemThis requires a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in maintaining standards of excellence in curriculum & instruction; is viewed as expert within the fieldServes as an instructional teacher leader in the assigned curricular area, developing and implementing appropriate curriculum and meeting identified needs to address the rigor or the Common Core State StandardsDesigns and disseminates instructional strategies that enhance instruction in the assigned curricular area.2Provides assistance to all professional school-based personal and/or community representatives regarding the assigned curricular area and works collaboratively with other professionals, and management in the development of effective instructional and assessment technique which are research based and achieve a system-wide resultMay lead a team in the effort.3Serves as liaison between the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and teachers and principals on K-12 curriculum and instructional matters and makes recommendations pertaining thereto.4Assists the Department of Professional Development and Regional Academic Office by planning and conducting content specific professional growth activities.5Assists with on-going orientation of new teachers in the areas of English Language Arts curriculum and instruction.6Assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective content specific curriculum implementation and instructional and assessment techniques.7Researches, provides and assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective instructional and assessment techniques which are research based in order to increase student mastery of state standards; advances teachers' knowledge of state and district content standards and understanding including teaching strategies, assessments, District and school data driven instruction and lesson demonstrations and pre and post analysis.8Deals with unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsEnsures that the work group's goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities is in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.9Assists the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in dis-aggregating student data, identifying student needs, selecting textbooks and materials, and establishing program goalsAlso, assist Humanities Manager by planning and conducting programs, workshops and other in-service activities.10Directs the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.11Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related area plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent for a total education/experience of 9 yearsTennessee teaching license with Administrative CertificationA minimum of four years of successful experience as a classroom teacherProficient in the use of technology to include video presentation, word processing, database and spreadsheet applicationsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis; Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development; Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment; Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306900 Instructional Advisor, Literacy at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306899 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Advisor, Literacy Location: Academic OfficePurpose and Scope: Delivers at a high level of competency in maintaining standards of excellence in the assigned curricular area, so that students may derive the greatest academic and personal benefit for the learning experienceThis involves in working on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvement.Essential Job Functions: 1Provides leadership in developing, monitoring and implementing appropriate curriculum to meet the identified needs of the systemThis requires a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in maintaining standards of excellence in curriculum & instruction; is viewed as expert within the fieldServes as an instructional teacher leader in the assigned curricular area, developing and implementing appropriate curriculum and meeting identified needs to address the rigor or the Common Core State StandardsDesigns and disseminates instructional strategies that enhance instruction in the assigned curricular area.2Provides assistance to all professional school-based personal and/or community representatives regarding the assigned curricular area and works collaboratively with other professionals, and management in the development of effective instructional and assessment technique which are research based and achieve a system-wide resultMay lead a team in the effort.3Serves as liaison between the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and teachers and principals on K-12 curriculum and instructional matters and makes recommendations pertaining thereto.4Assists the Department of Professional Development and Regional Academic Office by planning and conducting content specific professional growth activities.5Assists with on-going orientation of new teachers in the areas of English Language Arts curriculum and instruction.6Assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective content specific curriculum implementation and instructional and assessment techniques.7Researches, provides and assists teachers as needed or requested in the development of effective instructional and assessment techniques which are research based in order to increase student mastery of state standards; advances teachers' knowledge of state and district content standards and understanding including teaching strategies, assessments, District and school data driven instruction and lesson demonstrations and pre and post analysis.8Deals with unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvementsEnsures that the work group's goals and activities are in sync with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities is in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.9Assists the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in dis-aggregating student data, identifying student needs, selecting textbooks and materials, and establishing program goalsAlso, assist Humanities Manager by planning and conducting programs, workshops and other in-service activities.10Directs the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.11Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related area plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent for a total education/experience of 9 yearsTennessee teaching license with Administrative CertificationA minimum of four years of successful experience as a classroom teacherProficient in the use of technology to include video presentation, word processing, database and spreadsheet applicationsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis; Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development; Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment; Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306899 Instructional Support Advisor, RTI at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306898 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Support Advisor, RTI Location: Academic OfficePurpose and Scope: The primary function is to provide expert support to build capacity within school instructional teams on research based strategies, develop strategies to solve complex problems, monitor and assess school performance data, and ensure adherence to District curriculum implementation.Essential Job Functions: This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge or abilities associated with this classification, but are intended to accurately reflect the primary job elements.Provides leadership in monitoring and implementing appropriate curriculum to meet the identified needs of the system A depth of knowledge pertinent to the assigned curricular area, state standards, and intervention related supports is essentialWorks collaboratively as a change agent with the Instructional Leadership Team and principal to identify complex problems and school improvement priorities and develop strategies to improve performanceServes as a subject matter expert to support the Instructional Leadership Team and teachers on K-12 curriculum and instructional matters, research based assessment techniques, and makes recommendations pertaining theretoSupports the design and facilitation of district and school based professional development as necessaryAssists with planning as well as conducting informal observations of teachers in collaboration with the Instructional Leadership Team, school principal and or the Instructional Leadership DirectorAnalyzes state and district assessment data to help target professional development needs; designs, plans and implements school and individual-level professional development opportunities addressing instructional content, curriculum, instructional methods, and assessment in the classroomAssists school teams to help develop long-term literacy, math, or science plan for a school The advisor, in collaboration with the school's ILTshall organize and facilitate grade level teams, team leaders, or curriculum focus group sessionsKeep abreast and communicate instructional best practices with school leadership to provide maximum teacher effectivenessLeads analysis of data related to student achievement in Literacy, Math, or Science and supports the Instructional Leadership Teams in using this data to enhance instructional decision making Maintain accurate records and other documentation as requested by the Instructional Support Manager or other Directors as appropriate.Additional Responsibilities: 1Informs faculty of professional development opportunities2Continually updates own professional repertoire3Performs other duties as assigned by the Instructional Support Manager or other DirectorsMinimum Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field plus a minimum of five (5) years of experience related to the area of assignmentValid State of Tennessee teacher licensure certification requiredAn endorsement in the content area directly related to area of assignment, evidence of ongoing professional learning, and professional development facilitation and a minimum of two (2) years coaching experience Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis- Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to broad audience- Strong written and verbal communication skills- Strong organizational, planning, and record-keeping skills- Mastery of appropriate content-specific, pedagogical knowledge and related research and best practices- Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to identify needs and plan and implement strategies for improvement aligned to individual school needs and priorities- Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationships.Physical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazardsSensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCESCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementSCS does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, or age (40 or older). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306898 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306897 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - MiddleLocation: Oakhaven Middle SchoolPurpose and Scope: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Essential Job Functions: - Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.- Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.- Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.- Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.- Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school.- Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.- Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability.- Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.- Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.- Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.- Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.- Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.- Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.- Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.- Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.- Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.- Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: 1Requires a master's degree in educational administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedPhysical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.Sensory (Ada) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school;- knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required;- ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities;- ability to plan and supervise the work of others;- ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community;- ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306897 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306896 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - Elementary Location: Riverwood ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Essential Job Functions: - Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.- Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.- Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.- Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.- Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school.- Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.- Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability.- Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.- Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.- Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.- Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.- Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.- Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.- Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.- Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.- Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.- Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: 1Requires a master's degree in educational administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedPhysical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.Sensory (Ada) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school;- knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required;- ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities;- ability to plan and supervise the work of others;- ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community;- ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306896 PLC Coach at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306894 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 PLC Coach Location: Central High School Purpose and Scope: The Instructional Literacy/Math Coach works collaboratively, as part of the consultancy team within his/her assigned school(s), by working with the school leadership team to identify school improvement priorities, observing and providing feedback on classroom instruction, facilitating professional development, demonstrating lessons, and coaching teachers one-on-one and in small group settingsThe job of the coach is to build capacity of the school and its teachers to provide high quality instruction and ensure all students achieve to rigorous standards of career and college readinessThe Instructional Coach works primarily in direct support of teachers (e.g., conferencing, co-planning, observing, modeling, co-teaching/coaching)The Instructional Support Coach participates in professional development and inquiry into his or her own instructional leadership practiceThe Instructional Support Coach demonstrates positive expectations for students' learning and shares that vision of students' potential with coached teachers plays an important role in the review, analysis, and interpretation of a variety of data to inform instructional planning, practice, and decision-making aligned to district and school priorities, CCR standards, teacher development needs, and evidence-based practicesThe Coach also helps to identify and leverage available resources aligned to school needs; communicate District priorities, strategies, and supports; and inform, design, and facilitate professional development at the district, school, and grade/department levels.Essential Job Functions: 1Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal.2Provides assistance in conducting needs assessment strategies and program evaluation.3Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development opportunities relevant to school needs; researches, identifies and models best practices.4Assists with Title I school-wide budget process.5Provides direction and support to Title I schools in the development of School Improvement Plans (TSIP) regarding regulations, inventory, and professional development research and implementation.6Conducts internal audits to ensure that all ESEA (Elementary & Secondary Education Act) requirements are included and met.7Works closely with building level leadership team in the development and implementation of professional learning communities and sustains the change process required to operate as a PLC.8Assists teacher teams in creating, administering, and analyzing data gathered from the results of common formative assessments.9Provides assistance to building level leadership team in collecting artifacts such as team norms, meeting agendas, standards documents, common formative assessments and meeting protocols from teacher teams to monitor and assess their progress.10Assists teacher teams in developing and implementing a school-wide pyramid of interventions based on the results of commonly administered assessments.11Assists teacher teams in implementing a guaranteed and viable curriculum by prioritizing, unwrapping standards, creating common standards and pacing documents.12Collects, organizes and completes information necessary for reports and evaluations.13Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related area plus an additional 5 years classroom teaching experience requiredCurrent teachers must have a TEM level 3, 4 or 5 to qualifyMaster's degree preferredValid Tennessee teaching license required with an endorsement appropriate to grad levelAdministrator Licensure preferredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations; In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction; Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory; Skill in assessment and evaluation of students; Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Strong organizational and management skills. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306894 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306893 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Facilitator Location: Oakhaven ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306893 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306892 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Bolton HighPurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306892 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306891 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Facilitator Location: Newberry ElementaryPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306891 Instructional Facilitator at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306890 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Instructional Facilitator Location: Ridgeway Middle SchoolPurpose and Scope: Performs as an instructional specialist in selected schools to increase effectiveness of on-site instructional programs, to improve utilization of instructional materials, to promote development, implementation and coordination of the school's instructional goals.Essential Job Functions: 1Builds capacity of teachers and teacher assistants to support academic achievement2Plans, organizes and conducts parental involvement activities to ensure increased student achievement3Works as part of the leadership team with the building principal4Identifies, plans, organizes and conducts professional development relevant to school needs5Researches, identifies, and models best practices6Facilitates the development of a quality and effective learning environment7Manages district and site-based instructional programs/initiatives8Assists teachers in planning, implementing and monitoring intervention strategies that support identified low performing students9Coordinates effective curriculum implementation, classroom instruction, and classroom management10Completes informal teacher observations and TEM evaluations as directed by the Principal11Performs other related duties to support the academic achievement of studentsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree preferred in Curriculum and Instruction and/or Administrative & Supervision (Educational Leadership) and requires five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching experience; requires valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate and meet the definition of 'highly qualified'; Endorsements: 9-12Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of Shelby County Schools curriculum, instructional goals, procedures, and practices Strong knowledge of No Child Left Behind laws and regulations In-depth knowledge of principles of effective instruction from advance curriculum and content and instruction Knowledge of growth and development and learning theory Skill in assessment and evaluation of students Ability to manage curriculum development, in-service training, and related activities and provide a high level of instructional leadership for teachers and administrators; Excellent human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain successful cooperative working relationship with appropriate school communities, and school-based and central office staffs Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingStrong organizational and management skills http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306890 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306889 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Principal - Middle Location: White Station Middle SchoolPurpose and Scope: Assist in the overall administration of assigned elementary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Essential Job Functions: - Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.- Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.- Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.- Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.- Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school.- Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.- Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability.- Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.- Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.- Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.- Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.- Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.- Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.- Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.- Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.- Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.- Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Minimum Qualifications: 1Requires a master's degree in educational administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedPhysical Requirements and Working Environment: Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.Sensory (Ada) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilitiesAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilitiesProspective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with managementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public elementary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school;- knowledge of current elementary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required;- ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities;- ability to plan and supervise the work of others;- ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community;- ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306889 Specialty Principal-Newcomers at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306888 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Specialty Principal-Newcomers Location: Alternative SchoolPurpose and Scope: Guides the daily operation of the Newcomer International High School (NIS) The NIS is a school within a school design that will offer orientation, support and targeted instruction for new immigrant students Works in collaboration with the ESL Manager for programmatic purposes and provides supervision for ESL teachers and other non-instructional staff, ensures adherence to District policies, regulations and goals, prepares required reports, and preforms other professional, administrative and supervisory work as required for one or more sites offering programs specifically designed for new immigrant students and their families Coordinates parent outreach and collaborates with community partners and agencies.Essential Job Functions: Provides direction to staff and faculty of one or more host school sites offering programs specifically designed for new immigrant students and their familiesGuides the operation of the Newcomer International School (NIS)Coordinates the scheduling for teachers and staff with the host school, provides training for new staff, collects relevant data, and plans for professional development Performs performance evaluations for all staff directly supervised.Collaborates with the ESL Guidance Counselor and NC faculty to develop student intake and initial English assessment procedures for new immigrant students including procedures, forms, and databases.Provides outstanding leadership by supervising professional and classified staff members, including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining and recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.- Assigns responsibilities to professional staff, including assignments to instructional groups, rooms and supervision duties.- Engages faculty and staff in data-informed, differentiated professional development opportunities.- Directs transportation and food services at assigned school in collaboration with host school.- Supervises and participates in the preparation and maintenance of all such records and reports as are required by law, Board policies and administrative directives.- Conducts meetings of the staff and attends other District meetings as necessary.- Supervises the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development.- Builds and sustains a culture focused on continuous improvement such that educators view the evaluation process as an opportunity for professional learning and growthProfessional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:- Effectively develops and articulates a compelling vision for the school for staff and students.- Leverages the talents of all staff to improve student achievement and ESL development dramatically and urgently.- Focuses on college and career readiness at all grade levels and for all students.- Collaborates with ESL and Curriculum and Instruction to maintain a system for monitoring student work for program alignment.- Keeps the Superintendent informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to the Superintendent's accountability.- Conducts meetings of the staff and attends other District meetings as necessary.- Attends training, conferences and workshops as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.- Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.- Participates as requested in the development and adoption of the District's testing program; manages and administers the testing program for the school; analyzes and makes recommendations related to student achievement data.- Monitors a school-wide data plan that includes student progress tracking, establishes specific strategies to meet or exceed academic and behavioral growth and achievement goals, baseline comparisons to benchmarks throughout the year and time for instructional adjustments informed by data.- Seeks to maintain an atmosphere conducive to good teacher-teacher and teacher-administrator relationships.- Provides proactive, comprehensive and facilitative leadership for the school in the planning and implementation of a challenging curriculum; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate- Establishes, communicates and enforces a set of standard operating procedures and routines aligned with district, state and federal policy.- Provides leadership in and collaborates with Assistant Principals, teachers, staff and others to develop strategies for the School Improvement Plan.- Directs the development of master schedules and plans; develops staffing patternsPrepares and administers the school's operating budget; serves as overall custodian of school funds allocated to or collected by the school; adheres to state statute and District policies related to financial accounting to ensure judicious management of all school funds; approves expenditures and prepares related reports.- Seeks, secures and administers school-level grants for projects and programs.- Performs all budgetary responsibilities with accuracy, transparency and in the best interest of students and staffPlans, evaluates and recommends school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectivesEnsures that all Board and administrative policies are effectively explained and implemented.- Oversees program development and monitors special programs, projects and initiatives.- Ensures school compliance with the requirements of state and regional accreditation standards and regulationsOversees the maintenance and use of school property and supplies.- Assists in the selection of and supervises the distribution, storage and inventory of all textbooks, instructional materials and supplies for building operation.- Works with authorized personnel and/or contractors in the maintenance, modification and utilization of the building, physical facilities and school grounds; supervises building custodial careEstablishes ongoing relationships with ESL teachers, staff, students, parents and the community.- Responsible for fostering a safe, respectful and orderly learning environment for all.- Partners with stakeholders in and outside of Shelby County Schools to support and provide resources for students and teachers.- Takes measures to actively involve families in the education of their children.- Maintains high standards of student conduct which focuses on prevention, enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students.- Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; maintains effective relationships with students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.- Coordinates and participates in recommending students for support programs as needed.- Plans and participates in efforts to build or enhance community support of school programs and projects; attends and participates in community meetings as appropriate; prepares and distributes publicity materials, including newsletters, news releases and other materials.- Strategically utilizes community resources and partners to support the school's mission, vision and goalsPerforms other related duties as assigned or directed. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306888 Assistant Principal at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306887 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 2017-18 Assistant Principal - Secondary Location: Grandview Heights MiddlePurpose and Scope: 1. Assists in overseeing the daily operations and administration of assigned elementary school; assumes responsibilities of the Principal in his or her absence.2. Supervises assigned professional, para-professional, administrative and support staff members, including establishing staffing standards, organizing, selecting or recommending selection, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations.3. Develops and implements staff training and development programs and opportunities.4. Assists in planning and implementing school-wide programs, policies, goals and objectives; ensures program and policy adherence to organizational standards and legal regulations.5. Assists in ensuring that all school and District policies are effectively explained and implemented.6. Assists in establishing and maintaining plans and actions to accomplish school goals; establishes school calendars and schedules.7. Assists in the development of long-range facility needs at assigned school; assists in coordinating safety and facility/grounds inspections at the school8. Assists with the preparation and management of the school budget; solicits and secures grants for special programs and projects; may direct or assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies.9. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the instructional program; observes classroom environment and makes recommendations for improvement in instruction and class management as appropriate; establishes and maintains a system of school-wide textbook accountability10. Assists in coordinating and implementing required standardized testing programs.11. Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, complying with due process and rights of students12. Provides leadership for and supervision of extracurricular activities as assigned.13. Coordinates special programs and events as assigned.14. Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from teachers, students and parents; works to resolve administrative, instructional and behavioral problems.15. Prepares and maintains records and reports required by law, Board policies and administrative directives; ensures staff maintain assigned records and prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.16. Assists in implementing the public relations program for assigned school.17. Enforces policies and procedures designed to protect the safety and welfare of students and staff while on campus.18. Keeps abreast of developments and innovations in the profession and ensures that staff members remain current as well.19. Keeps supervisor informed of events and activities of an unusual nature as well as routine matters related to supervisor's accountability.20. Performs various administrative/office duties as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, compiling information and data for reports, copying and filing documents, receiving and responding to e-mails.21. Represents the school and District at various professional and community meetings as appropriate.22. Coordinates school programs and activities with those of other schools, agencies and organizations as appropriate.23. Attends classes, training, conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate or necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills and/or required certifications.24. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Assist in the overall administration of assigned secondary school within the DistrictThe position is responsible for supervising assigned professional, paraprofessional, administrative and support personnel and assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and operations essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment which provides maximum opportunity for student vocational growth and developmentThe position develops and implements programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.Minimum Qualifications: 1. Requires a Master's Degree in Educational Administration or supervision from an accredited college or university.2. State certification in Administration/Supervision at the elementary and/or secondary level, Educational Leadership, or an equivalent certification as defined by the Tennessee Department of Education.3. Requires 3 to 5 years of successful teaching experience with some demonstrated leadership experience.4. An equivalent combination of training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered ( Examples: Adult Higher Education, MBA, Organizational Management, and Public Administrations) Degree Equivalency Formula:Bachelor's Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.Master's Degree= 2 years plus required years of experienceWhere Master's degrees are required, years for Bachelor's Degrees must be includedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of modern public secondary school education and an ability to apply them to the needs of the school; - Knowledge of current secondary education curriculum and instructional practices and trends;- Knowledge of public school organization and administration and the support activities required; - Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate both instructional and operational support activities; - Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; - Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community; - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306887 Exceptional Children Advisor at Shelby County Schools, TN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306886 Shelby County Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Exceptional Children Advisor Location: Bond BuildingPurpose and Scope: 1. Work collaboratively with other professionals and management representatives in the Exceptional Children/Academic Office to achieve a system-wide resultFormulate local targets, goals, and activities that are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization2. Execute the responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standardsUse personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles.3. Assist in the development of a departmental budget; present, and defend program budget requirements as it applies to the Exceptional Children/Academic Office; oversee and submit program expenditures and prepares financial forms and reports;4. Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.5Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.Essential Job Functions: Responsible for directing a staff and the efficient and effective operation of a region of the Exceptional Children department of the Academic Office.Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Education plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 9 years to include a minimum of 4 years of successful experience as a classroom teacherTennessee teaching license with endorsement in administration/supervisionProficient in the use of technology to include video presentation, word processing, database spreadsheet applicationsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis;- Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience;- Strong written and verbal communication skills;- Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development;- Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment;- Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2306886 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!