Job Title: Assistant Director, Technical College

Reports to:Principal
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1616
Salary Schedule:MGT08A

JOB GOAL

To assist the principal with administrative and instructional functions to meet the educational needs of students and carry out the mission and goals of the school and the District.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

Technical/Professional Knowledge

  1. Assist in developing, implementing, and evaluating instructional programs and practices.
  2. Develop or assist in developing the master schedule.
  3. Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment actions.
  4. Assist in supervising and evaluating guidance and counseling services at the assigned school.
  5. Oversee the administration of testing programs.
  6. Assist the principal in developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure a safe and orderly environment.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Assist Principal with interviews and selection of personnel.
  2. Assist students in accessing available support services.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and a proactive orientation to recognizing and resolving needs and/or problems.
  4. Provide proactive leadership for the programs and priorities of the school and District.

Critical Thinking

  1. Use current research, performance data, and feedback from teachers, students, and other stakeholders to make decisions related to improvement of instruction and student performance.
  2. Assist in the development and implementation of the School’s Continuous Improvement Plan.
  3. Assist the Principal in ensuring that the instructional program meets the needs of local community, business, and industry.
  4. Conduct needs assessment to determine an appropriate program for professional growth.

Managerial

  1. Assist in ensuring compliance with policies and procedures of various accrediting agencies, licensing boards, and governmental agencies.
  2. Monitor substitute teacher selection and assignments.
  3. Assist Principal in developing personnel assignments and duty rosters.
  4. Supervise facilities and grounds.
  5. Submit and follow up on work orders.
  6. Organize safety drills and submit reports.
  7. Assist in coordinating facility and maintenance functions.
  8. Coordinate and supervise transportation services at the assigned school.
  9. Assist in managing student accounting as it relates to FEFP records and reports.
  10. Assist in maintaining equipment, ensuring security of school property, and maintaining property inventory records.
  11. Assist in managing the instructional materials budget and acquisition.
  12. Prepare or supervise the preparation of all required reports and maintain all appropriate records.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Provide training opportunities and feedback to personnel at the assigned school.
  2. Seek to improve skills and knowledge through professional development activities.
  3. Maintain and model high standards of professional conduct.
  4. Set high standards and expectations for self, others, and organizations.

Facilitation

  1. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals and groups toward task accomplishment.
  2. Facilitate problem-solving by individuals and groups.
  3. Counsel with parents and staff to resolve problems or concerns.
  4. Assist parents in contacting school and agency support services.
  5. Maintain non-judgmental inquiry while probing for more complete information in cases of student discipline or other issues.

Communication

  1. Maintain visibility and accessibility on the school campus.
  2. Attend school-related activities and events.
  3. Use persuasive skills to get support and buy-in from teachers
  4. Use effective strategies to communicate with a variety of audiences.
  5. Communicate effective orally and in writing.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Coordinate and collaborate with District personnel in developing programs.
  2. Articulate programs with other agencies.
  3. Assist with the induction of beginning teachers and monitor progress.
  4. Cooperate and coordinate with other administrators in the school.
  5. Demonstrate commitment to the vision, mission, goals, and priorities of the District
  6. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  7. Perform other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.

Decisiveness

  1. Assist in establishing procedures to be used in the event of school crisis and/or civil disobedience and provide leadership in the event of such incidents.
  2. Decide how to meet students’ needs as they arise.
  3. Deal with emergency situations such as facilities problems, student disciplinary incidents and safety.
  4. Deal effectively and appropriately with abuse situations.
  5. Investigate student accidents and other incidents and take appropriate action.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies governing education in state and county.
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional programs and practices for appropriate level.
  • Willingness to learn budgetary and supervisory responsibilities.
  • Skill to work with people in an effective manner.
  • Knowledge of scheduling and supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize.
  • Ability to use data in the decision-making process.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) years classroom teaching experience and/or administrative experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Certification in Educational Leadership, School Principal, or Professional School Principal, or Administration and Supervision.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  None

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Assigned Instructional, Support, and Service Personnel at the assigned school.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, scanners, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Assistant Director, Technical College;   EST: October 5, 2004;   REV: December 5, 2017;   Board Approved: December 5, 2017