Job Title: Supervisor of Charter Schools

Reports to:Chief Finance Officer
Typical Schedule:TBD
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1404
Salary Schedule:MGT08B

JOB GOAL

Responsible for the management and procedural aspects of Charter School Programs. Serves as the District Liaison for Community Assistance in implementing Charter Schools.

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. Ensure that charter schools adhere to all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  2. Monitor the implementation of the schools’ application and contract.
  3. Provide coordination and oversight among and between departments in the provision of “administrative and educational services” (contracted or otherwise provided by the district) to charter schools as prescribed in state statute.
  4. Collect and analyze data related to charter school goals, policies, and procedures.
  5. Serve as the school district’s primary contact for charter schools.
  6. Provide technical assistance to both district and charter schools in the interpretation of federal regulations and district procedures.

Communication

  1. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with other professionals, students, parents, and community.
  2. Interact with parents, outside agencies, businesses, and the community to enhance understanding of the role and organizational procedures of charter schools.
  3. Use a variety of communication techniques and tools to enhance collaboration and communication.
  4. Coordinate the application process for applicants (individuals, organization, or groups) who apply for charters.
  5. Communicate through proper channels, to keep the Superintendent informed of impending problems or events of unusual nature.
  6. Promote awareness of charter schools as prescribed by law.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Actively promote and participate in the pursuit of the District’s vision and mission.
  2. Be proactive in recognizing and solving charter school problems.
  3. Exercise proactive leadership in organizing resources to approve and monitor charter school applications, contracts, and student performance goals as outlined in charter school contracts.

Critical Thinking

  1. Access, analyze, interpret, and use data in decision-making.
  2. Plan and prepare strategies which support and monitor charter school annual goals and plans.
  3. Use technology effectively.
  4. Consider different perspectives, alternative options, and consequences of each in making decisions.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Set high standards for self and others and encourage reaching higher standards.
  2. Provide for his/her professional growth through reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, membership in appropriate professional organizations, and advanced course work.
  3. Participate in District management meetings and other activities to enhance professional development.
  4. Keep abreast of current research, trends, methods, and practices related to charter schools.

Facilitation

  1. Adjust strategies to accommodate unexpected situations.
  2. Build teams to accomplish plans, goals, and priorities.
  3. Work with parents to resolve complaints or concerns.
  4. Serve as a liaison to all planning and advisory committees as related to charter schools.
  5. Collaborate with other professionals to ensure ongoing evaluation of the charter schools.

Managerial

  1. Assist in the preparation of all required District and State reports associated with charter schools.
  2. Monitor charter schools to ensure building code and fire code statutes are being followed.
  3. Coordinate transportation needs for charter schools.
  4. Monitor the accurate and timely completion of data collection and reporting requirements.
  5. Assist in the collection and monitoring of the charter schools’ financial resources.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Develop positive school/community relations and serve as liaison between the district, school, and the community.
  2. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.

Decisiveness

  1. Make and share decisions in a timely manner.
  2. Respond quickly in emergency situations.

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

  • Ability to read, interpret and apply laws, policies, and rules to charter schools.
  • Considerable knowledge of School Board Administrative Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with school personnel, students, parents, and the public.
  • Has the ability to organize, implement and evaluate programs in charter schools.
  • Skills in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to use computers and electronic media presentation software and equipment.
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Certified by the state of Florida in the assigned content area or educational level
  • Certification in Educational Leadership, School Principal, or Professional School Principal

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

   None

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Assigned Support Personnel

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

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, 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.

Supervisor of Charter Schools;   EST: October 17, 2000;   REV: October 5, 2004;   Board Approved: October 5, 2004