Assistant Superintendent - St. Louis City
Position: Assistant Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Deputy Superintendent of Academics
Job Location: Saint Louis Public Schools
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: Mar 12, 2021**
District: St. Louis City
St Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-345-2379
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Job Description:
Apply Here:  https://app.hirenimble.com/jobview/4333
(Complete Application on Website)

Position Summary:
 
Reporting directly to the Superintendent, the Deputy Superintendent of Academics (DSA) has primary authority and accountability for the District's education program. 

Essential Functions: 
  • Identifies and implements effective curriculum, instruction, and assessment policies and practices that maximize educational options and leads to improved achievement for all students
  • Serves as champion for academic vision and agenda as aligned with the district Transformation Plan
  • Synthesizes district-wide data on student achievement and translates conclusions into school- and teacher-level interventions
  • Ensures the high-quality implementation of the schools' magnet theme and standards' aligned curriculum and assessment system
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of standards-based curriculum
  • Develops, implements and evaluates content area professional development aligned to the Missouri Common Core Standards
  • Manages, motivates and inspires the overall educational organization of the St. Louis Public Schools including assistant superintendents, principals, teachers, and administrators to perform at the level of excellence necessary to improve student achievement and narrow the achievement gap between racial, ethnic, and economic groups
  • Supports district and school leaders to design and implement school improvement plans to improve student achievement
  • Builds and supports a high performing education leadership team
  • Sets priorities and measurable goals and effectively manages district resources to support priorities and goal achievement
  • Maintains a positive school climate to support student and staff success
  • Develops and maintains clear and inclusive decision-making processes
  • Communicates effectively with district stakeholders
  • Manages internal professional development programs for educators
  • Ensure that all programs, employees and departments meet performance outcomes
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
  • Demonstrated knowledge- or research-based current curriculum, instruction, assessment and staff development best practices
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex roles and responsibilities
  • Demonstrated success designing, organizing and leading a systemic change process in a large, complex, diverse organization
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage limited resources to support strategic organizational goal attainment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills
  • Systems thinker with creativity and strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to work in collaboration with other leaders and administrators to problem-solve current challenges in the organization
  • Strong ability to manage and develop a large team of directors and coordinators who manage a portfolio of academic work
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage limited resources to support strategic organizational goal attainment
  • Able to create development plans, implement sustainable budgets and support school leader development
Experience: 
  • Proven track record documenting enhanced student achievement within an urban setting
  • Documented success within and among student populations typically defined as urban
  • Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible and successful service as a senior curriculum and instructional leader
  • Demonstrated success leading strategic educational initiatives that result in measurable improved student achievement
  • Demonstrated knowledge- or research-based current curriculum, instruction, assessment and staff development best practices
  • Demonstrated success leading school improvement initiatives that closed student achievement gaps between racial, ethnic, and economic groups
  • Demonstrated success designing, organizing and leading a systemic change process in a large, complex, diverse organization
  • Successful experience working in a diverse organization or community
Education: 
  • Ph.D. degree in Education (preferred)
  • Master's Degree (required)
  • Hold or eligible to hold appropriate Missouri credentials in educational administration 
(Complete Application on Website)

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