In the Departments of Correction, Children and Families and Developmental Services this class is accountable for assisting the Superintendent of Schools in the administration of the programs and operations of the State Unified School District or the Children and Families Administrator of Education in the administration of the Juvenile Justice Education Unit.
Receives administrative direction from the Superintendent of Schools or the Children and Families Administrator of Education who reviews work for conformance with policy.
Assists in administering programs and operations of the State Unified School District or the Department of Children and Families, Juvenile Justice Education Unit; directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists in administering staff and operations of the State Unified School District or the Department of Children and Families, Juvenile Justice Education Unit;
Assist in planning, directing and coordinating programs in the State Unified School District;
Consults with local public-school officials concerning educational programs provided by the State Unified School District;
Interprets guidelines and procedures on local level;
Responds to questions from staff, parents and local boards of education on specific issues;
Evaluates programs and teachers for conformance to standards;
Documents State Unified School District's compliance with state and federal statutes;
Develops training programs for staff and teachers;
Represents department at meetings with other agencies and on statewide committees;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and educational law and mandates;
philosophy and methods of education and teaching;
principles and practices of education for special needs population;
methods of educational administration;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
A Master's degree in education or a related field plus eighteen (18) semester hours of graduate credit and completion of fifty (50) school months of successful teaching or service employment as identified in State of Connecticut, Regulation of State Board of Education, Sec. 10-145d-574 (a - f).
Connecticut State Board of Education certification as a Intermediate Administrator/Supervisor will be required at time of appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
In addition to the checking of references and facts in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made prior to appointment.
Appointment by the Commissioner in accordance with State Statutes.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Salary Group MP 70 approved effective April 22, 2022. (Revised to modify the Purpose of Job Class and Supervision Received) Item No. 22-041R