Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Supervisor of Evaluations & Instructional Accountability

Recruitment #190201-9192VA-001

Introduction

State of Connecticut, State Department of Education, which oversees The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS), invites applicants to apply for the position of Supervisor of Evaluations and Instructional Accountability,  which reports directly to the Connecticut Technical Education and CTECS Superintendent.  The position is located in the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) Central Office at 39 Woodland Street, Hartford.  This is a year-round, Monday through Friday position. 

The district is required to develop and implement a comprehensive professional development plan to satisfy the State of Connecticut's definition of high quality professional learning to ensure that all educators have equitable access to relevant, individual and collaborative opportunities to enhance their practice so that all students advance towards positive academic and non-academic outcomes.  Professional development requires detailed and ongoing planning for multiple program areas including new teacher orientation, new leaders orientation and TEAM, including the management of the teacher and administrator professional development portal.

Selection Plan

The incumbent must hold an Intermediate Administration and Supervisor Certificate (Endorsement#092) issued by the State Board of Education.  Occasional travel may be required.

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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Education, Connecticut Technical Education and Career System, this class is accountable for assisting with directing the operation of a Technical High School or for administrative duties in the System’s central office.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This is an administrative professional level class responsible for supervising education professional, paraprofessional, maintenance, security or other support staff in a Technical Education and Career System High School or the System’s central office.

1. Assists the Principal with development and implementation of school improvement plans, student assessment initiatives, evaluation of certified and non-certified staff, classroom observations, oversight of student schedules, student discipline, other school-related functions.

2. Oversees and leads education administrative functions over major program areas in the System’s central office.

3. This class is not intended for administration of an operational bureau such as Information Technology, Human Resources, Fiscal, Equal Employment, Communications and other related administrative functions.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises instructional staff and operational staff of a school or staff in the System’s central office as deemed by the Superintendent.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Technical High School:  Assists with staff activities and oversight of all related school functions; assists in the development of a comprehensive long and short term goals and objectives which support educational initiatives and Board and System mission; makes recommendations to assist with system policy, program priorities, funding, legislation and regulation; develops or assists in the development of school or system educational programs; administers pertinent laws within assigned school or system central office; leads the school-wide scheduling team in order to develop efficient and student centered schedules and assists in the implementation of the computerized student information system; oversees the student assessment process including collecting and analyzing student data to ensure student achievement over time; assists with controls of fiscal operations within school by determining priority of expenditures of financial and related resources; supervises and evaluates instructional and operational staff; assists the school system with the selection of appropriate textbooks, teacher guides and other instructional materials and equipment; provides support to teachers in their classrooms through coaching, modeling and mentoring; responds to inquiries from the public concerning education initiatives and programs; responsible for programs assigned and activities; may represent school and agency in related activities as required; performs related duties and special assignments as required by the Principal, Assistant Superintendent and/or Superintendent of Schools.

Connecticut Technical Education and Career Central Office:  Oversees and leads education administrative programs as assigned by the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent; supervises and evaluates central office staff as appropriate; oversees and provides support to the schools in the administration of programs in the Technical and Career High Schools; participates in the recruitment process; may represent the agency in related activities as required; performs related duties and special assignments as required by the Principal, Assistant Superintendent and/or Superintendent of Schools.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of the philosophy and methods of education, with emphasis on educational administration and management; considerable knowledge of the objectives and purposes of educational programs; considerable knowledge of supervision/evaluation methods; considerable knowledge of public school administration; knowledge of the principles and techniques of budgetary preparation and fiscal management; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable written and oral skills; considerable ability to understand and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A Master’s Degree and at least five (5) years of teaching experience and two (2) years of education leadership/supervisory experience. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have the following preferred experience and training:  

  • Current State of Connecticut 092 Certification
  • Knowledge of the CTECS evaluation program for administrators and teachers
  • Experience developing and overseeing a District's TEAM Plan
  • Experience monitoring Supervisory Assistance and providing support to schools
  • Experience creating professional development as part of a school improvement plan
  • Experience implementing new teacher and administrator orientation programs
  • Experience conducting walk through observations at schools to support teaching and learning
  • Experience in agenda planning for the District's Professional Development and Evaluation Committee
  • Experience monitoring evaluations on Frontline with fidelity and preparation of administrator and teacher workflows
  • Experience assisting in the implementation of the District's School Improvement Plan
  • Strong communication skills

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must hold an Intermediate Administration and Supervisor Certificate (Endorsement 092) issued by the State Board of Education.

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Vocational School Assistant Director in Salary Group VA approved effective July 1, 1999. Action No. 18-074

EFFECTIVE DATE

11/20/2018


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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.