Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Technical High School Assistant Principal

Recruitment #210927-9192VA-003

Introduction


Are you an educational leader looking for a great opportunity to advance your career and help support the Connecticut Educational System? Do you enjoy bettering the lives of students? If so, read below & apply today!

The Connecticut Technical Education Career System (CTECS), is now accepting applications for an exciting Technical High School Assistant Principal role at Henry Abbott Technical High School in Danbury, CT. This opportunity is full-time, year-round, 1st shift, Monday-Friday. In a high school environment, you will be responsible for performing a full range of administrative duties as assigned by the School Principal. You must hold a current valid Intermediate Administration and Supervisor Certificate (Endorsement #092) issued by the State Board of Education, please list your endorsement in the licenses & certifications section of your application. 

It is the mission of CTECS to provide a world-class, unique and rigorous learning environment for high school students and adult learners that:
  • Ensures both student academic success and career technical education mastery, as well as promotes enthusiasm for lifelong learning.
  • Prepares students for post-secondary education, including apprenticeships and immediate productive employment.
  • Engages regional, state, national and international employers and industries in a vibrant collaboration to respond to current, emerging and changing global workforce needs and expectations.
  • Pursues and participates in global partnerships that provide CTECS students with international exposure and experience. 
Discover the Opportunity to: 
  • Assist with staff activities and oversight of all related school functions. 
  • Assist in the development of comprehensive long and short term goals and objectives which support educational initiatives and Board and System mission.
  • Make recommendations to assist with system policy, program priorities, funding, legislation and regulation. 
  • Develop or assist in the development of school or system educational programs. 
  • Administer pertinent laws within assigned school or system central office. 
  • Utilize staff evaluation methods to lead activities that encourage and produce colleague to colleague feedback. 
  • Use differentiated instruction, tiered interventions, and Scientific Research-Based Intervention (SRBI) to monitor student progress.
  • Use technology to support instruction and special education/English language learner programming. 
  • Work with adolescent population in an urban setting and using research-based strategies to support this population.
  • Create a school schedule that is incorporated into a high school master schedule with the ability to prioritize student and school needs.
  • Implement and provide leadership in Marzano instructional strategies.
  • Please see other duties in the "examples of duties" section below. 
Benefits: We participate in a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive healthcare policies including medical and dental coverage, retirement plan options, paid time off and more! We also encourage a healthy work-life balance for all employees! 

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Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
 
Please select the location(s) listed above on your application. Failure to indicate the location(s) listed above may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location. Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system. 

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam. 

Note:  At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include:  a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

All State employees shall follow the guidelines as listed in Executive Orders  13F (3a) and 13G (3a).

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. 

Should you have any questions about this recruitment please contact faith.macdonald@ct.gov

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 act as an Executive Coach to oversee professional development within the class, including growing district leadership capacity and developing district-wide succession planning by providing non-evaluative support for beginning and developing incumbents within the job class; 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

  • Experience utilizing staff evaluation methods to lead activities that promote colleague to colleague feedback. 
  • Experience using differentiated instruction, tiered interventions, and/or Scientific Research Based Interventions (SRBI) to lead staff in school reform initiatives. 
  • Experience using technology to support instructions on programming for special education/English language learners. 
  • Experience building relationships with students, parents, staff, district officers, businesses, industries, and the community at large. 
  • Experience utilizing student data to improve student performance, school performance, and instruction.  
  • Experience working with adolescent populations in an urban setting using research-based strategies to support this population. 
  • Experience creating a school schedule that is incorporated into a high school master schedule with the ability to prioritize student and school needs. 
  • Experience utilizing Marzano instructional strategies and the Danielson Rubric to lead teaching staff to implement and improve instruction.  
  • Experience working as a Department Head or in an administrative capacity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

EFFECTIVE DATE

07/01/2020


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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.