Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Central Office Admissions Director

Office/On-site (Technical High School Principal)

Recruitment #221121-9292VB-001

Introduction



Are you an education professional looking to tackle a lead role? If so, we invite you to read more!

The State of Connecticut, Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECSinvites current CTECS employees to apply for for a Central Office Admissions Director (Technical High Shcool Prinicpal) position located at CTECS Central Office, 39 Woodland Street in Hartford, CT.  In a high school environment, the incumbent will be responsible for performing a full range of administrative duties as assigned by the Superintendent. This is a full time, 35 hour per week, year-round opportunity on first shift. The schedule is Monday through Friday.                                       

Our ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience with the teaching and learning process within a technology program of considerable scope, curriculum development, technology applications, management practices, teaching and educational principles, schoolwide implementation and assessment.  It is also important that candidates are committed to student achievement and staff development and maintaining a positive school climate with an emphasis on continuous improvement.         

WHAT WE CAN OFFER Comprehensive Benefit Offerings: 

  • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage;
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings;
  • Paid Time Off ~ including 13 paid holidays per calendar year; 
  • Professional growth and development opportunities; and 
  • A healthy work-life balance to all employees!
We hope you take this opportunity to join your state and #makeanimpaCT!

Selection Plan

Application Process:

In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.

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, unless otherwise specified.

This position will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.

Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the state of Connecticut.

Selection Process:

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.

Contact Information:

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. 

Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Ethan Ives at Ethan.Ives@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 directing the operation of a Technical High School by providing instructional, fiscal and facilities leadership or for administrative duties in the System’s central office.

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

Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience:
  • Working as a high school administrator with achievement in school reform and instructional best practices
  • Working with middle schools, state agencies and adult education programs
  • Recruitment of students to attend CTECS through targeted marketing
  • Navigating state and federal laws as they apply to equitable access for student admission
  • Using Google Classroom/Meet and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, etc.)
  • Creating and implementing a positive atmosphere on track with national trends within a Career and Technical   Education learning facility
  • Analyzing data to create goals and ensure alignment with Federal, State and District requirements

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.



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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.