MSD School Administrator - Chief Educational Programs Officer
Maryland School for the Deaf - Frederick Campus
|Department||MD School for Deaf - Frederick - Educational Svc.|
|Date Opened||8/9/2023 2:20:00 PM|
|Salary||$94,758.00 - $180,838.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Emily Hicks|
The Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners.
EXPECTED STARTING DATE: January 2024 (can be negotiated up to July 2024)
LOCATION OF POSITION
MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705
Main Purpose of Job
Under the leadership of the Superintendent, the Frederick Campus Chief Educational Programs Officer provides strategic educational leadership, develops the short- and long-term instruction goals/vision and works to establish a culture of high expectations and shared responsibility for equitable access to high-quality bilingual (ASL/English) and culturally relevant instruction for all students at the Frederick Campus. Collaborates with the MSD leadership team members including the Columbia Campus Chief Educational Programs Officer to ensure close alignment of campus resources with school needs, to implement an instructional plan for the school that ensures effective teaching in every classroom, and to create conditions that ensure systemic improvement to support students’ learning in a bilingual environment. Provides progressive educational leadership, supervision, and evaluation of department principals (Family Education/Early Childhood Education, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Career & Technical, and Transition Services) at the Frederick Campus. Reports directly to the Superintendent and consults with the Superintendent on high level needs.
Provides strategic educational leadership, develops the short- and long-term instruction goals/vision and works to establish a culture of high expectations and shared responsibility for equitable access to high-quality bilingual (ASL/English) and culturally relevant instruction for all students at the Frederick Campus.
Plans, coordinates, and supervises the academic/instructional programs at the Frederick Campus in collaboration with the Columbia Campus Chief Educational Programs Officer.
Establishes direction for school improvement efforts by monitoring the progress of school performance, student achievement objectives and academic excellence indicators to align strategies for school improvement; administers multi-tiered system of interventions to improve achievement of students who are not meeting grade-level expectations.
Collaborates with the Director of Curriculum and department principals to ensure the instructional and curriculum resources reflect aligned assessment and accountability measures for student success.
Collaborates with the MSD Leadership Team (MLT) including the Director of Student Support Services to ensure the provision of the services and supports meet the unique needs of students.
In collaboration with other leaders, facilitates the planning, implementation, and evaluation of related professional development activities for instructional staff to ensure a robust, systemic approach that meets student needs.
Collaborates with the MLT members on the development and implementation of key school policies and procedures concerning instructional programs.
In collaboration with the Director of Student Support Services and other key leaders, provides the oversight and implementation of IEPs, as required by the policies and procedures of MSD and Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).
Assists in the development and implementation of the instructional budget based on student needs and school priorities; manages the campus budget as well as recommends and participates in determining necessary capital budget projects in partnership with the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer and the Superintendent.
Supervises and evaluates Department Principals, Transition Services/Orioles Career Academy (OCA) Supervisor and office staff.
Works closely with the Human Resources department on recruitment and disciplinary matters regarding employees; investigates and disciplines, when necessary, staff and/or student complaints, and school policy violations.
Collaborates with other key leaders to maintain a strong partnership between school, student life, athletics and afterschool programs.
Leads the Frederick Campus Administrative Team (FCAT).
Serves as a member of the MSD Leadership Team (MLT) and also serves on the Admissions Review Team.
Supports the Department Principals and Supervisors in ensuring the effectiveness of daily school operations including but not limited to student class schedules and teacher assignments, student/faculty rosters, and IEPs/report cards, etc.
Determines school closings, early dismissals, and/or delays as necessary due to inclement weather in conjunction with the Columbia Campus Chief Educational Programs Officer.
Oversees transportation of students and ensures effective communication with students' counties of residence.
Engages staff, community stakeholders and families to plan/support school priorities through collaborative opportunities to improve student academic success and overall student experiences.
Performs other duties as assigned by the superintendent.
A Master's Degree in School Administration, Education of Deaf students, Education of Deaf students with additional disabilities, or related field.
Maryland State Department of Education Administrator I & II or Principal Certificate required (or the ability to obtain in a specific time).
Minimum of five years of combined successful classroom teaching, supervisory, and/or educational administrative experience required.
Experience working with Common Core curriculum and promoting academic rigor desired.
Demonstrate knowledge in special education laws & services.
Must be proficient in American Sign Language and written English.
Knowledge of Deaf community required.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working with students with additional disabilities.
5 years of supervisory or educational administrative experience in a deaf school/program.
New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-5-568)
Candidates need to provide three letters of recommendation with their application.
Applications will be prescreened before candidates are invited to an interview. As an equal opportunity employer, MSD is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time. Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time. A copy of your college transcripts must accompany your application. The preferred method to receive transcripts and additional information is for them to be uploaded. Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:
Mailing Address: Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department, P. O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
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