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Deputy Superintendent

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

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Deputy Superintendent
Office of Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
Chief Executive Officer
October 15, 2014
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Executive

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POSITION SUMMARY:


Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this individual will be responsible for the efficient operation of units and elements of the organization involving the respective organizational unit areas. The Deputy Superintendent will be responsible for the oversight of specified school district regions, each headed by a Regional Executive Director who will report to the Deputy. The Deputy Superintendent will report directly to the CEO and may represent and act in the CEO’s stead, as directed by the CEO.  

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Manages and oversees the respective organizational unit areas;

Develops and implements procedures and strategies relating to the efficient delivery of services;

Ensures the proper alignment of the curriculum to State curricular goals and outcomes;

Organizes and oversees efforts to ensure the effective articulation of the published curriculum to the taught curriculum;

Develops and evaluates instructional initiatives and strategies designed to improve instructional outcomes as measured by State and national standards;

Directs the efforts of the school system’s research and evaluation functions and identifying best practices and innovative instructional strategies and programs;

Oversees the efficient delivery of non-instructional pupil services, including Special Education testing and services;

Advises the CEO on policy and operational matters;

Develops and prepares recommendations to improve efficiency and further the goals of the school system;

Works with members of the Board of Education, elected officials, community representatives and members of the academic community to promote the interests of the school system; and

Acts for the Chief Executive Officer in his absence and at various meetings, conferences, and functions as needed and required.

QUALIFICATIONS:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Thorough knowledge of the Public School Laws of Maryland, the bylaws of the State Board of Education, and the policies of the Board of Education of Prince George’s County;

Thorough understanding of curriculum and instruction and other pupil related services;

Ability to use computer technology in an administrative and educational setting;  and

Excellent organizational ability; demonstrated oral and written communication skills as well as problem solving and consensus building expertise; and good human relation skills.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


 

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in educational administration, education, or curriculum development, with a minimum of ten years administrative experience in a school or academic setting; or other combinations of applicable education, training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

 



CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


Eligible for Superintendent’s certification.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Developing policy for their respective organizational unit areas; providing guidance to Associate Superintendents and Regional Directors.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT:


The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


None.

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