Elementary Principal - State of Ohio/Ohio School for the Deaf

Elementary Principal - State of Ohio/Ohio School for the Deaf

School District / Company: State of Ohio/Ohio School for the Deaf


Email Address: human.resources@osdb.oh.gov

Street Address : 500 Morse Road
City : Columbus
State : Ohio
Zip Code : 43214

Position Title: Elementary Principal

Number of Openings: 1

Position Type: Administrative

Start Date:
MM : 08
DD : 13
YYYY : 2018

Duties: Serves as an unclassified employee pursuant to Section 3301.13 O.R.C. and performs educational and/or research duties.

Purpose: Provides administrative supervision and educational leadership in K-12 academic program and extracurricular duties, with an emphasis on grades K-8, student activities, and support services.

Fosters and ensures the education program of the school:
Develops and implements policies, programs, and schedules of classes;
Supervises educational programming and support services;
Facilitates the administration and submission of Ohio's statewide tests for students and local measures;
Develops a systematic approach to ordering teaching materials, supplies, and equipment;
Directs daily management of the school, including 9-12+ and support services in absence of the 9-12+ Principal;
Addresses behavioral needs of students including Code of Conduct violations;
Oversees IEP development and ETRs.

Maintains teaching and support staff job results:
Coaches, counsels and disciplines teachers in accordance with OSD policies and procedures and State requirements;
Assists in the planning, monitoring and appraising of job results;
Recruits, selects, provides orientation and training for teachers and support staff;
Completes performance evaluations and classroom observations in K-8 and of support staff areas following OSD's framework for implementing Ohio Teacher Evaluation System;
Plans professional development for teachers, aides and clerical staff and orientation activities for substitute teachers and newly hired staff;
Plans and approves staff development activities.

Helps contribute to OSD's effectiveness:
Identifies short and long term issues that must be addressed;
Researches and disseminates pertinent information (e.g., language development, requirements for special education, core content requirements, testing, credit patterns, and model lesson plans);
Establishes cooperative partnerships with community agencies, business partners, or PSA;
Addresses parental concerns, answers questions, reports on academic progress, and ensures EMIS compliance;
Serves as member of the Superintendent's Program (administrative) Team;
Communicates and problem solves with other OSD departments on a regular basis;
Addresses health and safety concerns of students, parents, and staff and recommends actions;
Attends representative amount of extracurricular activities on weekends and evenings;
Contributes to school wide efforts to improve written and electronic communications with alumni, parents, and other groups;
Assists with oversight of athletic operations;
Applies student test analysis to inform instruction;
Participates on Strategic Planning Committee and gathers measurements for Strategic Plan.

Identifies current and future education requirements:
Establishes relationships with university, local school district, community, and business leaders, and students to understand educational needs of OSD students now and in future;
Surveys operation and education conditions;
Recommends and takes necessary actions.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge:
Attends educational workshops;
Reviews professional publications;
Establishes personal networks;
Participates in professional organizations;
Keeps abreast of educational programs in Ohio;
Keeps abreast of Ohio's requirements for IEPs, ETRs, special education procedures, and collective bargaining agreements;
Submits an annual plan to LPDC;
Participates in license requirements;
Leads faculty meetings, school committees, and professional development activities;
Develops working knowledge of Ohio's requirements of coursework in Ohio schools, common core standards, testing requirements, OAKS procedures for timekeeping and fiscal, EMIS reporting, and OSD's policies and procedures.

Experience Required: Master's Degree and three years experience in a principal or administrative specialist position and valid Ohio educational certification/licensure as a Principal; or equivalent education and experience which demonstrate eligibility to attain license.

Special consideration will be given to the following: demonstrated ability in the administration of programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing; fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) [i.e. minimum of Intermediate rating on the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI)]; and/or specific ability and knowledge relevant to working with the blind, deaf and multiple disabilities.

Wage or Salary: Depends on qualifications

Approximate Work Hours or Days: Work hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 12 month employment.

How to Apply: https://dasstateoh.taleo.net/careersection/oh_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=180000RV&tz=GMT-04%3A00

Posting End Date:
MM : 07
DD : 20
YYYY : 2018