Jun 02, 2020

Elementary Vice-Principal (Anticipated Opening)

  • TrulyHired
  • Framingham, MA, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description


FRAMINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
KING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

TITLE:

Elementary Vice Principal

2020-2021 School Year

POSITION SUMMARY :

To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to assist the elementary principal to promote and advance the educational development of each student. This includes such responsibilities as: leading, directing, counseling, and supervising a variety of personnel and programs; creating effective parent, teacher, child communications, supporting, encouraging, mentoring, and evaluating staff; fostering teamwork between teachers and among staff and parents; and managing budget items.

OUR MISSION :

Framingham Public Schools is committed to excellence for all students. A core value, embedded in the district's philosophy and goals, is that "all children will learn". Offering equitable access to education to all of our students hinges largely on providing the highest quality teachers in every school and classroom.

Diversity among teachers undoubtedly advances the academic achievement of students. Compliance obligations establish the baseline; as a district, Framingham Public Schools are committed to achieving, developing, and maintaining a workforce reflective of the rich racial, linguistic, and cultural diversity of our students. Framingham Public Schools aims to teach our children, and ourselves, to be culturally proficient and inclusive in order to live, learn, and work together in a vibrant and diverse world.

Indeed, Framingham Public Schools is committed to inspiring our school community to be accepting and willing to learn from individuals with differing backgrounds. Our goal is to reflect the diverse community we serve and create a great place to work for everyone by embracing the individual skills, perspectives, and experiences our people bring to the workplace and harnessing these for high performance and improved service delivery. We want our employees to feel included, valued, and respected and have access to equal opportunity, which supports full participation at work. Framingham Public Schools seeks to retain the diverse talent in our workforce and support our people to maintain a long and productive working career.

Framingham Public Schools is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Current and valid DESE license in Principal/Assistant Principal grades 1-6 and SEI Endorsement for Administrators. Please note that licensure requirements are subjected to change at the discretion of DESE.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Five (5) years of teaching experience in a public school setting and at least three years of administrative experience. Said administrative experience shall include at a minimum supervision and evaluation of staff and professional development work. Masters Degree in education preferred. Bilingual (Portuguese and/or Spanish) skills preferred.

Framingham Public Schools seeks candidates whose background, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of education. Also, we are interested in candidates who will bring to their professional practice the perspective that comes from a non-traditional educational background or an understanding of the experiences of those underrepresented in the educational field.

SKILLS AND ABILITY:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods, and techniques used in the administration and supervision of all programs in a school; excellent skill in oral and written communications; ability to motivate others to reach their fullest potential; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, parents, students, teachers, support staff and associates. Flexibility will be essential. Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population. Bilingual (Portuguese and/or Spanish) skills preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

ASSIST THE PRINCIPAL IN:

Development of Educational Programming :
  • Developing, determining the appropriateness, implementing, and monitoring the instructional program.
  • Revising, implementing, and evaluating curriculum.
  • Participating on school-wide and district-wide committees for the advancement of the educational program.
Student Supervision:
  • Monitors and interacts with students and their families regarding academic, social, and emotional issues.
  • Developing and administering policies on student behavior and assisting teachers with serious discipline problems.
  • Participating in the team evaluation process.
  • Coordinate student activity programs, field trips, and other school activities as necessary.
Staff Supervision:
  • Supervising, directing, and evaluating staff members.
  • Coordinating staff development activities.
  • Participating with staff in school problem-solving issues.
Administration:
  • Developing schedules for various ancillary staff serving the school.
  • Preparing the preparation of reports, records, and lists appropriate to the school's administration.
  • Interpreting and enforcing district and school policies and administrative regulations.
  • Overseeing the development and administration of the school safety plan.
  • Assist in the administration of state and district required testing.
  • Represent the principal in his/her absence.
Other:
  • Assume additional reasonable responsibilities as directed by the Principal.

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly required to move about and may be required to traverse occasionally throughout the school building. The other time is primarily sedentary, performed in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands; fingers; to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and close vision such as reading typewritten material. The employee must be able to input information into a computer and as well as read material from a computer monitor as well as handwritten or printed matter with or without visual aids. The employee must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, and other staff members in person and on the telephone. The employee will be working in a normal school environment with an acceptable level of noise. The work typically requires occasional in-district travel to attend meetings.

REPORTS TO:

Building Principal

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in the supervision and evaluation of Teachers, Aides, and Assistant Teachers per Principal's direction.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) CLASSIFICATION:

This position is classified as Exempt (Professional).

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The number of worked days is specified under the provisions of the Framingham Administrators Association (FAA) contract.

HELPFUL LINKS:

Framingham Administrators Association (F AA ) Contract

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Framingham Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Framingham Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the District has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Framingham Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
Equal Opportunity Employer
Framingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Contact Information
  • Tiago Gadens, Staffing Manager
  • 73 Mt Wayte Ave
  • Framingham, Massachusetts 01702

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