Primary responsibility is in the improvement of instruction. The majority of work time shall be spent curriculum development and staff development while managing the assigned school so as to promote the educational development of each student.
Assume all administrative responsibilities and duties delegated to this position by the principal of the Middle School, the Superintendent of Schools, and the Board of Education. Such duties and responsibilities will extend to all activities of the Middle School.
In the absence of the principal, discharge the duties of the principal;
Participate in the Faculty Council;
Serve as consultant to the principal in establishing goals and education directions;
Assist in the selection of instructional and support personnel;
Represent the school at community functions and organization meetings;
Work with Parents Support Group on special projects;
Develop the master schedule;
Direct the scheduling and grade reporting system;
Generate student schedules and report cards
Make and record student schedule changes
Serve as consultant to the guidance counselors regarding individual student scheduling
Coordinate building supervision by staff
Develop and coordinate special daily schedules
Coordinate the ordering and distribution of textbooks and instructional materials
Communicate custodial and maintenance needs to appropriate personnel
Supervise attendance office operations
Interpret and communicate school programs to parents
Assist in the curriculum development process;
Serve on curriculum committees
Assist in the formulation of new programs
Assist in the implementation and evaluation of curriculum programs
Conduct the orientation program for new students;
Supervise the registration of new students;
Compile the Middle School Curriculum Guide;
Assist in the leadership, coordination and supervision of extra-curricular programs;
Supervise extra-curricular events as assigned;
Assist teachers with student conduct problems;
Arrange for parent conferences as needed;
Participate in conferences with parents and teachers as needed;
Assist the Dean of Students with the direct administration of the Discipline Policy as needed;
Work with the counselor and/or dean on particular student problems;
Utilize the services of community and special agencies for the benefit of students and the school;
Generally supervise the students throughout the day.
Counsel teachers in matters regarding professional improvement;
Consult with the principal regarding teaching assignments;
Communicate formally and informally with the staff on a variety of subjects as needed.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve (12) month position. Salary and work year shall be in accordance with the administrative salary programs as approved by the Board.
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy of administrator evaluations.
This job description has been reviewed with job specific BFOQ’s and in accordance with the American Disabilities Act.
QUALIFICATIONS: Type 75 Administrative Certification required.
At least five years of experience in public school education. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: To be determined by the board of education
About 4,200 students come to Freeport Public Schools each day. We consider it our job to open the door of learning for each one. Located in the northwest corner of Illinois, Freeport School District 145 (FSD145) serves the children of Freeport (population 26,500) and the nearby bedroom communities of Cedarville (population 750) and Ridott (population 150). We became District 145 several years afte...r we first started educating the children of Freeport.
Today, FSD145 maintains ten busy school buildings: ¬ an elementary International Baccalaureate candidate Magnet School, five additional elementary schools (Kindergarten - 4th grade), two middle schools (one with grades 5-7, the other with grades 5-8), a high school (9th - 12th grade), and a smaller transitional education facility. Our dedicated staff of 770, encouraged and supported by the school board and the administration, works diligently to understand and meet the needs of each of our students.