Job Description

The School District of Osceola County, Florida is seeking a highly motivated instructional leader to join the Osceola family in the journey from “Good to Great”. The school district and its stakeholders are committed to defining, maintaining, and strategically pursuing continuous processes to ensure high levels of achievement. Our five Osceola County School Board members and Superintendent have earned Master Board certification through the Florida School Boards Association. Together, the Superintendent and School Board Members drive the SDOC Strategic Planning process, which focuses on Academic Achievement, Talent Management, Fiscal Responsibility, Community Engagement and Governance.
The SDOC is proud of its 8300 employees helping to educate over 67,000 students in 24 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, 9 high schools, 4 multi-level schools, 2 adult education schools and 21 charter schools. SDOC is a Choice district, allowing students to attend schools that best meet their educational needs and interests. The school district is proud to have an 86% graduation rate, which is higher than the state average and 32 of our schools have earned an A or B based on the State of Florida’s accountability system. SDOC is committed to “All means All” providing a high quality education including programs in advanced placement, dual enrollment, fine and visual arts, career and technical, International Baccalaureate as well as programs for students with special needs.

Applicants interested in this position should send a letter of interest, a résumé and a copy of their current Professional Educator’s Certificate, if available, electronically to the adminvacancies@osceolaschools.net, or fax to 407-343-8696 on or before the deadline date. The letter of interest should include information that the candidate feels is pertinent for his/her consideration. Applicant must be a member of the Assistant Principal Pool/Principal Pool of the School District of Osceola County, Florida.

Interested applicants must have a WinOcular online administrative application completed or updated within the past 12 months. Please be sure to complete or update your online administrative application at the following website: https://apps2.winocular.com/Osceola/AppEntry/AppEntry.exe

Deadline for Receipt of Application:  July 19, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Contact Person: Thomas A. Phelps, Deputy Superintendent of Human Services

PLEASE NOTE:
At any point in the selection process, the Superintendent has the prerogative to transfer a current administrator into the above position if he/she meets the qualifications.

All applicants are subject to a public records request.

Position Goal: Coordinate efforts to improve mathematics achievement; design, develop, implement and conduct staff development activities to enhance teacher abilities in providing quality mathematics instruction. Collaborate with and assist schools in meeting goals of student achievement in the area of mathematics; participate in related planning and logistics for school improvement initiatives.

Examples of Responsibilities:

Formulate districtwide policies and procedures regarding mathematics instructional programs.
Interpret and provide models for implementation of state and federal legislation.
Design, implement, and evaluate related instructional programs and materials.
Coordinate the development and implementation of instructional programs that demonstrate appropriate teaching methods and use of materials, monitoring curriculum, and the identification of instructional materials.
Coordinate the development, implementation, and management of grants related to mathematics education.
Chair and/or serve on committees related to academic subject areas and mathematics.
Monitor student test scores, provide analysis, and recommend materials and techniques to improve student performance.
Coordinate professional development activities, instructional resources, and support functions of mathematics programs to enhance student education.
Monitor, evaluate, and modify activities in response to the instructional needs of school-based administration, instructional staff, and students.
Observe and evaluate teachers as requested.
Participate in local, state, and national organizations and maintain a high-level of expertise in content area.
Respond to inquiries and provide detailed and technical information concerning standards, requirements, principles, practices, techniques, laws, codes, regulations, initiatives, policies, and procedures.
Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment action.
Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor(s).

Master's degree with certification in Education required. Educational Leadership preferred.

Minimum of five (5) years of successful classroom teaching and/or administrative experience in secondary education.

OSCEOLA DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD RULE 6.12

NEPOTISM

The School Board shall not employ two or more close relatives or family members where one individual is the immediate supervisor of another. Such close relatives or family members are defined as: father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister.

All instance of nepotism shall be investigated annually by the Superintendent. All persons concerned shall be consulted and steps taken to eliminate such practice when recommended in individual cases. Recommendations made shall be subject to School Board approval.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1012.22,1012.23, F.S.

LAW(S) IMPLEMENTED: 112.3135, 1001.43, 1012.22, F.S.

Note: All Administrators are considered to be immediate supervisors of all employees at their worksite. Any applicant for an administrative position that would cause a violation of the nepotism policy will be disqualified for that position.