|Title:||Assistant Principal for Faculty and Curriculum Development|
THIS POSTING WILL CLOSE AT THE END OF BUSINESS ON FEBRUARY 21.
Regis Jesuit High School is seeking an Assistant Principal for the Girls Division.This is a full time position beginning the 2014 - 2015 school year. Ideally, position will begin JUNE 1, 2014.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO SIX ESSAY QUESTIONS. THE APPLICATION SYSTEM DOES NOT ALLOW YOU TO SAVE AND RESUME. PLEASE BE PREPARED TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW BEFORE BEGINNING THE ONLINE APPLICATION. (You may cut and paste your responses into the online application).
1. What do you hope to accomplish at Regis Jesuit High School as a member of the administrative team?
2. The unique co-divisional nature of our school community provides us with extraordinary opportunities to work in
collaboration with our colleagues in each division. Please speak to this unique structure and how you think a
co-divisional structure might impact the many facets of this position.
3. One very important aspect of Jesuit Education as it is manifested at RJHS is the concept of Servant Leadership.
Please share your experiences of Servant Leadership, both personal and professional. How might your experiences
of Servant Leadership impact your work as Assistant Principal for Faculty and Curriculum Development?
4. What is the role of technology in the modern classroom, and what role do you think it plays in the classroom
of the future?
5. What about the mission of Regis Jesuit High School and Jesuit education in general influenced your decision to
apply for this position?
6. How does your faith in God influence your life and your work?
The Assistant Principal for Faculty and Curriculum Development is responsible for curriculum development, implementation, student assessment and faculty supervision and formation. This position must work closely with the counterpart in the Boys Division.
Essential Job Functions
- Bears primary responsibility for coordinating the review and development of curriculum.
- Conducts evaluation of the curriculum to ensure course goals and objectives are met.
- Researches and presents information regarding curricular trends and ways to improve the curriculum to better prepare students for the future.
- Assists with the hiring, assigning, renewal, and related personnel decisions for all faculty.
- Assists the Principal in the recruitment of faculty.
- Coordinates the faculty supervision and formation process which includes goal setting, support, and evaluation.
- Plans and conducts all training for first- and second-year teachers.
- Coordinates the training of buddies and mentors for new teachers.
- Plans faculty in-service and training programs for new teachers and continuing in-service/education of all teachers, in conjunction with the Formation Team.
- Communicates professional development opportunities to faculty and staff.
- Assists the Principal with supervision of Department Chairs and activities of each department.
- Coordinates and attends all meetings of the Department Chairs.
- Works closely with Principal and Academic Assistant Principal for planning in all academic areas.
- Serves as a member of Formation Team.
- Coordinates the licensure process in conjunction with the Director of Human Resources.
- Assists Department Chairs in preparing individual academic department budgets.
- Consults with the Principal in the preparation of the Professional Development Budget.
- Tracks all faculty tuition reimbursement expenses to the Professional Development Budget.
- Participates on the Administrative Team and attends all meetings.
- Represents the school to accrediting agencies and coordinates the accreditation visits from the AdvancEd and other agencies.
- Acts as an academic liaison with local, state, and national educational agencies.
- Maintains regular contact with other Jesuit schools and the Jesuit Secondary Education Association and its commissions.
- Contributes to the spiritual values and activities of the school. This includes the promotion of the Ignatian vision and mission of the school.
- Maintains positive relations with other local schools and participates in meetings of the Catholic high schools and meetings of all local assistant principals for curriculum and supervision.
- Participates on the Educational Policies Committee of the Board of Trustees.
- Assists the Academic Assistant Principal in planning for graduation activities.
- Assists the other administrators in the athletic/activity program supervision.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the principal.
Requirements (Education, Experience, Required/Preferred Skills)
- Commitment to the principles of Jesuit education as set forth in Regis Jesuit’s mission statement and the “Profile of the Jesuit High School Graduate at Graduation”
- Minimum of 5 years classroom teaching experience
- Master's Degree in education-related field
- Prior administrative experience
- Administrative licensure or working towards completion of licensure
- Capable of working collaboratively
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Willing to be an important part of developing a vision on all levels, especially in regards to the development of faculty