Directs the district's overall academic program, including the creation, planning, evaluation, and improvement of curriculum and educational programs. Oversees all policies and programs related to curriculum and student instruction. Supports teachers and holds them accountable for academic performance. Oversees the functions of alternative schools, career and technical education, English Language Learners, guidance counseling, optional schools, science, technology, engineering, math, special education, curriculum and instruction, PreK, and exceptional children.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision or a closely related field plus a minimum of ten (10) years of successful experience in a top leadership position involving instructional programming in a major school district or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or paid, exempt level directly relevant experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position for a total of sixteen (16) years. Valid Tennessee School Administrator's license, along with other certifications required by state and local policies (e.g., Tennessee professional teacher's license). Public education experience preferred. Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership, or closely related field preferred.
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Bachelor’s Degree = 4 years plus required years of experience.
Master’s Degree = 6 years plus required years of experience.
(PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED)
Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.