Drives educational excellence across all schools. Establishes clear vision and strategic direction for instructional leadership, school culture and school improvement initiatives. Ensures significant student achievement gains. Works in close collaboration with the Chief of Academics and the Chief of Performance Management and Strategy to meet Destination 2025 goals. Supervises, coaches and supports principals and oversees teacher coaching. Oversees the functions of Schools and School Leadership, Innovation Zone, Empowerment Zone and virtual schools.
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. Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership, or closely related field preferred. Valid Tennessee School Administrator's license, along with other certifications as required by state and local policies (e.g., Tennessee professional teacher's license).
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Bachelor’s Degree = 4 years plus required years of experience.
Master’s Degree = 6 years plus required years of experience.
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.