Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Instruction
Lexington County School District Three
Location: Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina
Type: Full Time
Salary: District Salary Schedule
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises all human resource functions within the district for all instructional staff.
Recruits and screens all instructional staff.
Coordinates and assists all schools and departments with vacancy announcements, interviews, and selection of instructional staff.
Serves as the district’s liaison with the SC Department of Education regarding all evaluation policies, procedures and compliance.
Administers all certification and endorsement requirements for instructional staff.
Assists employees with certification and endorsement issues.
Manages and maintains all personnel records including certifications, transcripts, evaluations, and other required documents.
Ensures compliance and implementation of all District, state and federal policies, laws, and regulations.
Coordinates the mentoring process in addition to conducing mentor and evaluator training.
Advises and assists building and district-level administrators in handling of personnel matters and performance evaluations of instructional staff.
Leads the annual recommendation process including letters of intent, contracts, and letter of agreement.
Receives and responds to employee inquiries, concerns, and complaints, regarding personnel policies and procedures.
Executes the academic initiatives identified in the district's strategic plan through the use of measurable goals and strategies.
Implements research-based strategies and initiatives to improve student achievement as measured by South Carolina accountability metrics.
Provides leadership to the instructional staff in developing the philosophy and goals of the total curriculum.
Coordinates curriculum planning and in-service education for the instructional staff.
Coordinates the submission of school professional development plans and yearly needs assessment.
Supervises the instructional programs, instructional support services, special programs and projects, accreditation and school improvement.
Guides district research, textbook selection, examination procedures, the setting of grading standards, and the effective utilization of staff, facilities and equipment.
Systematically reports on the status of the district instructional programs and services at the request of the superintendent.
Prepares drafts of needed board policies and administrative rules for the superintendent’s review and action and subsequent board presentation.
Supervises the coordination of the district technology program.
Supervises all federal programs and assists personnel in planning, implementing and reporting on the effectiveness and compliance of federal programs.
Serves as liaison to social, professional, civic, volunteer, and other community agencies and groups having an interest in the schools.
Works with local colleges and universities to coordinate dual credit opportunities, professional development coursework and initiatives, and the placement of student/practicum teachers.
Assists in the district budgeting process
This job description is not intendent as a complete listing of job duties. The incumbent is responsible for the performance of other related duties as assigned/required.
In addition to the physical and mental capabilities implied by the responsibilities detailed above, the essential function of Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Instruction includes the following: reading, writing, hearing and speaking effectively, analyzing data, and occasionally lifting/moving items weighting up to 25 pounds.
The job of Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Instruction involves adapting to a changing educational environment and therefore, while accurate, is not exhaustive.
Period of Employment: 234 Days
Immediate Supervisor: Reports to the Superintendent
Salary Scale: Administrative Salary Schedule
A Master’s Degree from a fully accredited institution and properly certified as a principal by the South Carolina State Department of Education. Must have at least three years of successful teaching experience along with at least six years of successful administrative experience as an effective instructional leader directly responsible for hiring, supervising and evaluating employees in addition to implementing employee performance improvement and/or corrective action plans.