Cedar Rapids Community School District
Viola Gibson Elementary School
July 1, 2019
1. Carries out the six Standards for School Leaders
2. Facilitates and supports the work of Professional Learning Communities within the school setting.
3. Provides instructional leadership within the school setting.
4. Leads the school learning organization using the High Reliability Schools Framework
5. Guides curriculum delivery and professional development that promotes a focus on student learning that is consistent with the district vision, mission, and goals.
6. Ensures the differentiation of instructional strategies, materials, and content to accommodate for the varied ways in which students learn.
7. Provides timely, quality feedback to staff to support the improvement of their practice.
8. Evaluates staff through the use of both formal and informal evaluation processes and procedures.
9. Establishes and fosters positive school/community partnerships. program
10. Clearly communicates core values and priorities to all stakeholders
11. Treats all members of the school community with fairness, equity, dignity and respect.
12. Effectively communicates; uses consensus building, conflict resolution techniques, and problem solving skills.
13. Incorporates ethical principles in all decision-making processes.
14. Establishes and conveys high expectations for him/herself, all employees, students, and colleagues.
15. Monitors, evaluates and reports student achievement progress to stakeholders.
16. Leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of the building level school improvement plan
17. Participates in instructional decision-making at the building level and accepts responsibility for decisions about methods, materials, and evaluation procedures.
18. Observes, supports and provides feedback on the delivery of curriculum and instruction to staff.
19. Prepares, or supervises the preparation of, reports, records, tests, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school’s administration.
20. Prepares, submits and implements effectively, ethically, and efficiently the school budget and accounts.
21. Works effectively with appropriate district personnel in the successful operation of the facility, food service, transportation, and accounting functions.
22. Positively impacts the performance of building employees through effective mentoring, supervision, and evaluation.
23. Recruits, interviews, recommends for hire, and retains quality staff and works with appropriate district administrators in the selection and assignment of building personnel.
24. Manages the implementation of bargained agreements with and for employees.
25. Participates in IEP meetings and leads the implementation of building special education programming.
26. Responds to emergencies.
27. Ensures systemic support is provided for students who display academic and behavioral difficulties.
28. Responds to the needs of a diverse student and school community population.
29. Oversees student co-curricular, intramural, and social activities.
30. Maintains current knowledge of developments and best practices in the field of elementary education.
31. Promotes leadership in supportive groups such as PTA, school-business partnerships, community agencies, etc.
32. Works collaboratively with High Reliability School Team (BLT) to lead the focus and direction of the building.
33. Performs other duties as may be assigned.
1. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional Software (Excel, Access, Power Point and Word), Internet technology, and Outlook email software.
2. Ability to communicate with and build positive relationships with administrators, customers, staff, and community members.
3. Effective oral and written communication. Proficiency in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and related communication skills, including proofreading, editing, and creating original documents. Excellent written and oral communication skills via electronic, telecommunications, or personal interactions.
4. Disposition toward continuing personal professional learning.
5. Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions.
6. Ability to respond effectively in crisis situations.
7. Ability to problem solve independently and with others, take initiative, and work independently without supervision.
8. Demonstrated commitment to report to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
9. Ability to organize, prioritize, and assume responsibility.
10. Capacity to represent the District in a professional manner, which includes but not limited to confidentiality, collegiality, and the ability to obtain and utilize additional training, if necessary.
11. Aptitude for detail.
12. Ability to work as a team member.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master’s of Educational Administration and certification as an Iowa PK-8 or K-12 principal and current evaluator approval licensure required.
Salary $119, 413
Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and implement ideas contained in technical documents, reports, regulations, etc. Ability to effectively write reports and communications to administrators, colleagues, parents, students and staff. Ability to effectively present information orally and respond to questions from administrators, teachers, staff and students.
Ability to perform basic mathematical functions. Ability to use spreadsheets and reporting documents that assist with the computation of data.
Ability to solve problems effectively. Ability to interpret and implement a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, colleagues, community members, staff and students. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear. The employee will frequently use hands and fingers to type/word process, file documents, manipulate papers, and use a copying machine. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 -24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk while performing the duties of this job. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 – 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as office materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is often quiet but may become loud in large group settings. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that will require the employee arrive and leave as directed and may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. workday. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will be required to work occasionally in outdoor environments.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Cedar Rapids Community School district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
Federal law obligates an employer to provide reasonable accommodation for the known disabilities of applicants, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship on the employer. If you or someone you know requires accommodation in the hiring process, contact Executive Director of Human Resources at 319-558-2747.
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