Plano ISD - Executive Director for School Leadership and Innovation

Job Details

Region: 10
School District/Employer: Plano ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Executive Director
Assignment Level:
Job Title: Executive Director for School Leadership and Innovation
School: Plano ISD
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 6/17/2021
Deadline: 2021-07-06
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
Directs the planning, organization, administration, leadership, innovation and management of schools. Provides coaching and leadership to principals and collaborates with central office teams to ensure successful student outcomes, best practices, innovation, operations and other services.

Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Master’s Degree
Mid-management/principal certificate (required)
Superintendent certification (preferred)

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of the integral components and relationships that comprise effective schools; demonstrate skills in supervision to facilitate success and improvement in schools
Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders

Successful principal experience (Five years preferred)
District-level administrative experience (preferred)

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
The selection and performance evaluation of immediate staff assigned
Collaborate with others to make recommendations for the employment, assignment, transfer of principals and assistant principals and the training, performance evaluation and professional growth of those individuals
Provide leadership as a member of a collaborative team to connect departments within the district to campuses for improved student achievement
Coordinate and ensure the successful integration of evidence-based strategies to support the growth of all campuses
Assist building principals through a program of continuous assessment for the purpose of school improvement and monitor the progress of schools towards established goals
Work with the appropriate administrative staff to ensure the safety and welfare of students while participating in school programs, or on their way to or from school on transportation provided by the district
Approve annual school plans and monitor individual school programs to ensure compliance with approved plans and all federal, state and local requirements impacting those programs
Monitor the condition of the physical assets: These shall include the neatness and cleanliness of the buildings and grounds and the safety, security and state of maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, furnishings and equipment, except to the extent that responsibility has been assigned to a department of the district
Guide and direct building level administrations to work cooperatively with the curriculum division in meeting the curriculum and instruction goals of PISD
Encourage and support the development of innovative instructional programs within the guidelines presented by the district
Provide for effective two-way communication channel with staff, district employees, media, community and board
Articulate the district’s mission and goals to the school and community
Assist in developing appropriate professional growth activities for principals that is relevant to their job assignment
Guide and direct the professional growth activities for new and aspiring leaders
Assist campus leadership with the development of appropriate budgets
Demonstrate the use of appropriate and effective techniques for community and parent involvement
Guide the development of positive attitude of staff toward the students and parents, toward other staff, the schools, the district and its programs
Guide the development of positive attitude of the parents and the community toward the schools, the district and its programs
Follow all the rules, regulations, and policies of Plano ISD and follow directives from supervisor
Follow attendance policy as assigned by supervisor
Perform other functions that may be assigned by the administration and/or supervisor
Demonstrate a high level of professional and personal integrity, a collaborative leadership style, and high ethical standards

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Assigned campus principals, clerical and secretarial staff
Salary Range: Minimum Salary: $123,752.76 / Days: 246 (salary commensurate with experience)
How To Apply: Applicants must complete an online application with Plano ISD by visiting:


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Contact Person:

Name: Clint Poole
Address: 2700 West 15th Street
City: Plano
State: TX
Zip: 75075
Phone: (469) 752-8053
Fax: (469) 752-8068