Fort Bend ISD - Chief of Schools

Job Details

Region: 4
School District/Employer: Fort Bend ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Area Superintendent
Assignment Level:
Job Title: Chief of Schools
School: Administration Building
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 11/1/2021
Deadline: 2021-11-11
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: The Chief of Schools will serve as an officer of the Superintendent's Cabinet and provides leadership to support the District mission, vision, and goals of the Board and Superintendent through oversight of school administration and effective implementation of instructional programs and initiatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide a leadership model through self-behaviors, demonstrating a strong work ethic, integrity and loyalty to the organization's mission and direction
Think strategically with the ability to plan, formulate and execute policies and programs
Articulate the District's mission, instructional philosophy and curriculum implementation strategies to the community and solicit their support in realizing its mission
Plan the necessary time, resources and materials to support assigned areas of supervision in accomplishment of district and departmental goals
Improve the quality of services, products and processes through training, automation and redesigning of processes and practices
Collaborate with District departments to build and maintain effective cross functional relationships that result in a shared vision and achievement of the District’s goals and initiatives
Oversee the recruitment, selection, assignment, supervision and evaluation of departmental personnel and campus leaders
Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with school and department-based personnel to ensure prudent management of funds and human resources necessary to carry out the diverse functions and programs of assigned areas of supervision
Direct the development, revision and approval of proposed new and revised Board Policies and Administrative Procedures relevant to the division to ensure compliance with School Board guidance and governmental regulations
Demonstrate knowledge of federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures in order to gain compliance, cooperation, and understanding
Obtain and use evaluative findings, including student achievement data, to examine the effectiveness of instructional programs within assigned areas of supervision
Demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of school administration and of current educational trends; knowledge of methods, materials, procedures and practices in the field of instructional program administration
Guide, direct and evaluate assistant superintendents in their roles of campus supervision so that staff and students reach their full potential
Guide, direct and evaluate assigned administrators providing expectations for continuous improvement and ensuring responsive support to assigned stakeholders
Provide guidance for assigned departments with developing appropriate strategic goals and objectives aligned with the District’s overall strategic vision, mission, goals, and objectives, and provide support for achieving the goals

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Carries out supervisory responsibilities for administrators of the assigned campuses in accordance with the District’s policies and applicable laws
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees
Plan, assign and direct work
Appraise performance of employees
Reward and discipline employees
Address complaints and resolve problems
Qualifications: Master's Degree in educational administration or a field appropriate to the assignment
Doctorate Degree preferred
Valid Texas Mid-Management or Principal Certification or Superintendent Certification or out of state equivalent certification and the ability to obtain Texas Certification
Minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience in instructional leadership roles in a large school district
Minimum of 5 years of experience at the district senior leadership level as principal, director, or above
Significant experience as a senior district level leader in a large school district preferred
Salary Range: $161,482 - $234,791
Benefits: Medical insurance
Vision insurance
Dental insurance
Pension plan
Disability insurance
How To Apply: Please click (or copy) at the below link and begin application:

https://aa210.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003MR&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

Contact Person:

Name: Alice Ledford
Email: alice.ledford@fortbendisd.com
Address: 16431 Lexington Blvd.
City: Sugar Land
State: TX
Zip: 77479
Phone: (832) 878-4922
Fax: (281) 634-1700