The Associate Superintendent assists the Director of Education/Superintendent of Schools in the strategic and tactical management of the Education department, Schools division. The Associate Superintendent will be responsible for Accreditation, Curriculum, Assessment, and Professional Development for all schools. Additionally, the Associate Superintendent will provide oversight, support, and guidance to all diocesan, parish, and affiliate schools.
Duties and Responsibilities:
50% - Curriculum and Instruction. Works with the principals and schools in determining, implementing, and evaluating best curricular practices, keeping a focus on latest and effective trends. Supports principals on curricular needs and gaps and works collaboratively on implementing effective solutions. Provides professional development for principals, schools, and faculties.
20% - Assessment. Works with the Education Consultant to report and develop longitudinal studies regarding test results, provides assistance to schools regarding the testing process, and assists schools in the interpretation of results and the resulting long-term curricular planning. Develops assessment strategies to support curriculum and instruction directives. Provides professional development for principals, schools, and faculties.
20% - Accreditation. Oversees the accreditation process for all schools and affiliates. Provides support and inservicing on the accreditation process, represents the diocese on the Province Accreditation Committee, reviews and recommends annual ARCA renewal process, and provides professional development for principal, schools and faculties.
10% - Oversight. Assists with strategic and tactical oversight for all school and affiliates, supports and advises principals on issues and change management, assists in conflict resolutions, and assists with daily support and oversight of school operations.
A minimum of a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or comparable field, and hold Professional Certification in the State of Florida or be eligible for certification.
A minimum of 5 years as a Principal, with a preference for a Catholic school
A minimum of 5 years’ experience with Curriculum and Instruction
Skills in word processing, spread sheets, and internet technologies
Proficiency in English grammar, composition, and spelling
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good judgment, discretion, professionalism, and a positive attitude
A high level of confidentiality
Leadership, planning, and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment