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 Specialist, School Academic Scheduling and Support - Washington, District of Columbia, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: DC Public Schools (DCPS) 
Hiring entity type: Educational Svcs. 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Education
Government
Management - General
Management - MBA
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: a0x4U00000HGsyxQAD / Latpro-3783943 
Date posted: Apr-07-2021
State, Zip: District of Columbia, 20027

Description

Job Title: Specialist, School Academic Scheduling and Support

Office: Office of Secondary Schools

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

Salary Range: 1-5 / $82,007 - $92,534

NTE Date: N/A

Position Overview

The Office of Social Emotional Academic Development works with the Chancellor to ensure coherence in the educational experience for our students, families, and schools. Our goal is to initiate change and lead DC Public Schools into the highest performing school district in the nation. We are currently in the process of creating our next strategic plan. After engaging with over 3,000 internal and external stakeholders to help shape the future of DCPS, our draft strategic priorities include:

  • Promote Equity: Define, understand, and promote equity to close achievement gaps and interrupt institutional bias.
  • Empower Our People: Recruit, develop, and retain a talented, caring, and diverse team.
  • Educate the Whole Child: Provide rigorous, joyful and inclusive academic and social emotional experiences for all students.
  • Ensure Excellent Schools: Increase the number of high quality schools across the district by defining blended autonomies for schools and creating opportunities for innovation.
  • Engage Families: Deepen partnerships with families and community.

The Office of Secondary Schools is comprised of the Graduation Excellence division, instructional superintendents who support DCPS middle and high schools, and college and career programs and athletics. The Office is responsible for effective management, operation and achievement of the middle and high schools, and provides leadership to principals, administrators, and teachers to ensure academic excellence for all students.

The Graduation Excellence division is responsible for supporting middle and high schools with policies, academic scheduling and support, and wrap-around programming to ensure success for all students.

The Office of Secondary Schools is comprised of the Graduation Excellence division, instructional superintendents who support DCPS middle and high schools, and college and career programs and athletics. The Office is responsible for effective management, operation, and achievement of the middle and high schools and provides leadership to principals, administrators, and teachers to ensure academic excellence for all students.

School Academic Scheduling and Support (SASS) is a division within the Graduation Excellence team. SASS plays a critical role in DCPS's efforts to design, implement, and monitor scheduling, grading, and graduation verification. The Manager, School Academic Scheduling and Support helps implement the program strategy on scheduling, grading, and graduation verification for grades K-12.

The Specialist, School Academic Scheduling and Support will report to the Manager, School Academic Scheduling and Support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Implements the processes for master scheduling, student scheduling, and grading for assigned schools.

  • Supports with the ongoing gathering and analysis of data for internal and external reporting; and evaluates effectiveness of programs and special projects towards meeting established goals and objectives.

  • Ensures school-based stakeholders have the guidance, training, and support necessary to successfully complete all required scheduling and grading tasks; and identifies and communicates additional needs as they arise.

  • Ensures that school- based staff adhere to policies and laws that govern grading and scheduling, as well as transcript analysis and detailing.

  • Collaborates with other divisions to develop, implement, and monitor grading, promotion, scheduling, transcript analysis, and detailing namely but not limited to: the Office of the Chief of Elementary Schools, Office of the Chief of Secondary Schools. Office of Teaching and Learning, Office of Data Systems and Strategy, Family and Community Engagement, and the Office of General Counsel.

  • Interacts with and responds effectively to urgent requests from multiple internal and external DCPS stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and three to five years of related work experience.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • Previous exposure to or experience in education, administration, and/or leadership strongly preferred.
  • Experience in supporting schools and facilitating professional development, training, and workshops preferred.
  • Experience with academic scheduling, student information systems, and school scheduling strongly preferred.


DCPS Values

  • STUDENTS FIRST: We recognize students as whole children and put their needs first in everything we do.
  • COURAGE: We have the audacity to learn from our successes and failures, to try new things, and to lead the nation as a proof point of PK-12 success.
  • EQUITY: We work proactively to eliminate opportunity gaps by interrupting institutional bias and investing in effective strategies to ensure every student succeeds.
  • EXCELLENCE: We work with integrity and hold ourselves accountable for exemplary outcomes, service, and interactions.
  • TEAMWORK: We recognize that our greatest asset is our collective vision and ability to work collaboratively and authentically.
  • JOY: We enjoy our collective work and will enthusiastically celebrate our success and each other.



Requirements

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