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Greenwood Admin Bldg (learn more)
Baltimore County Public Schools
Baltimore, Maryland (map)


Job Details
Job ID: 87216 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 9, 2012 Starting Date: Immediately

THIS JOB POSTING IS PENDING APPROVAL

Job Description
ONLY CURRENT, REGULAR BCPS EMPLOYEES WILL BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION

DEFINITION: Works directly with the superintendent on administrative projects.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
  • Assists superintendent in monitoring and review of various data related to effectiveness of system-wide initiatives and on-going programs in relation to goals and mission of Baltimore County Public Schools.
  • Guides and engages in collaborative problem solving (meet and confer) with central offices as well as school based administrative and supervisory personnel, teachers, technical staff, and community in addressing educational issues
  • Establishes, maintains, and enhances linkages and communication with community and stakeholder groups, organizations, as well as agencies that provide educational related services.
  • Monitors performance of central offices and schools against system-wide strategic plan, benchmarks, and planned results to ensure that programs and practices effectively address the educational needs of a broad and diverse student population.
  • Provides professional development and assistance to Superintendent’s staff and other offices on systemic strategic planning.
  • Assists Deputy Superintendent and Chief of Staff on the planning of systemwide initiatives as directed by the Superintendent..
  • Assists Superintendent in reinforcing collaboration between Administration and Division of Curriculum and Instruction to address achievement of all students systemically.
  • Assists Deputy Superintendent in the development and implementation of strategies, programs, and interventions that assure academic rigor and increase quality academic achievement among all students.
  • Performs other administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent,
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree, plus school-based and central office experience.
  • Licenses and Certificates: Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland certification as Superintendent is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public school administration, organization, and curriculum. Technology competency. Knowledge of and skill in the use of database, internet, spreadsheet, word processing, and related applications. Knowledge of and skill in data analysis. Outstanding human relations skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to identify program needs and develop plans to meet those needs. Ability to implement, administer, evaluate, and modify educational programs. Ability to manage the work of a diverse staff. Ability to appropriately maintain confidential information.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The work of this class is generally sedentary and performed in an office environment. Work includes the operation of office equipment, including personal computers, and occasional limited physical activities.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Work schedules may include evenings and weekends. Employees may be required to work beyond their normally scheduled hours with little or no advanced notice.

FLSA: Exempt

RETIREMENT SYSTEM: Eligible for the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Equal Opportunity Employer
The Board of Education of Baltimore County is committed to maintaining a working and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Reasonable Accommodation: Baltimore County Public Schools provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please call 410-887-4191. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by case basis.


Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions
    Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.

    • Applicants are required to have a completed SchoolSpring application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools, and a separate completed SchoolSpring application must be submitted for each position and location in which you are interested.
    • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and phone numbers of employers.
    • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.
    Pre-Employment Requirements:

    • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $75.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
    • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
    • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
    • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
    • All newly hired personnel must attend a New Hire Orientation session.
    • Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.

    Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.

    1. Do you have any military experience? If "yes," please list your active duty dates, branch of service, type of separation, and duties performed.
    Yes/No

    2. Are you able to perform the essential functions of the position with/without accommodations?
    Yes/No

    3. Have you ever been interviewed by a BCPS representative? If "yes," please indicate where and when?
    Yes/No

    4. Are you currently under contract with another school system or district? If "yes," please indicate with whom, and the date you will be available for employment.
    Yes/No

    5. Do you hold a State Teacher Certificate in another state? If so, please list state(s)
    Yes/No

    6. Do you hold any other Professional License? If "yes," please list type of license and expiration date:
    Yes/No

    7. Please indicate your applicant status:
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - New applicant
    - Former applicant (within the last 12 months)
    - Former BCPS employee
    - Current BCPS employee

    Contact Information
    Dr. Alpheus Arrington, Jr., Executive Director
    6901 Charles Street
    Building E
    Towson, Maryland 21204
    Phone: 410-887-4191
    Email: click here


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