($1,000 Stipend per year for Ph.D. or Ed.D. Degree)
Internal Number: BULLETIN #8
DIRECTOR, ADULT SCHOOL
The Director, Adult School performs a variety of administrative and professional functions that promote the effective operation of the Adult School Program. The Director, Adult School serves as an educational leader in the school and is responsible for collaboratively creating and maintaining a positive climate for growth in students, staff, and community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director, Adult School, is responsible for planning, directing, supervising, and monitoring activities related to Adult School programs.
Oversee and assure the development of the Adult School educational plan and the Adult School master plan.
Implement and facilitate the School Site Council process.
Relate to students with mutual respect while carrying out a positive and effective behavior policy.
Develop Adult School schedules and master calendars.
Demonstrate positive attitude toward job and remain a flexible and innovative team builder.
Maintain a commitment to ongoing growth in self and others, support and participate in District and site professional growth programs.
Evaluate classified and certificated staff.
Oversee and administer District-funded and grant-funded programs.
Supervise and control student behavior and discipline at all times when students are on campus and at school activities; ensure proper disciplinary action in accordance with Board Policy.
Develop plans for emergency situations, in cooperation with staff and public safety agencies.
Supervise the reporting and monitoring of student attendance, with follow-up and student/parent contact where necessary.
Serve on District committees.
Serve as the District Representative in PAACE Consortium activities.
Facilitate plant management.
Coordinate student recognition programs.
Provide parent and community education opportunities.
Provide attendance counseling for students and their parents.
Supervise the establishment of partnerships and collaborative relationships with District schools, business, non-profit, local and regional organizations.
Plan, organize, direct, and provide leadership in the development and implementation of the compliance and quality review programs, accreditation process and procedures, and collaborate with students and staff in ensuring operational compliance.
Design, develop and disseminate publications to provide information, guidance, marketing and student recruitment for Adult Education programs.
Facilitate the negotiation and management of service agreements with consultants, private service agencies as well as Federal, State, and County agencies.
Facilitate the development, writing, procurement, and management of private and government grants.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data, and consider a number of factors when using equipment.
Flexibility to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances.
Work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes.
Utilize job-related equipment.
In working with others, independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans.
Problem solving with data and analysis based on organizational objectives.
Adapt to changing work priorities.
Communicate with diverse groups.
Meet deadlines and schedules, setting priorities.
Work with frequent interruptions.
Demonstrate potential for career growth.
Possess Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Korean) language skills (desirable).
Communicate effectively in oral and written form.
Develop and maintain cooperative relationships within the community with lay and professional individuals and groups, and with parents.
Articulate school, District, and State policies.
Apply an energetic approach to responsibilities.
Organize a number of activities, meetings, and/or events.
Work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups.
Accept constructive criticism and grow as the result.
Visualize and implement change.
Identify problem areas and recommend and implement effective solutions.
Stay organized and manage multi tasks at the same time.
Skills required performing multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
Applying principles and practices of education.
Planning and managing projects.
Preparing and maintaining accurate records.
Leadership through the use of organizational, supervisory, and interpersonal skills.
Analyzing situations to define issues and draw conclusions.
Instructional strategies and approaches.
Concepts of grammar and punctuation.
Health standards and hazards.
Stages of student development and best practices for adult education.
Federal, State, and County laws, codes, and regulations.
Valid California Clear Teaching Credential or California Clear Pupil Personnel Services Credential
Valid California Administrative Services Credential
Valid EL Authorization, CLAD, or BCLAD (desirable)
Valid California Driver License
Valid CPR and First Aid (desirable)
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university of higher learning
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university of higher learning
Doctorate from an accredited college or university of higher learning (desirable)
Four (4) years of successful teaching or counseling experience in Adult or K-12 settings
Successful experience as an Adult School administrator
Comprehensive experience in Adult Education (preferred)
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
Physical: Sitting and walking on level surfaces; bending and use of both legs; fine coordination and wrist/arm coordination; use of all fingers and both hands; lifting up to 25 pounds; carrying/pushing up to 25 pounds(table/chairs); color, near, and night vision; depth perception; use of both eyes with corrective lenses; sense of smell; speaking; normal hearing; and ability to distinguish sounds in transmission.
Mental: Occasional stress of emergencies; stress of interpersonal conflict and normal work standards stress; ability to work with interruption; concentrate for long periods of time; reading; calculate and perform routine math processes; solve multi-variant problems.
Environmental Demands: Office/school environment; some extended hours; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Multiple sites. Requires night, split-shift and occasional Saturday schedules.
($1,000 Stipend per year for Ph.D. or Ed.D. Degree)
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Board of Education of the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived age, ancestry, ethnicity, parental status, pregnancy status, color, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical information, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent of the District. School and District personnel will take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
Complaints Concerning Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying: The Governing Board designated the following person(s) as the Title IX Coordinators/Nondiscrimination Compliance Officers:
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, in collaboration with parents and community, shall develop in all students the knowledge, understanding skills, and attitudes to empower them to become life-long learners and productive citizens in an ever-changing world. This will be accomplished in a climate that promotes high expectations and strives to meet individual needs and values diversity.