Vacaville Unified School District
Coordinator of Learning Support/Alternative Programs
  
VACAVILLE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

SUBJECT: Coordinator of Learning Support/Alternative Programs CLASSIFICATION: Administration
Job Description


DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY

To assist the Administrator of Learning Support/Alternative Programs in implementing the Department’s operations and administration. Directly supervises Department of Educational Alternative staff as assigned. Assists the Administrator of Learning Support to plan, implement, and direct the operational procedures and processes of a site facility; to plan, develop, and implement instructional goals and objectives consistent with the established goals of the district, and procedures for evaluating program effectiveness; to plan, develop, and conduct staff development and staff training programs and activities; to plan and manage all aspects of the Vacaville Community Day Prep School program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

On site administrator for Vacaville Community Day Prep School.
Develops, with the Vacaville Community Prep School faculty, a clear statement of instructional goals and/or objectives consistent with the established educational goals of the District.
Plans, designs, and conducts follow-through strategies pertaining to curriculum development and the implementation of instructional programs and activities designed to meet the needs of students and the educational community.
Plans, develops, organizes, and administers support systems which provide optimal educational opportunities for all students of Vacaville Community Day Prep School.
Assists teachers to establish standards of expected progress of students and to implement techniques for assessment of that progress, based upon District-adopted standards.
Provides for the appropriate procedures which will insure proper supervision of pupils.
Works with District personnel to bring programs and resources to the school to provide the greatest opportunity for student success.
Creates partnerships with community agencies to assist with student social and emotional growth.
Develops a transition plan for students who are coming into Vaca Prep as well as for those exiting the school.
Co-Coordinator of the Independent Study Program.
Assists Administrator of Learning Support with SART and SARB.
Assists Administrator of Learning Support with the development of summer school, and acts as Summer School principal for middle school.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Provides for the performance evaluation of classified and certificated personnel assigned to the school in accordance with contractual obligations and established District policies and procedures.
Confers with and makes recommendations to the Administrator of Learning Support/Alternative Programs regarding the selection, retention, and promotion of personnel assigned to the school.
Plans, develops, organizes, and conducts staff development and staff training consistent with the goals of the each school/program and the District.
Manages the school facility, identifying needs, and recommends to the District administration additions, modifications, and services.
Plans, develops, and provides, as required, for management reports pertaining to the functions and activities of the school and its programs.
Establishes and administers practices and procedures consistent with the rules and regulations established by the Education Code, the Board of Education, and the District administration.
Attends job-related meetings specified by the District administration.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Requires knowledge of:

Principles, techniques, strategies, goals, and objectives of public education at the secondary level.
Philosophical, economic, and legal aspects of public education.
Procedures, methods, and trends of organization and management of a school.
Curriculum development strategies, instructional delivery systems, and program evaluation processes.
Evaluation techniques for determining program activity and personnel effectiveness.
Human relations and conflict resolution strategies and team building principles and techniques.

Requires ability to:

Manage, lead, and direct the functions and activities of a school and its programs.
Systematically analyze problems, determine alternative problem solutions, and make appropriate and effective decisions.
Communicate effectively in oral and written form.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions with minimal accountability controls.
Establish and maintain effective organizational, public, and community relationships.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skill is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:

Experience:

Five years of successful teaching experience and the successful completion of a comprehensive administrative credentialing program.

Education:

Equivalent to the completion of a Master of Arts or higher degree from an accredited college or university in educational administration

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT

Possess, or ability to possess, a valid California credential authorizing service as a certificated manager.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that a person holding this position must perform in carrying out essential job functions. A full job profile of the physical demands is available in the Personnel Office. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential job duties.

Sufficient vision to read printed material, see distant objects with clarity, and identify and distinguish objects.
Sufficient hearing to hear conversations in person and on the telephone, and hear sounds clearly up to 20 feet.
Ability to speak in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversation and on the telephone, and in addressing groups.
Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
This type of work requires occasional or frequent standing, walking, sitting, bending, and reaching for extended periods of time.
Sufficient manual dexterity and/or mobility to grasp and/or manipulate objects, operate mechanical equipment, and move about the work area.
Employees in this classification may be subject to work environments that have exposure to weather or interiors with extremes of heat and/or cold, wet and/or humid conditions, high noise levels, and various work related hazards.

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