Superintendent - Sweetwater Union High School District (UPDATED) at San Diego County Office Of Education | EDJOIN

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Superintendent - Sweetwater Union High School District (UPDATED) at San Diego County Office Of Education

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Job Information

Date Posted: 3/8/2021 Application Deadline: 4/4/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 260 workdays
Salary: *$230,000 – $260,000/annual, plus an additional comprehensive health/welfare package up to $14,130 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Dr. Yolanda Rogers, Ed.D. Email: yrogers@sdoce.net
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Job Summary

Job Summary

The Governing Board of the Sweetwater Union High School District is seeking a highly qualified Superintendent to lead the district. ABOUT THE DISTRICT: Imagine a school district that wins the San Diego County Academic Decathlon eight years in a row, that guarantees a college education to entire grade levels of children and where students excel in the arts as well as the classroom. At the Sweetwater Union High School District, our students and staff members have accomplished those feats and many more. The Sweetwater Union High School District, California's largest high school district, was founded in 1920, the district has grown to more than 36,000 students in grades 7 through 12 and 10,000 adult learners. The district's 32 campuses are located in the cities of Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, National City and San Diego, including the communities of Bonita, Eastlake, Otay Mesa, San Ysidro, and South San Diego. California's richness in cultural, linguistic and economic diversity is reflected in Sweetwater's student population, which includes Hispanic, Filipino, African-American, Asian and other ethnicities. Approximately half of Sweetwater's students speak a language other than English at home. MISSION: Located in the heart of an international border community, Sweetwater District ensures a safe, inclusive, collaborative culture that empowers each student to actively engage in a meaningful educational experience to pursue personal and academic success. BELIEF STATEMENTS: We believe each student can succeed. We believe in a welcoming community that is inclusive, equitable, and promotes positive academic, social, and emotional well-being. We believe relationships and collaboration matter. We believe resources shall be equitably distributed to ensure the success of each student. We believe in the value of community voice in decision-making. We believe in a culture of trust based on integrity and transparency.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Personal Characteristics

  • Serves with honesty and integrity
  • Leads with transparency
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to promoting a positive image of the district
  • Strong moral character
  • Trustworthy
  • Visible leader

Professional Skills and Abilities

  • Shows a commitment to student achievement and has a proven record of preparing students for college and career
  • Values and understands the ethnically and culturally diverse community, and is able to respond positively and with optimism to the challenges of leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in sound fiscal practices and management of district resources
  • Knowledge and appreciation for all stakeholder groups, and is inclusive and responsive in decision making
  • Ability to build partnerships with community and government-based organizations to advance student achievement
  • Is visible in the schools and community, and participates in community activities
  • Has a vision, and can implement a plan, for safe socio-emotional learning environments for students, staff, and parents
  • Skilled at inspiring trust through their leadership practices and holds themselves and others accountable for their actions
  • Experience working with California’s education system and labor relations.

Education and Experience

  • District level administrative experience required
  • Leadership as a site administrator, desired
  • Master degree required
  • Doctorate degree desired
  • Valid California Administrative Services credential, desired

A completed EDJOIN application form is required, and must also include:

  • Personal letter of interest stating reasons for interest in the position of Superintendent
  • Current resume with demonstrated experience leading a district within an ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse community
  • A minimum of four (4) letters of recommendation, that speak to your skills and knowledge relative to this position
  • Response to three (3) supplemental questions

Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred

*The Board reserves the right to negotiate a salary outside of the stated range for exceptional candidates.



      Personal Characteristics

      • Serves with honesty and integrity
      • Leads with transparency
      • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Committed to promoting a positive image of the district
      • Strong moral character
      • Trustworthy
      • Visible leader

      Professional Skills and Abilities

      • Shows a commitment to student achievement and has a proven record of preparing students for college and career
      • Values and understands the ethnically and culturally diverse community, and is able to respond positively and with optimism to the challenges of leadership
      • Demonstrated experience in sound fiscal practices and management of district resources
      • Knowledge and appreciation for all stakeholder groups, and is inclusive and responsive in decision making
      • Ability to build partnerships with community and government-based organizations to advance student achievement
      • Is visible in the schools and community, and participates in community activities
      • Has a vision, and can implement a plan, for safe socio-emotional learning environments for students, staff, and parents
      • Skilled at inspiring trust through their leadership practices and holds themselves and others accountable for their actions
      • Experience working with California’s education system and labor relations.

      Education and Experience

      • District level administrative experience required
      • Leadership as a site administrator, desired
      • Master degree required
      • Doctorate degree desired
      • Valid California Administrative Services credential, desired

      A completed EDJOIN application form is required, and must also include:

      • Personal letter of interest stating reasons for interest in the position of Superintendent
      • Current resume with demonstrated experience leading a district within an ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse community
      • A minimum of four (4) letters of recommendation, that speak to your skills and knowledge relative to this position
      • Response to three (3) supplemental questions

      Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred

      *The Board reserves the right to negotiate a salary outside of the stated range for exceptional candidates.

          Comments and Other Information

          For more information, please contact: The San Diego County Office of Education Dr. Yolanda Rogers, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resource Services yrogers@sdcoe.net

          Comments and Other Information


          For more information, please contact: The San Diego County Office of Education Dr. Yolanda Rogers, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resource Services yrogers@sdcoe.net

           


          Application Deadline

          4/4/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

          Date Posted

          3/8/2021

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          *$230,000 – $260,000/annual, plus an additional comprehensive health/welfare package up to $14,130

          Length of Work Year

          260 workdays

          Employment Type

          Full Time