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DEAF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT

This position is responsible for planning and directing the development, delivery, and administration of the educational and residential life programs and services of the

Class Code:

U029U

Job Grade:

SE01

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

This position is responsible for planning and directing the development, delivery, and administration of the educational and residential life programs and services of the school.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

The Superintendent is knowledgeable in current best practices in deaf education, consults on educational and technological issues associated with the growth and development of children who are deaf/hard of hearing. The Superintendent values recent valid research, and is flexible to make changes to improve instructional practices. The Superintendent must have proven performance as a collaborative/cooperative leader, strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to motivate and empower staff to perform at a high level, and be a proven problem solver. The Superintendent must have strong networking skills, the ability to connect with State policy makers, and a high level of visibility on campus and within the community. The Superintendent is a person of integrity, strong moral values, is sensitive to the views of the deaf community, is diplomatic, and still firm when making tough decisions impacting the entire school.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must hold a standard teaching license and a Building Level or Curriculum/Program Administrator License. Must have four (4) years teaching experience with, preferably, Building Level or Curriculum/Program Administrator experience. Must obtain Superintendent certification. Must hold an Advanced Degree or have completed an Advanced Program of Study reflective of the Arkansas Standards for District Level Administrator. Successfully completed the School Superintendent Assessment (SSA).

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

E
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