Openings as of 12/10/2018Administration
The district is looking for licensed educational administrators who are equity focused, possess deep instructional knowledge and are results oriented as it relates to improved instructional practices and evidenced in student achievement to fill these roles.
A successful Associate Principal will work with the school community to create, pursue and monitor a vision for instruction, school conditions and collaboration that seeks equitable outcomes for students. This person will lead the way for improvements in student achievement and staff performance through professional development, instructional leadership and coordination of a comprehensive tiered intervention system. The Associate Principal will adhere to the Iowa Standards for School Leaders.
Details about the position:
PreK - 5 Elementary Principal~K-12 Special Programs/Curriculum Director An excellent salary and benefits package, aligned with candidate’s experiences, will be offered. Candidate to begin July 1, 2019. Application deadline is December 16, 2018. Questions can be directed to Pam Dodge, Superintendent of Schools, 515-275-2894 or email@example.com. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Finalist interviews will be conducted January 8-10, 2019. Ogden CSD is seeking a dynamic instructional leader to serve in the role of Pre-K -5 Elementary Principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In addition to holding the appropriate State of Iowa licensure, we are looking for the successful candidate with the following qualifications
Elementary School Principal – St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Webster City, IA, is seeking a visionary, dynamic individual to serve as the administrative and instructional leader for the 2019-2020 school year. The St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary serves kindergarten through 6th grades with an enrollment of 100, and a preschool program serving 30 three and four year olds. The successful candidate will be one who assures a positive and strong Catholic culture in the school; supervises, observes, and evaluates staff and the instructional program; promotes open communications between the school and community; and manages the school’s resources and budget. Responsibilities will include other duties as assigned. Successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of Catholic teachings and also must hold a valid Iowa Elementary Administrative License. Deadline: Will accept applications until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply through www.TeachIowa.gov
For more information about the school, go to https://stthomaswc.org/school
The Oelwein Community School District is seeking a School Business Official/Board Secretary.
This position oversees the Oelwein School District Business Operations, including Accounts Payable, Payroll, Human Relations, Board Reports, Annual Budget Application and Review. The Oelwein School District has an enrollment of 1200 and has 200 full time employees.
Iowa School Business Official Authorization or willingness to obtain.
Minimum of AA in Business, accounting or related area. Must have 6 hrs of Account course work.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of GASB accounting standards and Iowa school finance preferred
Certified Public Accountant certification preferred
Salary Range: Competitive Salary Commensurate with Experience $70,000-$90,000 along with an administrative benefits package.
Reports to: Superintendent of Oelwein Community School District & Oelwein Board of Education
Job Goal: To assist in the district’s business affairs so as to provide the best possible educational services with the financial resources available.
Terms of Employment: Twelve month contract each year, terms of which to be established by the Board of Education. Exempt position.
Interviews will take Place January 3 and 4.
Start Date of February 1 or before.
Candidates must submit application and supporting documents listed below on the Teach Iowa website by December 26th, 2018:
Letter of interest
At least three current letters of reference
Copy of degree transcripts
How to get licensed
Requirements: 22.3(4)Education. Applicants must have a minimum of an associate’s degree in business or accounting or 60 semester hours of coursework in business or accounting of which 9 semester hours must be in accounting. If the applicant has completed 6 hours in accounting, the applicant may be issued a temporary school business official authorization valid for one year.
(1) A temporary initial school business official authorization may be issued if requested by the district. A district administrator may file a written request with the executive director for an exception to the minimum content requirements on the basis of documented need and benefit to the district. The executive director will review the request and provide a written decision either approving or denying the request.
(2) If the 9 semester hours of accounting are not completed within the time allowed, the applicant will not be eligible for the initial school business official authorization.
(3) If the applicant received a temporary school business official authorization, then the initial school business official authorization shall not exceed one year. b. Minimum age. Applicants must have attained a minimum age of 18 years
Due to professional advancement, the Woodward Granger Community School District is immediately seeking a Business Manager/Board Secretary to join our growing district! The WGCSD is located minutes north of the Des Moines metro and serves approximately 950 students. The District serves as the fiscal agent of Woodward Academy and the Grandwood Education Consortium. Duties would include, but are not limited to, providing oversight and direction regarding the district’s financials, maintaining all employee benefit transactions, managing Central Office accounting personnel, along with fulfilling the role of School Board Secretary and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge in Iowa school finance, a strong understanding of GAAP accounting principles, ability to use various accounting software (including Google Drive, Excel and Grantwood AEA) along with knowledge of student information systems (Infinite Campus). The candidate must be a licensed School Business Official through the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners (BOEE) or eligible to receive an initial/temporary license while working towards a permanent certification. . Link to the BOEE information on School Business Official Licensure: http://www.boee.iowa.gov/endorsements/endorsements_other_official.html. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience with an initial start date to be established with the candidate of choice. Sign on bonus will be considered for a highly qualified candidate. Interested candidates may apply online through the Teach Iowa portal found at TEACHIOWA.GOV For additional questions please contact Superintendent Brad Anderson @ 515-999-8022 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your consideration
The school business official: a. Is responsible for understanding and adhering to the Uniform Financial Accounting Manual and the current, accepted chart of accounts; (1) Codes all salaries and benefits to the appropriate function, program, and project (if applicable) on a monthly basis;Demonstrates an understanding of Uniform Financial Accounting, Governmental GAAP accounting, and statutory concepts. (2) Ensures revenues, expenditures, and expenses are appropriately coded to the correct account on a monthly basis; and (3) Ensures balance sheet items are properly coded as directed. b. Understands and ensures implementation of state and federal law related to employment, personnel, and payroll. c. Has an understanding of all projects and grants for which the district receives funding. d. Understands the certified budgeting process and the content and purpose of each section of the aid and levy worksheet as well as other certified budget forms. e. Understands the concept of spending authority.
The school business official: a. Provides data on a monthly basis in sufficient detail as to be informative and useful for decision makers and stakeholders in providing educational and co- and extracurricular programs. b. Ensures delivery, on a monthly basis, of a statement of receipts, disbursements, and amount on hand for every fund. c. Ensures reconciliation of bank statements on a monthly basis. d. Consistently follows the procedure by which products and services may be purchased (state bidding requirements, purchase orders, and purchasing processes). e. Ensures that an annual line item budget that aligns with the district-certified budget revenues and expenditures is completed in a timely manner for each fund. f. Maintains an itemized statement no more than five years old of the appraised value of all buildings and other capital assets and a list of historical costs. g. Invests moneys not needed as authorized under Iowa Code and district policy. h. Uses only depositories approved by the local school board. i. Makes payments only to the person entitled to the payment and only for verified bills. j. Understands and implements the various mechanisms by which to borrow money as well as the appropriate account coding and repayment processes. k. Is able to produce budget forecasts and analyses of spending. l. Is capable of preparing employee collective bargaining costing models and estimates.
The school business official: a. Produces for the local school board periodic reports reflecting a financial statement in relation to spending authority and published budget control lines. b. Ensures that an accurate and separate account of each fund is maintained. c. Ensures the filing of all quarterly and annual payroll taxes and reports in a timely fashion, including but not limited to IRS Forms 941, 1099, W-2, and W-3 and OMB Circular A-87. d. Files with the department of education, the department of management, and the state auditor all required reports in a timely fashion. e. Understands the local collective bargaining agreement as well as nonemployee contracts.
The school business official: a. Understands the district board’s policies and procedures and effectively implements applicable policies and procedures. b. Implements effective records management processes and procedures. c. Has a working knowledge of laws applicable to school districts and area education agencies. d. Understands and implements employment laws. e. Understands and implements bidding and construction laws. f. Understands and implements pension processes, including but not limited to retirement plans, IPERS, and 403B investments. g. Ensures that the school board president’s and secretary’s signatures are on all checks and that the school board president’s signature is on all contracts. h. Ensures that billing for all tuition items is completed on the current prescribed timeline. i. Manages scheduling and preparation for the local audit, including any request for proposals for audit services as applicable.
The school business official: a. Effectively manages an integrated accounting system for fund accounting by the district and is able to assess technology needs for fiscal management issues. b. Maintains all funds in one integrated accounting system. c. Displays a working knowledge of other software programs if required to be used by the school business official. d. Is able to use Word, database, and spreadsheet documents effectively to meet the needs of the district.
The school business official: a. Is an effective communicator with all stakeholders, including but not limited to colleagues, policy makers, community members, and parents. b. Works effectively with employees and stakeholders. c. Ensures the timely flow of information. d. Maintains confidentiality with personal, restricted and embargoed information. e. Is able to analyze, evaluate, and solve problems. f. Timely and accurately performs the duties of a school business official. g. Maintains an environment of mutual respect, rapport, and fairness. h. Participates in and contributes to a school culture that focuses on improved student learning.
The school business official: a. Stays current with accounting technologies and the department’s financial reporting system. b. Demonstrates habits and skills of continuous inquiry and learning. c. Works collaboratively to improve professional practice. d. Applies research, knowledge, and skills acquired from professional development opportunities to improve practice. e. Engages with administration on an annual review of the effectiveness of district accounting and reporting processes and on an individual performance evaluation consistent with district policy. f. If the school business official has not earned full authorization as a school business official, participates in the school business official mentoring program.
The school business official: a. Adheres to school board policies, district procedures, and contractual obligations and ensures that applicable district policies are not in conflict with state law. b. Demonstrates professional and ethical conduct as defined by state law and district policy. c. Contributes to efforts to achieve district goals. d. Is able to contribute to cost/benefit analyses. e. Participates in the board of educational examiners ethics program. f. Follows the code of professional conduct and ethics and the rights and responsibilities described in 282—Chapters 25 and 26 of the Iowa Administrative Code.
a. Take the oath of office within ten days following appointment. b. File a bond and ensure the level of coverage is adequate. c. Hold office until a successor has been appointed and qualified. d. Publish minutes, bills, and salaries on a timely basis. e. Ensure that the department, the county auditor, and the treasurer are informed timely of the names and addresses for board officers as well as any changes therein. f. File and preserve copies of all required reports and all papers transmitted pertaining to the business of the school corporation, including all certificates, reports, and proofs related to compulsory education. g. Maintain separate books for minutes and elections and ensure that the records are complete. h. Deliver all claims to the board for audit and allowance.
Treynor Community School District Superintendent Hiring Information
Deadline: Sunday, January 6, 2019
Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/treynorsupt
Application Period: November 6, 2018, - January 6, 2019 Board Meeting to Screen Applications: January 25, 2019 Board Meeting to Screen Initial Candidates: January 30, 2019 Formal Interviews with Finalists: February 13, 2019
District Vision Statement... Excellence Is Expected Excellence Is Achieved
Treynor Board of Education Mission Statement: The goal of Treynor School Board of Education is that every child succeeds. Therefore, the Treynor School Board of Education promises to provide necessary policies, programs, procedures, and resources needed to provide a culture that respects the individual needs of every child. We promise to provide a safe, caring, creative, and engaging learning environment for every child. We promise to promote the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of every child. We promise to provide an ethical, respectful, competent, and compassionate staff that values students rights; and helps students become ethical, respectful, competent, and productive members of the community.
The Treynor Community School District serves a rural area of 100 square miles with a growing student body of over 800, K-12. Open enrollment accounts for about 30% of the student body. A staff of over 100 provides services to the students. The community itself is 18 miles from the larger Omaha metro area that provides opportunities for cultural events, employment opportunities and other amenities.
Students of the Treynor Community School District have learning opportunities that enable them to demonstrate the competencies and habits of mind needed for future success. These competencies and habits include both 21st Century skills and academic content concepts. Students have various opportunities to learn and grow through both academic course options, fine arts programs, clubs and extracurricular programs. The high school offers 7 college classes through Iowa Western Community College on-site and 35 courses online. Treynor students who took the ACT had a composite score of 22.1 and traditionally 90% of all students score proficient on the Iowa Assessments in reading, math and science. Based on the Iowa Report Card, the elementary school is rated as high-performing, middle school acceptable and high school high performing.
The district is fortunate in having very fine facilities, both from the standpoint of equipment and buildings. The elementary building has had several additions. The Jr./Sr. High School building was completed in 1984 with a new addition completed in 2000. Two gymnasiums, with seating for 800 and 1200, and an auditorium are included in the facilities. A high priority is given to providing instructional materials and equipment. All classrooms are air-conditioned and connected to the Internet via wired and wireless technology.
In 2004, an addition to the elementary was completed, which included new offices, seven classrooms, a library, a computer lab, and a new gymnasium. Updates were made to the existing building. In 2008, a high school addition was finished, making it possible to implement a middle school for the 2009-2010 school year. The addition provided for a computer lab, kitchen and administrative offices.
This fall the community supported by 80.9% voting yes in the bond election, and passed a $11,500,000 initiative that will provide the school with the following: (a) addition and renovations to the existing middle/high school building to include a fine arts complex, including an auditorium, vocal and band music areas, art room, and additional high school classrooms; (b) repurposing the present auditorium and fine arts areas to provide locker rooms, storage, and a wrestling area; (c) renovating the weight room, training, and wrestling areas; (d) constructing a new transportation building with new drop off and pick-up areas; and (e) providing equipment, security/safety, HVAC and technology upgrades, including expanding fire sprinkler system and air conditioning in the West Gym.
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For more information about the position itself or hiring timeline please visit the district website or contact search consultant Trent Grundmeyer at (515) 205-9987 or by email at email@example.com.