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WHILE CURRENTLY THERE ARE NO POSITIONS VACANT FOR SECONDARY ADMINISTRATORS
- MOSS POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.
JOB GOAL: To provide leadership at the assigned school that will ensure continuous improvement in measurable student performance and achievement. to provide managerial leadership (in areas such as instruction, personnel, curriculum, budget, purchasing, public relations, plant operations, food services, and transportation) that will support high expectations in student performance for all students.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Based on school site
The Moss Point School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability and genetic information.
WHILE CURRENTLY THERE ARE NO POSITIONS VACANT FOR ELEMENTARY ADMINISTRATORS
Administrators who join the Yazoo County School District are committed to our students, passionate and positive in interactions with students, faculty, staff and parents, and has a demonstrated record of nurturing the whole child.
Director of Student Support Services and Counseling
Receives Guidance From:
Overtime Status: Exempt
To provide leadership and management in administering, monitoring, coordinating and evaluation of K-12 behavior, attendance, crisis and academic interventions, district nursing program, juvenile detention center education and gifted education.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and coordination of all Student Support Services programs in the district, which includes K-12 behavior, attendance, crisis and academic interventions, student mental health, district nursing program, juvenile detention center education and gifted education.
Keep informed of all legislative and State Department of Education requirements pertaining to Student Support Services.
Provide legal interpretation of District, State and Federal regulations to school sites; provide legal updates to affected personnel.
Interpret, maintain and monitor compliance with Board policies, administrative rules and regulations, State and Federal mandates, and due process on matters of student services.
Develop and implement Board policies for Student Services.
Direct the development, implementation and evaluation of Student Services programs and related services. Make presentations to the Board of Education regarding Student Support Services programs, as requested.
Work cooperatively with other districts, county office and community agencies in providing for the needs of students. Provide liaison with community services, welfare and legal agencies.
Select, assign, supervise and evaluate department credentialed and classified staff.
Manage data systems related to Student Support Services.
Direct in-service experience for all department personnel and all site guidance and health services personnel.
Assure due process for all students and their families.
Represent the District at local, state, federal and regional conferences and meetings concerned with Student Services, as requested.
Monitor crisis intervention system.
Act as custodian of Records and provide mandated parent notification.
Direct the development and monitoring of a comprehensive districtwide guidance service program addressing personal, social, educational and career development skills.
Direct the development and management of the drop-out prevention program, K-12 behavior, attendance, crisis and academic interventions, student mental health, district nursing program, juvenile detention center education and gifted education.
Participate as an active member of the Division of Educational Accountability and Educational Services teams to assess, plan and implement the District’s educational goals and objectives.
Attend Board and District meetings as appropriate.
Assists in accomplishing campus, department and District goals
Maintains regular and punctual attendance to fully meet work responsibilities.
Performs other duties as assigned
Prepare reports as directed by the Assistant Superintendent and/or the Superintendent.
Maintains and accepts responsibility for any district owned fixed asset item assigned to employee and ensures appropriate use by following district policies for acceptable use
Undergoes periodic evaluations according to state and board policy procedures.
Regular, dependable attendance is an essential function of this position.
Performs such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the Board of Education, superintendent, administrator, director or established by district policy.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Education Level: M.A. Degree and Five years of successful site administration
Certification: Appropriate Mississippi Administrative Credential
Building level Administrative experience preferred.
Terms of Employment:
AA in School Administration
Minimum five (5) years classroom experience
To assist the principal in providing school wide leadership and to learn the role of principal; To help ensure the safety and security of the students and staff; To help place students and teachers in a position to succeed in the classroom and in other activities
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and work year as established by the Rankin County Board of Education
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Rankin County School Board policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel
TITLE: PLE Principal
QUALIFICATIONS: A principal shall possess a Master of Science degree from an accredited college or university as a minimum requirement and hold at least a class “AA” certificate which is valid in the state of Mississippi. The certificate should be endorsed in Administration, as a secondary principal, or elementary principal as set forth by the Office of Teacher Certification, Mississippi State Department of Education.
REPORTS TO: Superintendent
JOB GOAL: The primary function of the principal is to serve as the educational leader, facilitator, and chief executive of the school; to be responsible for direction of the instructional program, operation of the school plant, participation in staff and student activities; and exercise leadership in the community.
Selects and assigns certificated and classified staff members in accordance with district regulations, and informs them of their duties.
Continually evaluate the work of all employees assigned to their school and shall yearly recommend to the superintendent as to their continued employment. Evaluation shall be based on results known by the evaluator and the evaluated.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of all classified personnel assigned his/her school.
Establishes an effective school administrative organization with clear lines of responsibility and with the necessary delegation of authority.
Develops and implements an ongoing program of in-service education in cooperation with the central office. The principal shall work systematically with all staff members as individuals, by grades and/or departments, and with the faculty as a whole in providing effective in-service training.
Directs and assists staff in carrying out an effective instructional programs through conferences, meetings, bulletins, in-service workshops and demonstrations.
Serves as a district officer in communication between central administration and certificated and classified employees assigned to the school during regular school hours.
Interprets and applies State and district laws, regulations, policies and procedures at the school site.
Continuously helps the faculty develop the library or materials center and encourages them to use it effectively.
Systematically visits classrooms while teaching is in process and works privately with individual teachers in post-evaluation conferences.
Provides leadership to the staff in determining objectives and identifying instructional needs as the basis for developing long- and short-range instructional and curriculum plans for school.
Provides leadership and/or makes plans for the most effective use of curriculum materials, instructional supplies, instructional equipment, building facilities, and school grounds.
Develops school plans and organizational procedures for the health, safety, discipline, and conduct of the students.
Directs activities necessary to support a program of student counseling and discipline by conferring with parents, guidance personnel, and teachers concerning problems of student adjustment. Assists teachers, as necessary, in maintaining discipline, and supplies student records and recommendations as requested.
Maintains high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according due processes.
Establishes guides for proper student conduct and maintaining student discipline.
Attends special events held to recognize student achievement, and attends school sponsored activities, functions, and athletic events.
Maintains and controls the various local funds generated by student activities.
Assumes responsibility for their own professional growth and development through membership and participation in the affairs of professional organizations, through attendance at regional, state, and national meeting, through enrollment in advanced courses, and the like.
Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.
Approves the master teaching schedule and any special assignments.
Orients newly assigned staff members and assists in their development, as appropriate.
Supervises the daily use of the school facilities for both academic and non-academic purposes.
Plans and supervises fire drills and an emergency preparedness program.
Supervises and evaluates the school’s extracurricular program.
Cooperate with college and university officials regarding teacher training and preparation.
Assumes responsibility for all official school correspondence and news releases.
Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for overall school objectives and programs; to interpret Board policies and administrative directives; and to discuss and resolve individual student problems.
Serves as a member of such committees and attends such meetings as directed by the superintendent.
Delegates authority to responsible personnel to assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal.
Supervises the establishment of duty schedules for the staff.
Keeps the superintendent informed of the school’s activities and problems.
Be familiar with the regulations of the Mississippi Accrediting Commission and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and plan the program so as to maintain accreditation.
Keep a record which shows the names of textbooks used in each grade.
Have the authority to use corporal punishment if, in their discretion, it is necessary and is within school board regulations.
Prepares budget with assistance of the staff to advise the district administration of school needs.
Maintains records and submits reports to the central office as required.
Participates in and completes the approved district Staff Development Program.
Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as the immediate supervisor may from time to time assign.
40. Demonstrates a commitment to professional growth.
41. Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills.
42. Maintains appropriate professional appearance.
43. Demonstrates regular attendance and punctuality.
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:
Twelve-month year. Salary and work year to be established by the Superintendent and approved by the Board of Trustees on an annual basis.
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on
Evaluation of Professional Personnel.
Goals, objectives, and activities of the guidance program are developed using the results of needs assessments.
Organizes a guidance committee that functions in an advisory capacity.
Develops a guidance calendar of activities that lists on-going and regular events and activities.
Secures and makes available to students information and material on further educational opportunities, personal growth and development, and occupational opportunities and trends.
Develops procedures for guidance program.
Implementing the guidance curriculum in each teacher’s classroom and/or systematically conducting developmental counseling programs for each grade level in the particular school throughout the year.
Provides resources to teachers to facilitate their teaching of counseling content in their regular lessons.
Development of program for conflict resolution.
Provides time in the daily schedule for individual counseling for students.
Plans and implements group guidance activities.
Consults with families, teachers, administrators, and other appropriate individuals regarding services and program available to/for students.
Prepares a list of contact personnel in agencies, programs, and services external to the school setting for collaboration and referral.
Interprets test results to appropriate individuals.
Assists in identifying students who need interventions/special services.
Assists in reviewing students’ progress at the end of each grading period.
Shall NOT serve as School Test Coordinator or Assistant School Test Coordinator
Assists with registering and orienting new students.
Provides orientation to students from “feeder” schools.
Conducts course selection using iCap guidelines.
Provides students with information on school district policies regarding counseling services, student activities, competency and grade-level testing, graduation, and college admission.
Provides students with materials and information regarding career and post-high school educational opportunities; assists with college applications, scholarships, and employment applications including the writing of letters of recommendation.
Informs families of student-related career and educational opportunities.
Provides classroom guidance in areas of career advisement and sex education.
Consults with administrators and teachers in the planning of course offerings that meet the needs and interests of students.
Receives and acts upon referrals from administrators, teachers, families, agencies, and other professional staff.
Serves in coordination of behavior interventions.
Provides crisis intervention and preventive counseling.
Assists families in effective use of community and school resources such as (a) identification of students needing special assistance, (b) maintaining a current file of alternate programs and schools, (c) counseling families and students about alternatives available, and (d) following up on students’ progress.
Organizes office for most effective use.
Prepares/submits reports, records, lists, and other paperwork accurately and timely.
Participates in meetings on the local, district, state, or national level as required or appropriate.
Keeps informed of developments within the profession by maintaining active membership in appropriate organizations, attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and networking with other professionals.
Educational consultations and collaboration with teachers, administrators, and community.
Adheres to Rankin County School District board policies and procedures and administrative directives.
Communicates effectively using standard oral and written English.
Abides by the American School Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics.
Education Level: Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling (MS Code 37-9-79)
Certification: Valid Mississippi Department of Education Certification
Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. The job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.
Principal or Lead Teacher
Meet and instruct assigned classes at the assigned school and at times designated by Principal
Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of Principal
Encourage students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to communicate these objectives to students
Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
Strive to implement by instruction and action the districts philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as assigned
Identify and report possibility of learning disabilities of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required
Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation
Assist the administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner
Make provision for being available to students and parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluate the job performance
Strive to maintain and improve professional competence by participation in training sessions and classes
Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees
Regular attendance and punctuality are vital attributes for all employees.
Other duties as assigned
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in Education
Certification: Holds an appropriate Mississippi Teaching Credential or valid emergency certification issued by the state of Mississippi Educational Board.
Education Level: Bachelor's degree in Education
Principal or Assistant Principal
TEACHER / Coach
Meet and instruct assigned classes at the assigned school and at times designated by Principal.
Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of Principal.
Encourage students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
Strive to implement by instruction and action the districts philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as assigned.
Identify and report possibility of learning disabilities of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
Assist the administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
Make provision for being available to students and parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluate the job performance.
Strive to maintain and improve professional competence by participation in training sessions and classes.
Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees.
Other duties as assigned.
Maintains and accepts responsibility for any district owned fixed asset item assigned to employee and ensures appropriate use by following district policies for acceptable use.
TEACHER Agricultural and Natural Resources
To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties and responsibilities
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Agricultural Education, Agricultural Economics, Animal and Dairy Science, Plant and Soil Science, Poultry Science, Veterinary Science or MDE approved related field
Certification: MS educator license with a 301, 302, and/or 990 endorsement
Other Requirements: NCCER Industrial Maintenance Support Mechanic certification
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 35 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is not a standard office setting; but rather encompasses the entire active school campus both inside and outside the facilities. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.
Terms of Employment:
9 months 185-187 days
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Rankin County School Board policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel
Valid MS Teacher License or qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable
High School Lead Principal within School Zone, Transportation Director and Assistant Superintendent of Support Services
To enable each student, through safe and efficient transportation, to take full advantage of the complete range of curricular and extracurricular activities offered by the District’s schools
Supplement established by the Rankin County Board of Education
To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women