Education Week - May 22, 2013 - (Page 29)

Education WeeK n MAY 22, 2013 n 29 Recruitment Marketplace TO ADVERTISE (888) 329-2373 superintendent SUPERINTENDENT Announcement of Anticipated Administrative Vacancy Excellent opportunity to lead a des na on school district for sta and families in the Round Rock/Aus n area! The Board of Trustees of the Round Rock ISD is seeking a visionary servant leader who will provide collabora ve leadership for approximately 6,000 dedicated sta members and a suppor ve community. The superintendent will serve the diverse educa onal needs of more than 45,000 students on 52 campuses: 33 elementary, 10 middle, ve high, and four alterna ve schools. An opera ng budget in excess of $330M supports the District’s comprehensive program. The Board seeks an individual who places students as the primary focus and has demonstrated the ability to improve academic achievement in a high-performing, diverse district and possesses the leadership skills required to advance a large suburban district to its next level of excellence. A regionally-compe ve compensa on package will be o ered. Screening will begin in early June. To apply please visit: ve-searches. 5600 N. River Rd. | Rosemont, IL 60018 847.318.0072 | An Equal Opportunity Employer ANN ARBOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT Positions Available Hoke County Schools seeks STEM/ CTE Teacher (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and Career Technical Education) to teach in Hoke County, NC. Must have Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent in Education or related field. Must have or be qualified to hold NC teaching license in Technology Education. Go to and click on Departments/Human Resources to apply. Ann Arbor Public Schools, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, seeks an individual with visionary leadership and strong administrative skills to lead a district of 16,500 students. Salary for the successful candidate will be in the range of $180,000 - $220,000, plus an excellent comprehensive benefits package. The final salary for the successful candidate will be negotiated and determined based upon proven experience, qualifications and meeting Board criteria. Interested candidates may apply online at www.rayassoc. com Ray and Associates, Inc. Ph: 319/393-3115 E-mail: Application Deadline: June 14, 2013 Do not contact the Board or District directly. Associate Superintendent for Instructional and Personnel Services Grayslake Community High School District 127 Position Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013 Grayslake Community High School District 127 is seeking an Associate Superintendent for Instructional and Personnel Services to begin July 1, 2013. District 127 is located in Grayslake, Illinois. The award-winning district serves approximately 3000 students in grades 9-12 in two high schools with more than 300 certified and educational support staff members. Responsibilities: • Facilitate the development, implementation, and communication of a shared vision of learning that reflects excellence and equity for all students • Facilitate the development, implementation and communication of organizational, instructional, and assessment strategies to maximize achievement of all students • Facilitate the development, implementation and communication of high quality professional development programs, planning and services • Supervise and implement quality personnel practices and services, including: recruitment, selection, training and retaining quality staff; staff certification, recertification services; substitute and student teacher placement services; SB 7-related practices and implementation; and all employee records-keeping services. • Ensure student growth by implementing data-based student performance measurement systems • Create and maintain positive and productive employee relations and services • Supervise marketing plan and media support • Facilitate smooth operation of Board of Education committee meetings Qualifications: • Type 75 Certification • Doctorate preferred • Strong, proven leadership, supervision and administrative skills • Demonstrated success in recruiting, selecting, training and retaining high quality staff • Demonstrated success with contract negotiations and positive employee relations • Demonstrated ability to work with people in a way that facilitates positive growth in both students and staff • Strong, proven communication skills • Strong, proven teacher evaluation skills Salary and Benefits: A regionally competitive salary with excellent employment benefits based on the qualifications and employment history of the candidate. Application Process: Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including the following: 1) an online application for administrative staff at, 2) a letter of interest in the position, 3) unofficial copies of all college or university transcripts, 4) three recent letters of recommendation from past or current professional employment, and 5) copies of teaching and administrative certificates. The application and all required documents should be attached to the on-line application. Inquiries from qualified candidates should be addressed to Dr. Catherine Finger, Superintendent of Schools.ve-searches

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - May 22, 2013

Education Week - May 22, 2013
District Bets Big on Standards
FOCUS ON: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: States Stepping Up Mandates for School Safety Drills
INDUSTRY & INNOVATION: Schools Facing the Expiration of Windows XP
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Debates Roil Over Control of Schools in Baton Rouge
Study: Teenagers’ Brains Are Wired for Peer Approval
Analysis Calls for Dual-Language Pre-K for Young ELLs
PROFILE: Brian Pick
PROFILE: Dowan Mcnair-Lee
PROFILE: Mikel Robinson
States Tighten Disclosure of Teacher Evaluations
Blogs of the Week
NRC Framework Seen as Valued Resource for Educators
A Spec. Ed. Twist on Common-Core Testing
K-12 Colors Campaigns in Virginia, New Jersey
Policy Brief
CYNTHIA G. BROWN: The ‘How’ of Equitable School Funding
JIM CHILDRESS: Designing Learning Spaces for A New Age of Discovery
JEANNE ZAINO: Teaching the Metric System: A Cautionary Tale for the Common Core
Topschooljobs Recruitment Marketplace
LISA HANSEL: The Common Core Needs a Common Curriculum

Education Week - May 22, 2013