Administrative K-16, Administrative K-16 for Bilingual Education or ELLs, Superintendents
4 Year Degree
Position OverviewThe Office of the Chief of Staff works with the Chancellor to provide strategic direction to DCPS. We do this by using data to track our strategic goals, allocating resources based on organizational needs, and ensuring that the public and political leaders understand DCPS' success.The Office of the Chancellor is responsible for implementing the mission and vision of DC Public Schools and is comprised of eight senior management staff that report directly to the Chancellor.Our goal is to initiate change and lead DC Public Schools into the highest performing school district in the nation through the Chancellor's Five-Year Capital Commitment:Improve achievement rates -- At least 70% of our students will be proficient in reading and math, and we will double the number of advanced students in the district.Invest in struggling schools -- Our 40 lowest-performing schools will increase proficiency rates by 40 percentage points.Increase graduation rate -- At least 75% of entering 9th graders will graduate from high school in four years.Improve satisfaction -- 90% of students will say they like their school.Increase enrollment -- DCPS will increase its enrollment over five years.Our purpose is to ensure that every DCPS school provides a world-class education that prepares all of our students, regardless of background or circumstances, for success in college, career, and life.Under the leadership of the Chancellor, the Deputy Chancellor, Social Emotional Academic Development will be responsible for leading and designing the District's systemic and strategic instructional, leadership, and equity improvement initiatives. The Deputy Chancellor will create a strong structure to support leadership capacity development, will establish and implement instructional, programmatic, and organizational parameters to address systemic inequities, and will accelerate achievement for targeted groups of students (African American, Latinx, Pacific Islander, English Language Learners, Specialized Instruction, Newcomers), while continuing the focus on ELL and Specialized Instruction students.The Deputy Chancellor, Social Emotional Academic Development will report to the Chancellor.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.Leads strategies to improve the academic performance of students and close the achievement gap.Creates core curriculum, robust learning, and high quality instructional supports focused on college and career readiness for all students (including English Language Learners and Specialized Instruction students).Creates strategies and structures to recruit, empower, and retain excellent teachers.Creates a strong structure to support leadership capacity development.Provides leadership and establishes venues for strong collaborations and coordination between departments, secondary experience, school networks, and early childhood programs.Establishes and implements instructional, programmatic, and organizational parameters to address systemic inequities.Accelerates achievement for targeted groups of students (African American, Latinx, Pacific Islander, English Language Learners, Specialized Instruction, Newcomers), continuing the focus on ELL and Specialized Instruction students.Establishes structures to integrate functions in the service of full-service community schools (including an accountability system).Collaborates and supports strategic initiatives (including the Empowering Males of Color Program and Reign: Empowering Young Women as Leaders).Creates the culture of leadership, collaboration, services, and supports that generate and sustain full-service community schools throughout the District.
QualificationsBachelor's degree and ten to fifteen years of related work experience.Master's degree strongly preferred.Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.Master’s degree in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Counseling, and/or other related field strongly preferred.
Our public school students need your expertise, passion and leadership.
We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming the DC school system and making a significant difference in the lives of public school students, parents, principals, teachers, and central offi...ce employees. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation. In order to accomplish this goal, DCPS seeks to have a distinctive central office staff whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and significant achievement gains for DCPS students.