Program Director - Carter G Woodson Preparatory Program (Grades K-5)

Lexington, KY, US
Oct 27, 2020
Grade Level
Elementary School
  • Position Type:
    Administration Certified Non-Principal/ DIRECTOR

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Carter G Woodson Preparatory Program

  • Date Available:
    January 1, 2021

  • Closing Date:

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    TITLE: Program Director REPORTS TO: Chief of Schools/Superintendent's Designee SUPERVISES: Assigned Personnel Job Function: Serves as educational leader, supervisor, appraiser and interpreter of the educational program In the schools assigned; is responsible for delegating responsibilities as need to personnel and is responsible for the safety and welfare of those assigned to the school
    The Program Director of the Boys STEM (Carter G Woodson Preparatory) program will serve as a critical agent in providing leadership, expertise, support, and advocacy for the development, implementation, sustainability, and evaluation of an effective and comprehensive boys STEM education experience. The Program Director is directly responsible for leveraging high quality teaching and learning for all scholars, creating a STEM environment designed to provide authentic, positive experiences and a culture that equips males to successfully enter any career field, poised to be global leaders, beyond high school. The Carter G Woodson Preparatory Program Director will collaborate directly with the Program Director of The Carter G Woodson College Preparatory Academy to align practices and expectations to ensure smooth academic, social and emotional transitions with a goal of preparing all scholars to acquire the highest academic and career readiness achievement possible. Ultimately laying a firm foundation of academic readiness to build on upon entering middle school.
    Measures of Success:
    • Increase student achievement and growth on:
      • State Academic Standard expectations
      • District based assessments
      • Curriculum benchmark assessments
    • Close achievement and opportunity gaps
    • Improve learning, culture, and environment
    • Increase student, family and community engagement
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Plans, administers, and supervises the educational program
    • Provides leadership in establishing and attaining established student goals and outcomes
    • Schedules teachers and room facilities
    • Directs and assists in preparation of individual pupil schedules.
    • Initiates and requisitions, allocates and supervises care of material resources for instructional program.
    • Coordinates various elements of the Program's enterprise, including responsibility for financial records, budget and expenditures.
    • Provides leadership in the development of school policies, master schedules, daily programs, master calendars and pupil and teacher handbooks.
    • Communicates openly and frequently with staff members
    • Selects staff
    • Supervises all certified and classified personnel assigned to the school. Assumes the responsibility for completion of all staff evaluations within the building.
    • Assumes responsibility for school correspondence, general correspondence, notice for general distribution to the school community, etc
    • Directs and assists in preparing all reports required by the school district.
    • Assumes responsibility for maintaining student/teacher performance data required to evaluate the success of the school
    • Enforces the observation of all applicable board policies, school policies, rules and safety regulations.
    • Supervises the student-teacher and internship programs
    • Promotes the care of the buildings and grounds and assigns staff accordingly
    • Supervises completion and filing of all student records.
    • Assumes the responsibility for maintain student discipline in the school
    • Serves as the link between school and home.
    • Participates in establishing and maintaining community relations including the use of the school facility
    • Directs and assists in the classification and promotion of pupils.
    • Cooperates with student groups in defing and achieving the overall objectives and effectiveness of the total school program.
    • Coordinates and supervises extracurricular and co-curricular programs/activities.
    • Assigns duties to the staff
    • Assumes the responsibility for administration of all student discipline in the school.
    • Cooperates as a consultant and advisor to the central administrative staff and supervisory personnel.
    • Established a procedure for maintaining a complete inventory of all equipment and supplies in the building
    • Maintains regular attendance
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience:
    • Master's Degree in Education
    • Kentucky Certification as Principal
    • Five (5) years of successful teaching and/or counseling experience
    • Three (3) years of successful administrative and/or leadership experience (preferred)

    Licenses and other requirements:
    • Valid Kentucky Teaching Certification
    • Valid Kentucky Certification as Principal
    • Exhibit knowledge of Kentucky assessments
    • Possess leadership ability
    • Experience working with students with varied learning style.
    • Provide evident of ability to motivate and work cooperatively with diverse populations
    • Ability to budget
    • Use time efficiently
    • Prior experience of effective management of human, physical and fiscal resources
    • Ability to plan effectively

    Physical Demands:
    • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
    • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
    • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
    • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
    • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights

    Application Procedure:
    Apply online

    Contact: Julie Farris (

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