House Administrator - 1.0 FTE - Beacon H...
Seattle Public Schools - Seattle, WA

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1. Administers student discipline and District policies and procedures related to student conduct, discipline and student rights and responsibilities; maintains building standards for student conduct; recommends suspensions and expulsions for administrative approval. (20% of the time)

2. Administers the student attendance program; works with students having attendance problems. (20% of the time)

3. Supervises students on campus, in lunchrooms, hallways, classes, on buses, in activities and co-curricular programs, and other programs held under District sanction. (10% of the time)

4. Maintains liaison with parents on discipline and attendance matters; contacts parents as needed; conducts parent, student and teacher conferences on discipline and attendance; maintains positive public and community relations. (10% of the time)

5. Conducts investigations related to student conduct and complaints; coordinates with school security,k police, parents, students, the community, the public and other agencies; provides recommendations to administrators as appropriate. (10%)

6. Patrols school facility and grounds; stops and questions students, non-students and adults on campus; intercedes in altercations as appropriate; operates radio for communication with office. (10%)

7. Serves as member of building instructional council; attends meetings; communicates information; participates in instructional development within school; provides a variety of insights, recommendations and reports; assists in implementing building decisions. (5%)

8. In close cooperation with Principal and/or Assistant Principal, provides input to staff evaluation as appropriate. (5%)

9. Depending upon building needs, the House Administrator may perform some or a combination of the following: Facilitates and/or participates on building teams; prepares reports and statistics; maintains records and files; attends District administrator meetings; assists with operational support for the building, such as budget development, inventory, requisitions, safety inspections and drills, coordinating building and equipment use, responding to inquiries, coordinating building volunteers, participating in selection committees and other such tasks as assigned. (5%)

10. Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of :
Effective discipline techniques.
Demonstrated knowledge of school operations, District policies and procedures related to student discipline and attendance.
Effective behavioral techniques.

Skills in :
Demonstrated proficiency in effective communication.
Modelling effective behavior.
Organization and time management.
Effective crisis intervention and resolution skills.

Abilities to :
Administer student discipline.
Adapt and modify techniques for effectiveness.
Promote and encourage positive conduct.
Provide and maintain an effective learning environment.
Supervise and instruct student behavior.
Maintain accurate records.
Work independently.
Work cooperatively and in teams.
Be fair and consistent when working with students. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, staff, administrators and the public.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by those assigned to this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed. District employees are not authorized to make promises of employment for a particular period of time, or promises of a particular level of compensation or benefits to job applicants for certified or classified positions, and that any such agreement must be in writing and signed by the Superintendent. Any verbal or written statements to that effect by District employees other than the Superintendent are null and void.
Additionally, nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education :
Bachelor's degree and valid teacher's certification.

Preferred :
Master's degree.

Years of Experience :
At least one (1) year's successful teaching experience.

Certifications & Licenses :
Valid Washington State Teacher's Certificate.

Preferred :
Adminstrative credentials.

Clearances :
Criminal Justice Fingerprint & Background Check.

Supplemental Information:
Beacon Hill International School House Administrator Specific Job Requirements
This position is a City of Seattle, levy-funded leadership position. The house administrator provides leadership in implementing the strategies, requirements and partnership of the levy grant. This includes:
  • Tracking student data from state, district and school-based, interim assessments, presenting student data to staff, and guiding staff in data analysis using excel charts, pivot tables, and databases · Coaching teachers in developing interim assessments based on common core state standards and our available curricular resources · Assisting the principal in the development, implementation, and evaluation of efforts related to student academic achievement, including reducing the disproportionality gap; ensures that the school meets or makes satisfactory progress towards District standards. · Providing instructional leadership for school staff particularly in the area of mathematics and interventions · Coordinating before and after-school interventions · Articulating clearly the mission and vision of the school as well as clear expectations of students and staff · Leading instructional staff in aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessment with common core standards · Identifying, implementing, and monitoring school-wide strategies that challenge high achievers and accelerates learning for low achievers · Using strategies that appreciate and recognize diversity · Establishing and executing a detailed monitoring plan for student intervention plans and accelerated learning plans (plans that meet individual student needs) · Expanding the use of technology in the building to enhance instruction through coaching around interactive white boards, iPads, teacher sharing server · Fostering and managing ongoing relationships with community-based levy partners · Coaching staff around mathematics (implementing common core planning, assessing) · Facilitating K-5 math professional learning communities · Teaching small groups of students as part of the intervention programs Applicants must have the following skills & passions: · Competence following and coaching staff in using protocols outlined in Driven by Data and Levereaged Leadership by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo · Deep understanding of math common core standards and pedagogical practices necessary for high ELL populations · Experience, familiarity and passion in working with ELL students and families · Competence with ELL instructional strategies · Ability to communiate effectively with staff, students and community-based partners · Presentation and communication skills with community, city and district leaders · Passion and understanding of international school mission and vision · Data analysis skills · High level of organization · Skills in leading professional development

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