Valid Illinois Teaching Certificate with endorsement in
Minimum of four years teaching experience in the content
MA required; Type 75 Administrative Certificate required.
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Keep informed about educational innovations and trends and
provide departmental leadership in the selection, development,
and utilization of instructional materials, equipment, and
In conjunction with the building administration and the Lead
Teachers, articulate the departmental program among and between
grade levels and courses and elementary schools.
Assist department committees and forward department
recommendations for textbook adoptions and other materials of
Provide instructional leadership to members of the department and
act as a departmental resource person.
Perform other responsibilities as related to curriculum and
Prepare departmental information for inclusion in the annual
Advise the Assistant Superintendent of course prerequisites and
Assist the Director of Night School and the Summer School in
course selection for night school and summer school courses.
Meet with the Assistant Superintendent on a scheduled basis to
review curriculum revision and development.
Be responsible for coordinating committees to assist in
establishing, disseminating, and evaluating department curricula
in accordance with the district curriculum plan.
Provide curriculum and instructional leadership to members of the
department and in conjunction with the Assistant Superintendent
for Educational Services, provide curriculum guidance to
Advise the Principal or his/her designee on student
Perform other responsibilities as related to curriculum.
Conduct a minimum of one departmental meeting per month and
submit minutes to building and district administration as
Be responsible for submitting departmental communications,
bulletins, etc., to the Principals, Assistant Principals and
Work with the building administrators and Assistant
Superintendent to develop the department master schedule.
Assist in the preparation and administration of the approved
departmental budget as well as review and recommend all requests
for materials (requisitions) for departmental personnel.
Assist in overseeing the physical facilities and instructional
materials within the department.
Check supplies received by the department and other school
organizations such as Library/AV, pupil services staff, etc., for
the benefit of the department.
Inform members in the department about the latest developments
within the teaching field.
Assist in the development of in-service training programs for and
with departmental members within the framework of the district
and school in-service program.
Identify possible professional conferences, provide information
for staff members, and encourage staff members to attend.
Provide members of the department with information about
Performs other responsibilities as related to staff
Meet with the Principal or Principal's designee to discuss
departmental plans and progress pertaining to curriculum or staff
Submit a summary at the end of the school year of:
Future innovations planned
Goals for the coming year
Attend relevant elementary and high school, district, and
professional meetings, as necessary; serve as a facilitator to
help address articulation needs.
Serve as a member of appropriate district or building committees
and assist in the establishment of district, building, and
departmental objectives and the development of a plan for the
implementation and evaluation of these objectives.
Perform other responsibilities as related to leadership.
Provide support for non-tenured teachers in conjunction with the
Participate in the in-house screening and interviews of
candidates for departmental positions.
Conduct evaluations of certified staff.
Perform other responsibilities as related to personnel.
Compensation based on experience
Performance evaluated annually by the Assistant