36619 REGIONAL SENIOR SPECIALIST, LEADERSHIP AND IMPROVEMENT
Company: Denver Public Schools
Posted on: July 13, 2019
SCHOOLS215 work daysFTE: 1.0Salary Range: $61,606-$74,551
Essential Functions and Objectives:
Responsible for aligning business objectives to designated
departments and functions. Consults with leadership and supports
district activities which engage schools, businesses, community
leaders and organizations in a collaborative effort to improve
performance and achieve team goals.
Responsible for supporting five secondary schools participating in
the University of Virginia (UVA) Partnership for Leaders in
Education cohort across three regions with the planning,
implementation and progress monitoring of UVA Cohort 16's Big Rocks
and Common Commitments around high quality tier 1 instruction. The
goal of the UVA Cohort is to create, support and sustain the
district and school conditions for students to engage in rigorous
and relevant learning, grounded in our graduation requirements, so
that every student - especially those drastically undeserved and
historically underrepresented - graduates college and career ready.
This role will directly support the work of the Regional
Instructional Superintendents, school leaders and teachers in the
Builds capacity of school-based instructional leadership teams and
supports individual leader development within the UVA Cohort 16
schools to effective find, grow, retain and magnify instructional
talent, and to develop effective distributed leadership models.
As a values-based organization, achieve goals through our shared
commitment to Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration,
Accountability and Fun.
Provides guidance, makes recommendations, and manages solutions for
alternate methods of solving needs or issues within departments.
Represents the district in meetings; provides market and customer
feedback to partners and management teams. Forms strategic
relationships within the community and district network. Builds
trusted relationships with customers and key stakeholders by
communicating needs and creating synergy.
Conducts onsite research, administers studies, evaluates survey
results, analyzes and reports on initiatives and goals. Identifies
and defines problems within internal departments and determines
solutions to inform, influence, and propel solutions. Obtains and
analyzes data to discover useful information and recommend
solutions for the district. Participates in and supports
decision-making processes with the goal of determining success
Ensures adequate lines of communication by conducting meetings,
advocating for clients, following up, and negotiating to enhance
team partnerships. Maintains communication with partners and
clients on relevant topics including new service or product
offerings, strategic plans, and beneficial activities. Follows up
on leads and inquiries obtained by partners that compliment and
support the business.
Provides management teams the opportunity to achieve specific
personal or professional goals by providing training and guidance.
Develops and conducts trainings for managers, such as facilitation,
conflict resolution, interpersonal communication, and effective
group interaction skills. Assigns individuals for valuable
job-related skills training to improve work performance.
- Support regional and school improvement root cause analysis,
planning, and progress monitoring; ensure improvement plans and
monitoring meet district and state quality requirements.
- Act as a liaison between central departments and school regarding
barriers facing schools in implementation of their improvement
plans, data and reporting systems needs, customer service needs,
and communication of important school improvement related policies
and updates from central office.
- Support two Regional Superintendents in developing and delivering
regional improvement strategies, including planning meetings and
professional learning, assembling data and reporting for
school-based meetings, and gathering evidence of progress on
- Working with the Regional Superintendents, lead the regional
strategy for leader development, including training and coaching
for instructional leadership teams focused on leading for
instructional excellence and strategic talent management.
- In partnership with the Regional Superintendent, support the
training and coaching of principals around effective distributive
leadership practices and management of people and teams.
- Collaborate with the Teacher & Leader Learning Team to provide
regional and school insights to inform district leadership
development strategies, and to coordinate design and delivery of
both central and regional learning and resources for leader
- Provide on-site support to schools prioritized by need to assist
school leaders in the development of systems for data driven
instruction, attendance, behavior and other student success (whole
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