[nfbwatlk] Fwd: WSSB hiring new Princpal

doug trimble doug.trimble at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 3 22:07:33 UTC 2013



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> From: Doug Trimble <Doug.Trimble at wssb.wa.gov>
> Date: June 3, 2013, 2:45:57 PM PDT
> To: "doug.trimble at hotmail.com" <doug.trimble at hotmail.com>
> Subject: FW: WSSB hiring new Princpal
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> Doug Trimble
> Orientation & Mobility Instructor
> Washington State School for the Blind
> 2214 E. 13th Street Vancouver,  WA  98661
> office ph. 360-696-6321 #102
> cell:360-909-0833
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> From: Doug Trimble 
> Sent: Monday, June 03, 2013 10:36 AM
> To: NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List (nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org); Edward Bell (ebell at latech.edu)
> Subject: WSSB hiring new Princpal
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> FYI,  Please forward this job posting far and wide,
> Principal:  Washington State School for the Blind
> Vancouver,  Washington
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> Director of Education EMS03 (05568) 
> Opening Date/Time: Mon. 06/03/13 12:00 AM Pacific Time  
> Closing Date/Time: Continuous 
> Salary: $80,000.00 - $109,140.00 Annually
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> Job Type: Exempt
> Location: Clark County – Vancouver, Washington 
> Department:  School for the Blind 
> Print Job Information Apply  
> Description  Benefits  Supplemental Questions
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> The Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) provides specialized quality educational services to visually impaired/blind (BVI) youth ages birth-21 within the state of Washington. Our purpose is to serve as a statewide demonstration and resource center and provide direct/indirect services to students both on campus and in the children’s local communities. Each employee plays a critical role for the school and our students. We value our employees and continuously challenge them to improve the way we provide service to our students and the community. For more information visit www.wssb.wa.gov.
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> The Director of Education will report directly to the Superintendent and serve as a member of the WSSB Administrative Team and will work in conjunction with all WSSB programs, school employees (WSSB and district), parents and various stakeholders. This position will: 
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> Supervise and provide direction for the daily educational and residential operations of the school;
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> Enforce school policies and maintain schools compliances with state and federal laws and regulations (WSSB’s Compliance Monitor);
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> Provide leadership in the development of school-wide curricula (educational and residential);
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> Ensure staff development for direct service staff (residential, education, and health center);
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> Provide leadership in the development of a parent support staff program and supervise implementation of such activities within the campus departments;
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> Evaluate supervisors (residential and educational) along with health center staff, school psychologist, and other staff in coordination with front line supervisors;
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> Assist in the development of and monitoring of campus department budgets;
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> Responsible for day and weekend transportation program;
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> Write or supervise the writing of grants designed to enhance student learning;
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> Work with OSPI for compliance issues and state grant development;
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> Evaluate and select research activities which involve staff, students or their parents;
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> Foster a positive relationship with local education agencies (LEA’s) and Educational Service Districts (ESDs);
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> Serve as the campus registrar and lead for the campus registration process;
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> Act as a representative at ESD #112 special education directors monthly meetings, educational reform meetings and other meetings that would be commonly attended by LEA principals, and Special Education Directors;
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> Support and attend public relations activities and school events;
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> Promote and honor diversity among students and staff;
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> Collect and report data to the superintendent on the progress and status of on-campus students and program development;
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> Assist with the development of school-wide policies and procedures;
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> Facilitate requests from college and university programs for internships, student teaching, and classroom observation for their students;
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> Provide leadership in the development of strong team spirit and coordination among on-campus programs and develop strong cooperation with other departments;
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> Actively participate on the administrative cabinet;
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> Participate in long-range planning for the school and planning and evaluating all programs and services;
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> Serve as a member of the management and planning team;
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> Provide leadership and serve on key committees as determined through administrative cabinet meetings;
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> Interview and make recommendations to the superintendent’s office in the selection of new staff;
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> Serve as an advisor to the Student Council; and,
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> Keep the Superintendent informed of on-campus programs and concerns.
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> This position works in a standard office environment using standard office equipment and there will be times when the incumbent will need to transport or relocate materials or supplies weighing up to 20 lbs. Occasional travel both throughout the state and out of state will be required. The incumbent will work “hands-on” with students, school employees, and parents.
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>  Qualifications: 
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> The most successful applicants should possess the following:
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> A Masters in the field of Education or related field;
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> Administrator credential from accredited college or university;
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> Current teacher certification in the state of Washington;
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> Strong knowledge of programs and services for BVI children and education laws and regulations;
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> Excellent management, communication, organization and public relation skills; and,
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> Must be able to pass federal and state background checks.
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> The most successful applicants may possess some or all of the following:
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> Certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) from an accredited and nationally recognized university program;
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> Strong knowledge and interest of accessible technology for BVI individuals.
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> Entrepreneurial attitude toward program expansion and stakeholder relations.
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> Strong change management and leadership skills.
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> Ability to exercise strong decision making skills and to lead by example.
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>  Supplemental Information:  
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> How to Apply:
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> In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents to their profile or paste into the "text resume" field in order  to be considered for this position:
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> A letter of interest describing why you are interested in this position and what makes you uniquely qualified; and, 
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> A resume, this can be attached or you can copy and paste in the profile; and,
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> A list of three professional references with current contact information.
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> The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information provided in the application is complete and truthful to the best of your knowledge and the information submitted may be verified by the hiring agency.
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> For questions or information regarding this recruitment, please call Laurie Pate at 360-407-840 or email jobs at des.wa.gov.
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> Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Application review begins immediately and will be ongoing until a sufficient pool of applicants is established and the position is filled. He hiring authority reserves the right to hire at any time.
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> Doug Trimble
> Orientation & Mobility Instructor
> Washington State School for the Blind
> 2214 E. 13th Street Vancouver,  WA  98661
> office ph. 360-696-6321 #102
> cell:360-909-0833
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