[nobe-l] FW: Associate Principal Recruitment Announcement

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Thu Apr 28 02:56:28 UTC 2011



From: Jessica Sydnor [mailto:Jessica.Sydnor at wssb.wa.gov] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 9:27 AM
Subject: Associate Principal Recruitment Announcement


Good Morning, 


We are currently recruiting for the Associate Principal position so please
feel free to forward this on to anyone you feel may be qualified and





Striving to educate blind and visually impaired children for independence
and success!


Recruitment Announcement - Associate Principal


Agency:                                   Washington State School for the
Blind (WSSB)

Location:                                 2214 E 13th St Vancouver WA 98661

Salary:                                     WMS Band 2 ($52,800 to $96,900)
- Placement within band negotiable dependent upon experience and education.

Posting Date:                          April 27, 2011  

Closing Date:                          Until filled 



Agency Profile:  The mission of the WSSB is to provide 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. 


Position Profile:  The WSSB is seeking a candidate to fill the Associate
Principal position.  This is a Washington Management Service (WMS) position;
the successful candidate will report directly to the Director of On-Campus
Education.  The successful candidate will have the following
responsibilities: will work in conjunction with school districts, school
employees (WSSB and district), parents, students and various stakeholders to
ensure that each student meets their highest individual level of success and
independence. In addition, will be responsible for the following (including
but not limited to):

Primary Responsibilities

.            Assist the On-Campus Director in the overall administration of
instructional program and campus level operations.

.            Coordinate assigned student activities and services.

.            Participate in development and evaluation of educational

.            Assists the Director of On-Campus Education in developing,
maintaining and using information systems to maintain records to track
progress on campus performance objectives and academic excellence

.            Observe employee performance, record observations and conduct
evaluation conferences. 

.            Supervises operations in Director of On-Campus Education's

.            Assists in planning daily school activities by participating in
the development of class schedules, teacher assignments and extracurricular
activity schedules.

.            Assists the Director of On-Campus Education in student
management; implements appropriate procedures and maintains consistent
practices within the school discipline program.

.            Serves as a liaison with student support services such as

.            Assists the Director of On-Campus Education in staff
development by identifying topics for staff development.

.            Conducts conferences on student and school issues with parents,
students and teachers.

.            Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications/Competencies:

.         Masters in field of Education or related field.

.         Current teacher certification in the state of Washington.

.         Administrator credential from accredited university or college.

.         Certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) from an
accredited and nationally recognized university program.

.         Strong knowledge of programs and services for BVI children and
education laws and regulations.

.         Experience as a lead in curriculum development.

.         3 or more years serving as a TVI.

.         Excellent management, communication, organization and public
relation skills.

.         Must be able to pass federal and state background checks.


Desired Qualifications:

.         3 or more years of experience as a TVI.

.         Knowledge and interest of accessible technology for BVI

.         Entrepreneurial attitude toward program expansion and stakeholder

.         Ability to exercise strong decision making skills and to lead by


Benefits:  Employees of the WSSB receive state of Washington employee
benefits including retirement, medical, dental, long term disability and
life insurance. Optional programs also include Washington Guaranteed
Education Tuition Program (GET), Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP),
Deferred Compensation Program and medical flexible spending account (FSA).
Employees accrue 8 hours of sick leave per month, annual leave based upon
years of service and 1 personal holiday per calendar year.

How To Apply: Please send a completed
<http://www.wssb.wa.gov/Content/community/employment.asp> State Job
Application, resume and letter of interest to Human Resources.  Please be
sure to include references.  Electronic application materials in Word format
are preferred; however, hard copies may be sent to:
<mailto:jessica.sydnor at wssb.wa.gov> jessica.sydnor at wssb.wa.gov, Subject:
Associate Principal; or

WSSB HR Department
Attn: Jessica Sydnor

2214 E 13th Street

Vancouver, WA 98661
Phone: 360-696-6321 ext 129
Fax: 360-737-2120


This announcement is published by the Washington School for the Blind. The
State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a
disability who need assistance in the application or testing process, or
those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360)
696-6321 ext 129 or via email at jessica.sydnor at wssb.wa.gov. Applicants that
are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service at




Jessica Sydnor

Human Resources Manager

Washington State School for the Blind

2214 E 13th St

Vancouver WA 98661

360-696-6321 ext 129


NOTE: This electronic mail message is intended only for the addressee shown
above.  It may contain information that is privileged, confidential, or
otherwise protected from disclosure.  Any review, dissemination, or use of
this message or its contents by persons other than the addressee is strictly
prohibited.  If you have received this message in error, please notify us by
telephone at (360) 696-6321 ext. 129


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