Half-Time Pre-School Supervisor/Half-Time School Psychologist

Posted 3 years ago
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The department supervisor facilitates communication among instructors, administration, and other district personnel to improve consistency of content area curriculum, instruction, policies, and procedures by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides instructional leadership and direction for applicable department.

  • Organizes and directs the writing, revision, and implementation of department curriculum/courses of study.

  • Supervises and directs both horizontal and vertical articulation within the department.

  • Assists and monitors staff in implementation of curriculum on a regular basis.

  • Demonstrates, encourages, and promotes subject matter competency and excellence as well as instructional consistency.

  • Models and facilitates innovation and creativity in the delivery of instruction.

  • Plans and coordinates staff development to ensure instructional competence and consistency.

  • Coaches department members for purposes of improving instruction.

  • Observes instructional practice/methods through classroom visits and monitoring lesson plans.

  • Provides curricular expertise when appropriate during preK-12 curriculum revision.

  • Provides open communication regarding content area scope and sequence as well as departmental goals, philosophy, and requirements to all stakeholders: Board of Education, administration, staff, students, and community.

  • Assists teachers in resolving problems or concerns brought by students, parents or other district personnel.

  • Serves as liaison between department members and administration.

  • Attends district and out of district meetings and activities when requested.

  • Assists with interviewing and selecting teacher personnel for hire.

  • Allocates budget for ordering books, supplies, equipment, work books, and contest materials for department.

  • Assists in maintaining up-to-date equipment and in ensuring a safe working environment.

  • Promotes and assists with integration of technology.



Directly supervises employees.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the district's policies and negotiated agreements.  Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues and administration.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret testing and survey results, financial reports and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, parents, agencies, teachers or members of the school community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to administration, staff, public groups, and/or Board of Education.  



A valid Ohio Teacher's Certificate or License in the specific content area of the department as well as a valid Ohio Supervisor's Certificate or Administrator’s License, preferably in Curriculum and Instruction.  In cases where a department is made up of several related content areas, the Supervisor must be certified as a teacher in at least one of those content areas as well as have the appropriate Supervisor's Certificate or Administrator's License.



Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.  Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents, administrators and community.  Ability to speak clearly and concisely in written or oral communication. Ability to use computers for classroom instruction and record keeping.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.


The proper Ohio Licensure is required.  You must meet Highly Qualified status for the Ohio Department of Education to be eligible for this job.

Application Procedure:

   Apply Online Only  - Attach all documents to be considered.


Posted By

Sycamore Community Schools

7400 Cornell Rd , Cincinnati, OH 45242

At the following locations

Maple Dale Elementary School

6100 Hagewa Dr , Cincinnati, OH 45242