JobID 198 : Otis R3 Superintendent of Schools (#1999508)
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Otis School District is located on the rural Eastern Plains of Colorado. Otis recently received a BEST Grant which helped to pay for our new school building which houses pre-K through 12th grade.
OSD is dedicated to student success, supporting the whole child. In addition to core curriculum, the district offers a gifted/talented program and support to meet the unique needs of students qualifying for special education. Otis High School offers concurrent enrollment for high school and college courses. OHS also boasts of several state qualifying athletic programs. FFA and FBLA programs routinely produce state and national qualifiers.
OSD partners with parents, teachers, school board, and community to develop our core values. The 2019-20 core values are students first, high expectations, responsibility, learning, and listening.
The district has:
involved parents and community
small class sizes
4-day school week
Otis, Colorado is a small community located on the Eastern Plains, close to both Nebraska and Kansas state borders. The Otis School District is proud of its rural community, progressive instructional practices, and students bursting with bulldog pride!
ACTIVITIES AND CLUBS
National Honor Society
Otis School District R-3 envisions an institution from which students graduate, equipped with the academic, social and emotional skills, and health and wellness mindfulness necessary to empower them to perform at the highest level of achievement as productive members of society.
Providing a safe environment, meaningful opportunities and innovative educational programs for all students so that they reach their learning potential through partnerships between home, school and community.
NAME: Otis School District R3
CHIEF CONTACT PERSON/TITLE:
Beth Wells, School Board President
TOTAL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES: 42
CURRENT STUDENT ENROLLMENT: 229
Number of Certified Teachers: 23
Number of Administrators: 2
Number of Classified Staff: 13
1 elementary school
1 middle school
1 high school
A five-member Board of Education governs the district and holds regular meetings.
ASSESSED VALUATION: $19,133,124
GENERAL FUND PER PUPIL EXPENDITURE: $12,869
Budget Year: 2019-20
General Fund: $4,085,584
Capital Reserve Fund: $322,357
Pupil Activity Fund: $275,684
Total Appropriation: $5,810,903
SUPERINTENDENT SALARY: $75,000 - $100,000 depending on experience.
BENEFITS: Housing, professional memberships and activities, health insurance, sick and personal leave, professional growth, physical exam, life insurance
PREFERRED HIRE DATE: ASAP
PREFERRED START DATE: 7-1-2020
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
DOCTORATE REQUIRED? No
SUPERINTENDENT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED? Preferred
Strong instructional leader and communicator
Maintain the assessments that are utilized in the district and focus on student success
Share responsibility and duties with the principal
Strong leader that follows through on district policy and focuses on the individual district
A solid financial background
Be involved in the community and stay in touch
Highly organized and a good manager
Be aware of state law and state initiatives
Network with peers
Longevity in the district
The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation (which includes transgender), religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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