Assistant Superintendent - Teaching & Learning

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JOB TITLE:                           Assistant Superintendent - Teaching & Learning

DEPARTMENT:                     Administration

REPORTS TO:                      Superintendent 

FLSA STATUS:                      Exempt

CONTRACT STATUS:           Full-time/12-month contract

SALARY SCHEDULE:           Assistant Superintendent

APPROVED BY:                    Dr. Margaret Coates

APPROVED DATE:                5/2/2022



SUMMARY: The Assistant Superintendent provides visionary leadership related to teaching and learning for the district.  Through teamwork led by the Assistant Superintendent, all aspects of instructional programming are developed, implemented, and coordinated.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: These statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

  1. Provide leadership in the formulation of a philosophy and objectives for teaching and learning.

  2. Provide leadership in the development and coordination of the sections of the budget that pertain to teaching and learning.

  3. Collaborate with other district administrators in coordinating objectives of teaching and learning with other areas of the district to support students and staff.

  4. Keep abreast of developments in teaching and learning while furnishing leadership in determining which items are appropriate for inclusion in the district’s educational program.

  5. Provide leadership in responding to any state or federal mandates or updates that affect the district in the area of teaching and learning.

  6. Serve as a resource to parents regarding teaching and learning and also serve as a district representative in responding to concerns or grievances presented to the district.

  7. Provide leadership for regular, ongoing professional development of the district’s certified staff members.

  8. Coordinate the interpretation of achievement data to determine the needed responses by the district.

  9. Supervise, mentor and coach building principals in the improvement of certified staff competencies and professional behaviors related to teaching and learning.

  10. Support building principals in interpreting achievement data, establishing and/or maintaining interventions to support students, and supporting certified staff members in their work to raise student achievement.

  11. Support principals and district teacher leadership teams with the goal of positively affecting the horizontal and vertical continuity and equity for instruction throughout the district.

  12. Coordinate the evaluation and recommended adoption of textbooks, instructional materials, methods, and programs, along with the associated budgets for the same.

  13. Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities as assigned by the superintendent.

  14. Maintain a CCOSA membership each school year.

  15. All other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise Principals, Supervises Director of Instructional Services, Director of Special Services, Director of Fine Arts and oversees Teaching and Learning department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the district’s policies and applicable laws including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


QUALIFICATION: 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.



  1. Masters Degree in education-related discipline; Doctorate preferred.

  2. Valid Oklahoma superintendent certificate.

  3. Four (4) years as a classroom teacher preferred.

  4. Minimum four (4) years as a school administrator.

  5. Principal experience preferred.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of generally accepted principles of educational leadership, strategic planning, and instructional practices. Excellent written and oral communication ability; strong knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and laws applicable to education. Ability to follow all district policies and procedures. Ability to work independently, displaying initiative and enthusiasm for the tasks being done. Demonstrating strong communication skills, orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, team members, and administrators. Ability to work without supervision and work collaboratively in a variety of settings. Ability to manage confidential information in a manner that respects students, families, and employees. Ability to interact effectively with students, staff, parents, and community members. 


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English language including common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, parents, staff, regulatory agencies, members of the community, etc. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


LICENSES and REGISTRATIONS: Current driver’s license in good standing.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 frequently required to sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods; travel to school sites; and using keyboarding skills, work on a computer for long periods.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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. 


Typical office environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Must have own transportation to visit all sites.

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Owasso Public Schools

1501 North Ash , Owasso, OK 74055

At the following locations

Education Service Center

1501 N. Ash , Owasso, OK 74055