Director of State & Federal Programs and Elementary Schools
Full Time  12 months

Serve the Anoka-Hennepin School District as administrator of supplemental programs and several elementary schools by performing the following duties.

Duties:  Assume general administration, through supervision of building administrators and elementary programming needs for assigned elementary sites, including but not limited to staffing conversations, employee evaluation, program development, and coaching building administration.  Direct and administer Title I, II, III, IV Federal Programs, which includes but is not limited to creating and overseeing the federal application and budget (District and individual sites); directing, designing, and providing employee development aligned to state and federal requirements and parent engagement; assessing and evaluating state and federal programming to ensure it is aligning to legal requirements; and directing extended day programs and extended year programs.  Direct and administer Assurance of Mastery State Program, which includes but is not limited to directing, designing, and providing employee development aligned to state and federal requirements and parent engagement; assessing and evaluating state and federal programming to ensure it is aligned to legal requirements; and directing extended day programs and extended year programs.  Direct and coordinate the State Compensatory Education Program for the district and individual buildings.  Manage and participate in the development and administration of the budget for assigned programs and recommend budgetary adjustments as necessary.  Collaborate with the Associate Superintendent regarding requirements and needs of elementary-level education.  Understand School Board policies, communicate guidelines inherent in those policies and oversee implementation of policies within area of responsibility.  Serve as the liaison between the District and other agencies related to federally funded and supplemental programs.  Perform other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned.
Directly supervise several elementary principals and schools.  Directly supervise non-supervisory employees in supplemental programs.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the District’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Minimum Qualifications:  Requires current valid Minnesota K-12 Principal License.  Requires current valid Minnesota Superintendent License.  Requires Master’s degree in education or related field.  Requires ten years of progressively responsible experience in teaching and educational administration (including a minimum of two years in a school-based administrator position preferred), with demonstrated success in leading school improvement initiatives that resulted in measureable and improved student achievement.  Proven experience in designing and leading systemic change in a large, complex, and diverse school district.  Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders; demonstrate strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and team building skills.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with school board members, staff, parents, and community members that are reflective of community values and a multi-cultural community.  Motivate administrators and teachers to perform at the level necessary to improve student achievement.  Knowledge of recent federal and state legislation concerning schools and standards.  Ability to problem solve in a variety of settings.  Ability to maintain regular attendance, which includes completing an assigned day.

Rate of Pay:  $141,189 and up, DOQ, plus excellent benefits package, including up to 10% annual performance pay.

Start Date:  7/1/21.

All Applicants must complete the Anoka-Hennepin Schools online application at www.ahschools.us/employment

Administrative Applicants must also attach a letter of application and a current resume describing qualifications for this position, along with letters of recommendation.