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Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
District Of Columbia

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Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.

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Currently Employed: 810

Projected Annual Job Openings: 30

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

Typical Annual Salary: $64,000 - $106,800

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Typical education needed for entry: Master's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: 5 years or more

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities, policies, and student behavioral or learning problems.
  • Enforce discipline and attendance rules.
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop and maintain curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives.
  • Observe teaching methods and examine learning materials to evaluate and standardize curricula and teaching techniques, and to determine areas where improvement is needed.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff.
  • Evaluate curricula, teaching methods, and programs to determine their effectiveness, efficiency, and utilization, and to ensure that school activities comply with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Counsel and provide guidance to students regarding personal, academic, vocational, or behavioral issues.
  • Establish, coordinate, and oversee particular programs across school districts, such as programs to evaluate student academic achievement.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies and procedures to carry them out.
  • Plan and lead professional development activities for teachers, administrators, and support staff.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Alarm systems
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Special purpose telephones
  • Two way radios

Technology:
  • Calendar and scheduling software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Electronic mail software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Office suite software

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