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Associate Administrator:

The Associate Administrator is directly responsible to the Superintendent. He/She works with all administrators and staff in the District in the following areas:

Curriculum

Instruction

Special Projects

Grants

Personnel

State & Federal Projects

Staff Development

Duties related to the Board:

The Associate Administrator:

1. Secures legal opinions when needed.

2 Makes recommendations and revisions with regard to curriculum.

3. Makes recommendations from the staff for the approval of new textbooks.

4. Conducts special studies requested by the Superintendent.

5. Is responsible for budgetary controls and reports pertaining to federal and state projects.

6. Serves as the District's coordinator and representative on the district-wide Vocational and Compensatory Advisory Committee.

7. Is responsible for the preparation of the annual District plans for Vocational Education and other related reports.

8. Is responsible for application and submittal of P.L.81-874.

9. Is responsible for maintaining an inventory of equipment purchases through federal funds.

10. Is responsible for preparation and submission of all projects and evaluation reports related to Categorical Aid Programs.

11. Serves as the District Coordinator of CBEDS, Title 6, 504.

12. Is responsible for new/revisions/updates of District Board Policies, to include updates/revisions of the Administrative Job Descriptions. Job Descriptions.

13. Responsible for establishing the District and Personnel procedures for hiring.

Duties to the Staff

The Associate Administrator:

1. Maintains appropriate channels of communication within the district and ensures that staff is informed about relevant federal, state and county laws, district policies, regulations and procedures, and matters related to the improvement and welfare of the schools.

2. Is responsible for negotiations with certificated and classified personnel.

3. Participates in and supervision of all certificated/classified employees who are assigned to federal and state projects.

4. Keeps the District Superintendent informed of work done under his/ her supervision.

5. Coordinates the Vocational Education Programs within the District.

6. Hires, evaluates, and assigns teacher aides as prescribed programs indicate.

7. Responsible for the Administrative and Classified Handbook.

8. Contracts with Mental Health/Drug & Alcohol.

9. Works with the Curriculum Committee.

10. Oversees the Mentor Teacher Program.

Duties related to Students and the Educational Program

The Associate Administrator:

1. Continuously observes the instructional program in schools and provides the Board with regular evaluations of district programs and student progress.

2. Together with staff, studies the curriculum and makes recommendations to the Board regarding the courses of study, major changes in texts and time schedules, and potentially sound innovative programs.

3. Apprises the Board of contemporary educational practices and related legislative issues which he/she discovers by reading, attending professional conferences, and visiting other school systems.

4. Coordinates the district-wide testing program for project students.

5. Develops and provides inservice programs for all staff, Special Services, and/or Special Programs.

6. Coordinates the evaluation, recommendation, and adoption of textbooks.

7. Coordinates the district-wide computer program.

8. Serves as the District Representative for the K-12 Articulation/ Continuum Coordinator.

9. Coordinates District ROP Programs and serves as the District ROP Representative.

10. Coordinates all specially funded programs, including Mentor Teacher, C.T.I.I.P., AB-803, AB-551, Chapter 2, VEA, CCR Review, Migrant Education, A/D, P.L. 81-874, ESL, Compensatory Education, Child Care Center, Special Education, SELPA.

11. Be the representative to SELPA.

12. Coordinate all Academic Decathlon activities.

Duties Related to Non-Instructional Operations

The Associate Administrator:

1 Seeks and identifies sources of income and funding.

2. Maintains and updates adequate census and scholastic records, business and property records, and personnel records.

3. Is coordinator of district inventories.

4. Works in conjunction with transportation department.

5. Assures District compliance with provisions specified by the District Injury Prevention Program.

Duties Related to the Community

The Associate Administrator:

1. Represents and advocates for the Board in relationships with city, county and state governments, private agencies, and the school community,

2. Assists the Superintendent in seeing that the community is informed about school matters through the school accountability report card and other informational matters.

3. Participates in appropriate community organizations and functions to obtain support for the attainment of district goals.

4. Hears complaints against the schools and resolves controversies between employees or between employees and students or parents/ guardians.

5. Directs advisory committees of special projects, grants, etc.

6. Organizes and produces the Parent, Compensatory, and Articulation Handbooks.

7. Serves as the District Representative on various Community, County, or Governmental advisory committees.

PRINCIPAL

The Principal is directly responsible to the Superintendent and works with all administrators and staff in the District in the following areas.

Curriculum

Instruction

Personnel

Staff Development

C.A.R.E

Inclusion

Study Skills

Duties Related to the Board:

The Principal:

1. Prepare and present monthly Principal's Report to the Board.

2. Prepare and present special reports to the Board when necessary.

3. Assist the Board in maintaining/updating current District Policies and Administrative Regulations.

4. Supervise the preparation of the student handbook for approval by the board on a yearly basis.

5. Develop and supervise the school budget.

6. Selects and recommends to the Superintendent the best qualified and competent candidates for employment, in accordance with nondiscrimination policy and affirmative action plans.

Duties Related to the Staff

1. Provide direct supervision of all staff and assume the responsibility for the efficient performance of their duties.

2. Maintains appropriate channels of communication within the district and ensures that staff is informed about relevant federal, state, and county laws, district policies, regulations and procedures, and matters related to the improvement and welfare of the school.

3. Provide information and opportunities for staff to participate in staff development activities.

4. Conduct and/or supervise the evaluation of staff within district guidelines. Provide feedback and guidance as necessary.

5. Maintain and update the Teacher Handbook.

6. Supervise procedures for the opening and closing of school.

7. Conduct the New Teacher Program.

8. Meet with Department Chairs on a regular basis as a means to communicate with staff.

9. Work with Curriculum Committee in preparation/updating of the course of study.

10. Supervise the School Nurse.

11. Sign checks, time cards, purchase requests, transportation requests, absence verification, and other documents as required.

12. Involve staff in curriculum development, selection of instructional materials, and budget development.

13. Supervise the hiring of daily substitutes.

14. Supervise the Master Schedule and the assignment of certificated staff.

15. Work with Department Chairs to develop and supervise the school budget.

Duties Related to Students and the Educational Program:

1. Continuously observe the instructional program.

2. Together with staff, studies the curriculum and makes recommendations regarding the courses of study, major changes in texts and time schedules, and potentially sound innovative programs.

3. Apprises the staff of contemporary educational practices and related legislative issues which he/she discovers by reading, attending professional conferences, and visiting other school systems, in order to continually improve the educational program.

4. Under appropriate circumstances, recommends to the superintendent, a student's suspension or expulsion.

5. Provide student-centered guidance and counseling services.

6. Provide student career and vocational experience through programs such as C.A.R.E., Career Fairs, and Senior Career Days.

7. Conduct Student Study Teams.

8. LHS representative on SCOR Board.

9. Conduct graduation ceremony.

10. Supervise the development and implementation of student discipline and attendance procedure that are consistent with State and District requirements.

11. Make certain that all LHS activities are properly planned and supervised .

12. Supervise and assign appropriate duties for the probation officer.

Duties Related to Non-Instructional Operation:

1. Provide supervision and assume responsibility for the use and maintenance of school facilities, equipment, and instructional materials.

2. Confer with the superintendent regarding developing plans for new construction; grounds development or improvement.

3. Approve use of district vehicles.

4. Supervision of Duplication Center.

5. Represent LHS at CIF and WYL meetings.

6. Assure District compliance with provisions specified by the District Injury Prevention Program.

Duties Related to the Community:

1. Participation in appropriate community organization in order to obtain support for the attainment of district goals.

2. Prepare and disseminate the parent news letter.

3. Work with Parent Forum members and provide assistance for monthly meetings.

4. Organize and prepare the Parent Handbook.

5. Confer with and assist with the Senior All-Night Party organizer.

6. Establish and maintain positive public relations with the community.

PRINCIPAL OF ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION

The Principal of Alternative Education is directly responsible to the District Superintendent for development and effective management of the following educational and support services for district students and staff:

Continuation Education

Opportunity Education

Independent Study/GAIN Program

Title V, Indian Education Project

Child Care Program

Injury Prevention Program (SB198) Safety Committee

Duties related to the Board of Trustees:

The Principal of Alternative Education will:

1. Prepare and present monthly Principal's Report to the Board.

2. Prepare and present special reports to the Board when necessary.

3. Prepare documents and provide information and testimony required for expeditious expulsion hearings.

4. Assist the Board in maintaining current District Policies and Administrative Regulations.

5. Demonstrate prudent utilization of funds allocated by the District.

6. Prepare and submit for approval, Alternative Education Student Handbook revisions as required.

7. Submit recommendations for the employment of Alternative Education staff.

8. Prepare and submit for approval, new and current course descriptions as required.

Duties related to the Staff:

The Principal of Alternative Education will:

1. Provide direct supervision of all Alternative Education staff and assume the responsibility for the efficient performance of their duties.

2. Maintain effective channels of communication with staff concerning Federal, State and County laws, District Policies and all matters relevant to program improvement and student welfare.

3. Provide information and opportunities for staff to participate in professional development activities.

4. Involve staff in curriculum development, selection of instructional materials, and refinement of program procedures.

5. Conduct staff observations and evaluations in accordance with district policy as per contractual agreements. Provide feedback, recommendations, directives and assistance necessary in order to assure program compliance with Federal, State, County and District regulations and expectations.

Duties related to Students and the Educational Program:

The Principal of Alternative Education will:

1. Provide guidance and counseling services in order to assure that students are participating in educational programs and activities that will ultimately assist them in completing their high school education.

2. Provide a campus and classroom environment that is safe and conducive to learning.

3. Develop and implement disciplinary procedures that are consistent with State and District regulations.

4. Develop and implement Student Attendance Accounting Procedures that are consistent with State and District regulations.

5. Provide adequate student supervision during school and after school activities.

6. Provide the instructional materials and supplies that will allow students to fully participate in the instructional program.

7. Make certain that students are placed in Alternative Education Programs in accordance with State and District guidelines.

8. Make certain that all students participating in District Alternative Education Programs have full access to District educational and support services.

9. Represent Alternative Education as a member of the school and Community Optional Resource Board (SCOR Board).

10. Cooperate with the Principal of Lemoore High School in the supervision of the Kings County/District Probation Officer.

Duties related to Non-Instructional Operations

The Principal of Alternative Education will:

1. Provide supervision and assume responsibility for the use and maintenance of school facilities, equipment and instructional materials.

2. Maintain a current inventory of school facilities, equipment and instructional materials.

3. Maintain a permanent pupil record and accounting system.

4. Prepare and submit required reports and accounts to Federal, State and County agencies.

5. Confer with the District Superintendent regarding developing plans for new construction, grounds development or improvement.

6. Act as chairperson of the District Safety Committee and assure District compliance with provisions specified by the District Injury Prevention Program.

Duties related to the Community

The Principal of Alternative Education will:

1. Participate in appropriate community organizations and functions in order to obtain support for the attainment of district goals.

2. Serve as a member of the Indian Parent Advisory Committee in order to assist in the implementation of Title V, Indian Education Project.

3. Serve as District/NAS Lemoore Education liaison making certain educational services provided are meeting the needs of participating individuals in accordance with State and Federal guidelines.

VICE PRINCIPAL/STUDENT SERVICES

The Vice Principal/Student Services is directly responsible to the Principal and works with all administrators and staff in the following areas:

Student Services

Student Records

Study Skills

C.A.R.E.

Inclusion

Duties Related to the Board:

1. Responsible for the testing program and the preparation and submission of necessary reports and data.

2. Prepare and submit reports pertaining to the Guidance Program.

3. Ensure that accurate pupil personnel records are maintained.

Duties Related to the Staff:

1. Direct and supervise the Counselors and Work Experience Coordinator.

2. Direct and supervise the Counseling Department Clerical Staff.

3. Consult with the Principal on teaching assignments and the construction of the Master Schedule.

4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Superintendent.

5. Do Teacher evaluations as assigned.

6. Coordinate with Librarian and Career Technician's duties.

7. Work with staff concerning students in crisis and proper student placement.

8. Submit a budget to the Principal for Counseling Department when requested.

Duties Related to the Students and Educational Program:

1. Responsible for the Guidance Program.

2. Responsible for the development and implementation of the Master Schedule.

3. Responsible for the testing program and the preparation and submission of necessary reports and data.

4. Ensure that up-to-date information files on vocational materials, colleges, vocational schools, and scholarships are maintained.

5. Consult with the school nurse on problems pertaining to the physical and mental health of pupils.

6. Consult with the Assistant Principals on problems of attendance.

7. Consult with the Work Experience Coordinator in the placement of scheduling students for Work Experience.

8. Coordinate services with Kings County Mental Health and other outside agencies.

9. Assist pupils in choosing educational, vocational, and social-personal goals that will lead to better physical and mental health.

10. Assist pupils to better understand their interests, strengths, and values enabling them to make sound career choices.

11. Assist pupils to better understand and accept their responsibilities and privileges as student citizens.

12. Provide input to the curriculum committee as a member of that committee.

13. Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Superintendent.

14. Assist parents with their student's programs.

15. Responsible for production of counseling registration booklet, in accordance with board adopted courses of study.

16. Develop registration procedures and placement testing per eighth grade students and their parents, visitation day.

17. Responsible for LHS registration, scheduling and program adjustment.

18. Organize College Fair Night for Kings County, alternating years.

19. Responsible for campus supervision and extra curricular supervision.

20. Organize tenth grade counseling.

21. Supervise college planning: Local and non local scholarships, financial aid workshops, senior newsletter, monthly scholarship bulletin, college entrance and placement tests, applications, college representative campus visits and senior evaluations.

22. Provide representation for SST and SCOR Board programs.

23. Supervise Peer Counseling program.

24. Develop Counseling calendar.

25. Maintain confidentiality of student records as required by state law.

Duties Related to the Community:

1. Provide news releases to keep the community aware of deadlines and programs available.

2. Participation in appropriate community organizations in order to obtain support for the attainment of district goals.

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR:

The Assistant Principal/Activities Director is directly responsible to the Principal and works with all administrators and staff in the following areas:

Student discipline

Student attendance

Student Activities

Student Organizations

Calendar of events/facilities

Student Body finance center

Study skills

C.A.R.E

Inclusion

Duties Related to the Board:

1. Prepare and present discipline reports

2. Prepare and present relevant data in cases involving student expulsion proceedings

3. Assist students in presentations to the Board regarding student activities and/or student proposals

4. Revise and present the Student Handbook for adoption

5. Prepare and present student organization fiscal reports

6. Assist in maintaining current Board Policies and Administrative Regulations

Duties to the Staff:

1. Assign and coordinate the supervision of student activities, including the designation of administrators and other certificated staff, in accordance with policy and contractual agreements

2. Coordinate the assignment of special workers at student activities (box office, gate, etc.)

3. Coordinate and maintain the school master calendar of events and facilities, and communicating effectively with the staff and others affected by events

4. Publish the weekly calendar of activities, supervision assignments, and facilities in use

5. Observe and evaluate staff, as assigned, and according to contractual agreements and policy

Duties Related to Students and the Educational Program:

1. Coordinate all extracurricular activities other than athletics, in accordance with policies and established procedures, to assure maximum effectiveness, participation, supervision, and minimum conflict with curriculum.

2. Work with the yearbook and the contracted senior picture photographer to coordinate the taking of senior photos for maximum benefit to the yearbook and minimum inconvenience to parents, staff, and school operation.

3. Work with the yearbook advisor to produce the school annual appropriately, tastefully, and within budget.

4. Coordinate Student Orientation to effectively distribute student schedules, bus route information, provide reduced lunch applications, distribute student handbooks, lockers, take student photos, tours of the campus for new students, and other services as needed to facilitate the start of school each year and minimize disruption of curriculum after the school year has begun.

5. Supervise the bus loading area after school

6. Supervise the campus

7. Supervise, along with the Office Manager, the operation of the Student Finance Office to effectively serve student organization and facilitate the advisor's role in those organizations

8. Work with the Student Leadership Class instructor to provide maximum training of student leaders, and serve as advisor to the various Student Councils and committees of the ASB.

9. Participate as needed in the Student Assistance Process

10. Oversee the Saturday School program

11. Oversee the afterschool detention program

12. Coordinate all organization fundraisers, in accordance with district policies and procedures, and including fundraising activities of booster organizations and/or any fundraising efforts involving and/or benefiting LHS students.

13. Oversee the Student Body Concession program

14. Oversee the student "radio station"

15. Coordinate the ordering and distribution of class rings, and senior caps & gowns, etc., working with the vendor and the staff as needed.

16. Supervise and coordinate the various graduation ceremonies and activities, including baccalaureate, commencement, senior dinner, and rehearsals.

17. Work with the various parent booster groups (Senior Parents, Band Boosters, etc.)

Duties Related to Students and the Educational Program:

18. Enforce the board policies regarding student discipline

19. Enforce the board policies regarding student attendance

Duties Related to Non-Instructional operations:

1. Schedule and supervise fire drills, earthquake drills, and other disaster drills.

2. Maintain and update the various bell schedule tapes

3. Coordinate the use of security guards at school events

4. Assist in the systems management of the school main computer, working with the office manager and the software contractor

Duties Related to the Community:

1 Supervise the use of the marquee in front of the school

2. Provide information as needed to parents, civic groups, etc., regarding student activities Work with the Alumni Homecoming committee to coordinate the annual homecoming parade Participate in appropriate community organizations and functions to obtain support for district goals.

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST:

The Assistant Principal/School Psychologist is directly responsible to the

Principal and works with all administrators and staff in the following

areas:

Student Discipline

Student Attendance

Study Skills

C.A.R.E.

Inclusion

Duties Related to the Board:

1. Prepare and present yearly attendance reports.

2. Prepare and present yearly Student Awards reports.

3. Serve as recorder during expulsion proceedings.

4. Assist the Board in maintaining/updating current District Policies and Administrative Regulations.

Duties Related to the Staff:

1. Work with staff to ensure success of Inclusion, C.A.R.E., and Study skills program.

2. Evaluate and aid teachers in the areas of attendance and discipline.

3. Confer with the Principal and/or be assigned responsibilities in relationship to curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation.

4. Supervise and evaluate the school program and staff.

5. Plan and support staff development programs as directed by the Principal.

6. Confer with the Principal and Superintendent, when required, on hiring and promotions of both certificated and classified personnel.

Duties Related to Students and the Educational Program:

1. Conduct appropriate student testing, including psychological testing, and insure proper placement of all students.

2. Serve as LHS contact for SCI-CON.

3. Coordinate Back to School Night.

4. Coordinate and organize Student Orientation Days.

5. Administer the Student Performance Awards and Academic Letter program.

6. Serve as liaison between LHS and Kings County severely Handicapped class while making certain every opportunity for inclusion is encouraged.

7. Supervise the campus as assigned by the Principal.

8. Serve on Student Study Team as assigned by the Principal.

9. Enforce and observe all the State laws and District policies pertaining to student discipline and attendance.

10. The Assistant Principal shall supervise and administer the attendance records and regulations and shall be responsible for counseling of students as directed.

11. Supervise athletics and extra-curricular activities as assigned by the Principal.

12. Assist pupils to better understand and accept their responsibilities and privileges as students and citizens.

13. Make referrals to appropriate agencies involving students who would benefit from such agency services.

Duties Related to Non-Instructional Operation:

1. Provide supervision and coordinate the use and maintenance of school facilities, equipment and instructional materials.

Duties Related to the Community:

1. Participation in appropriate community organizations in order to obtain support for the attainment of district goals.

2. To provide leadership in the area of school community relations/interpretation of school policies and procedures to parents and community.

3. Keep parents informed of their child's progress or incidents involving social problems, as the need arises.

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR:

The Athletic Director is directly responsible to the Principal, Superintendent, and the Governing Board. The Director supervises all of the athletic programs and attendance operations in accordance with the Board policies.

Duties Related to the Board:

1. Makes recommendations to the Principal, Superintendent, and Board members concerning coaching changes, addition of new sports, and deletion of an athletic program.

2. Makes periodic reports to the Board of Trustees on matters concerning athletics.

3. Assist the Board in maintaining/updating current District Policies and Administrative Regulations.

4. Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal, Superintendent, and Board of Trustees.

5. Conducts special studies requested by the Board.

6. Prepare and present attendance reports.

Duties Related to the Staff:

1. Attends as many different athletic events as possible, offering support and encouragement.

2. Evaluates coaches and programs with the intent of offering support and guidance. Will make recommendations with regards to coaching positions and performance.

3. Participates in the selection of new coaches to ensure qualified and professional coaches are hired.

4. Chairs all meetings of Lemoore High School coaches.

5. Works with coaches to ensure that all C.I.F., National, and League rules are followed.

6. Attends inservices for Athletic Directors to ensure that information in all affairs concerning athletics is current.

7. Helps to provide coaching certification classes to all LHS coaches.

8. Provides daily, a reporting of students absent in each teacher's class.

9. Prepares the Coaching Handbook.

Duties Related to Students and Athletic Programs:

1. Conducts the scheduling of all athletic events at Lemoore High School.

2. Represents L.H.S. at all League and C.I.F. meetings.

3. Coordinates the schedules and the assigning of all officials for the athletic events.

4. Determines budget for all athletic programs.

5. Supervise the daily attendance accounting.

6. Supervise the campus.

7. Enforce the board policies regarding attendance.

8. Orders athletic awards, honors for athletic teams.

9. Serves on the Athletic Council.

Duties Related to Noninstructional Operation:

1. Works with the Director of Maintenance to ensure that all equipment and facilities are safe to use and are in top condition.

2. Sets up transportation with the Director of Transportation for all away athletic contests.

3. Makes recommendations to the Principal regarding the maintenance, safety, improvement and expansion of school facilities, sites, and equipment.

Duties Related to the Community:

1. Participation in appropriate community organizations in order to obtain support for the attainment of district goals.

2. Maintains effective public relations.

3. Sits on the Board of the Lemoore Athletic Foundation in an advisory role.

4. Maintains effective communication with parents, teachers, and students.

5. Helps in obtaining volunteers for athletic contests, such as announcers, timers, officials, etc.

6. Sees that the community is informed about school athletic matters.

7. Resolves controversies and complaints against the school and resolves controversies between employees, or between employees and students, or parents, regarding athletics.

Regulation LEMOORE UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: September 19, 1991 Lemoore, California