Associate Superintendent, Continuous Improvement - GA

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Job Title: Associate Superintendent, Continuous Improvement

School District: Dekalb County School District

City/State: Stone Mountain, Georgia

Where to Apply:

Position Open Until: 02/06/2023

Job Description:



Under limited supervision, plans, leads, develops directs, and monitors student assessment programs, federal programs, research assessments, and grants, leadership development, accreditation, and standardized testing services in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local requirements.



Essential Functions:

The following duties are representative of this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Directs and monitors the administration of the standardized testing program for all students in grades K-12 in coordination with principals and Regional Superintendents. Ensures legal compliance with the administration of standardized assessments for special education students.
  • Ensures that errors on student answer documents are corrected and returned to the Georgia Department of Education (GA DOE) to ensure accurate reporting; uses data to develop sound rationale for submission of appeals to GA DOE for school district funding to challenge negative designations for school systems
  • Analyzes assessment data for national, state, and district assessment programs and prepares data for release to the public.
  • Provides overall leadership and supervision of the District’s progress and performance measurement system to support the timely monitoring of district-wide and school-wide administrative and instructional programs, and measure and report progress.
  • Oversees the leadership development program to assist in developing, monitoring, and coordinating training and development opportunities for aspiring, novice, and experienced teacher leaders, school administrators, and district-based administrators
  • Conducts evaluations of key DCSD program initiatives as a means of informing the Superintendent, Board, and community as to the effectiveness and recommendations for improvement.
  • Provides direct oversight of federal and state accountability requirements related to ESSER, Federal Programs (Title I and Title II), Research, Evaluation, and Grants Programming to ensure the district and all schools are in compliance with required standards and procedures.
  • Provides leadership and oversight in the development and maintenance of the annual budgets for federal program dollars. Resolves issues related to violations of standards.
  • Directs, monitors, and appraises the performance of departments/work units; has responsibility for the fiscal management of funds allocated to departments/work units under the sphere of supervision
  • Analyzes and interprets test data for school district and school-based goal setting and instructional improvement
  • Trains regional superintendents, executive directors, principals, assistant principals, and teachers to use data to develop School Improvement Plans
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Master’s degree from a Georgia Professional Standards Commission approved accredited college or university required.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in a school system setting or as an executive with demonstrated successful advancement through the administrative or executive managerial hierarchy, as appropriate, required.
  • Experience in research, planning, and/or assessment preferred.
  • Valid Georgia Professional Standards Commission approved certificate in educational leadership at level L-5, NL-5, PL-6, or above required. If a level L-5, NL-5, PL-6, or above certificate is not held, the individual must be eligible for the NPL certificate in educational leadership or meet the eligibility requirement for a Support Personnel License from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.