Job Details for 6213 - EO Assistant Superintendent - Truant Officer - In-Service Director
Under general direction;
performs work of considerable difficulty in planning and coordinating the
truancy program for DuPage County; planning and directing an extensive teacher
in-service program for DuPage County teachers; and assuming other
responsibilities and duties as Assistant Regional Superintendent.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This is a responsible professional
and administrative position involving responsibility for planning and
coordinating the truancy programs; planning and directing an extensive teacher
in-service program offering graduate college credit. Participates in school
district evaluations by the Illinois State Board of Education. Represents the
Regional Superintendent in many organizations in DuPage County and surrounding
area. Administers the Illinois Textbook Loan Program in DuPage County and
assists local school districts, teachers, and the general public in matters of
education. General supervisions exercised over clerical personnel, instructors,
and others involved in the truancy and in-service program. The work is
performed according to policies established by the Board of Education, and
general direction is received from the Superintendent of the DuPage
Educational Service Region.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED
WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:
Establishes truancy reporting
procedures for all county schools; processes referrals from schools; contacts
parents of truants; refers chronic truants to County Probation Department,
State's Attorney's office, and Juvenile Court; answers legal questions of
school administrators on truancy; and counsels parents on handling truant
behavior of children; coordinates teacher in-service graduate level education
program; determines courses offered; arranges and schedules classes; selects
instructors; supervises ordering of textbooks; registers teacher and
administrator certification; visits school districts; reviews academic
program; ESR representative on County and Chicago area projects and
organizations; answers inquiries from school personnel and general public
regarding certification and qualification of teachers, student attendance,
residency, suspension, and expulsion, alternative education, competency
testing, teacher vacancies, and substitute teaching; distributes information
and materials, processes textbook applications; answers questions and works
with State Board of Education and local school districts to facilitate
Illinois Secular Textbook Loan Program.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND
Considerable knowledge of modern principles and practices of
school administration; considerable knowledge of modern principles and
practices of modern teaching and curriculum development; good knowledge of
modern business administration and public administration practices.
Considerable skill in planning and supervising the work of others;
considerable skill in initiating sound professional judgment.
REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Completion of a Master's degree in
Education is required, including successful completion of 16 to 20 semester
hours of prescribed graduate work in education, and 2 years of full-time
teaching experience in the public schools.
Certification by the Illinois State Board of Education and
the Illinois State Teachers Certification Board with either a type 61 All
Grade Supervisory Certificate, or with a type 75 Administrative Certificate
with the Supervisory or General Administrative endorsement(s), as set forth in
Illinois Revised Statutes, Chapter 122, Article 21-1 Qualification of Teachers,
Article 21-7.1 Administrative Certificate, and as set forth in Illinois State
Board of Education Document #1.