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Deputy Superintendent

Rêve Preparatory Charter School
Houston, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description



Title: Deputy Superintendent Hours: Full-time; 12 months 

Reports to: CEO/Superintendent Status: Exempt 


Position Purpose

The Deputy Superintendent will oversee the full operation of Human Resources, Business Services, Facilities Services, Student Services, School Safety, District Athletics and Technology Services. The district leader will also assist with the development of policies by performing assigned duties. Additionally, the Deputy Superintendent will oversee the planning for selection and assignment of best-qualified teachers and personnel.

Key Accountabilities


Primary responsibilities: 

  • Provides comprehensive oversight and leadership to Human Resources, Business Services, Facilities Services, Student Services, School Safety, District Athletics and Technology Services.
  • Oversees the planning and the implementation of policies relating to all phases of human resources management.
  • Oversees the planning for selection and assignment of best-qualified teachers and personnel.
  • Oversees the process of investigations involving alleged misconduct by district employees, equal employment opportunity complaints, child abuse investigations, and Level II complaints.
  • Oversees the management of financial operations for the district to include the preparation of the budget, investments and cash management, financial operations, reporting and auditing, school nutrition and transportation.
  • Assists in the oversight of all components of technology within the district in both instructional and administrative areas (personnel, equipment, budget, staff development, etc.).
  • Oversees the overall program of interscholastic league athletics for the district.
  • Oversees the management and coordination of all facility related functions, to include facility planning, facility construction, facility maintenance and operations.
  • Oversees the leadership in the development, implementation, and coordination of all the district’s Student Services Department.
  • Oversees security plans and safety programs for the district.
  • Interprets and communicates special program information to the board, administration, staff and the general public.
  • Ensures administration is aware of developments and changes in state, federal, and local laws affecting education; ensures district implementation and compliance of policies established by federal and state law and State Board of Education rules.
  • Provides training and coordinates Board presentations.
  • Writes and delivers presentations to the Board of Trustees or Superintendent regarding policies and practices associated with Human Resources, Business Services, Facilities Services, Student Services, School Safety, District Athletics and Technology Services.
  • Develops and interprets board policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Conducts periodic meetings with district personnel to plan, discuss, resolve issues, and to communicate information.
  • Attends board meetings, workshops, and retreats.
  • Maintains a high degree of visibility within the community and school district.
  • Supports the Superintendent in all areas of administrative decision-making and works toward achieving those decisions.
  • Assists the Superintendent in the daily operation of the school district.


Ongoing Responsibilities: 

Manages Human Resources, Business Services, Facilities Services, Student Services, School Safety, District Athletics and Technology Services. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these departments. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications, Attributes and Experience

• Master's degree in Education or Business Administration or equivalent, required. Doctorate

degree, preferred. Experience in campus educational administration, preferred. Central office experience required.

• Ability to take constructive feedback and quickly incorporate that feedback

• Innovative, creative, and willing to take risks 

• Ability to take initiative, highly organized and efficient, self-motivated

• Familiarity analyzing data and using data to inform decisions and/or instruction 



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond

effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles

using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive

speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to Board of Trustees,

administrators, employees, students and public groups.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and

practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations,

graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.



Must be able to occasionally travel. Must establish residency within the boundaries of the Killeen Independent School District within one calendar year of being hired per DC (Local) Policy.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, kneel, squat, bend, stoop, push, pull, and twist. The employee must occasionally lift or carry (less than 15 pounds). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires considerable close up work with computer video displays.



While performing the duties of this job, the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Occasional district-wide travel to multiple campuses as assigned. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet/moderate.


Other Requirements/Qualifications

• Valid Teaching Certification in Texas is highly preferred, but not required.

• Principal Certificate preferred. Superintendent Certificate preferred.

• Proven track record of student academic achievement

• State required fingerprint and background check

• Belief in and alignment with Rêve Preparatory Charter School’s mission and core values is required

• Enthusiastic mindset to take on non-related job duties as necessary and assigned

• Strong communicator and relationship builder with adults, including peers and families

• Accuracy, attention to detail and follow through on all activities

• Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities

• Experience with and/or understanding of life experiences in underserved communities 

• Spanish proficiency preferred 



Rêve Preparatory Charter School offers competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Rêve Preparatory Charter School is an equal opportunity employer. 


Disclaimer: This job description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals hired into this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Rêve Preparatory Charter School reserves the right to change any or all content of this job description based on business needs. The incumbent, if applicable, will be consulted and notified of any changes before they become effective.


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Houston, TX
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