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Posted on: February 25, 2021
William M. Davies, Jr. Career & Technical High Sch William M.
Davies, Jr. Career & Tech High School
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- Posted : December 30, 2020
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Description The Director of the William M. Davies, Jr. Career &
Technical High School ("Davies") provides leadership and management
of all aspects of the school. Davies' mission is to prepare all
students for a seamless transition into higher education AND into
the workforce. As such there is an equal focus on comprehensive
high school academics, as well as career and technical education in
one of nine areas. The successful candidate will have a proven
track record as a change agent in achieving excellence in academics
as measured by student outcomes, refreshing state of the art
technical programs to ensure relevance for the region's job market,
while building a positive and collaborative school/community
culture. The Davies Director reports to the Davies Board of
-The ability to qualify for and obtain a valid Rhode Island
Certificate: Building Level Administrator, Grades K-12
- Minimum 3 years' experience in educational and organizational
leadership in the areas of curriculum, development and
- Masters degree with coursework in administration
- Demonstrated experience in developing and operationalizing
- Proven track record at the secondary level in an administrative
leadership role in a career and technical setting
- Demonstrated leadership in addressing equity gaps in a secondary
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as may be
appropriate and acceptable
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be
- Provide leadership and overall administration of the William M.
Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School.
- Develop, implement, and monitor school-wide policies that guide
instructional and operational components of the school while
setting standards for student and teacher conduct.
- Responsible for oversight of operations and budget functions of a
large-single school district including payroll, personnel, and
budget development for optimal operation of the school while
advocating with key stake holders for funding needed to achieve the
school's operating and strategic improvement plans
- Market and promote the school's role in the State of R.I.
- Act as an appointing authority for all faculty and staff
- Develop and support a program of co-curricular and
- Provide leadership in the planning and implementation of
integrated academic and technical education.
- Develop and monitor a system to measure student achievement and
the impact of improvement activities.
- Direct physical plant maintenance and capital planning.
- Manage and improve recruitment and public relations for the
career and technical school.
- Assumes the responsibilities of working collaboratively and
successfully with a Board of Trustees or other governance body (
i.e. school committee)
- Build collaborative and maintain cooperative relation with
parents, community groups, business/industry, and government
leaders with the aim to fulfill Davies' mission and strategic
- Maintain memberships in various civic and professional
organizations and learn new educational methods and trends through
advanced study, attending conferences and seminars, professional
literature and other appropriate methods
- All other duties to be assigned by the Board of Trustees as
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Job Categories : Administrator >
Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
Administrator > Superintendent
Employer Description At Davies Career and Technical High School in
Lincoln, Rhode Island, we're a lot like your local high school. Our
students take four years of math and English; three years of
science and social studies, and our classes are fully accredited.
Students can play sports like basketball, softball, soccer, and
baseball. They can run cross-country, attend after-school clubs,
and learn to build guitars, perform forensics investigations, or
work with RISD artists. And when it comes time to attend college or
decide on that next step after Davies, they can turn to their
guidance counselors for support and a plan.
At Davies, our commitment goes beyond the typical high school
classroom: we prepare students with a technical skillset and
training they can carry to future careers. Over 90% of graduates
leave Davies with industry certification, with students choosing
from across nine different career areas: Automotive Careers,
Electrical, Machine Technology, Pre-Engineering, Biomanufacturing
Technology, Early Education and Childcare, Health Careers,
Hospitality Careers, and Graphics & Interactive Media.
By providing hands-on training and career preparation, we not only
help our students discover new passions, we help ensure each Davies
graduate has the academic background and technical skills needed
for future success.
The William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School does
not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national
origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.
Learn more about us... Location Description ABOUT DAVIES ---
William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School, located in
Lincoln Rhode Island, is a local education agency (LEA) serving
approximately 800 students from Central Falls, Lincoln, North
Providence, Pawtucket, Providence and Smithfield.
Davies is a State-funded high school governed by an independent,
business-led Board of Trustees. Students must take entrance
examinations and apply for admission to Davies. Sending districts
do not pay tuition, only the cost of student transportation.
In partnership with businesses and institutions of higher
education, Davies prepares students for promising careers in Rhode
Island's business sectors: hospitality, healthcare,
telecommunications, cosmetology, construction, information
technology, high tech manufacturing, graphic design and printing,
automotive and financial/business services.
Davies, a 4-year high school, offers both academic and
career-focused programs, plus SkillsUSA membership and
competitions, intramural sports and many other activities for
After a ninth grade exploratory experience, students may choose
programs in 12 different career-related areas.
Current industry and academic standards guide decisions on
curriculum and equipment.
Technical programs: Academy of Information Technology, Automotive
Careers, Biotechnology, Business Technology, Cosmetology and
Barbering, Electrical/ Telecommunications, Electronics, Graphic
Design/Printing, Health Careers, Hospitality, Machine Technologies,
--Certifications, such as A+, MOUS, ASE, ProStart, measure
students' proficiency in technical areas.
--Standards-based, fully accredited 4-year academic program leading
to a high school diploma.
--Technology-rich learning environment featuring computers in every
classroom, fully equipped library with Internet access and
state-of-the-art Senior Project Center.
--Labs: CAD-CAM, Internet, literacy, career assessment, chemistry/
science, biotechnology, special projects.
--Extra-curricular activities: Student Council, Athletics,
Cheerleading, Photography, Computer and RISD Arts Clubs, SADD, Mock
Trial, Teen Solutions, and Tutoring/Homework Club.
--Comprehensive support services for students with limited English
proficiency and special needs.
--Actual work experience is an essential component of Davies
comprehensive educational program. Most students participate in
business tours, job shadows, community service and internships
related to their technical areas. Davies School-to-Career staff
supervises all placements.
--Davies' on-site business-sponsored training centers -- DuPont,
Carquest, Hunter Engineering-- are nationally recognized
business-education partnership models.
--Davies graduates have many choices: go straight into well-paying
jobs related to their career/technical area, attend 2- or 4-year
college, work while attending college, or continue their technical
training in the military.
Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer William M.
Davies, Jr. Career & Tech High School is committed to maintaining a
work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis
of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender
identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry,
place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political
affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and
required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit
retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and
harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity
investigation. Job Requirements
- Education Requirements
Terms of Employment
Benefits: Align to State of RI healthcare plan and other benefits
in accordance with the standards recognized by the Board of
Regents' Personnel Policy Manual and applicable RI State Personnel
Work year: 12 Months.
Workweek: Hours agreed upon by Davies Board of Trustees; based on
- At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work visa required Application
Questions This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer
the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY
essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them
ON the proceeding job application page.
- 1. How would you focus on closing the math and english language
arts achievement gap in a comprehensive career and technical high
Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including
- 2. How would you address a skills gap (from a technical
education content perspective) in the RI business community?
Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
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