Charleston County School District

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles of coastal lands. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 85 schools and several specialized programs.  CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options—including neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools—and is divided into elementary and early, middle, and secondary Learning Communities, each led by an associate superintendent. With approximately 6,500 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.

Our Mission

The mission of CCSD, a dynamic system of challenging educational choices, is to increase student achievement overall and close the achievement gaps in order to prepare all students to compete in a global economy and make a positive contribution to our community and nation.

Our Vision

Every child will graduate from CCSD with the critical skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college and the 21st Century global workforce.

Charleston County School District Charleston, SC, USA
Feb 19, 2019
Other K-12
School-based Transformative Leader   The Transformative Leader directs and coordinates educational, administrative, and counseling activities of an elementary, middle, or high school. Job responsibilities may be performed either personally or through subordinate supervisors and/or personnel. Primary responsibilities include: Planning, organizing, and directing the activities of an elementary, middle, or high school;  Cultivating a vision for the school with measurable goals and strategies for implementation; Carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the school district's policies, procedures, and applicable laws; Utilizing data to develop and monitor educational goals and initiatives that promote improved academic achievement for all students; Utilizing data to develop and monitor student behavioral/health initiatives; Conferring with teachers and students concerning educational and behavioral initiatives in the school; Supervising the instructional program and assisting teachers in personal growth improvement; Managing subordinate supervisors, teaching staff, and support staff within the assigned school; Planning, assigning, and directing employees' work responsibilities; Assuming responsibility for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of all activities within the assigned school; Assuming responsibility for interviewing, hiring, training, and appraising the work performance of all employees; Planning and monitoring the school budgets, including the requisition and allocation of supplies, equipment, and instructional materials as needed; Directing preparation of class schedules, cumulative records, and attendance reports; Addressing concerns and resolving problems; Providing for the safety and security of all students and staff by walking about the school campus and facility and planning and directing building maintenance; Developing and implementing a professional growth plan; Establishing and maintaining relationships with colleges, community organization, and other schools to coordinate educational services; and Performing all other duties requested by supervisor. Requirements A Master's Degree in Educational Administration, Supervision, and/or Leadership A minimum of three years of teaching experience; five years of experience is preferred A minimum of two years experience as an assistant principal or in an equivalent administrative role; three to five years in an administrative role is preferred South Carolina certification (or the potential for reciprocity from another state) in appropriate school level administration