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Application Process for Administrators

JORDAN SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR HIRING PRACTICES
The Jordan School District continues to seek qualified instructional leaders to serve as School Administrators.  The following hiring practices for School Administrators will be followed:
The District Administration will make administrative considerations in the following order:

  1. INTERNAL lateral transfer (Consider the transfer of a principal or assistant principal from one school to another as openings are determined.)
  2. INTERNAL promotion (Consider the promotion of an assistant principal to a principal assignment.)
  3. Out –Of-District / Administrative Pool Candidate (Consider an Administrative Pool Candidate for an administrative assignment.)

APPLICATION
Internal Lateral Transfer or Promotion
Cabinet members will interview current JSD school administrators who have not interviewed previously and who wish to be considered for an elementary, middle, high or special education principal position.  This process is not intended to select principals for any school in particular.

A link for current JSD administrators interested in being interviewed will be active September 1 - October 1.  Selecting a preference for principal assignment in an elementary, middle, high or special education area is required.

New Applicants
New Administrative Application Process – effective July 1, 2022

If you are interested in applying for an administrator position in Jordan School District, please continue reading the 3-Step process detailed below.  Beginning July 1, 2022, the current administrative pool will be discontinued and replaced with a new Administrative Application process.

NEW ADMINISTRATIVE APPLICATION PROCESS

NEW APPLICANTS-
If you meet the following qualifications prior to the start of the next school year, complete STEP 1 below:

  • have completed 5-years experience in education
  • will hold a current administrative license/endorsement

APPLICANTS IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE POOL –
If you are currently in the “Administrative Pool,” you must reapply by completing STEP 1 below, beginning July 1, 2022, to be considered for an administrator position in Jordan School District. The current administrative pool will be discontinued.

STEP 1:

The administrator application will remain active, to allow applicants to apply at the end of their administrative program or after receiving their Administrative License/Endorsement.

  • Provide the following required three references, which must include the following:

1-current supervisor
2-second administrator
3-reference of choice

Each of your references will receive an email from Mailbot@applitrack.com requesting for them to complete an Administrative Reference Check form in your behalf. It is important that you personally notify your references to complete and submit the Administrative Reference Check form ASAP.

  • Prepare a video, no longer than 3-minutes of yourself describing how your skills, knowledge, and experience make you the best administrative candidate. Include a link in your application attachment page to a Google drive or YouTube video.

Following STEP 1 of the application process, applicants will receive an email notification indicating whether or not they will move to STEP 2 of the administrator application process. Anyone not moving to STEP 2 may reapply during the next school year.  See details of STEP 2 below.


STEP 2:

  • Administrative applicants who receive an email notification indicating they are moving forward to STEP 2 will be invited to a half day interview in either November, January or March. This is a mandatory, in person interview with the Administrative Cabinet.  These interviews will be held on a Monday or Friday to accommodate travel plans for out of state applicants.
  • Current full time, paid Jordan School District administrative interns will enter the Administrative Application Process at this step and will be required to participate in STEP 2 of this process.

Following STEP 2 of the application process, applicants will receive an email notification indicating whether or not they are accepted into the ADMINISTRATIVE POOL.  Those applicants who receive an Administrative Pool acceptance notification may be invited to participate in STEP 3.

Following Step 2 of the application process, accepted applicants will remain in the Administrative Pool for two-years and then must reapply.


STEP 3:

Administrative applicants who have advanced to this point will be scheduled for a 20-minute situational presentation based on a specific topic determined by the Administrative Cabinet.  At the discretion of the Administrative Cabinet, STEP 3 may be completed in person or virtual.

Following Step 2 of the application process, accepted applicants will remain in the Administrative Pool for two-years and then must reapply.

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