SSIS Link Handbook Compendium AA Governance AA02 Senior Administrative Team

AA02 Senior Administrative Team

    SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

    The follow are general descriptions of the responsibilities held by each member of the Senior Administrative Team. These are meant to assist employees in identifying the best first point of contact with questions regarding handbooks, policies, procedures, and expectations.

    Associate Head of School for Finance and Operations (Wai Mun Fong)
    The Associate Head of School for Finance and Operations is second in authority to the Head of School and the only SSIS employee who may, in his absence, speak on behalf of the Head of School and on behalf of the School. The Associate Head ofSchool is responsible for the Human Resource Department, the Business Office, facilities management, and security, health,and safety.

    Level I Administrators

    Elementary School Principal (Dan Keller)

    The Elementary School Principal is responsible for all aspects of the operation of the elementary school. He is both the administrative and the curricular leader of the division. His responsibilities include all matters relating to students including curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment, student leadership, and guidance. In matters relating to faculty, the Elementary School Principal assists the Head of School in hiring, works with the Curriculum Director on professional development, and is responsible for elementary school faculty evaluation. The Elementary School Principal reports to the Head of School.

    Middle School Principal (Molly Burger)

    The Middle School Principal is responsible for all aspects of the operation of the middle school. She is both the administrative and the curricular leader of the division. Her responsibilities include all matters relating to students including curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment, student leadership, and guidance. In matters relating to faculty, the Middle School Principal assists the Head of School in hiring, works with the Curriculum Director in professional developments, and is responsible for middle school faculty evaluation. The Middle School Principal reports to the Head of School.

    High School Principal (Jacob Hendrickson)

    The High School Principal is responsible for all aspects of the operation of the high school. He is both the administrative and the curricular leader of the division. His responsibilities include all matters relating to students including curriculum,  teaching and learning, assessment, student leadership, and guidance. In matters relating to faculty, the High School Principal assists the Head of School in hiring, works with the Curriculum Director in professional developments, and is responsible for high school faculty evaluation. The High School Principal reports to the Head of School.

    EC-12 Curriculum Director (Tina Fossgreen)

    The Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of a unified, articulated curriculum across the three divisions of the School. Working with the divisional principals, the Curriculum Director oversees the School’s professional development efforts and programs, the development of the SSIS Curriculum Framework, student assessments, and the continual improvement of teaching and learning. She also manages all School subscriptions to educational and administrative databases, cloud services, and professional memberships and accreditations. The Curriculum Director reports to the Head of School.

    Level II Administrators

    Assistant Principal of Elementary School (Barbara Reynolds)

    The Elementary School Assistant Principal assists the Elementary Principal in the administrative and curricular oversight of the Elementary School, taking on such responsibilities as are assigned to her by the Elementary School Principal. The Elementary School Assistant Principal reports to the Elementary School Principal.

    Assistant Principal of High School (Timothy Chute)

    The High School Assistant Principal assists the High School Principal in the administrative and curricular oversight of the High School, taking on such responsibilities as are assigned to him by the High School Principal. The High School Assistant Principal reports to the High School Principal.

    Director of Admissions (Katie Rigney-Zimmermann)

    The Director of Admissions oversees the first point of contact for all parents interested in enrolling their child or children at SSIS. As such, the Director has a special role in making sure that families applying to SSIS understand and embrace the Core Values and ethos of the School and understand the School expectations for students and parents. The Director oversees testing of applicants, the gathering of required documentation, and the maintenance of records. She conveys her recommendation to the divisional principal who makes the final decision regarding enrolment, subject only to appeal to the Head of School.

    The Director then communicates the Schools decision with parents and assists with the child’s transition to full-time status as a student at SSIS. The Director of Admissions reports directly to the Head of School.

    Director of Activities (Shelley Wowchuk)

    The Director of Activities oversees the School’s programs of co-curricular and extracurricular activities. All overnight programs in the divisions are coordinated through the office of the Director of Activities. She helps to plan and coordinate each teacher’s fulfilment of his or her obligatory after school programs (ASAs) with students and works with outside community groups, both not-for-profit and for-profit, in offering additional opportunities to students in the afternoons and on weekends. The Director of Activities reports directly to the Head of School.

    Director of Athletics (Shelley Wowchuk)

    The Director of Athletics provides administrative direction and oversight for all divisional athletic programs, teams, and coaches that are outside the School’s regular physical education program. She is responsible for the supervision and maintenance of all SSIS athletic facilities and ensures that their availability and use conforms to the strategic direction and priorities of the school. She oversees the School’s commitment to the health and safety of all athletes and coaches and to the principles of good sportsmanship. The Director of Athletics reports directly to the Head of School.

    Director of College and University Guidance (Robert Kostrzeski)

    The Director of College and University Guidance oversees the University Guidance Office and is responsible for the School’s outreach efforts to institutions of tertiary studies around the world and SSIS students’ applications for admissions to these same schools. The Director of College and University Guidance assists the High School Principal and the Curriculum Director in the evaluation of the high school programme of studies and curriculum, ensuring the best preparation for students moving on for further studies after graduation from SSIS. The Director of College and University Guidance reports to the Head of School.

    Director of Information, Communications and Technology (David Perkin)

    The Director of ICT is responsible for the planning, implementation, and maintenance of the School’s informational, communications, and technology infrastructure. This includes the School network and connections to the worldwide web, hardware and software support for locally housed databases and file servers, laptops and desktop machines to support both teaching and learning and school offices, other technology hardware and digital collections, and the School’s phone, SMS, and emergency communications systems. The Director of ICT reports directly to the Head of School.

    Director of Marketing (Katie Rigney-Zimmermann)

    The Director of Marketing overseas the School’s efforts to communicate with its existing and potential community members including students, parents, teachers and other employees. This includes the content of the School’s website, Facebook page, its local and overseas advertising, and community outreach efforts. The Director of Marketing assists with the coordination efforts between the School and the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA). The Director of Marketing reports directly to the Head of School.

     

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