ADMINISTRATION
DISTRICT GOALS

On [DATE], the Marathon ISD Board of Directors, along with staff, faculty, students, and community memebers asked the question, "What kind of school district and schools do we want?" Out of that conversation came the following goals for the district:

 

ACADEMICS

  • Create a high quality academic learning environment.

  • Meet or exceed state and federal accountability measures.

  • Achieve or exceed seventy-five percent passing rate for each grade / subject level.

 

FINANCE

  • Balance the general operating budget by 2014-2015.

  • Generate funds through alternative means.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Recruit and retain high quality staff and faculty.

  • Cultivate teacher leaders to mentor.

  • Ensure each employee will have a job description and an annual performance review.

 

COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATIONS

  • Establish and maintain a functioning Parent –Teacher Organization.

  • Strengthen and improve all community and parent supported booster programs including athletics, etc.

  • Maintain a working relationship with community organizations including the Marathon Foundation, the Volunteer Fire Department, Marathon Public Library, etc.

 

CULTURE AND CLIMATE

  • Build positive attitudes and high expectations among our faculty, staff, and students in all grade levels.

  • Connect unique community resources with academic goals.

  • Improve participation rates in extra-curricular activities.

  • Strive to ensure a safe and drug-free campus at all times.

 


BOARD MEMBER CODE OF ETHICS

Board Trustees promote the best interests of the District as a whole and, to that end, shall adhere to the following ethical standards:

 

EQUITY IN ATTITUDE

  • I will be fair, just, and impartial in all my decisions and actions.

  • I will accord others the respect I wish for myself.

  • I will encourage expressions of different opinions and listen with an open mind to others’ ideas.

 

TRUSTWORTHINESS IN STEWARDSHIP

  • I will be accountable to the public by representing District policies, programs, priorities, and progress accurately.

  • I will be responsive to the community by seeking its involvement in District affairs and by communicating its priorities and concerns.

  • I will work to ensure prudent and accountable use of District resources.

  • I will make no personal promise or take private action that may compromise my performance or my responsibilities.

 

HONOR IN CONDUCT

  • I will tell the truth.

  • I will share my views while working for consensus.

  • I will respect the majority decision as the decision of the Board.

  • I will base my decisions on fact rather than supposition, opinion, or public favor.

 

INTEGRITY OF CHARACTER

  • I will refuse to surrender judgment to any individual or group at the expense of the District as a whole.

  • I will consistently uphold all applicable laws, rules, policies, and governance procedures.

  • I will not disclose information that is confidential by law or that will needlessly harm the District if disclosed.

 

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE

  • I will focus my attention on fulfilling the Board’s responsibilities of goal setting, policymaking, and evaluation.

  • I will diligently prepare for and attend Board meetings.

  • I will avoid personal involvement in activities the Board has delegated to the Superintendent.

  • I will seek continuing education that will enhance my ability to fulfill my duties effectively.

 

STUDENT-CENTERED FOCUS

  • I will be continuously guided by what is best for all students of the District.

 

 

 

 

Technology Specialist

DATE POSTED: 3/1/2016
DEADLINE: Until Filled
COMMITMENT: Full Time
LEVELS: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, maintain, and monitor all district local area networks

  • Responsible for installation, testing and oversight of all network hardware, personal computers, software and related equipment

  • Knowledge of network hardware and software applications including network servers, printers, and other equipment

  • Ability to work with multiple operating systems and network protocols

  • Ability to analyze and resolve computer network problems

  • Contribute to the development of short and long range plans for the integration of technology into the instructional program

  • Knowledge instructional software applications

  • Serves as a technology resource in curriculum projects and participates in the integration process

  • Ability to develop and deliver technology training for students, staff, and community

  • Demonstrate a sense of professional responsibility

  • Exceptional organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Experience as a designated district/campus technology specialist, and able to complete all Responsibilites (listed above) to professional industry standards.

 

SALARY RANGE: Salary is negotiable depending on experience


BENEFITS: Employee Insurance

 

HOW TO APPLY: Send letter of interest, resume, and application to Lupe Singh, Superintendent of Schools at gsingh@marathonisd.net, or by mail to P.O. Box 416, Marathon, TX 79842-0416. Click here for employment application.

 

CONTACT PERSON:

Guadalupe Singh, Superintendent

gsingh@marathonisd.net
P.O. Box 416

Marathon, TX 79842-0416
PHONE: (432) 386-4431
FAX: (432) 386-4395

Marathon Independent School District
109 North 5th Street  /  PO Box 416
Marathon, Texas 79842

 

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