Building a Winning Team: The Power of a Magnetic Reputation and The Need to Recruit Top Talent in Every School

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Rowman & Littlefield, Nov 15, 2019 - Education - 160 pages
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Building a Winning Team is about the critical need for schools and districts to promote a positive reputation for the community in which they serve. There is a growing need to recruit and retain teachers in the field of education, and this book addresses new ways to approach what we call “the talent equation.” We provide stories from real practitioners along with new and innovative ways to approach vision work, branding, culture, recruitment, human resources, and more. This book combines the research, theory, and practical application in both a how-to guide for implementation and the inspiration needed to grow your team to be the best that they can be. At the heart of this book is the notion that great schools consist of great teams that have a winning mentality. If you’re looking for new ways to tell your school’s story, develop an award-winning reputation, and recruit top talent, this book is perfect for you.
 

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Contents

Introduction A Winning Team
1
1 The Magnetic Force of a Schools Story
7
2 Success Practices
17
3 Taking a Deeper Dive and Employing a Technical Tip Culture
27
4 Attracting Elite Talent
37
5 Performance Passion and Professional Learning
45
6 A Reputation That Stands Out
55
7 Bringing Excitement to Human Resources
59
9 Taking a Deeper Dive and Employing a Technical Tip Hiring
83
10 Recruiting Elite Talent
91
11 Strategically Pursuing a Clear Path Forward
101
12 A Recruiting Effort That Stands Out
113
13 Conclusion Taking Action
119
References
125
Index
133
About the Author
139

8 Casting Your Net
71

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Dr. Joseph Jones is the Superintendent of the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District in Delaware. Joe is a former high school social studies teacher, assistant principal, and principal.

Dr. Salome Thomas-EL has been a teacher and principal in Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE since 1987. He is currently the Head of School at Thomas Edison Public Charter School in Wilmington, DE.

Dr. Thomas J. Vari is the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools and District Operations in the Appoquinimink School District in Delaware. He is a former middle school assistant principal and principal and former high school English teacher and department chair.

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