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Oakland Unified School District

Lead at OUSD

Lead communities dedicated to the growth and success of Oakland students, families, communities and staff.

Leaders in Oakland Unified center the strategic plan pillars, including maintaining a focus on Ensuring Strong Readers by Third Grade, Supporting Empowered Graduates, Creating Joyful Schools, and Growing a Diverse and Stable Staff. Oakland Leaders are supported by a network of their peers, regular professional development that focuses on instruction and operations, and develop in alignment with the six dimensions of Oakland’s own Leadership Growth and Development framework: 1) Leadership for Equity; 2) Leadership for Visionary Change; 3) Leadership for Healthy Relationships and Culture; 4) Leadership for Community and Family Partnerships; 5) Leadership for Effective Operations and Organization and 6) Leadership for Instruction and Learning. 

We invite you to consider growing your leadership in Oakland Unified to contribute to the holistic development of Oakland’s students, families, communities and staff.

Types of Administrator Positions

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Assistant Principal

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Getting Administrative Services Credentials

An Administrative Services credential authorizes the holder to serve in school site and central office administrative positions.

Learn About Administrative Services Credentials

CTC’s leaflet on obtaining an Administrative Services credential

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