Office of the Schools Division Superintendent:
The Schools Division Office (SDO) empowers schools and Learning Centers (LC) and engages partners and communities in the delivery of quality basic education that is accessible to all. (Sec.2 RA 9155).
Ensure quality in the delivery of basic education services by developing division work systems and procedures, setting standards consistent with the national and regional educational policies, plans and standards and ensure compliance thereto. Plan and manage the effective and efficient use of financial, human, and physical resources of the Schools Division towards achievement of DepED thrusts and goals. Monitor/supervise that the operations of public and private elementary, secondary and integrated schools and learning centers are within DepEd standards.
Reports directly to the Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) to generally provide overall management and technical assistance for the efficient operations and effective implementation of policies and education programs at the Schools Division level.
To provide effective, efficient, judicious and expeditious legal service to the Division Office through: impartial, evidenced-based, and speedy disposition of administrative cases; effective and efficient delivery of inhouse legal services ; safeguarding the Department’s rights and interests on School Sites; and constant monitoring and timely submission of reportorial requirements to appropriate authorities.
Provide technical support to the Division Management (SDS) in managing ICT solutions and services for governance and education, in the implementation of programs and projects that meets strategic goals and objectives, and provide technical assistance to schools and learning centers in the integration of ICT in teaching-learning in accordance with set policies, standards and methodologies for ICT development and use.
To supervise the team that will provide the Schools Division Office with timely, responsive and economical administrative services in personnel and records management, cash disbursement, procurement , security and custody of property and the maintenance of facilities, in order to ensure efficient operation of the schools division office towards enabling schools and learning centers provide accessible and quality and basic education.
To establish and maintain a records management system, including the creation, classification, storage, maintenance, use and disposition of operating records and documents of permanent, legal, and historical value and ensure the security, preservation, and efficient access and retrieval of such records when needed by the schools division office management and staff.
To provide personnel administration services to the management and personnel of the Schools Division in the areas of recruitment and selection, personnel administration, compensation and benefits administration, personnel records, while ensuring adherence to the standards, rules and regulations in personnel administration of government oversight agencies (CSC, DBM, COA, etc.)
To provide technical services to the management and staff of the SDO in relation to procurement (using alternative mode), inspection, acceptance, issuance, storage, maintenance and inventory of material resources, equipment, and properties to support the efficient operations of the schools division office in managing the delivery of quality basic education and, Facilitate the disposal of waste materials and unserviceable equipment to derive economic benefit and maintain orderliness and efficient use of office space.
To manage cash collections, disbursements, liquidations and preparation of reports to the accounting office to ensure proper utilization and timely disbursement of funds and liquidation of cash advances to pay for government obligation in accordance with accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
To provide management with economical, efficient, and effective budgeting services and reliable and timely financial information for decision making towards the costeffective utilization of financial resources of the division.
To analyze and attest to the accuracy of accounting records and reports and provide information and advice to the management of the schools division to ensure that the utilization of funds for basic education are maximized and compliant with government accounting rules and regulations To supervise, facilitate and monitor the work of the accounting personnel and provide technical assistance to school heads and implementing units to ensure proper utilization of funds and preparation of reliable and timely financial reports.