Director - Charter School

Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2019
District/Organization: 
Greater Heights Academy
Position Details: 

MISSION STATEMENT:

To achieve individual academic success for all students through a positive family/school/community partnership.

VISION STATEMENT:

To provide the highest quality comprehensive educational environment that inspires excellence in academics and character by:

  • Educating the whole (social, emotional, physical, academic) child,
  • Setting high expectations,
  • Partnering with parents and community,
  • Fully maximizing available resources, and
  • Ranking in the top 10% statewide.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides direction to ensure academic achievement and social growth for all students. 
  2. Manages programs, leads staff and faculty to develop an optimal learning climate for the school.
  3. Provides leadership in the evaluation of the strengths and programmatic needs of the school in relation to the Strategic Plan.
  4. Prepares and achieves high standards for quality and excellence. 
  5. Effectively communicates the school’s program to parents and the local community.
  6. Works effectively with Kindergarten – 6th grade colleagues.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides instructional leadership to support continuous improvement through the implementation of effective instructional programs.
  2. Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the school.
  3. Collects, analyzes and disseminates student data to inform the school improvement process as it relates to raising student achievement.
  4. Assists in the recruiting, screening, recommending and retention of qualified candidates for positions on the school staff and in the orientation of new personnel.
  5. Plans and administers professional development activities.
  6. Administers, manages and supervises the operation of the school in compliance with the Board of Directors policies and procedures.
  7. Supervises the maintenance of accurate records on the progress and attendance of students through report cards and conferences.
  8. Administers a plan for utilization of volunteers and community partners.
  9. Assumes responsibility for the safety and security of all students and staff.
  10. Maintains student conduct and enforces discipline in compliance with district procedures and according to due process rights of students.
  11. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Board of Directors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree in teaching, educational leadership or related field
  2. State school administrator’s certification requirements
  3. Knowledge of or experience with elementary school curriculum, data analysis, performance assessment, and school improvement planning
  4. Successful work history
  5. Five years of successful teaching experience
  6. Experience in advancing student achievement
  7. Experience in professional written and oral communication skills
  8. Technology skills for communication, data analysis and report writing
  9. Experience in an urban or diverse setting
  10. Experience utilizing Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS): academic as well as socio-emotional

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Successful building-level administrative experience
  2. Knowledge of Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching
  3. Knowledge of and willingness to learn literacy standards and best practices in the core content areas to increase student achievement
  4. Successful experience in a multicultural, urban school district
Email: 
meltonj@greaterheightsacademy.org