||School Principal (2017-18, CA & TN)
||Aspire Public Schools
||Bay Area, Central Valley, Los Angeles, Memphis
||Lead, manage and oversee all functions of individual school site, including education program to ensure academic performance of student, budget to ensure fiscal solvency of site, school office operations, community relations, people management and facilities
in accordance with Aspire standards.
-Provide Instructional Leadership for the school site, including: maintaining school-wide focus on high standards of student achievement; ensuring coverage of state standards; creating a college-going culture; modeling Aspire instructional guidelines; managing
process for analyzing data to increase student achievement, supporting all teachers in their professional development, and supporting New Teachers through Induction.
-Manage all human resources at the school site, including: attracting and selecting top performers; providing professional development opportunities; developing collaborative team culture; and managing performance. Adhere to company policy and state/federal
employment laws. Consult with Human Resources as appropriate.
-Manage all resources at school site, including: setting and maintaining a balanced budget, planning for future needs, and ensuring compliance with restrictions and reporting requirements of categorical funds and restricted donations. Adhere to company policy
and protocols for sound fiscal management.
-Develop an effective school community, including: working with parents to better serve students; garnering support from community groups and leaders; developing positive relationships with sponsoring district and neighborhood schools; and partnering with institutions
of higher education to support the schools’ educational program and provide opportunities for students and families to experience college life.
-Manage process for determining priorities; set development timetables and support school team in achieving deliverables.
-Manage daily operations, facilities, safety, and administrative processes school, including addressing issues and problems that arise in a principle-centered, creative, thoughtful and constructive way; following-up with constituents as needed; adhering to
Aspire best practices, policies and procedures; and seeking outside support as appropriate.
-Lead long term strategic planning and medium term process improvement as needed.
-Work in collaboration with other Principals and Home Office to achieve organizational goals.
-Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
-Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
||1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:
-Demonstrated commitment to students and learning
-Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum development and program design
-In-depth experience developing teachers
-Strong experience in performance assessment
-Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
-Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills; high sense of urgency; demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently; ability to work as a team
-Strong community-building skills
-Demonstrated P&L responsibility
2) Minimum educational level:
-Bachelor's Degree required; Masters or Ph.D. in Education preferred
-Administrative Credential preferred
-NCLB Highly Qualified preferred
3) Experience Required
-3+ years working with urban students as a full-time teacher preferred
-7+ years teaching and administrative experience
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