Volunteers of America SW
  • 07-Nov-2016 to 30-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • El Centro, CA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits including 403b, vacation and holidays

About Us:

Ballington Academy is a Public Charter School Educating Students from Transitional Kindergarten to Grade Six.  We Offer an Innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Curriculum for  all  Grades Using a Hands-on Project-Based Learning Approach, Teaching Real-World, 21st Century Skills. We are seeking caring individuals who have a passion for empowering children and families with the tools to live a better quality of life.   For more information, visit http://www.ballingtonacademy.org/about.html.

Career Opportunity:

The Elementary Charter School Principal, under the direction of the School Superintendent, serves as the chief administrative officer of the school and is responsible for the management, supervision, and operation of the charter school.

Job Duties:

Educational Leadership - Curriculum and Instruction

  1. Achieve and maintain high performing academic achievement.
  2. Facilitates the creation and implementation of the school vision, culture, and educational model. 
  3. Assists in planning, implementing, and evaluating the instructional programs, to include state and federal projects at the school site.
  4. Selects, evaluates, and procures instructional materials for the state/and or federal programs with the assistance of staff.
  5. Does an annual evaluation of current instructional program and makes recommendation for improvement. 
  6. Provide leadership for staff and students.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge and skill to implement and evaluate curriculum frameworks and the latest instructional methodology: project based instruction, differentiated instruction, investigation and convergence thinking.
  8. Ability to retrieve, analyze, and sort data to make instructional decisions to improve student performance.
  9. Comply with State Curriculum Standards and Common Core.
  10. Ensures compliance with state/federal mandates as they relate to curriculum, instruction, and special projects.
  11. Interpret regulations and develop timelines.
  12. Coordinate preparation of project evaluation and disseminate findings and recommendations.
  13. Willingness to work extra hours to meet deadlines for projects as needed.

Personnel Management

  1. Supervises and evaluates certificated and classified staff.
  2. Recruits and hires staff pending corporate approval. 
  3. Evaluate and develop strategies to address professional development needs of staff.
  4. Serve as a model and a coach for staff.
  5. Plans, organizes and conducts in service training for teachers and instructional assistants. 

Pupil Management

  1. Supervise the safety and welfare of students.
  2. Direct disaster planning and preparedness.
  3. Implement school regulations pertaining to discipline.
  4. Participate in the coordination of Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) and other support services for students.
  5. Assists with student activities.
  6. Coordinates the planning for the administration of assessments for students.
  7. Achieve and maintain required enrollment projections. 

School/Community Relations

  1. Establish the rapport with the community.
  2. Serve as the educational leader.
  3. Spearhead relationship building with parents and community partners.
  4. Proactively resolve parental and community concerns.
  5. Assists with the planning and organizing of parent advisory committee meetings and parent education workshops. 
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  1. A Master's Degree required. 
  2. Administrator's credential preferred and appropriate clear teaching credential. 
  3. Three years' experience in administration and five years teaching experience.
  4. Elementary Charter schools strongly desired. 
  5. In depth knowledge of project based instruction, differentiated instruction, and convergence thinking.
  6. Knowledge of common core curriculum, standards, and effective teaching practices. 
  7. Competency in human relations.
  8. Proficient in oral and written communication. 
  9. Ability to establish a school climate and implement school vision.
  10. Knowledge and experience with English Language Development.
  11. Ability to work well with people: broad grasp of educational planning and curriculum.
  12. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the office suite (excel, word, outlook, and power point).
  13. Develop, maintain, and oversee the school's budget.

To apply go to:  https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and use EVerify.

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