Maintains congruence between the Schoolâ™s mission, core values, and core beliefs, and all activities of the high school.
Oversees the academic program, coordinating with Department Chairs.
Supervises the advisory program and the lead advisors.
Facilitates and creates internal professional development opportunities for our faculty. Manages allocation of the high school professional development budget.
Approves academic field trips.
Constructs a master instructional schedule and assigns faculty within the schedule.
With the registrar, manages enrollment, registration, and placement processes for high school students, including the use of the student database.
With the registrar, manages the online bookstore.
Manages annual revision and publication of high school Program of Studies.
Oversees and organizes all aspects of grade reporting, recording and dissemination.
Designs and presents annual information sessions for parents regarding orientation, course planning, and selection, and curriculum night (âœBack to School Nightâ).
Maintains all aspects of parent-teacher conferences (annual event).
Supervise and manage new student course placement and orientation.
Supports the principal in providing instructional and organizational leadership, including the use of data to inform instruction and learning outcomes.
Establishes a working relationship with the Middle School to support consistency across divisions.
Works with the principal to ensure a safe, engaging learning environment for all students.
Observes and evaluates faculty members throughout the probationary evaluation period.
Serves as school's advocate and regularly communicates with the Lab Schools community - students, parents, faculty, staff,Â the University, and the surrounding community.
Revises HS communications and publications as needed.
Serves on Labâ™s accreditation teams during ISACS Accreditation cycles.
Supports diversity, equity and inclusion work in the high school working with the Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to incorporate this work throughout the program.
Represents the high school at Lab events.
This is a 12-month position that will begin on 7/1/2021.Â
Monitors and guides teachers in executing academic programs. Participates in the development of an orientation program and continued support for teachers, including providing opportunities for professional growth.
Build deep relationships with students, families, faculty and staff to foster a culture of community. Emanate optimism, solve problems collaboratively, reflect on how actions impact others, create an engaging and inclusive school culture, and share in the united pursuit of Labâ™s mission.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in education or related field.
Masterâ™s degree in education or related field.
At least five years of experience as a teacher.
Significant experience in creating, implementing, managing, and assessing educational programs.
Previous experience as a department chair, assistant principal, principal, or equivalent administrative experience.
Background working in an independent school setting.
Accomplished in leading, developing, and managing change management initiatives.
Supervisory and evaluation skills; preferably in a unionized environment.
Adept at working with a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, learning abilities, class, language, and nationality.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Use standard productivity software (Microsoft Office, calendar/scheduling software, etc.) and student database software.
Proficient in PowerSchool.
Agile and flexible.
Comfortable interacting with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and parents.
Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues, and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Build an environment that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement.
Manage diverse opinions, ideologies, and expertise to achieve school vision and objectives.
Knowledge of instructional methodologies and progressive educational principles.
Strong knowledge of child development.
Develop curricula, lesson plans, and assessment tools.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Work independently and as part of a team.
Manage stressful situations.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Cover LetterÂ (required)
Professional References Contact Information (3)(required)
Brief statement of philosophy regarding working effectively with faculty (required)
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