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Principal

Learn4life Austin
53 reviews
Learn4life Austin in Austin, TX 78723
$92,000 a year - Full-time

Location

Learn4life Austin in Austin, TX 78723

Full job description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Principal serves as the instructional leader and chief administrator of their designated school(s) and is responsible for the direction of the instructional program, overall management and operation of the school(s) and related facilities. This includes the supervision of all certificated and classified employees assigned to serve in the school(s).

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Provides leadership to all staff in promoting the vision and mission of the charter school
  • Provides guidance, supervision and assistance in instructional practices and curriculum development that is responsive to the academic and cultural needs of the student population, including English Language Learners and Special Education students
  • Provides leadership for and facilitates collaboration with all stakeholders on identifying goals for student achievement; assesses progress toward meeting the goals; develops the School's Single Plan for Student Achievement and measures the outcomes of these
  • Supervises and evaluates the performance of all assigned certificated and classified employees; provides counseling and assistance, recommends appropriate action in cases of substandard performances, and identifies and encourages individual teachers with leadership potential
  • Counsels students, recommends, and implements student disciplinary actions in accordance with the Education Code, Charter School policy, and procedures, and the school's student responsibility code
  • Maintains a school climate that ensures the safety, health, and welfare of students and employees; organizes and implements a "Safe School Plan"; complies with mandated child abuse reporting procedures
  • Provides effective professional development and training for all stakeholders to improve student achievement and build capacity of teachers to improve teaching services to students
  • Monitors student assignments and teacher caseloads according to school policies
  • Carries out a program of community outreach and parent support as a means of communicating and strengthening the school program
  • Collaborates with operations staff to monitor compliance with attendance procedures, and audits.
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts school extra-curricular activities and events
  • Ensures adherence to federal and state laws, reporting requirements and maintenance of school plans
  • Makes periodic appraisals of pupil progress and directs reports to parents
  • Plans, coordinates and reviews the work of Leadership Team
  • Serves as assigned on committees
  • Administrative duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage, coordinate, supervise, coach and direct the hiring, training, or performance evaluations of team members and oversee their daily activities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATION, ETC.

  • Knowledge of alternative educational programs, including independent study
  • Knowledge of curriculum, including highly developed competencies in at least one content area
  • Knowledge of on-line/virtual learning platforms
  • Ability to use technology, software applications for data collection and analysis
  • Experience delivering results; strong analytic capability and business acumen
  • Self-sufficient and focused on excellent customer service
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations
  • Ability to engage with varied stakeholders (i.e. families, school employees, community representatives, school board)
  • Verbal, written, and public speaking presentation skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Educational Administration or related field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a School Administrator/leadership role required
  • Valid Texas Principal certificate or eligibility to apply for a Texas Principal Certificate preferred
  • Valid Texas Teaching certificate in any core academic subject with ESL authorization preferred
  • Proficient in student information systems
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

TRAVEL: Ability to travel in performance of job duties is required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination, high people engagement
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery
  • Physical Strength: sedentary work. Sitting most of the time, and occasionally exerts up to 10 lbs. of force (almost all office jobs)
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required
  • Working in a noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $92,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 3 years (Required)
  • School administration/leadership: 3 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Texas Principal Certificate (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location