Executive Director (Phoenix)
compensation: $65,000. plus benefits
employment type: full-time
JOB DESCRIPTIONTITLE: Executive Director
Minimum education requirement: master’s degree in management, career development, education, education administration, public administration or a combination of minimum education and relevant experience
Charter School Registry Administrator, Restricted Administrator License, Professional Administrator License
Five years teaching experience in a public middle, and/or high school
At least two years experience as a director, principal, assistant principal
General management of a non-profit or public education facility
Experience with education standards and student achievement
Experience planning budgets, allocating resources with preference given to demonstrated experience with public school budgets and management
Knowledge of and interaction with government agencies
Experience hiring and supervising staff, handling teacher and student disciplinary matters
Experience with oversight, implementation and enforcement of all state and federal statutes and programs relating to public schools and public charter schools
Demonstrated competence in implementing research based interventions to assist adolescents with serious social, emotional and behavioral challenges that are a barrier to learning.
REPORTS TO: ATI Board of Directors
SUPERVISES: All full-time and/or part-time personnel assigned to building.
JOB GOAL: To provide effective leadership and efficient management which maximizes the educational opportunities for students.
Curriculum and Instruction
1. Supervise the evaluation, improvement, and development of the curriculum.
2. Supervise all professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and non-professional personnel assigned to the school.
3. Evaluate and counsel all staff members regarding their individual and group performance.
4. Orient newly assigned staff members and assist in their professional development.
5. Use clinical supervision techniques to improving and evaluating the instructional skills of the teaching staff.
Organization and Control
1. Provide accurate inventories, security, and accountability of property under his/her jurisdiction.
2. Keep staff members informed of policy changes, new programs and other information.
3. Plan and supervise fire drills and emergency preparedness program.
4. Maintain high standards of student conduct and initiate disciplinary action when necessary.
5. Plan, organize, and direct all school activities.
Leadership and Staff Relationships
1. Identify needs and priorities and continually provide leadership for improving school environment.
2. Encourage staff cooperation and participation in decisions which lead to a productive and congenial school climate.
3. Assist with the development of in-service programs and other learning opportunities.
4. Establish a climate of fairness and trust among the staff.
1. Establish and maintain favorable relationships with parents, local communication groups and individuals to foster understanding and support for overall school objectives and programs; to interpret Board policies and administrative directives, and to discuss and resolve individual student problems.
2. Cooperate with college officials regarding the training, preparation, and supervision of student teachers.
1. Available to students, meet regularly to hear their views, interests, and needs.
2. Strive to establish a school climate which enhances the self-image of students.
3. Willing to take the child’s position with adults in the school, when appropriate.
4. Attend presentations and other student activities as appropriate.
5. This position may incur occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.
Contribution to Leadership Team
1. Assume the responsibility for the implementation and observance of Board policies and regulations by the school’s staff and students.
2. Assist in the recruiting, screening, hiring, training, and assigning of school personnel.
3. Participate in administrative meetings.
4. Work with various members of the District administrative staff on school and district-wide matters such as transportation, special services, policies, and procedures.
5. Regularly inform the ATI Board of Directors of school activities and problems.
6. Assume responsibilities for his/her professional growth and development through membership and participation in professional organizations, regional, state and national meetings, advanced courses, etc.
7. Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the ATI Board of Directors.
EVALUATION: Annual evaluation shall be based on performance standards of the goals and job description and District policies and procedures.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is an Administrative year round position.
Please submit resume, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, and transcripts to Jennifer.Brinson@armadillotech.org
Closing date: May 5, 2017 or until filled