26 Apr 2017
Principal or Vice Principal Principal – STRIVE Prep SMART Academy
Founded in 2006, STRIVE Preparatory Schools (STRIVE Prep) is a Denver-based community of free, open enrollment, public charter schools committed to providing every student with an excellent college-preparatory education. STRIVE Prep believes that students from all backgrounds deserve a college preparatory education regardless of race, economic circumstance, or previous academic achievement. Serving primarily students of color and those that qualify for free/reduced lunch, as well as a high population of English Language Learners, STRIVE Prep is committed to preparing all students for educational success from kindergarten through college and career. Scholars at STRIVE far outperform their peers in academic performance and college readiness as they are challenged to realize their full potential through high expectations in a safe, rigorous, and compassionate learning environment with shared accountability among students, families and staff.With 11 schools serving 3,500 students, STRIVE Prep seeks to clear a path for all families to have access to a high-quality school that’s just down the street, not across town. By building great schools in Far Northeast, Northwest and Southwest Denver, STRIVE will create depth of impact and long-lasting community change. For more information, visit www.striveprep.org.OPPORTUNITY
STRIVE Prep – SMART Academy (Science, Math and Art) opened its doors in the fall of 2012 as the first high school in the STRIVE Prep network. All STRIVE Prep – SMART leaders, scholars and families commit to ensuring that scholars attain an excellent education on the path toward college completion, and formalize that commitment with SMART’s Commitment to College Completion Contract.In keeping with STRIVE Prep’s promise to families, 92% of scholars at SMART Academy graduate with an acceptance to a four year college or university. SMART students also participate in a wide array of extracurriculars that cultivate their talents and leadership, including robust service learning opportunities with local community organizations. In the past few years, SMART has undergone a couple of major transitions with the departure of its founding principal and significant changes to its operational structure. Its next phase of growth will focus on re-establishing a strong and stable foundation for its students to thrive in high school, college, and beyond.SMART Academy’s next principal will be an inspiring visionary, strong instructional coach, and excellent manager of resources that will leverage SMART’s exceptionally strong community culture to drive toward excellent academic and college/career success results for students.RESPONSIBLITIES
The principal will be primarily responsible for:
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