Principal or Vice Principal Assistant Principal – Fairley High School
We are seeking a talented educational leader with a desire to foster high levels of academic achievement in an urban high school. The AP will aid in leading a comprehensive high school and will be held accountable for delivering student results in line with agreed upon state and organizational goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as administrator and integral part of the instructional leadership of the school, direct and supervise the curriculum and day-to-day of the school.
Responsible for student discipline, incentives, chronic absenteeism initiatives, and graduation tracking.
Evaluate and supervise school curriculum and instruction program with all departments.
Coordinate and supervise safety plan (crisis team, building inspection, building keys and inventory, compliance laws).
Supervise and evaluate the performance of classified and certificated personnel.
Coordinate and supervise the Athletic Director and the school’s athletic program.
Work closely with transportation and other related service vendors to ensure goals are met.
Oversee scheduling, coordinating, and supervision of field trips.
Organize and inventory technology equipment as it relates to school testing or daily needs.
Assist in maintaining the school budget.
Assist with the development of a master class schedule.
Available for contact with parents, students and staff to discuss student progress and problems after class, at night or on weekends (via cell phone or in person).
Maintain work hours extending beyond school hours for other professional duties or functions such as staff meetings, supervision of student events, etc.
Maintain professional standards and a school environment that is productive, safe and focused.
Participate in Green Dot and individual professional development.
Participate in other events aimed at promoting or developing Green Dot and its schools (ie student recruitment).
Oversee community engagement and parent participation.
Other duties as assigned.
Possesses a growth mindset and love of learning
A minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the middle or high school level, with a history of improving student achievement
Currently holds an ILL-B license, or is eligible for an ILL-A License, or holds a comparable out of state Administrative credential which is transferable to Tennessee
Demonstrated ability to coach teachers
Experience as an assistant principal or in an administrative capacity is preferred but not required
Experience with leadership roles (mentor teacher, department chair, assistant principal, etc.)
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Demonstrated ability in creating and managing systems
Proven management and team building skills
Experience managing budgets, creating and implementing policies
Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills
Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment
A passion for improving urban high and middle schools and driving education reform
Ability to establish/foster a positive and safe school culture
Demonstrated ability to plan and implement quality professional development
Experience in leading/managing a team
Demonstrated ability to strategically engage stakeholders
Demonstrated ability in conflict resolution
Experience in making data driven decisions
Knowledge of athletic rules preferred (i.e. NCAA regulations, TSSAA, SCIAA).
This employer strives for a balanced, productive workforce, which is diverse in terms of age, gender, and cultural identity. We do not base hiring or promotional decisions on factors other than performance and professional growth potential. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H-1B Visa applicants.
All employees are members of TCRS. Salary will be commensurate with experience and based on school size. We also offer a comprehensive benefits plan, as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all its students.
Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill this position for a summer 2020 start.