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11 Jun 2021

Principal or Vice Principal K-8 Principal

MacDowell Prep Academy
 Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States

Job Description

The principal provides leadership and management of the school. This position requires an organized professional to manage the school, including skills that ensure thoroughness and accuracy as well as have the capacity to build systematic processes for a changing organization. This position reports to the Chief Learning Officer supervises the faculty and staff of the school and works closely with the students and families.

Duties and responsibilities of the principal will include:

School Leadership

Create an aspirational and data-driven culture, staff, and school community.
Cultivate positive relationships with administrators, teachers, students, families, and the community.
Supervise the senior administrative team, including the Dean of Instruction and Dean of Students.
Assemble and manage a highly functioning, problem-solving, results-oriented, positively supportive team.
Communicate with parents, students, faculty, and staff through formal and informal mailings, meetings, and assemblies.
Ensure the fiscal year concludes with a positive fund balance.

Student Achievement

Lead and manage the school’s instructional program.
align teaching and learning techniques to the goals of the MICHIP plan
Ensure that students show dramatic growth each year and meet the ambitious goals set by the MPA Board of Directors
Analyze data with administrative staff and faculty to maximize student learning.

Teacher Development and Evaluation

Work with Chief Learning Officer to implement professional development during the summer and throughout the year to maximize student learning outcomes.
Evaluate teachers through observations and effective feedback with follow-through.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter & resume to: Kelsey Hubbell at If you are hired to fill a vacant position, your employment offer will be contingent upon: Proof of your school administration credentials; Successful completion of your background check; Verification of your identity and ability to legally work within the United States. COVID-19 Considerations: All staff is required to follow COVID-19 precautions and established protocols.

Bureaus: Detroit. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Salaries: 100,000 and above.