10 May 2022

Principal or Vice Principal New Visions Charter High School Principal

New Visions for Public Schools
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

New Vision is building a pool of experienced, passionate and highly successful organizational leaders to consider joining our network in the near future.  Ideal candidates will have demonstrated successful school leadership experience and alignment with the New Visions mission to empower young people by challenging them academically and providing them with the support they need to excel.  Candidates interested in learning more about leadership opportunities at New Visions should submit an application today.  Our Talent Acquisition Team will follow up with proposed next steps in our process as we build a pool of potential candidate candidates.


About the role

Principals at New Visions are ultimately responsible for ensuring that their school provides students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to successfully transition to an articulated post-secondary plan.  The principal must have the skills necessary to adeptly collaborate with faculty and staff including a deep understanding of adult learning; the ability to identify and use diagnostic and formative assessments in order to drive instructional improvement and programs; and the ability to engage in and support classroom as well as organizational level development. The principal is directly managed on a day-to-day basis by the New Visions Superintendent for Charter Schools and reports to the Board of Trustees. Principals must work closely with New Visions Charter Management Organization (CMO) and the network of schools to ensure that the school is aligned to the New Visions Charter model and the implementation of best practices in all instructional and operational areas.  


Core Responsibilities

  • Lead a challenge-based curriculum that has embedded, community learning opportunities for students
  • Deliver the academic preparation and requisite support for all students to be prepared to succeed in college and career
  • Create a professional community that focuses on instruction and assessment as the primary vehicles for improving student achievement and school culture
  • Motivate teachers to continue to develop their content knowledge and instructional repertoire, and to provide the resources needed for them to do so
  • Build a school culture that evidences high expectations for courtesy, respect, compassion and an intellectually-engaged environment for both students and adults
  • Ensure a safe, supportive and productive environment for students, staff and families
  • Collaborate with the Board of Trustees to ensure the academic and fiscal success of the school



  • Masters degree in Educational Leadership, Management, or Administration
  • School leadership training, certification, and/or experience that is consistent with the core concepts of the New Visions Charter School Model
  • Possession of the New York State School Building Leader certification
  • Teaching experience, preferably at the high school level, with a strong record of improving student achievement
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including management, team-building and professional development skills
  • Experience implementing pedagogical strategies and developing rigorous curriculum practices aligned to the New Visions Charter School model including: challenge-based learning, data-driven decision making, student feedback protocols, classroom routines and structures, adolescent literacy strategies, differentiated instruction
  • Commitment to democratic governance and collaborative, data-based decision-making
  • Rigorous approach to problem-solving – collecting all relevant information, consulting diverse perspectives, and creating feedback systems
  • Recognition of self as a learner and reflective practitioner, able to identify areas for growth and commitment to working in these areas
  • Passion for developing a strong school community that supports the development and achievement of all students, particularly those underserved and at-risk in other school settings

New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that our people and teams should reflect the diverse communities we serve, and that our culture and internal structures should be inclusive and equitable for all prospective and current employees. 

How to Apply

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Principal or Vice Principal. Job Tags: leadership and principal.

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