17-1616 (TNVA-K12) HEAD OF SCHOOL- DIRECTOR LEVEL (#17-1616)

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K12 Inc

Statewide , Tennessee ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2876150
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 15, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


The Head of School acts as chief administrator for a K12 managed school; implements the school’s strategies and budget; and oversees the implementation of school marketing and enrollment initiatives. The Head of School acts as an ambassador for K12 with the community and civic groups; ensures compliance with the requirements of federal, state and local agencies; and selects, develops and retains highly qualified and effective staff. At all times, the Head of School exemplifies the qualities associated with academic leadership and professionalism; uses data to drive academic decision-making; and ensures instruction is targeted to meet students’ individual needs.


•Provide leadership exhibiting professionalism and high academic standards that celebrate student and staff achievements; act as chief administrator of a K12 managed school; implement the school’s mission, vision, and strategic planning initiatives driven by K12 and the Board of Directors;
•Develop plans and policies for the educational program and submit them to Board of Directors for approval; ensure policies and programs are carried out appropriately by all students, parents, and staff;
•Consult with K12’s legal team, the Board of Directors, and Human Resources to appropriately handle any legal issues; ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws;
•Communicate school budget decisions to K12 and the Board of Directors and oversee the local implementation of the budget;
•Oversee implementation of the school marketing and enrollment plans directed by K12 to achieve and maintain enrollment capacity;
•Serve as public relations liaison between K12 and the school community; engage community and civic groups to support school programs and the school community;
•Work closely with government affairs team to support and advance the online educational movement within the state;
•Ensure school program are in alignment with authorizing agency requirements;
•Effectively recruit, hire, and retain highly qualified staff; develop effective staff members through an ongoing evaluation process and professional development;
•Create and foster a positive school culture by involving school staff, community leaders, students and parents;
•Serve as the school’s instructional leader and ensure data is being used to drive all academic decisions;
•Ensure teaching staff utilizes the K12 curriculum, effective assessments, and targeted instruction to meet the individual needs of each student.
•Directly supervise 5+ full-time equivalent (FTE) employees and/or contractors. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Business Education
    Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
    Online > Online
    State-level Positions > Director/Division Director
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    K12 Inc is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

      •Master’s degree AND
      •Three (3) years of school administration experience OR
      •Equivalent combination of education and experience
      •Valid appropriate state administrative license as required.
      •Ability to manage a large staff with multiple departments
      •Ability to pass required background check

      •Charter school experience including understanding of state charter regulations as they relate to school operations

      K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

    • At least 3 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Jennifer Serafin , Recruiter
    • 2300 Corporate Park Dr
    • Herndon, Virginia 20171

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