The NET Charter High School ( learn more )

New Orleans , Louisiana ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2891752
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 12, 2018
  • Starting Date: June 1, 2018

Job Description

The NET:Gentilly
Position Description

The NET Charter High School
The NET: Gentilly is an alternative high school for students who have dropped out of, been expelled from, or who have otherwise struggled in a traditional school setting. Students at The NET participate in intensive, individualized academic, social, and behavioral supports, earn a high school diploma, and complete rigorous internships with area employers. Our students leave school with the skills, confidence, and experiences necessary to succeed in the career and education paths of their choice.

The NET:Gentilly, which opened in August 2017, is the second campus of The NET. Both schools are built on the belief that alternative schools should not punish or “fix” young people; they should be vibrant, flexible, and restorative environments that support students in being their best selves.

Position Summary
The NET seeks an aligned, driven, and experienced school leader. Through the design and management of systems and culture, instructional vision and execution, and team development, Principals coach, manage, and lead their teams to insure that every student in the school is supported and developed to their greatest potential.

Leading at the NET is an opportunity to develop in one of the most innovative spaces in one of the most progressive places and moments in American public education. As a small school without layers of bureaucracy, this is an opportunity to have a strong voice in developing the school’s vision, design and success.

As the school leader, the Principal is responsible for:
School Mission and Vision Alignment
Staff Development and Accountability
School Culture and Behavior Development
Curriculum and Instruction
Systems/Program Design, Management, and Compliance

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Job Requirements

    • Position Requirements:
      Education & Experience
      BA required; MA or MEd Preferred; teacher/leader certification a plus but not required
      Minimum 10 years’ experience effectively working with at risk high school students
      Minimum 5 years’ experience effectively leading and coaching adults
      Minimum 5 years’ experience effectively managing programs, departments, or schools

      Skills & Approach
      Passion for improving educational opportunities for students with the most serious academic and behavioral challenges
      Strong belief in students as unique and capable individuals
      Effective use of restorative and therapeutic approaches for student and community growth
      Conscious of own identities and privileges and builds cultural responsiveness in self and others
      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
      Careful, detail-oriented data management and analysis skills
      Flexible, positive, learning mindset focused on effective and innovative problem solving
      Dedicated to continually growing as a professional and as a servant leader
    • At least 10 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Elizabeth Ostberg
    • 1614 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
    • New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

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