Marblehead Community Charter Public School ( learn more )

Marblehead, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3042616
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

MCCPS is in search of a new Head of School. The HOS will lead, inspire, and empower the faculty and staff to nurture the students and ensure that the human, financial, and capital resources of the organization are efficiently and effectively allocated. As a charter school in Massachusetts, MCCPS is mandated to fulfill three promises. They are:
  • to be faithful to the School’s Charter;
  • to provide a learning environment that fosters academic success; and
  • to be a viable organization.

    MCCPS fosters a community that empowers children to become capable, self-determining, fully engaged individuals who are critical and creative thinkers committed to achieving their highest intellectual, artistic, social, emotional, and physical potential. We are dedicated to involving, learning from, participating in, and serving our school community and the community at large.

    The Charter Experience enables students to embody a strong sense of community, global responsibility, intellectual curiosity, interpersonal skills, and entrepreneurial dexterity. Via the school’s rigorous, integrated, student-centered, project-based and service learning curriculum, student learning is personalized, reflective, and infused with the arts, technology, and student voice and choice. Through a committed partnership amongst all community members, including parents, faculty, students, alumni, and local community and business leaders, we strive to provide an engaging, innovative, and progressive learning environment that will enable all students to excel.

    Student Success Goal
    The learning experiences for students will be innovative, highly-engaging, and appropriately challenging so that each student will be empowered to reach his/her highest potential.

    Essential Functions
    The Head of School (HOS) of the Marblehead Community Charter Public School (MCCPS) is expected to lead the Faculty, Staff, Students, Parents and Community Members in further strengthening the vision of the school. The HOS will lead the continuous improvement process, advance the successful, inclusive academic program consistent with the MCCPS mission and charter. The HOS will promote school-wide innovation and cultivate an extraordinary professional team. The HOS will create and strengthen networking and optimize the school’s financial and regulatory systems. The HOS is responsible for implementing policies established by the MCCPS Board of Trustees (Board) and is directly accountable to the Board. The HOS will ensure the school upholds and complies with the terms of the current Charter granted to MCCPS, as approved, and shall adhere to any and all applicable laws.

    Initial Question ( To be included in Cover Letter)
    Applicants should include a detailed letter of interest addressing your qualifications, education, experience, and educational philosophy and how it relates to the MCCPS Mission and Vision.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 100,000 to $ 130,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Marblehead Community Charter Public School 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

    • Qualification/Education/Experience:

      Embrace and support Experiential and Project Based Learning.
      Master’s degree (M.Ed.) in Education or Special Education preferred.
      Teaching experience strongly preferred.
      Charter School and Special Education experience preferred.
      Two or more years of experience in education administration. Must have demonstrated experience with personnel, budgetary supervision and financial development.
      Must hold a school administrator certificate or a state approved equivalent.
      High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
      The ability to act as the face of the school by communicating clearly and effectively in oral and written form.
      Knowledge of modern principles, methods, and techniques of administration and program planning.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Initial Question ( To be included in Cover Letter) Applicants should include a detailed letter of interest addressing your qualifications, education, experience, and educational philosophy and how it relates to the MCCPS Mission and Vision. Please answer "yes" to this question confirm.
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Head of School Search , HOS Search
    • 17 Lime Street
    • Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945

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