(GDA) HEAD OF SCHOOL

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K12 Inc

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3083127
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 16, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The mission of Gary Digital Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

The (GDA) 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 role 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 incumbent 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 5+ full-time equivalent (FTE) employees and/or contractors. Carries 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.

A Head Of School...

•Provides leadership exhibiting professionalism and high academic standards that celebrate student and staff achievements; acts as chief administrator of a K12 managed school; implements the school’s mission, vision, and strategic planning initiatives driven by K12 and the Superintendent;
•Develops plans and policies for the educational program and submits them to Superintendent for approval; ensures policies and programs are carried out appropriately by all students, parents, and staff;
•Consults with K12’s legal team, the Superintendent, and Human Resources to appropriately handle any legal issues; ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal laws;
•Communicates school budget decisions to K12 and the Superintendent and oversees the local implementation of the budget;
•Oversees implementation of the school marketing and enrollment plans directed by K12 to achieve and maintain enrollment capacity;
•Serves as public relations liaison between K12 and the school community; engages community and civic groups to support school programs and the school community;
•Works closely with government affairs team to support and advance the online educational movement within the state;
•Ensures school program are in alignment with authorizing agency requirements;
•Effectively recruits, hires, and retains highly qualified staff; develops effective staff members through an ongoing evaluation process and professional development;
•Creates and fosters a positive school culture by involving school staff, community leaders, students and parents;
•Serves as the school’s instructional leader and ensures data is being used to drive all academic decisions;
•Ensures teaching staff utilizes the K12 curriculum, effective assessments, and targeted instruction to meet the individual needs of each student.
•Maintains compliance with K12, state, and school district policies.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
    Administrator > Superintendent
  • 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

    • Minimum Qualifications
      •Master’s degree AND
      •Three (3) years of school administration experience OR
      •Equivalent combination of education and experience

      Certificates and Licenses: Valid appropriate state administrative license as required.

      Other Required Qualifications
      •Ability to manage a large staff with multiple departments
      •Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel; Database and Web proficiency
      •Ability to pass required background check
    • At least 10 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Matthew Canada , Manager, Recruiting
    • 2300 Corporate Park Dr
    • Herndon, Virginia 20171

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