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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3657265
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : September 22, 2021

Job Description

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV) is a K-12 state sponsored, tuition-free public charter school that is seeking an experienced Principal to establish, execute, and fulfill their vision to accelerate learning for all students. CASLV’s curriculum focuses on STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The school’s mission is to provide a safe, rigorous college preparatory environment, promoting social responsibility and a culturally-diverse community dedicated to becoming lifelong learners bound for success. Since its founding in 2007, the school has won a multitude of prestigious awards, honors and accolades. Most recently, Washington Post listed CASLV as one of the top schools in Nevada and the nation in its list of "America’s Most Challenging High Schools" and U.S. News “Best High Schools” 2017 silver medalist.


The list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
1. Establish and/or maintain a school organizational team, which must include; parents, students, licensed, administrative and support staff personnel, in accordance with Nevada Administrative Code
2. Lead diverse staff, student body, and the community in development and implementation of building-level goals focused on the improvement of student learning.
3. Establish building-level priorities in the context of community and CASLV priorities and student/staff needs through the school organizational team.
4. Plan and develop the school strategic budget with input from the school organization team; allocate and adjust fiscal and material resources ensuring resources are aligned with student achievement data to target services and supports to promote school improvement.
5. Take responsibility for improving school outcomes and implementing initiatives to accomplish sustainable results by adopting various approaches and engaging a variety of stakeholders to support school goals.
6. Lead the supervision and evaluation process for teachers and administrators in alignment with the Nevada Educator Performance Framework (NEPF) Evaluation System.
7. Conduct frequent classroom observations with actionable feedback conversations in alignment with the NEPF Teacher Instructional and Professional Responsibilities Standards and Indicators to promote reflection and growth.
8. Model and establish clear and high expectations for all students and staff members.
9. Engage in professional, respectful, transparent, and honest communication and interactions with all stakeholders.
10. Provide and/or facilitate training of staff with regard to the most effective practices which lead to higher student achievement regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or prior academic achievement.
11. Analyze and interpret school-level data; work with staff to develop School Improvement Plans that improves student academic growth and ensure the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment to promote continuous school improvement.
12. Lead staff in development and implementation of CASLV and building-level goals relating to cultural competency and student learning.
13. Responsible and accountable for appropriately managing all site-based contracting, purchasing, risk management, and legal matters.
14. Establish a school climate which promotes equal opportunities for all students, good conduct, and positive attitudes and values, and accept responsibility for the attendance, conduct, health, and safety of students.
15. Responsible for the selection, professional growth, training, assignment, discipline, supervision, and reassignment of all staff.
16. Engage staff in the development of professional growth activities designed to support individual school/CASLV goals and programs in order to improve student learning.
17. Assist in the development, ongoing improvement, and implementation of CASLV and school curricular program.
19. Provide a safe and respectful learning environment with a positive culture for all students and staff by establishing a set of culturally responsive standard operating procedures, practices, and routines.
20. Implement and is accountable for results of the school's academic and extracurricular programs including, the evaluation and reporting of student learning and development.
21. Provide for effective staff communication; collaborate and resolve conflicts with others.
22. Manage the condition of physical assets including, the neatness and cleanliness of the buildings and grounds and the safety, security and state of maintenance and repair of the building, grounds, furnishings, and equipment.
23. Work cooperatively with other administrators; advise CASLV administrators of progress, problems, and other information regarding the school.
24. Perform additional duties and obligations as assigned by the CASLV Executive Director or administrative team.


1. Demonstrated ability to act in a responsive manner exercising influence with diplomacy among all stakeholders.
2. Demonstrated ability in maintaining a focus on how decisions and processes will enhance student achievement.
3. Demonstrated ability in anticipating, and sometimes creating, changing conditions and effectively leading others in evolving and adapting to change.
4. Demonstrated ability in skillfully motivating others, both within and outside the school, to invest in the development and implementation of the resolutions of the school’s challenges.
5. Demonstrated ability in being both prudent and astute in order to achieve the best results.
6. Demonstrated ability in possessing an inordinate amount of initiative.
7. Demonstrated ability in working in a fast-paced environment amid constant challenges and often competing interests.
8. Demonstrated ability in encouraging input, listening to the concerns and suggestions of others, and valuing their opinions, and acting decisively as the responsible administrator.
9. Demonstrated ability in recognizing and promoting the professional potential in others.
10. Demonstrated ability in exemplifying integrity, candor, and high ethical conduct.
11. Demonstrated ability in maintaining poise, professional demeanor, and perspective.
12. Demonstrated ability in possessing the physical, mental, and emotional stamina commensurate with the responsibilities and expectations of the position.
13. Demonstrated success in philosophy, curriculum, and instruction at the position’s grade level, including an understanding of a culturally responsive instructional process and a variety of instructional techniques, as well as a commitment to the improvement of instructional programs.
14. Demonstrated success in leading the improvement of student learning, as evidenced by the improvement of school-based and/or CASLV data points.
15. Demonstrated successful and culturally responsive leadership experiences in staff leadership, supervision, and evaluation, and demonstrated ability to work effectively with teachers to improve instruction.
16. Demonstrated ability and desire to establish positive relationships with persons regardless of race, physical limitation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, or religious belief, with an active commitment to equal opportunity for all students and staff.
17. Demonstrated ability to foster an environment that focuses on quality results while motivating, developing, and supporting a diverse staff, encouraging continuous improvement, and working effectively as a member of a diverse team.
18. Demonstrated understanding of the change process and its relationship to current trends in education at the position’s grade level.
19. Demonstrated effectiveness in planning, scheduling, and allocating resources, reaching logical conclusions and making high-quality decisions using appropriate decision-making processes, and accepting responsibility for actions and consequences.
20. Demonstrated effectiveness in using computer technologies to enhance instruction and to manage building functions.
21. Demonstrated success in exercising sound judgment, insight, self-awareness, integrity, and cultural responsiveness when interacting with all stakeholders.
22. Demonstrated commitment and ability to continue one’s own lifelong learning, to develop talent and leadership skills in others, to provide critical feedback, and to receive critical feedback in order to maintain high standards for one’s self and one’s school.
22. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form with the ability to make clear, persuasive presentations to all stakeholders.
23. Demonstrated success incorporating culturally competent strategies and utilizing culturally responsive communication and engagement strategies with all members of the school community.
24. Demonstrated effectiveness representing the school in the community through business partnerships and activities.



POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education and Training:
An earned master’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess or be able to acquire a Nevada school administrative endorsement.

1. Have previously demonstrated at least three (3) years of successful licensed teaching experience.
2. Have previously demonstrated experience as a licensed administrator.
3. Strong preference will be given to those candidates who can share various types of specific school or District data that have improved as a direct result of their leadership.
4. Successful performance in the position held at time of application.

When applying for an administrative position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy announcement.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
This employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or national origin.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Employer Description

    Coral Academy of Science ("CASLV") is a K-12 STEM state-sponsored tuition-free award winning public charter school with emphasis in the areas of math, science, and technology. CASLV was designated as a high achieving 5-Star school by the Nevada Department of Education and successfully participates in many academic competitions. CASLV is ranked as the best and most challenging high school within Nevada and the Nation according to the U.S. News & World Report and the Washington Post. CASLV believes in empowering our community by investing in our youth. We foster an environment based on 21st century skills: Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Creativity. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas 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.

    Contact Information

    • Bridget Johnson-Peevy , HR Director
    • 8965 S. Eastern Ave. #280
    • Las Vegas, Nevada 89123
    • Phone: 702-776-6529
    • Fax: 702-776-6569
    • Email: click here

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