Jul 30, 2018
Crescent Academy is currently hiring a School Turnaround Principal for the 2018-2019 school year. Primary Function : To increase student achievement by use of teacher observations, feedback, intervention, training, and data. Reports To: School Superintendent Term of Employment 12 Months Responsibilities: Supports School through the Turnaround model (High Priority School Reform Plan). Use data to assess school support needs. Select, lead and deploy Rapid Response Teams (Data Systems, Instructional, and Curriculum and Achievement Gap). Provide strategic teacher coaching to raise student achievement for all students and to ensure the use of effective continuous improvement planning and implementation process. Coordinate and lead implementation of school supports, including analyzing progress, identifying service gaps in school needs and recommendations for improvement. Use technology in new and creative ways (including electronic mails, essential user applications, web-based resources and data entry, and other venues) to increase communication. Collaborates with School Leadership Team to establish and monitor high standards for excellence with students, teachers, staff, and other stakeholders. Consults with school leadership using data to prioritize school improvement interventions and align resources to achieve maximum results on a quarterly basis. Identifies qualitative and quantitative data to assess performance and drive goals and decision-making. Engages staff in decision-making that impacts student success Participates in team-based process to create positive conditions for learning and student success. Identifies potential issues and obstacles and proactively takes action to implement solutions Collaborates with School Leadership Team to establish effective school staff teams to address students’ behavioral, academic, and emotional issues and facilitates team meetings along with the school directors Performs additional duties as signed by the Superintendent. Skills and Abilities: Ability to assists in the collecting and reporting of data to evaluate the Turnaround intervention. Ability to create a plan for implementing the strategies and assign responsibilities for implementing the runaround plan. Ability to create a set of measures to monitor to ensure the turnaround plan is being implemented and that it is working. Ability to weed out unnecessary work by focusing on the time on task, curriculum scope, sequence and schedule Ability to set clear and high expectations to all teachings to improve achievement levels for all students Able to implement Staff Training DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree Required 5+ years of experience working with School Improvement process 5+ years of teaching experience Demonstrated success working in non-traditional and/or urban school settings Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience with educational technology (projector, ELMO, student laptops, etc.) Willingness to learn and grow professionally Benefits: Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision BCBS plans with a low employee contribution. 401K plan available. Life, ADD, STD, and LTD paid by 100% by the employer! Crescent Academy believes in the whole child approach which means that academy staff assists students and their families in bettering their outcomes by creating a college bound culture that expects and teaches strong character, academic achievement, and civic engagement. Students from all cultural backgrounds and all walks of life attend Crescent Academy. Crescent Academy is a school district located in 3 separate cities with 5 separate campuses that serve over 1,500 students grade level PreK-12.
Partner Solutions Crescent Academy, Code Road, Southfield, MI, United States Full time