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Academy Director - Upper Academy Principal (Administrator)

Company: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

With unrelenting determination and a commitment to excellence, Buffalo Collegiate Charter School educates students in grades 4 through 12 to graduate from the college of their choice and serve as the next generation of leaders. Upper Academy Director --- Upper Academy Principal (Administrator) Buffalo Collegiate, a college prep charter school in its fourth year of operation, invites energetic and committed educators to apply to the position of Academy Director --- Upper Academy Principal. The Upper Academy Director will be responsible for staff professional development, culture, discipline, curriculum, academic achievement, and family partnerships for grades 9 through 12. Our school is founded upon the belief that all students can achieve at high levels when provided with high expectations and a supportive learning environment. Buffalo Collegiate will build a team of adults who will work tirelessly to fulfill our mission so that all students are firmly on the path to excel in college and become our next generation of leaders. During the 2021-22 school year, we currently educate students in 4-8th grades, and we will add one grade per year until we graduate our first class of college ready twelfth graders in 2026. Buffalo Collegiate seeks authentic, dedicated, kind, and intellectually curious individuals to join our team. The Upper Academy Director will manage the lead team for the high school, as well as the teachers and staff for their Academy. The Academy Director will serve on the Leadership Team and oversee the Academic and Cultural Programs, Grade Level Leads, Perseverance Project, Department Chairs, Electives program, and Advisory for their grade levels. Qualifications Bachelor---s Degree required; Master---s or advanced degree highly preferred. Open to feedback, desire to continue development as a professional and willingness to take responsibility for student outcomes and achievement. Commitment to upholding and executing Buffalo Collegiate---s mission and educational model. Commitment to ---sweating the small stuff--- in order to foster strong habits among students. Unwaveringly high expectations for all students, with the belief that every child should have access to a college education. Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, self-motivation, and ---roll-up-my-sleeves--- attitude. Demonstrated ability to work well in a team and communicate effectively with diverse audiences including students, staff members, families, and community members. Experience with educational leadership required and experience in a similar position preferred; minimum of three years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting required. Solutions-focused style that encourages teamwork and collaboration to support the development of all students. Ability to stay organized and effective despite a highly variable daily schedule. Commitment to a results-driven approach, with a strong ability to analyze data and use it to inform decision- making. Demonstrated track record of managing and coaching adults to higher levels of performances. Ambition and desire to grow as a leader. NY teacher license preferred. Administrative credential favorably considered. Knowledge regarding New York State Standards including Common Core. Marked success with quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass state and local district averages. Strong commitment to the mission and vision of Buffalo Collegiate. Professional demeanor. Job Expectations The Academy Director must be prepared to successfully carry out many different tasks, including, but not limited to the following: Provide daily school leadership, including all instructional, operational, and cultural components within the Upper Academy. Assist the Head of School with recruitment, hiring, supervising, training, and evaluating direct reports. Assist with student recruitment and enrollment; participate with the implementation of a public lottery. Lead or support facilitation of professional development for teachers and support staff in the Upper Academy. Communicate effectively with the Head of School and collaborate on major decisions. Create structures for and oversee meaningful parental involvement. Analyze student achievement data to drive instruction and student intervention to maximize student achievement. Monitor progress of students with special needs and ELL students and evaluate the effectiveness of Special Education and ELL programs. Monitor implementation of IEPs and 504 Plans, working closely with the Director of SPED and Intervention. Build and sustain a school culture based on the school---s PRIDE values. Develop and manage progress towards internal and external goals for the Upper Academy. Engage in professional growth opportunities. Evaluate the Upper Academy---s performance on multiple measures and adjust programs accordingly to maximize achievement. Salary & Benefits Buffalo Collegiate offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, and retirement benefits. Aside from extensive professional development, all of our staff members are equipped with a laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary instructional supplies. Start Date This position will start July 1, 2022 or sooner depending on the successful candidate---s availability. Commitment to Diversity Buffalo Collegiate Charter School is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Apply Now Please answer required questions and attach your resume to this application. Any questions can be directed to Powered by JazzHR ie4OxR6ru5

Keywords: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School, Buffalo , Academy Director - Upper Academy Principal (Administrator), Education / Teaching , Buffalo, New York

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