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Applying for Position:
MIDDLE SCHOOL DIRECTOR

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

MIDDLE SCHOOL DIRECTOR

REPORTS TO: HEAD OF SCHOOL. Collaborates with the Educational Administrative Team.

PURPOSE:

 His or her work encourages faculty, students and staff to bring the mission into the day-to-day life of the Middle School. The Director models distributive leadership so that all members of the community are claimed by the mission and work to advance it. The Middle School Director:

  • Leads as a master educator for all parts of the Middle School community.
  • Leads and manages the day-to-day operations of the division with empathy, skill, compassion and humor
  • Inspires and stimulates a learning environment with vision that allows the school community, students and faculty to actualize the potential of the Middle School.
  • Leads the school community in terms of the Educational Technology program as an Apple Distinguished School.
  • Prioritizes instructional leadership, supervision, and professional development of teachers.
  • Creates a learning environment in line with the lead and best practices of middle level education.
  •  Maintains top-tier faculty through the selection, support and development of individual teachers and the nurturing of a positive professional culture that strives for excellence
  • Promotes, articulates and values the richness of life throughout the school.
  • Initiates and promotes connections between and within constituencies so that collaboration is at the heart of the campus culture.
  • Trains middle school faculty to understand and respond to the unique developmental stage of young adolescents
  • Takes an active role in conjunction with the School Psychologist to educate parents for the Middle School years
  • Creates structures and opportunities that help students learn to create a healthy, caring community.
  • Collaborates with educational administration team to nurture and support the school’s mission
  • Collaborates with educational administration to foster and engender an environment that supports positive learning, student engagement while running a well organized school
  • Oversees the implementation of an educational program that is coherent, well-articulated, and aligned to the school’s mission
  • Oversees student placement to High School

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Holds a Master's degree or beyond
  • Has extensive background with educational technology and its successful integration
  • Has prior experience as an educational administrator in Middle School

 Benchmarks for each year and strategic plan to be determined at time of hire

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Deciding to Apply

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