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ARISE High School, Head of School

ARISE High School is a public charter school serving 320 students in grades 9-12 in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood. Its mission is to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and agency to be leaders in their community. The school provides a small school environment where every student has at least one adult who knows them well and supports them on their educational journey. ARISE is committed to building and maintaining healthy communities by providing families, many of which are first-generation college-bound, access to college and careers in Education, Community Social Services, Community Justice, Public Health, and Public Policy. 87% of the student population is low-income, 93% are Latinx and 86% are the first in their families to go to college. In recent years, more than 90% of ARISE’s 12th graders have been accepted to a four-year college.

The ARISE board is seeking an exceptional instructional leader who knows how to maintain a high bar for academic excellence while building and sustaining a positive school culture for students and adults. The ideal candidate will have a track record of success leading an innovative college preparatory program with experience building diverse teams and supporting teachers and staff in their professional growth. This person will also have demonstrated how they build trust and strong working relationships with students, staff/faculty, parents, board members, and external constituents. The successful Head of School candidate will believe in the ARISE High School mission, demonstrating a personal commitment to ensuring the school’s students have the opportunity to fulfill their goals for education and life. Full Job Description

ANet, Director of School Support – New England Region

Achievement Network (ANet) is a nonprofit dedicated to educational equity. We help schools boost student learning with great teaching that’s grounded in standards, informed by data, and built on the successful practices of educators around the country.

The New England Region supports over 120 schools, predominantly in Massachusetts, with a growing presence in Connecticut and Rhode Island. Our work is done in partnership with district and charter systems and schools in Boston, Brockton, Framingham, Hartford, Lawrence, Salem, Springfield, Waltham, and Worcester. In the 2018-19 academic year, we plan to deepen our relationships with our current network and plan for broader expansion within the region. We are seeking a dynamic and skilled instructional leader to serve as the Director of School Support (DSS) in schools across our New England Region. This is a unique opportunity for an outcomes-driven educator to enact change for students through coaching and supporting school leaders. The DSS will work with leaders to build a school culture where mastery of Common Core State Standards, achievement data, and teacher development are used to achieve breakthrough learning for students. The DSS will be responsible for traveling throughout the Region to coach and develop leadership in approximately 12 district and/or charter schools, reaching more than 300 teachers and 7,500 students. Reporting to the Executive Director, this individual will also work in a highly collaborative, supportive, and innovative fashion with peer coaches across ANet’s other Regions and national teams. Full Job Description

ANet, Director of School Support – Eastern New England Network

Achievement Network (ANet) is a nonprofit dedicated to educational equity. We help schools boost student learning with great teaching that’s grounded in standards, informed by data, and built on the successful practices of educators around the country. Founded in 2005, ANet now serves over 700 schools educating over 230,000 students across the country. Our support has consistently helped our partner schools—both district and charter—achieve breakthrough results for their students.

As a Director of School Support (DSS), your coaching of school and system leaders will empower them to enact change that sets teachers up for success in the classroom, thus ensuring students receive the educational opportunities they deserve. You will leverage your past experience as an instructional leader to quickly build trust within your partner schools, identify strengths and opportunities, and develop action plans that lead to breakthrough results for kids. You’ll be successful in influencing and motivating our partners because you thrive at marrying humility and assertiveness in everything you do. Your flexibility, team-first approach, and commitment to equity will be infectious to everyone you interact with, whether it’s a CAO of a school system, a principal of one of your partner schools, or another DSS on your team. Full Job Description

District Management Group, Director of Client Services

The District Management Group (www.dmgroupk12.com) (“DMGroup”) partners with public school district leaders to help them improve student outcomes, operational efficiency, and resource allocation. School districts face a myriad of challenges – stagnant achievement results, budget crises, federal and state mandates, increasing accountability measures – and they need practical solutions that can be implemented quickly to get results.

Directors on DMGroup’s Client Services team lead broad, multi-faceted consulting engagements and work closely with respected leaders in K-12 public education to achieve outstanding results on the most strategic, high-impact issues that school systems face. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced consultant who is passionate about leveraging best in class management solutions to address pressing challenges in the K-12 public education space. Full Job Description

District Management Group, Vice President of Finance

The District Management Group (www.dmgroupk12.com) (“DMGroup”) partners with public school district leaders to help them improve student outcomes, operational efficiency, and resource allocation. School districts face a myriad of challenges – stagnant achievement results, budget crises, federal and state mandates, increasing accountability measures – and they need practical solutions that can be implemented quickly to get results.

The Vice President of Finance (VP Finance) will report to the CEO and be responsible for all of DMGroup’s financial operations and portions of the administrative functions (Finance, Human Resources, IT, Legal, and Office Management). This position requires a financial leader with a quantitative mindset who is comfortable working with technology, process automation, and operations. DMGroup is growing quickly and the VP Finance will be asked to develop and support the growth of the firm in a cohesive manner and in a fashion that facilitates effective utilization of resources and rapid future growth. Full Job Description

La Cima Elementary Charter School, Principal

La Cima is in its 10th year as a community-based independent charter school in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. La Cima’s philosophy is grounded in the behavioral psychology of Dr. Carol Dweck, the theories of Paolo Freire, and Lisa Delpit which speak to education for social and political change. They believe that through creating an excellent school organization, they can build innovative opportunities that support and develop wider community change. The school becomes a location for social and political change to take root, through their scholars, their team, families, and their work together.

La Cima Elementary Charter School is seeking a passionate and energetic turnaround school leader who is excited and prepared for the challenges of building a high-performing, independent community-based charter school. The Principal of La Cima is responsible for building the foundations of student and staff culture and academic achievement. Reporting to the Executive Director, this individual will have a strong voice in the vision and strategy for the school's evolution, expansion, and growth. Full Job Description

Citizens of the World Mar Vista, Principal

The mission of Citizens of the World Los Angeles (CWC LA) is to provide a socio-economically, culturally, and racially diverse community of students in Los Angeles with an intellectually challenging, experiential learning environment that develops each student's confidence, potential, and individual sense of responsibility in the world. CWC schools promote academic rigor through a constructivist, project-based learning approach, to support and develop children’s natural intellectual curiosity. The CWC LA network has a strong track record of high academic achievement, is growing at a rapid rate, and currently enrolls nearly 2,000 students in three high-performing schools.

The Principal of CWC Mar Vista will report to the Chief Schools Officer. This person will be a visionary instructional leader who will create an engaging, joyful, academically rigorous learning environment built on CWC’s fundamentals of academic excellence, community, and diversity. The Principal will manage two Assistant Principals and a student body split across an elementary school campus and nearby middle school campus, stewarding a strong team and creating and maintaining an exceptional school culture. This culture will challenge and motivate students, teachers, and families to achieve academic excellence, develop as people, embrace the rich diversity of the school community, and positively impact the communities in which they live. Full Job Description

City Garden Montessori School, Chief Academic Officer

City Garden Montessori School (City Garden) is the only Montessori charter school in Missouri, and they are one of the highest-performing charter schools in the state. Their team possesses passion and determination to implement the Montessori approach to educating children in a diverse, urban environment. City Garden is committed to being an anti-biased, anti-racist community and seeks others who are passionate about these values.

As City Garden embarks on this ambitious growth plan, they’re seeking to hire a visionary academic leader to lead the growth and development of City Garden schools and City Garden’s newly-forming Institute. The Chief Academic Officer (CAO) will lead the development of City Garden from a single-site, 278-student school to a network of four or more schools that serve 600+ students each. They are seeking an exceptional instructional leader who is deeply aligned with City Garden’s anti-biased, anti-racist Montessori approach. Full Job Description

Say Yes Guilford, Executive Director

Say Yes Guilford (SYG), founded in 2015, is a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Guilford County, North Carolina, with the mission of providing access to services, support, and scholarships designed to prepare local students for success in college, career, and life. In July 2018 SYG became the first locally owned and operated chapter of the national nonprofit Say Yes to Education.

Say Yes Guilford’s Executive Director will be an effective leader and experienced fundraiser, with experience in the field of education and specific knowledge of how to partner with school districts. This individual will execute the vision of the Board and two-year business plan, with the opportunity to shape the future vision of this initiative to meet established programmatic, fundraising, and financial sustainability goals. This individual will be a proven collaborator and experienced change agent, capable of mobilizing broad coalitions including school district leaders, SYG board members, funders, county commissioners, policymakers, and program partners. This is an ideal opportunity for an impassioned advocate who is ready to lead a robust K-16 student achievement initiative in Guilford County, ensuring that families throughout the county have access to high-quality services and college financing that can dramatically support improving their academic outcomes. Full Job Description

STRIVE Prep, Middle School Principal

STRIVE Prep is a Denver-based community of K-12 public charter schools, that challenges every student to discover and develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary to succeed in college and beyond.

With the must-haves driving your daily approach to the work, the successful Principal will manage a school leadership team of five that supports a staff of 43 overseeing instruction, operations, culture, and student services. The Principal will collaborate with their supervisor, the Managing Director of Schools, to identify strategic priorities for year one and beyond. Full Job Description

Catalyst Academy Charter School, Founding Principal

Catalyst Academy Charter School is a new, public charter school in Pittsburgh, PA, set to open in the Fall of 2020. Catalyst Academy Charter School’s mission is to prepare all students for college, career, and life. The school aims to serve children in underserved East End communities that today lack quality neighborhood schools. By leveraging innovative practices common to some of the nation’s top performing public schools, Catalyst Academy is ready to shatter the achievement gap for low-income students and students of color. In addition to rigorous college preparatory academics, including daily science and engineering and extensive arts and physical education, the school will have an explicit focus on social-emotional learning, 21st-century skill development, and project-based learning to connect students to real-world problems and to the organizations and professionals solving them.

Catalyst Academy Charter School is seeking a passionate and energetic founding school leader who is excited and prepared for the challenges of building a high-performing, independent public charter school. The founding Principal of Catalyst Academy is responsible for building the foundations of student and staff culture and academic achievement. The pre-launch planning and first few years after launch will set the trajectory for the school’s long-term success. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this individual will have a strong voice in the vision and strategy for the school's evolution, expansion, and growth. Full Job Description

Citizens of the World Charter School Los Angeles, Founding Principal

The mission of Citizens of the World Los Angeles (CWC LA) is to provide a socio-economically, culturally, and racially diverse community of students in Los Angeles with an intellectually challenging, experiential learning environment that develops each student's confidence, potential, and individual sense of responsibility in the world. CWC schools promote academic rigor through a constructivist, project-based learning approach, to support and develop children’s natural intellectual curiosity. The CWC LA network has a strong track record of high academic achievement, is growing at a rapid rate, and currently enrolls nearly 2,000 students in three high-performing schools.

The Founding Principal of CWC’s newest campus will report to the Chief Schools Officer. This person will be a visionary instructional leader who will create an engaging, joyful, academically rigorous learning environment built on CWC’s fundamentals of academic excellence, community, and diversity. The Founding Principal will build a strong team and create and maintain an exceptional school culture. This culture will challenge and motivate students, teachers, and families to achieve academic excellence, develop as people, embrace the rich diversity of the school community, and positively impact the communities in which they live. Full Job Description

Ascend High School, School Director

Our flagship high school, Brooklyn Ascend High School (BAHS), opened to 9th-grade students in September 2015 and will have its first graduates in 2019. The high school director role is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic and visionary individual to play a central leadership role in growing and shaping one of our high-performing public charter schools, committed to helping students achieve academic excellence from kindergarten through college and beyond.

Ascend school directors are the academic and cultural leaders of their schools. We seek leaders who hold exceptionally high intellectual expectations of their schools and create a culture of joyful academic discovery, who are passionate about achieving their schools’ academic and organizational goals, who develop enduring relationships with students, teachers, parents, and community members, and who build and maintain a strong presence for the school in the community. At Ascend, we value leaders with a hunger for feedback and professional growth and a dedication to excellence. Full Job Description

Regeneration Schools, Elementary and Middle School Leaders

ReGeneration Schools is a nonprofit school management organization that's dedicated to revitalizing failing schools through a college prep and character mission. We manage three elementary Chicago International Charter Schools (CICS) on the south-side of Chicago, IL: CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, and CICS Washington Park. ReGeneration currently serves over 1,600 low-income students, with over 93% of our students identifying as African-American. We are dedicated to closing the achievement gap because we believe the only way for our society to build a better democracy is by rebuilding America’s failing schools.

We are seeking an Elementary (K-4, CICS Basil) and Middle School Principals (5-8 Grades) for the 2019-2020 school year that will inspire our students and staff, and project urgency about closing the achievement gap. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Principals set the vision for school culture and academics; design and implement a rigorous coaching plan for teachers; and lead the leadership team to ensure that students graduate career and college ready. Full Job Description

First 8 Memphis, Executive Director

First 8 Memphis is leading the implementation of Shelby County’s first, formal high-quality Early Childhood Education (ECE) system. Starting in 2015, community leaders conducted research to assess the local and national ECE landscape and developed a system of interventions to improve child outcomes and economic mobility in Shelby County. The resulting ECE system consists of four main components: early home visitation; quality childcare; Pre-K programs; and academic interventions for students in grades K-3. First 8 Memphis will also work with local school districts to ensure a smooth transition between pre-k to 3rd grade. By aligning and coordinating resources to high quality, evidence-based programs that serve children from before birth through age eight, First Eight Memphis aims to prepare 90% of children to be “Kindergarten ready” and 90% of 3rd-grade children to be reading on grade-level by 2025.

The founding Executive Director of First 8 Memphis will be a strategic leader and experienced manager of people and projects, with experience in early childhood education and program services. This individual will execute the vision of the Board, then later drive the vision of this initiative to meet established programmatic, fundraising and financial sustainability goals. This individual will be a proven collaborator and experienced change agent, capable of mobilizing broad coalitions including parents, board members, funders, policymakers, and program partners. This is an ideal opportunity for an impassioned advocate who is ready to lead early childhood education in Shelby County. Full Job Description

The Primary School: Hayward, School Leader

The Primary School (TPS) is a new non-profit organization dedicated to dramatically improving health and educational outcomes for children. Fueled by the belief that the current model of school is too limited to close the achievement gap for our nation’s most at-risk children, TPS is designing a new model of primary education and primary care which braids together education, health, and family support services starting at birth. We pair high expectations and joy in a powerful community of support to care for the whole child. We partner with a progressive health center that aims to redefine the boundaries of primary health care. With this innovative new model, we aim to expand the traditional definition of “school” in order to prepare all children to succeed in college, career, and life.

The Primary School is preparing to launch its next site in Hayward. We are seeking an outstanding, experienced school leader to take on the leadership of developing, implementing, and managing this new Prek3-8th-grade school. The new school is expected to launch with a preschool in Fall of 2020. We will grow an additional grade each subsequent school year until 8th grade.The School Leader will spend part of the year learning in residency, while also doing the groundwork and design necessary to open The Primary School’s next site in 2020. The School Leader will receive mentorship and support from school leaders across the organization. Full Job Description

Rocky Mountain Prep, Principal-in-Residence

Rocky Mountain Prep is a growing network of innovative public charter schools serving students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade in the greater Denver Area. Its mission is that every child realizes their full potential through a rigorous and loving elementary education. Rocky Mountain Prep staff members believe that potential is everywhere, but opportunity is not. Its educators believe all children deserve access to a great public education and that their commitment to equity and academic rigor means that they can help every student achieve.

Rocky Mountain Prep is seeking a strong instructional leader and skilled builder of culture to serve as a principal-in-residence during the ‘19-’20 school year with the plan on having them serve as a full-time principal for the network in the ‘20-’21 school year. Full Job Description

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