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Organization BASIS.ed (view profile)
Location Baton Rouge
Classification School Administration/Leadership
Job Type Full-Time
Date of posting 9/12/17


BASIS Baton Rouge is seeking qualified candidates for a Head of School!

The Head of School is charged with the comprehensive responsibility for all activities involving students and faculty at the school site in creating a culture and atmosphere of the love of learning, intellectual collaboration and measurable results. The Head of School hires, trains, mentors and develops the faculty that provides outstanding classroom instruction leading to high achieving successful students. The Head of School is accountable for building strong relations with the community in order to facilitate the fundraising necessary for teacher incentive and booster participation.

Job Responsibilities:

Acts as the educational leader of the school, responsible for its day to day academic operation
Directs the activities of the faculty
Chief Articulator of the mission and goals of BASIS for faculty, parents and students
Observes, supervise and evaluates faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum
Ensures an environment in which learning can take place through a school climate that is supportive and high morale
Oversees the activities of the school directors and meets regularly with them to assess student performance
Ensures compliance with all legal requirements of government regulations and agencies
Establishes programs for the orientation of new faculty
Conducts regular meetings with faculty to exchange information and ideas
Oversees the coordination of auxiliary programs
Manages the processes necessary for the development of the master school schedule; assigns teachers and students to classes and other obligations
Serves as a consultant to teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods and school procedures
Oversees academic guidance, grading and standards for student assessment
Is a visible presence in all areas of the school
Where applicable, oversees college guidance in the achieving the goals for college admittance and financial aid/scholarship dollars
Key Competencies:

Strong belief in and adherence to the BASIS model
Ability to effectively analyze data to improve student achievement
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to exercise excellent judgment and decision making
Excellent problem solving and negotiating skills
Ability to work independently with diverse constituents while maintain high professional standards
Exemplary organizational skills; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; ability to work under pressure
Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
Patience, flexibility and a sense of humor Education and Experience
Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree; Masters preferred
5-7 years' experience in a school setting, preferably charter or independent
2+ years' experience managing, leading and motivating people
Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply online at http://jobs.basised.com/head-of-school/job/7117875