Global Village Academy is an innovative charter school. Students learn core content through language immersion in their choice of Spanish, Mandarin, or Russian. GVA is truly a "global village." Our immersion teachers come from all over the world, each bringing their unique culture and language into the classroom. United by a common core, students are challenged to become world class thinkers, capable of engaging ideas using multiple languages and cross-cultural perspectives, through internationally benchmarked curriculum spanning each language village.
To provide overall leadership, direction, supervision and accountability at the K-8 School in the areas of instruction and curriculum, student educational development and achievement, safety and security, student discipline and attendance, staff development and evaluation, community building, human resources, and financial management. Maintain the school's improvement plan and ensure achievement for every child. Employee may assist with translation and/or communication using second language skills when possible.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrate overall expectations by conducting oneself as a role model and provide leadership by example while fostering professional, nurturing relationships. Steward the values of the school and organizational culture.
Oversee effective delivery of classroom instruction using data to track status and progress.
Lead the instructional team in supporting teachers to achieve proficiency and growth goals.
Develop and organize programs, procedures, policies, schedules.
Evaluate all programs, departments, process, procedures, personnel and overall connectedness through observations and monitoring the effectiveness and efficiency of these aspects of the school.
Hire and evaluate staff.
Manage and oversee staff development and growth.
Maintain, and champion, a climate that attracts and motivates highly qualified staff.
Solve problems and focus on needs by analyzing data; investigating possible solutions; researching potential features, characteristics and improvements, judging outcomes, mediating processes; and anticipating prospective results.
Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with students and parents/guardians.
Effectively pursue innovative approaches to retaining and attracting students.
Manage budget and monitor financial health on an on-going basis; the needs of the physical site through delegation, supervision and directing.
Initiate change through research, design and development, procurement of resources, implementation, and assurance of adherence to the process and evaluation of the operation.
Communicate and collaborate continuously with all stakeholders.
Empower stakeholders through motivation, assistance, support, guidance, involvement and engagement.
Coordinate and facilitate processes and meeting goals by bringing people and resources together.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Educational Leadership or related field required. Master's Degree in Educational Leadership or related field preferred.
Colorado Principal License or the equivalent in another state (with commitment to becoming licensed in CO)
Minimum two years administrative/leadership experience in a school setting.
Minimum seven years of experience in public education within a school setting; including teaching.
Experience working in or with charter schools.
Fluency in English required. Fluency in Spanish highly preferred.
Other background demonstrating application of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Advanced oral and written communication, public relations, instruction, curriculum, conflict resolution, multitasking, problem solving, facilitation, management, decision making, computer and organizational skills.
Ability to work with students with various backgrounds and abilities.
Advanced skills in dealing with students and staff with diverse needs at various levels.
Ability to be flexible and patient and make change.
Knowledge of instruction and curriculum.
Experience working in or with language immersion instruction.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
Ability to maintain honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job.
Ability to adhere to attendance requirements, including regular and punctual employee presence.
Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers, word processing software and basic office equipment.
Salary range: $50,000 - $70,000 yearly
"This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job".
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