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Anticipated Vacancy - Middle School Principal

Company: Young World Physical Education
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

ANTICIPATED VACANCY - MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: April 1, 2022
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2022 Enter your email to receive job alerts when new jobs like this one are posted. My Email Job Description Anticipated Vacancy - Middle School Principal

    Paul Cuffee School, a K-12 public charter school of choice, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, RI. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee's life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program which, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship.

    The primary role of the Principal is to maximize learning outcomes for students and staff; to lead improvements in curriculum, instruction, and assessment; to manage faculty and staff, and to coordinate operations in the building. The Principal is a member of the senior staff and reports directly to the Head of the School. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Creates a conscious community of continuous learning for all students, faculty, and staff
    • Fosters a culture of high expectations and respect for all students, faculty, staff, community members, and guests
    • Establishes an instructional vision and implements a focused plan for improving student achievement
    • Supports teachers in improving their instructional practice through regular formal and informal observations and feedback
    • Leads or assists the Head of School and other administrative team members in determining and implementing strategic institutional initiatives and K-12 programs
    • Hires, inducts, and evaluates faculty members and implements and trains for the Rhode Island Educator Evaluation system
    • Chairs Campus Leadership Team and helps to develop, implement, and revise improvement plan with staff, parents, and community members
    • Leads or assists with professional development for all faculty and staff in building
    • Works closely with Business Manager and Head of School on devising and revising budget
    • Understands and embraces our focus on our social-emotional development philosophy, including training teachers and working with students and specialists to develop individual support for student growth
    • Manages all accreditation processes and assists with mandated reporting
    • Articulates and supports the School's mission and vision while understanding and promoting its history
    • Provides staff support at meetings of the Board of Trustees
    • Attends administrative meetings, Board of Trustees meetings, Parents' Association meetings, Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) meetings, other school meetings or outside meetings as a representative of the administration
      Please include resume, letter of interest, three letters of reference, and educational philosophy in your application. Paul Cuffee School actively seeks diversity in its staff and student body and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.


      • Position Type: Full-time
      • Positions Available: 1
      • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
        Employer DescriptionEstablished in 2001, Paul Cuffee School is an independent K-12 public charter school for 800+ Providence youth. Students are admitted by a state mandated, randomized public lottery. Siblings and children of employees are given waiting list preference. Our predominantly low-income population identifies as 90% non-white, and 19% have diagnosed special needs. Social and civic responsibility, life-long learning, and academic achievement distinguish our community as does our inclusive school culture, small class sizes and differentiated instruction. In 2018, Paul Cuffee High School was ranked by US News and World Report as the best charter public high school in Rhode Island and listed fifth among the top district high schools in the state. While we are proud of this recognition, we are committed to improving student outcomes every year.


        Paul Cuffee School Mission Statement:
        Paul Cuffee School, a K12 public charter school of choice, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee's life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program which, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship.Learn more about us... Location DescriptionEstablished in 2001, Paul Cuffee School is an independent K-12 public charter school for 800+ Providence youth. Students are admitted by a state mandated, randomized public lottery. Siblings and children of employees are given waiting list preference. Our predominantly low-income population identifies as 90% non-white, and 19% have diagnosed special needs. Social and civic responsibility, life-long learning, and academic achievement distinguish our community as does our inclusive school culture, small class sizes and differentiated instruction. In 2018, Paul Cuffee High School was ranked by US News and World Report as the best charter public high school in Rhode Island and listed fifth among the top district high schools in the state. While we are proud of this recognition, we are committed to improving student outcomes every year.

        Paul Cuffee School Mission Statement:
        Paul Cuffee School, a K-12 public charter school of choice, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee's life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program which, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship.Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity EmployerPaul Cuffee Schoolis committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.Job Requirements
        • Excellent writing and overall communication skills
        • Strong administrative experience; experience with faculty evaluation preferred
        • Familiarity with laws and regulations governing public charter schools preferred
        • Three to five years of relevant leadership experience preferred
        • National background check (after offer)
        • Citizenship, residency or work visa requiredApplication QuestionsThis employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.
          • 1. Please include your educational philosophy here. Thank you.
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