Partnerships to Uplift Communities (also known as PUC Schools) is comprised of a non-profit network of public charter schools designed to significantly increase high school graduation rates, college entrance and college graduation rates for underserved students in North East Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that promote college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships. Job Purpose The ideal Principal believes in, and is passionate about the mission and commitments of PUC Schools and exhibits this through their leadership, reflection, execution of school culture and collaboration to ensure student success. Under the direction of the Superintendent, this individual will build and foster strong, positive relationships with all stakeholders, motivate, lead and mentor teachers, ensure student achievement, and collaborate with home office in order to ensure effective fiscal and operational practices in support of school achievement. Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below: School Culture Work to build and maintain a strong, positive, results-oriented school culture where teachers believe and promote that all students can achieve by providing leadership for assessing and developing processes for improving climate and culture Develop a plan that will foster the relationships and ensure all stakeholders (students, parents, and teachers) are addressed based on the clear vision of the desired culture for the school Continually build and maintain an environment that promotes PUC Schools values and vision while developing a sense of community in the school Plan, facilitate and attend school functions such as parent meetings, open house, parent teacher conferences, sporting events, fundraisers, etc. Staff Leadership & Development Implement, motivate, lead and mentor teachers to better instructional practices and increase content expertise to improve scholarly/student performance and rigorous expectations Provide teachers professional and instructional support through reviewing instructional documents, observing and providing feedback for classroom observations, designing and reviewing professional growth plan goals and facilitate weekly PD/staff meetings in alignment with PUC Schools performance management system. Scholarly Rigor & Academics Develop and implement a plan that will ensure student achievement which will supported by evidence through assessments such as benchmarks, classroom data, parent and student feedback and a plan to address students who are struggling Collaborate with others to use appropriate data to establish rigorous, concrete goals in the context of student achievement and instructional programs Provide individual student support by designing and evaluating student intervention plans, attending IEPs and designing a process for measuring and monitoring individual student growth School Operations Be an organizational Leader and collaborate with the home office in order to ensure effective fiscal and operational practices in support of school achievement Responsible for, but not limited to: creating the school calendar, create and facilitate stakeholder events, accountability of the school budget, ensuring student enrollment targets are met Other Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to beperformedby the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc. Qualifications: Experience, Education & Skills 5+ years teaching experience at the middle or high school level, with a history of improving urban schools, increase student achievement and a passion for education reform Bachelors Degree Administrative Credential preferred Previous leadership experience (department chair, Assistant Principal, Dean, etc.) Proven leadership and team building skills Detail-oriented, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills Salary & Benefits Salary commensurate with experience If Eligible: Full benefits and additional voluntary benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, disability, etc.) Paid Time Off or Sick Accrual Retirement Plan Options Ongoing Professional Development DISCLAIMER
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