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K12, Inc.

2300 Corporate Park Drive
Herndon, VA, United States

Phone: 5714052214
Web Site: http://www.k12.com/careers

Company Profile

18-1593 (ISPA) Middle School Academic Administrator


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Job ID:

14657

Location:

Statewide, PA, United States 

Category:

Admin-Clerical
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Job Views:

175

Zip Code:

19341

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.25.2018
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Job Description:

ISPA Middle School Academic Administrator/Principal-2018/19INSPIRE THE FUTURE

K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference. We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

Passionate Academic Administrator/Principal needed at the K12 partner school, Insight Pennsylvania (ISPA). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Insight Pennsylvania is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

AS AN ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR/PRINCIPAL, YOU WILL..

 

  • Serve as the instructional leader responsible for student achievement and teacher evaluation
  • Ensure conformance of educational programs to state and local school board standards through evaluation, development and coordination activities; As needed, researches and implements non-K12 curriculum resources that meet state standards
  • Manage teaching staff; manage academic support and academic coaches
  • Help articulate the school’s mission and vision with the aim of ensuring all stakeholders have a common understanding and are positioned to work cooperatively in order to achieve desired results; Utilizes/relies heavily upon communication technologies and practices that most effectively support a predominantly virtual / remote work environment
  • Confer with teachers, students, and parents concerning educational and behavioral problems in school; Coordinate with teacher and K12 Enrollment regarding expulsions and withdrawals
  • Ensure that the school is meeting the needs of students while complying with local, state, and federal laws including laws pertaining to special education
  • Develop and oversee implementation of the School’s Improvement Plan
  • Monitor fidelity to the academic plans aligned with state standards to ensure student engagement and achievement
  • Monitor student data by teacher to ensure that students are meeting academic goals; coaching and developing teachers to build strong instructional practices
  • Possess a keen understanding of statewide data in order to build meaningful strategic plans to improve student outcomes
  • Possess strong knowledge of PA Core standards, Common Core State Standards and the PA Department of Education resources
  • Actively participate in all school leadership team meetings


     Supervisory Responsibilities:Directly supervises 10-15 teachers,    academic support and academic coaches; Carries out supervisory  responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

     Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students' individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12's learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child's learning.

     

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree AND
  • Three (3) years teaching experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Web proficiency
  • Ability to travel In PA 20% of the time, some overnights required
  • Ability to pass required background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as an on-line educator
  • PA Supervisory Certificate or working toward it
  • Instructional Leadership in a high school setting
K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.