Posted: March 31, 2022 Start Date: Immediately Position Type: Full-time Application Deadline: Posted Until Filled Salary: $54,000 - $61,000 DOE
The Neighborhood seeks a full time Head of School to start as soon as possible.
The head will work with the Program Director to maintain and grow our robust early childhood program. A major focus this year will be on enrollment at marketing to rebuild the elementary school.
The head of school is responsible for maintaining the NAIS Principles of Good Practice: 1. The head prioritizes building relationships and creating a vibrant community culture and quality of life in the school community. 2. The head works in partnership with the board of trustees to establish and refine the school’s mission; articulates the mission to all constituencies — students, faculty and staff, parents, alumni/ae, and the community; and supports the mission in working with all constituencies. 3. The head oversees the shaping of the school’s program 4. The head manages the school in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. 5. The head establishes an effective manner of leadership and appropriately involves members of the administration and faculty in decision making. 6. The head is responsible for attracting, retaining, developing, and evaluating qualified faculty and staff. 7. The head is accessible, within reason, and communicates effectively with all constituencies. 8. The head , with the board of directors, is responsible for financial management, maintenance of the physical plant, strategic planning, and fundraising. 9. The head ensures that every element of school life reflects the principles of equity, justice, and the dignity of each individual. 10. The head is alert to his or her role within the broader networks of schools, school leaders, and the community. 11. The head works to ensure that the principles of good practice of all school operations, especially those of admission, marketing, faculty recruitment, and fundraising, demonstrate integrity at all levels of the school.
The Neighborhood Schoolhouse is 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.
Previous teaching experience with practice based on outdoor education and Progressive education principles as articulated by John Dewey and Reggio Emilia, among others, preferred.
Previous administrative experience preferred.
Master degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work visa required
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