Georgia Charter Schools Association
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Middle School Principal – Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (APS)

Middle Campus (grades 6-8) Principal Position

The Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School seeks a dynamic school leader to serve as Principal of its middle school campus (grades 6-8) beginning in the 2013-14 school year. Qualified internal and external candidates may apply by submitting an ANCS employment application, letter of interest, and resume via email to Matt Underwood, Executive Director/Middle Campus Principal by Monday, April 15, 2013. See the employment section of the ANCS website for more application details

ANCS is a free public charter school within the Atlanta Public Schools with two campuses in the city of Atlanta serving students in grades K-8. ANCS is a member of the Coalition of Essential Schools (essentialschools.org) and follows the CES principles aimed at helping students learn to use their minds well, personalized instruction, a tone of decency and trust, and equity. To learn more about the school, please visit our website at atlncs.org.

The ANCS middle school campus currently has approximately 235 students in grades 6-8 and a faculty and staff size of approximately 25 employees. The campus is located in the Ormewood Park neighborhood of southeast Atlanta.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for the articulation and implementation of the ANCS mission and strategic goals at the middle campus

  • Collaborate with principal at elementary campus to develop and sustain a coordinated K-8 system of (1) setting student learning goals, (2) collecting and analyzing data related to those goals, (3) providing professional development for faculty/staff towards meeting these goals

  • Collaborate with principal at elementary campus to insure horizontal and vertical alignment of educational program K-8

  • Insure implementation of school, local, and state policies and procedures at the middle campus

  • Oversee communication with faculty/staff, students, and families at the middle campus and work to resolve escalated grievances from these groups

  • Direct the development, supervision and evaluation process for faculty and staff at the middle campus

  • Manage the budget for the middle campus

  • Serve as an ambassador for the middle campus in the wider community

  • Report to the Executive Director on progress towards school goals and charter compliance requirements

  • Lead leadership team for the middle campus

  • Serve on the K-8 leadership team

  • Handle additional duties which may be assigned by the Executive Director Education:

  • Master’s degree in education or related field required

  • Completion of a school leadership program and/or Georgia certification in educational leadership preferred

Experience:

The experience and qualification requirements/preferences for this position include:

  • Minimum of 5 years successful experience working with elementary and/or middle school-aged students

  • Minimum of 3 years successful experience in a leadership/supervisory role in an educational setting

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse groups of students, teachers, and families

  • Experience in a charter school and/or Coalition of Essential Schools setting preferred

    Calendar: Annual employee

    Reports to: This position reports to the ANCS Executive Director

Salary/Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience based on ANCS salary scale

  • Competitive benefits package 

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