Established in 2005, Amana Academy is a Fulton County, Georgia chartered public school with 700+ students in grades K-8 that implements the Expeditionary Learning approach. We are looking to fill the role of Middle School Director with a dynamic leader who can balance operational needs with setting long-range vision for the middle school grades. The Middle School Director directly supervises a large number of instructional staff and has important responsibilities for the supervision, management and professional development of middle school staff, interventions staff, and specials/connections staff. The MS Director oversees the instructional program within the middle school grades and the implementation of the school’s curriculum; and he or she is responsible for enforcing discipline. The Middle School Director is the voice and face of the middle school and is accountable for hearing and dealing with parent and staff concerns and feedback.
The ideal candidate recognizes that Amana Academy seeks a unique, and innovative positioning for our middle school that reflects a point of view that impels students to be Citizen Scholars. The ideal candidate possesses the request qualifications, has experience in an Expeditionary Learning [or similar] setting, and also has an understanding of STEM integration (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). He/she can build a cohesive school vision focused on student achievement and continuous improvement, and can align all activities in the school to that vision. He/she can use data wisely; boldly shapes school structures to best meet student needs, celebrates joy in learning, and can build a school-wide culture of trust and collaboration.
The Middle School Director reports to the Executive Director (head of school) and works closely with the Executive Director and Amana Academy’s Elementary School Director and to realize the mission and vision of the entire school.
How to Apply: Send an email with a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Mr. Ehab Jaleel, Executive Director, with your last name and “Middle School Director” written in the email subject line. We prefer to view the cover letter in the body text of the email with the resume as an attached document.