The High School Assistant Principal will help manage all of the site-based school operations.
Founded in 2001, Connections Education is a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable online education solutions for schools, school districts, and students in grades K–12. It serves families and schools with a variety of digital learning and online school solutions including Connections Academy, International Connections Academy, and Pearson Connexus. In 2017, Connections Education brings full-time online and blended school to 65,000 students across the U.S. and abroad, and delivers online courses to over 340,000 students. In total, over 400,000 students in the U.S. and 48 countries will receive online learning from Connections Education in 2017. Connections Education is based in Baltimore, Maryland and was named a “Top Workplace” by the Baltimore Sun for the third consecutive year and a 2013 “Best Place to Work” by Baltimore magazine. Regularly recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Education is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Education is part of the global education company, Pearson.
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Reach Cyber Charter School is a full-time statewide virtual public charter school for grades K-11. Along with the traditional calendar option, the school offers an accelerated option for high school students and will offer a year round option to all students starting in 2017. Reach gives students the flexibility to learn at home while helping each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program, flexible pacing, and 21st Century Learning including STEM opportunities.
Position and Responsibilities:
Working from the office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, or from home if you live more than 60 miles from our office, the High School Assistant Principal will work collaboratively with the Principal. The High School Assistant Principal will help manage all of the site-based school operations. Additionally, this individual will work closely with key centralized service centers including School Support, Enrollment, Technical Support, Materials Management, Fulfillment, Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and Facilities Management. It is also anticipated that this individual will manage a range of special projects and duties…
Other key responsibilities include the following:
Manage the implementation of operational protocols;
Oversee staff professional development services;
Facilitate communication between teachers, Learning Coaches, and students;
Use data to help teachers make instructional decisions.
Monitor student academic outcomes. Train and monitor teachers to provide appropriate academic interventions.
Support school administration in managing the school’s budget and various grants, such as IDEA and Title grants;
Motivate and supervise staff in pursuit of school goals;
Support student accounting functions including attendance maintenance;
Manage reconciliation between Reach’s data systems and state and local student information systems;
Act as the human resources liaison for school staff in the areas of hiring, personnel matters, benefits, leave tracking and the maintenance of local files;
Actively work on and support other school administration in completion of staff evaluations;
Act as the technology liaison for teachers and administrative staff;
Monitor all enrollment requirements and communicate requirements to the Enrollment Department;
Provide state testing support including logistics for scheduling, tracking participation and contracting for testing facilities;
Monitor and track all school-based assets;
Support the Marketing Department with student outreach, marketing and public relations;
Stay current on the state’s policies, procedures and legislation;
Be available to handle all emergencies; and
All other duties as assigned.
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant work and cyber experience
• Master of Education degree is required
• Principal K-12 certification
• Administrative or management experience within a school environment
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast paced environment
• Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office products)
• Experience in managing people
• Ability to travel as-needed