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ArtSpace Charter School Job Description

 

POSITION: FULL-TIME, YEAR-ROUND DIRECTOR

SALARY RANGE: NEGOTIABLE

Minimum qualifications:

  • 3-5 years management/administrative experience (Preference may be given to a person holding an Administrative Degree)
  • Must have experience as an educator
  • Experience in supervision of personnel and licensure issues and staff evaluations
  • Understanding of and experience with test procedures, scores, and state requirements
  • Knowledge of and experience in site-based management/leadership
  • Awareness of school law
  • Advocate for charter schools

DUTIES:

SCHOOL MANAGEMENT
Responsible for:

  • the day-to-day operations of the school
  • creating committees and delegating duties
  • approval of field trip requests
  • accurate and timely reports
  • creation of schoolwide discipline plan in conjunction with staff
  • keeping up-to-date on current trends and research in education
  • overseeing preperation of school calendar with input from staff
  • creation of daily/weekly schedules
  • keeping up-to-date with safety procedures, issues and concerns
  • transportation procedures, issues or concerns, including field trips

PUBLIC RELATIONS
Responsible for:

  • all media relations
  • home/school communications
  • formulating a schoolwide newsletter to parents on a regular basis
  • representing school and staff at all Board meetings

Demonstrate excellent public relations and speaking skills
Demonstrate a measure of charisma
Maintain positive, clear and effective communication: with other charter schools and, their support systems, SDPI

SUPERVISION
Responsible for:

  • supervision of all personnel
  • supervision of Assistant Directors and overseeing their use of administrative/planning time
  • appointing School Safety Officer
  • all certification/licensure issues and quotas
  • staff evaluations
  • creating a plan for teacher/staff development/improvement/empowerment strategies
  • organizing staff development workshops
  • approval of staff attendance at workshops or conferences
  • assisting with the interviewing of potential personnel in conjunction with Search Committee
  • hiring personnel based on recommendations of Search Committee
  • directing/facilitating staff meetings

FINANCIAL
Responsible for:

  • school budget in conjunction with Board Treasurer and the input from teachers
  • petty cash accounts in conjunction with the secretary
  • fundraising
  • overseeing reports to the state and local authorities

 

REPORTS TO: P.A.C.E. Board

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months

EVALUATION: by P.A.C.E. Board