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Secondary Principal

GEO Next Generation High School - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

ABOUT US:
GEO Next Generation High School – Indianapolis is a part of a network of high-quality charter schools managed by the GEO Foundation. It joins 21st Century Charter at Gary, Gary Middle College East and Gary Middle College West in delivering a high-quality learning experience to parents and students in Indiana. GEO Next Generation High School is a tuition-free, public charter school that will begin with 9th grade and add a grade each year over the subsequent three years. Our teachers cultivate critical thinking skills students need to understand how the world works around them. Our dedicated faculty are committed to providing an outstanding education for students each day as they transition from middle school to high school and COLLEGE. Through our partnership with the local community college, our students will be able to take dual credit courses with the opportunity to earn college credit at no cost to the student. Our curriculum and our teaching methods are designed using Core Knowledge, Teach Like a Champion and blended learning model. We are a TAP school!


JOB TITLE/REPORTS TO/TERM:

GEO Foundation CEO and Chief Academic Officer
This is a full-time, year-round administrative position

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in school leadership and administration
  • Possess or demonstrate the ability to obtain an Indiana administrators license
  • Commitment to the mission and organizational goals of GEO Academies
  • Proven academic success with urban students
  • TAP Certified
  • At least two years of successful teaching or leadership experience in an urban environment.
  • Familiarity with Teach Like a Champion

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience or familiarity in one of the following areas:

  • Blended Learning with an online environment
  • Data-driven analysis and instruction
  • TAP[JL1] 
  • Successful teaching or leadership experience in an urban environment
  • Successful experience as a building administrator with proven organizational, problem-solving and written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching and/or urban non-profit corporation experience
  • Expertise in school and/or organizational policy, procedures, and program development
  • Proven ability to motivate, inspire and manage a diverse staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with others in an entrepreneurial spirit focused on improving student achievement and school excellence


ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

As a secondary principal, the Head of School is expected to perform the following duties:

  • Work in concert with GEO CEO, Chief Academic Officer to build a team of dedicated faculty and staff;
  • Develop, train and evaluate all staff;
  • Recruit students through traditional channels and methods, as well as through the networks of the school’s institutional partners: Indiana Black Expo and Ivy Tech Community College;
  • Assist with the physical launch of the school on the corporate campus of Indiana Black Expo;
  • Ensure that the school, its faculty, staff and students, act in a manner that is supportive of Indiana Black Expo and the general community;
  • Ensure that the school meets or exceeds its enrollment targets;
  • Manage the school’s budget to ensure the school’s financial sustainability;
  • Monitor the implementation of the GEO Model such as TAP, TLaC, blended learning, college and career program, small group instruction and the use of all curriculum materials;
  • Support dean of students and teachers with discipline issues;
  • Help develop and maintain the school’s vision and goals for student achievement;
  • Articulate and foster the school’s desired culture;
  • Provide oversite and support to the staff and Assistant Principal;
  • Administer and implement all aspects of the TAP program;
  • Inform GEO CEO and Chief Academic Officer of any problems, concerns or suggestions that have an impact on the operation of the school;
  • Meet deadlines;
  • Participate in personal and professional growth activities;
  • Use all available research to evaluate instructional issues;
  • Work cooperatively with GEO team members;
  • Act as liaison for GEO/school;
  • Work in concert with GEO Foundation leadership team to monitor and maintain compliance for all grants and charter including DOE requirements;
  • Coordinate data-driven instruction with Chief Academic Officer and Master/Mentor Teachers;
  • Attend all regular GEO Academies Board meetings and report to the Board on the school’s academic and operational performance and the accomplishments and challenges facing the school;
  • Attend and participate in all GEO/School macro management meetings;
  • Support a welcoming and inclusive environment for parents, community, and other volunteers;
  • Support a strong culture of discipline and respect within the school community among students and staff;
  • Promote and cultivate a positive learning culture and climate in the buildings;
  • Implement and follow all Board and GEO Foundation policies and regulations;
  • Dress professionally and uphold all school policies; and
  • Perform other duties, as deemed appropriate.

GEO Next Generation High School - Indianapolis

Address

Indianapolis, IN
46208 USA