You know your kids have something special inside of them. We know it, too. Hoosier Academy at Indianapolis, a public charter school authorized by Ball State University and part of the Hoosier Academy Network of Schools, makes learning fresh and exciting for children just like yours. Offering a blend of online learning and face-to-face instruction, Hoosier Academy at Indianapolis gives you and your family choice and flexibility in your child's education.
Academic Administrator/K-8 Principal
Hoosier Academy at Indianapolis
Summary: The Academic Administrator directs and coordinates educational, administrative and counseling activities of middle and high school students by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
Essential Functions: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Ensures conformance of educational programs to federal, state and local school board standards through evaluation, development and coordination activities; As needed, researches and implements non-K12 curriculum resources that meet state standards;
Manages teaching staff; Manages Master and Lead Teachers and programs;
Helps articulate the school’s mission and vision with the aim of ensuring all stakeholders have a common understanding and are positioned to work cooperatively in order to achieve desired results; Utilizes/relies heavily upon communication technologies and practices that most effectively support a predominantly virtual / remote work environment;
Confers with teachers, students, and parents concerning educational and behavioral problems in school; Coordinates with teacher and K12 Enrollment regarding expulsions and withdrawals;
Ensures that the school is meeting the needs of students while complying with local, state, and federal laws regarding special education;
Develops and oversees implementation of the school’s Comprehensive Continues Improvement Plan;
Assists in the coordinating and implementing of grade level meetings;
Assists with parent and student concerns and issues;
Conducts evaluations and observations per state requirements.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to help describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned.
Assists with projects as directed by the Head of School;
Requisitions and allocates supplies, equipment, and instructional material as needed;
Actively participates in all school leadership team meetings.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
Adaptability/Flexibility:Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, and conveys good news and bad.
Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises on average 30+ teachers; may supervise considerably more depending on size/growth of school. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Education Administration or similar field of study AND
Five (5) years of relevant experience OR
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Certificates and Licenses: Valid Applicable Indiana Administrative License
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong communication skills: written, oral, presentation
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Ability to pass required background check
Previous experience as an online educator
Previous Administrative Experience
Familiarity with student management systems
Familiarity with state graduation requirements
Familiarity with post-secondary opportunities
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is an office based position. The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic, conversations, etc.).
In return for your hard work, Hoosier Academy Network of Schools offers an attractive combination of salary and outstanding benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience and education level.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.