The Middle and Upper School Principal is responsible for following the mission of the school, planning all the curricula, activities, policies and procedures that relate to the Middle and Upper School.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead the Middle and Upper School education, assume responsibility for the day-to-day operation, direct the activities of the Faculty, and supervise the development and maintenance of departmental and division budgets.
Perform duties as the academic leader responsible for scheduling students, oversee the academic advising and college counseling programs, and monitoring student progress.
Serve as the spokesperson for the expectations, behavioral guidelines, and any information necessary to ensure everyone is fully informed of their duties.
Supervise the Faculty.
Ensure the order of the facilities and the staff, as well as students.
Make recommendations to the Head of School for hiring and retaining Faculty and staff.
Oversee orientation and in-service for Faculty, ensuring they are familiar with policies and curriculum.
Conduct regular faculty meetings, and regular meetings with the Head of School.
Oversee the coordination of extra-curricular, sports, electives and other scheduling concerns to provide a cohesive calendar and schedule.
Maintain the highest academic standards for the school.
Ensure the continuation of the accreditation for the Florida Council of Independent Schools and The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Oversee the admission and matriculation of the students.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
The Middle and Upper School Principal must hold an advanced degree in Educational Administration. The Village School is seeking a confident and positive individual who is an excellent written and oral communicator. Other qualifications include having a strong work ethic and being student centered. A few key characteristics required is the ability to cultivate strong collaborative relationships which generate creative ideas and have excellent interpersonal skills. The Village School is also seeking an individual that can demonstrate servant leadership and be an expert relationship builder to gain consensus. The Middle and Upper School Principal should have a collaborative management style, a desire to be immersed in an active educational community, successful experience in working with parents and a strong interest in curriculum. Upper School leadership experience is required.