To supervise the admissions director and work with the Board in determining programs for the recruitment and retention of students, including marketing and outreach, information dissemination, applicant testing and interviews and acceptance and decisions, with the specific goal of increasing enrollment, specifically, 20% by the commencement of the 2019-2020 school year.
Familiarity or background in International Baccalaureate authorized schools preferred but not required.
To assist and play a key role with the development director in raising funds for the operating budget and for capital campaigns. This is a key role which the Head of School must not only participate but be instrumental in the planning and execution as well.
The Head of School shall select and hire properly qualified persons to serve as members of the faculty and administration (including some members of the board in an advisory role for those key hires of other administrators who interface regularly with the board, such as admissions, finance, and development officers).
The Head of School shall have direct supervision of the faculty and staff and shall coordinate the activities of the entire organization. The head of school shall hold regular meetings of the faculty and staff and see that the general policies of the board are understood and followed.
The Head of School will oversee, design and lead four staff development days throughout the course of the school year.
To supervise and lead development efforts to cultivate and effect generous support of the school.
To foster excellent relations with the parents of the students as well as the community and proactively encourage parental involvement with the school and the student’s academic progress.
To manage the sometimes competing demands of the various constituencies of the school.
To work with the school administration in carrying out established school policies; to review those policies and make recommendations for changes; to attend meetings, prepare reports, maintain records, and keep trustees informed on all aspects of the school's operation.
To supervise all programs of the school (academic, athletic, ethical, and other extracurricular programs); to monitor curriculum, grading, testing, and reporting to parents; to prepare for and conduct periodic program evaluations; to submit reports to external agencies as required; to establish disciplinary policies and standards of conduct. The principal will oversee evaluation and prepare biannual reviews of faculty and staff performance.
To assist the business manager in the preparation of preliminary and final budgets.
To represent the school to all of its constituents including neighborhood, parents, students, alumni, business community, faculty, and staff.
To handle all matters regarding employment, retention, and dismissal of personnel; salaries and contracts; job assignments and performance evaluation; and orientation and training. To prepare employee handbooks, and maintain appropriate personnel records in accordance with Human Resources stated policies.
To represent the school in its relations with local, state, regional, and national educational organizations and accrediting agencies.
To act as liaison with the other organizations to ensure fulfillment of the school's contractual obligations; to coordinate schedules, arrange for rentals, and coordinate procedures where the interests of both organizations are involved.
To supervise and/or assist with all other aspects of the school's operation, including (but not limited to) facilities maintenance and operation, food service, transportation, summer programs, development and fund raising, and alumni affairs.
Finally, and most importantly is to maintain the flexibility of the program in order to embody, manifest, and advocate the mission of the school as defined and put forth by the board. Specifically, insuring that all curricula and courses incorporate the spiritual curriculum into their course of study.
International Baccalaureate background strongly preferred but not required
10 years administrative experience
Additional Salary Information: Based on Experience and Fit for the Position
About International Children's Academy
International Children's Academy, an International Baccalaureate institution, was founded in 1998 by Rav and Karen Berg. International Children’s Academy was tasked with the mission of providing children with an education that addresses the whole child, mind, body and spirit. Our goal includes offering children an academically enriched, well-rounded education utilizing the deep but simple concepts of the ancient wisdom of Kabbalah as the foundation.