Elementary Principal

REPORTS TO

Executive Director

SUPERVISES

Instructional Staff, including Special Services Teachers, Counselors, and Instructional Aides

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director, Principal, and Operations Director to recruit students and families
  • Supervise, monitor, and implement special education, 504, gifted, and ELL referrals and services
  • In collaboration with the Principal, oversee the implementation of the schoolwide Response to Intervention
    Program
  • Serve as LEA representative
  • Provide students and families social work services;
  • Suggest and connect families with appropriate social services;
  • Serve as the school’s Homeless Liaison;
  • Maintain privacy of student records and information;
  • Undertake administrative and instructional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Special Education, Counseling, School Leadership, or other applicable field
  • Experience and demonstrated ability in working with children in a teaching, counseling or other applicable capacity (examples include, but are not limited to involvement with community youth organizations, supervisory roles in the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts, and mentorships);
  • Knowledge of local social services;
  • Experience with individual goal writing, charting, and progress note taking;
  • Exhibited leadership in working with professional staff, students, and the community;
  • Agreement with the academic goals and philosophy of the charter school;
  • Commitment to accountability, including a rigorous student testing regime;
  • Demonstrated success in encouraging parental involvement.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT

Empower Schools of Alabama considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Empower Schools of Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law, in providing education services, activities, and programs.

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