Lehman Alternative Community School Principal

Ithaca, New York
Salary Range: $108,000 to $120,000
Jan 19, 2018
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Grade Level
High School, Middle School
Job Type

ICSD is seeking a visionary middle/high school principal able to lead a school that is a state and national model for alternative, democratic, and performance-based education.  The principal must be committed to the ongoing development of truly alternative, student-centered, strength-based, educational practice where teaching and learning are relevant and culturally responsive, discipline is individualized and based on restorative justice, and many decisions are made through consensus or dialogue-based approaches.


The successful applicant will have the ability to foster an active, informed and inclusive school-wide community where students have ownership over their own education, educators actively hone their own best practices, parent/caregivers are involved and informed, and every child is known, valued and believed to be able to succeed. The successful applicant will be a visionary leader who embraces relationships with families, students, and faculty of diverse backgrounds, and students with diverse abilities and learning styles. A successful leader at LACS will have excellent organizational skills, have experience as an educational coach, be a community builder and collaborator, and be committed to school-wide democratic decision making.


To apply, please visit www.olasjobs.org and submit specified material,

not later than February 21, 2018.  Please click on the following link for more information on LACS.

LACS Principal Candidate Information.pdf


The Ithaca City School District is committed to eliminating race, class, gender, and disability as predictors of academic performance, co-curricular participation and discipline. Qualified applicants will demonstrate a deep awareness of these commitments and a strong willingness to support these efforts. The Ithaca City School District does not unlawfully discriminate in employment on the basis of any federally or New York State protected status.

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