(National) Head Of School

K12 Inc.
Herndon, VA, United States
Mar 13, 2019
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Requisition Number 19-0952
Title (National) Head Of School
City Herndon State VA

Head Of School
K12, Inc., the nation's largest provider of online K-12 education, seeks progressive education executives to lead innovative schools that eliminate opportunity gaps for our students and increase teacher effectiveness. As chief administrator for a K12-managed school (or Head Of School as we call them), you have an opportunity to make a profound and lasting positive impact on the lives of K12 students across the United State s.

We are currently seeking to create a pipeline of Heads Of Schools for the 2019-20 school year and beyond. Applicants will be screened through our executive recruiting function and asked to provide their location preferences by region and/or State s and their ability to relocate. You will be eligible to apply to specific positions when posted, but also be proactively considered ahead of open roles.
AS a Head of school, YOU WILL..
  • Often works with multiple Board(s) of Directors acting as chief administrator of one or more schools; manages regulatory complexities and political sensitivities; implements the school's mission, vision, and strategic planning initiatives driven by K12 and Board(s) of Directors;
  • Develops plans and policies for the educational program and submits them to Board(s) of Directors for approval; ensures policies and programs are carried out appropriately by all students, parents, and staff;
  • Communicates school budget decisions to K12 and the Board(s) of Directors and oversees the local implementation of the budget;
  • Oversees implementation of the school marketing and enrollment plans directed by K12 to achieve and maintain enrollment capa
  • Serves as public relations liaison between K12 and the school community; engages community and civic groups to support school programs and the school community;
  • Effectively recruits, hires, and retains highly qualified staff; develops effective staff members through an ongoing evaluation process and professional development;
  • Creates and fosters a positive school culture by involving school staff, community leaders, students and parents;
  • Serves as the school's instructional leader and ensures data is being used to drive all academic decisions
  • Do you communicate well?
  • Can you build customer confidence?
  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?
  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?
  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?
  • Do you value others' opinions?

Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree And
  • 10+ years of school leadership experience OR
  • Combination of Both;

Certificates and Licenses :Administrator's License preferred

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the State where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. By signing below the incumbent acknowledges that she/he has reviewed and is familiar with the contents of this job



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