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4154Job Opening: San Francisco Schoolhouse seeks a Director of School

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  • rebecca.dake@sbcglobal.net
    Dec 17, 2013
      Position: Director of School

      Start: June, 2014, part-time position

      The San Francisco Schoolhouse is expanding and we are adding to our founding team with a permanent Director of School to start in June, 2014.

      Job Description

      The Schoolhouse seeks an experienced Director of School to lead a new and growing school
      that is fulfilling its mission to make high-quality, progressive education accessible to more
      families. The next Director of School will carry out this exciting and fulfilling mission as the
      school grows from its current 19 students spanning kindergarten through 3rd grade, up to
      8th grade with 90 students.

      Leadership Responsibilities:

      The Director of School must possess the energy, creativity and charismatic leadership to ensure that the Schoolhouse remains true to its mission to be financially affordable, while providing a high-quality, progressive education. The Director is responsible for managing all teaching and support staff, and for guiding and evaluating the overall program effectiveness of the school's curriculum and parent participation structure.

      Operations & Faculty:

      As Director you will report to the Board of Directors while working with a seasoned group of teachers and a dedicated community of parents. The Director collaborates with the Board of Directors to oversee the daily business and financial affairs of the school. The Director makes recommendations, nominations, reports and proposals and creates a strong strategic partnership with the Board. The Director is responsible for the daily management of the school and overseeing the staff of teachers and assistants.

      The Director selects teachers with the skills and passion needed to implement an experiential, project-based curriculum. The Director both understands and actively supports teachers' requirements to successfully implement a progressive curriculum both inside and outside the classroom.

      The Director is an active presence within the school and builds close relationships with parents and families. You work closely with the President of the Parent Organization to manage the parent participation structure and ensure that each family fulfills the
      volunteer requirements of attending the Schoolhouse.

      How to Apply:

      Interested candidates submit these materials as separate attachments to: rebecca.dake@...
      Cover letter expressing interest in the Schoolhouse position
      Current resume
      Statement of leadership philosophy and practice

      The San Francisco Schoolhouse is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies,hiring policies, admissions policies, scholarship, and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.