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Job Opening: Principal, Envision Schools (Bay Area)

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    Job Opening: PRINCIPAL, Envision Schools Envision Schools is seeking a leader committed to serving students who will establish a climate where all staff are
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 28, 2006
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      Job Opening: PRINCIPAL, Envision Schools

      Envision Schools is seeking a leader committed to serving students
      who will establish a climate where all staff are part of a
      professional learning community that values respect, trust, risk-
      taking and openness to learning. This is a remarkable opportunity
      for a visionary educational leader.


      Educational Leadership
      • Serve as instructional leader
      • Drive and support implementation of the Envision School
      Design Principles, set the tone and culture of the school, and hold
      the school accountable for student achievement
      Administrative and Operational Oversight
      • Responsible for all day-to-day school operations
      • Supervise school facilities, including repairs and minor

      Human Resources
      • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, supervising, supporting,
      developing, evaluating, disciplining and termination of staff.
      • Work with Envision Schools to monitor overall employment
      processes and issues including but not limited to the following:
      hiring, credentialing, security, fingerprinting, and background
      checks, discipline, performance evaluations, and terminations.

      Governance and Internal Relations
      • With CEO of Envision Schools, serve as representative to the
      chartering school district
      • Primary spokesperson as educational leader of the school
      Budget and Development
      • Prepare the Annual Budget for approval by the Site Council
      and Envision Schools Board of Directors
      • Coordinate development work with the Envision Schools
      Director of Development

      Salary and working conditions:
      Salary and Benefits: Highly Competitive
      Work year: 216 days

      Minimum qualifications:
      • A Master's degree
      • 5 years successful teaching experience
      • Demonstrated leadership capabilities

      Hiring Process: Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae
      via e-mail to Envision Schools at jobs@....

      Based on an award-winning model, Envision Schools
      (www.envisionschools.org) develops small, innovative, high-
      performing public high schools serving diverse students. Envision, a
      nonprofit, has a deep commitment to students who would be the first
      in their family to graduate from college. Envision's First
      Generation College Bound (FGCB) students' college graduation rate
      will quadruple that of comparable students. Currently we operate
      three schools, two in San Francisco and one in Novato. We will open
      one school in the East Bay in August 2006.

      In three years we raised $7.3 million from the Bill and Melinda
      Gates Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Stuart Foundation, San
      Francisco Foundation, New Technology Foundation, Koret Foundation,
      and the California Department of Education. Other strategic partners
      include the Low Income Investment Fund, Stanford University, and the
      Small Schools Project. Envision is grateful for the pro bono support
      of Cooley Godward LLP and Stone Communications. In 2005 our first
      school had the fifth highest Academic Performance Index growth of
      California's 550 charter schools.
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