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Posted: Monday, May 8, 2017 12:07 AM


Company Name:Detroit Charter District

If you want to make a difference in the lives of children and want to be a part of the re-birth of Detroit, we have the place for you. Detroit is full of art, music, sports and passionate people. Our city is making a comeback and we want you join us.


The principal serves as lead instructor and culture czar and is responsible for facilitating the development and implementation of curriculum, programs, positive school culture and climate, policies, and budgets, in order to promote the educational and social development of all students and the professional development of all staff members.


• Masters’ degree or higher, preferably focused on educational leadership
• 3 years’ experience as principal, preferred
• 5 or more years’ teaching experience, preferred
• Must have and maintain valid Michigan administrator certificate

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary duties and areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the following:


Creates a professional community that focuses on instruction and high student achievement;
Motivates teachers to continue to develop their skills and knowledge;
Institutionalize the implementation of educational practices through regular observation, coaching, and evaluation;
Models effective instructional practices in team meetings and professional development;

Curriculum/Learning Model

Establishes and monitors curriculum;

Utilizes data to evaluate learning model and drive curriculum development;
Works closely with Central Management to create and lead an effective Data Team within the school;
Coordinates curriculum within the district with all lead administrators and Central Management leadership;

School Culture

Ensures a safe, supportive, and productive environment for students, staff, and families;
Sets and maintains high academic expectations among students, staff, and families;
Oversees student discipline and conflict resolution;
Creates, identifies, and provides helpful student support services;
Promotes teamwork within the learning community;
Demonstrates cultural competencies in managing a multi-cultural institution;

Community/Parental Outreach

Engages parents in school operations and student functions;
Communicates on a regular basis with families through newsletters and announcements;
Seeks and builds relationships within professional and civic organizations;
Resolves parent issues respectfully and effectively;
Collaborates with Central Management to maintain strong partnerships with community organizations and regional and national partners;


Oversees timely and accurate reporting in coordination with School Operations Team and Central Management;
Understands implications of state and federal laws and regulations and ensures procedures are followed to maintain school compliance with these regulations;
Coordinates with School Operations Team to develop and monitor the school budget and align the use of time, money, and materials to the school’s instructional priorities;

Building Management

Oversees a friendly and professional front office environment where staff supplies and equipment are provided and available in a timely manner and useful resources and information are available for staff, parents, and students; and,
Ensures procedures are in place and being followed to maintain a safe, clean, and neat campus and meal service where nutrition, hygiene, and customer service needs are being met.

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• Location: Detroit, Detroit, MI

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