Assistant Principal - Reach Cyber Charter School
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Principal
Job Location: Harrisburg
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Apr 12, 2019**
District: Reach Cyber Charter School
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Telephone: 443-529-1220
Job Description:
Reach Cyber Charter School (Reach Cyber), a Pennsylvania Connections Academy school, is a tuition-free, public cyber school serving students in grades K-11 statewide during the 2017-18 school year. The school will add one high school grade per year, ultimately serving students in grades K–12. Reach Cyber offers a variety of academic pacing options for students including a traditional school year option, a year-long school year option and an accelerated option. Reach Cyber is authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and governed by an independent Board of Directors. The school utilizes the Connections Education program. Connections Academy, a division of Connections Education, is accredited by AdvancED.

Position and Responsibilities:
Working from the office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Assistant Principal will work collaboratively with the Principal.   The Assistant Principal will help manage all of the site-based school operations. Additionally, this individual will work closely with key centralized service centers including School Support, Enrollment, Technical Support, Materials Management, Fulfillment, Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and Facilities Management. It is also anticipated that this individual will manage a range of special projects and duties.
Other key responsibilities include the following:
  • Manage the implementation of operational protocols;
  • Oversee staff professional development services;
  • Facilitate communication between teachers, Learning Coaches, and students;
  • Use data to help teachers make instructional decisions.
  • Monitor student academic outcomes.  Train and monitor teachers to provide appropriate academic interventions.
  • Support school administration in managing the school’s budget and various grants, such as IDEA and Title grants;
  • Motivate and supervise staff in pursuit of school goals;
  • Support student accounting functions including attendance maintenance;
  • Manage reconciliation between Reach’s data systems and state and local student information systems;
  • Act as the human resources liaison for school staff in the areas of hiring, personnel matters, benefits, leave tracking and the maintenance of local files;
  • Actively work on and support other school administration in completion of staff evaluations;
  • Act as the technology liaison for teachers and administrative staff;
  • Monitor all enrollment requirements and communicate requirements to the Enrollment Department;
  • Provide state testing support including logistics for scheduling, tracking participation and contracting for testing facilities;
  • Monitor and track all school-based assets;
  • Support the Marketing Department with student outreach, marketing and public relations;
  • Stay current on the state’s policies, procedures and legislation;
  • Be available to handle all emergencies; and
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Master of Education degree is preferred
  • Pennsylvania Administrative certification
  • Administrative or management experience within a school environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast paced environment
  • Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office products)
  • Experience in managing people
  • Ability to travel as-needed
In order to be considered for this position please apply externally on our Careers Page.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.