Principal - Foundation Academy Charter School
Position: Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Principal
Job Location: 363 West State Street Trenton NJ 08618
Beginning: Jul 01, 2024
Deadline: Jun 30, 2024**
District: Foundation Academy Charter School
Trenton, NJ 08618
Telephone: 609-920-9200
Job Description:
Looking for more than just a job?
At Foundation Academies, we offer more than a career - we offer a calling.
Unlike any other school, we provide a transformative educational experience where innovation, creativity, and scholar-centered learning take center stage.
JOIN OUR TEAM of trailblazing educators who are NOT just shaping minds, but RESHAPING the future.
At Foundation Academies, you will find a community dedicated to YOUR growth, support and passion for education.
Dare to be different and grow WITH us.
Join us and be a part of something extraordinary.
What we provide to you!
  • Competitive Compensation: Earn a competitive salary range of $125,000-$140,000, reflecting your expertise and dedication.
  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Experience peace of mind from day one with robust medical, dental, and vision plans ensuring your well-being.
  • Professional Growth: We invest in your development with tuition and certification reimbursement, along with personalized coaching and ongoing training in culturally responsive education and special needs support.
  • Secure Retirement: Build a solid financial future with pension and retirement plans featuring a tiered match system.
  • Flexible Spending: Take control of your healthcare expenses with FSA options and Dependent Care Credits, maximizing savings while managing costs.
  • Enhanced Insurance Coverage: Supplement your insurance with Aflac for comprehensive short-term and long-term coverage, providing additional peace of mind.
  • Personal Financial Guidance: Navigate financial matters effectively with personalized financial wellness coaching accessible from day one.
  • Mental Health Support: Access a 24-hour mental health hotline for immediate assistance and guidance, promoting overall well-being and resilience.
  • Wellness and Fitness: Prioritize your physical health with discounted fitness memberships and monthly early release days, fostering a balanced lifestyle.
  • Generous Time Off: Enjoy ample sick days, personal days, and bereavement options for both immediate family and pets, supporting a healthy work-life balance.
  • Leadership Opportunities: Unlock career advancement paths and leadership opportunities within our supportive community.
  • Cutting-edge Technology: Stay connected with a smartphone and fully paid wireless plan through T-Mobile, along with a Windows-based work laptop computer.
  • Community Engagement: Join a close-knit and supportive school community that values diversity, celebrates achievements, and positively impacts the lives of our amazing scholars
What will you be doing?
We are seeking an innovative and dynamic individual to lead our school as Principal. As Principal, you will be accountable for driving scholar achievement, fostering a positive school culture, and ensuring the professional growth of our staff. You will lead with vision, empathy, and accountability, ensuring that our school community thrives academically, socially, and emotionally.

What tasks are required?
  • Develop and communicate a vision aligned with district goals, fostering collaboration.
  • Lead strategic planning for academic success and positive school culture.
  • Support staff, students, and stakeholders, addressing challenges constructively.
  • Utilize data for decision-making and curriculum alignment.
  • Prioritize investments within resource constraints.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, building trust and partnerships.
  • Support teacher development and ensure curriculum alignment with standards.
  • Promote continuous improvement and innovation in teaching and learning.
  • Advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion, overseeing staff and student support.
  • Consulted on curriculum, school culture, special services, recruitment, and retention.
What do we need from you?
  • Principal certification or eligibility within two months.
  • 5+ years teaching/coaching with high scholar achievement.
  • 2+ years leading and managing adults.
  • Resourceful with excellent relationship-building skills.

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