Closing date: April 30, 2019, 1:45 PM UTC
Grade Level: 9-12
Full Time Start Date: July 1, 2019
A NEW, INCLUSIVE VISION FOR COMMERCE: WHO WE ARE
In the fall of 2017, the High School of Commerce (“Commerce”) entered into a year-long redesign process - bold, substantive and inclusive in nature – all to operationalize the community’s articulated desire for a more personalized Commerce experience that fostered college and career success. This redesign process – fundamentally student-centered, with existing educators and students serving as the lead drivers of the work – engaged in an extensive, nationwide discovery of the emerging and established approaches to realizing impressive results for students. This discovery lead the redesign team to put together a plan to launch a redesigned High School of Commerce, starting with a 9th Grade Pathways Program for 2018-19 and growing in each successive year.
A VALUES-ALIGNED TEAM: WHO YOU ARE
Commerce is now seeking values-aligned individuals to serve as Assistant Principals committed to equitable instruction for all learners. The essential responsibilities for these leadership roles will be guided by the following two values:
Therefore, all candidates interested in pathways team roles in the redesigned Commerce should be prepared to articulate how they have lived, or aspire to live, these values of agency and relationship in realizing the following:
CAPACITY-BUILDING, RESULTS-ORIENTED ROLES: WHAT YOU WILL DO
Assistant Principals at Commerce are practitioners who believe in the values of agency and relationship, and who are committed to the three types of transformational change noted above. Commerce is prepared – considering the centrality of these positions to the success of the school’s redesign – to invest substantially in the capacity of leaders to receive the training, coaching, and resources/infrastructure necessary to thrive.
To that end, Assistant Principals will engage in extensive professional learning, both as part of the larger school, with strategic departments, and in small groups.
The Assistant Principal experience at Commerce will be unlike any other leadership role in the following ways:
SEZP offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Assistant Principals in SEZP qualify for benefits (personal/sick days, health insurance, etc.) offered to other leaders in the Springfield Public Schools.
Positions will be filled on a rolling basis; applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Based on collective bargaining unit salary schedule
Employer: Springfield District
Posted 551 days ago