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Transformational School Principal (CBC)

Closing: Jun 30, 2022

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Published: May 19, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Job Summary: Responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the School’s core strategies in order to provide an excellent education to all learners who attend.
Our transformational leaders:
  • Are focused on results and have proven success in increasing learner achievement and adult performance;

  • Influence and motivate others to reach their potential;

  • Are solution-oriented and creative problem solvers with experience in data analysis and creating and managing systems;

  • Set high expectations and communicate them to a variety of stakeholders;

  • Understand, communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures;

  • Continually reflect and seek feedback to improve their practice;

  • Have demonstrated perseverance in their career and education;

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment; and

  • Possess strong pedagogical skills and are highly effective at coaching other adults

Skills

Qualifications

+ Bachelor/Master’s degree from an accredited institution

+ Experience as a school leader required

+ Teaching experience

+ Demonstrated experience in building a positive school culture

+ Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

+ Experience in turning around a school highly preferred

+ TSC licensed


Responsibilities
Job Summary: Responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the School’s core strategies in order to provide an excellent education to all learners who attend.
Our transformational leaders:
  • Are focused on results and have proven success in increasing learner achievement and adult performance;

  • Influence and motivate others to reach their potential;

  • Are solution-oriented and creative problem solvers with experience in data analysis and creating and managing systems;

  • Set high expectations and communicate them to a variety of stakeholders;

  • Understand, communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures;

  • Continually reflect and seek feedback to improve their practice;

  • Have demonstrated perseverance in their career and education;

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment; and

  • Possess strong pedagogical skills and are highly effective at coaching other adults

Skills

Qualifications

+ Bachelor/Master’s degree from an accredited institution

+ Experience as a school leader required

+ Teaching experience

+ Demonstrated experience in building a positive school culture

+ Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

+ Experience in turning around a school highly preferred

+ TSC licensed


Key Duties and Responsibilities

Instructional Leadership

  • Lead the school’s vision, mission, and strategic goals to support high school-readiness and academic and socio-emotional success for all learners

  • Establish rigorous academic goals and priorities that are systematically monitored for continuous improvement with all learner populations.

  • Lead teachers in using a variety of formal and informal methods and assessments to measure learner growth and understanding and make necessary adjustments to drive improvement.

  • Plan and teach assigned subject areas

  • Drive rapid and dramatic instructional improvements by implementing strategies in line with the priority areas identified in the School’s strategic plan

  • Foster a shared commitment to high standards of teaching and learning with high expectations for achievement for all.

  • Implement an observation and feedback cycle that ensures continuous improvement in teaching and learning

  • Use multiple sources of evidence related to learner learning and school assessment results and growth data, to inform school goals and improve organizational performance, teacher effectiveness, and learner learning.

  • Develop and implement a professional development plan to address identified areas of need

  • Develop school calendar that offers built-in opportunities for staff to collaborate, plan instruction, and review learner data

Management and Operations

  • Develop and execute effective plans, procedures, routines, and operational systems to address a full range of safety, health, and emotional and social needs of learners.

  • Oversee the recruitment and hiring of diverse, highly-qualified staff;

  • Strategically align people, time and money to drive learner achievement;

  • Apply teacher and staff performance management systems in a way that ensures a culture of continuous improvement, support, and accountability;

  • Provide professional development and training opportunities to help teachers adapt best practices based on reflection and data research.

  • Implement a reward system for teachers’ positive reinforcement

  • Support school-wide approach to promote collaboration as often and as feasibly and appropriately as possible.

  • Oversee the operations of the school in partnership with management

  • Develop a timeline with an action plan to create scheduled communication opportunities with families and community stakeholders about learning performance.

  • Provide professional development for school teams to build a variety of conflict resolution strategies.

  • Understand and comply with Kenyan laws & regulations and mandates, school policies and ethical guidelines.

Family and Community Engagement

  • Create a culture of open communication, respect, and trust as the school and community develop a sense of collective responsibility for improving the learning of all learners.

  • Actively ensure that all families are welcome members of the classroom and school community and can contribute to the classroom, school, and community’s effectiveness.

  • Strengthen teacher and staff capacity to cultivate and sustain meaningful partnerships with families of diverse backgrounds and with community members that support learner achievement and learner well-being

  • Manage partnerships.


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