May 11, 2020

Principal (17/18 SY)

  • TrulyHired
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Position Description


Start Date: 2017/2018 School Year

Submit your resume to be considered for possible Principal opportunities within our network of 13 elementary schools and 3 high schools for the 2017/2018 school year!

Join a dynamic team of student-focused educator and innovator. We are:

  • 3 of the top 5 charter elementary schools in the City of Chicago (Chicago Magazine, 2016)
  • Top-Tier: an all-time high of seven Acero Schools ranked at level 1+ by Chicago Public Schools rating system last year
  • Illinois Teacher of the Year Award Finalist (ISBE, 2016)

Principal Position Overview

The Principal is the school leader.

With student achievement in mind, the Principal develops and leads the school's shared mission and vision. The Principal is responsible for engaging key constituents - students, staff, parents/caregivers and community - to create a school environment that empowers students to achieve ambitious learning goals, thus preparing them for the finest area high schools, colleges, and lifelong learning. Utilizing the school as a catalyst for building community, the Principal contributes to Acero's goal of supporting the broader success of Hispanic and other minority, urban families.

Employee Benefits

  • Low- deductible medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid leave days and holidays
  • Ability to participate in Chicago Teachers Pension Fund, 401k and commuters savings
  • Positive family and community relationships established by our school teams

Required Qualifications

Experience :
  • Minimum three years teaching experience. (required)
  • Minimum two years of school leadership or management experience. (strongly preferred)
  • Proven track record of academic progress of students under his/her leadership
  • Passionate about urban education and demonstrated expertise in building a positive school culture


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's Degree or higher in education or related field (strongly preferred)


  • Illinois Professional Educator's License (strongly preferred)
  • Illinois Administrative Certification (strongly preferred)
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
Administrator > Assistant/Deputy Superintendent
Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
Administrator > Superintendent
Administrator > Facilities
Contact Information
  • Elizabeth Hammel
  • 209 W. Jackson Blvd
  • Ste 500
  • Chicago, Illinois 60606

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