Role & Responsibilities
We seek a passionate, detail-oriented, mission-driven, Director of Middle School who is great with people and understands that the foundation of a great school starts with great instructional leadership. The Anchor School is committed to our students and families who expect a safe and supportive learning environment where all students can thrive. Our instructional leadership team builds a sense of community within our school. It ensures our teachers have the resources, training, and support to deliver excellent instruction to every student. As the instructional leader of the middle school, the DMS directs our teaching faculty towards a unified vision of instructional excellence, supports our school with compliance, builds relationships with families and students, and cultivates community-based partnerships. This role, analogous to a principal in other schools, allows students and teachers to thrive.
The Director of Middle School at The Anchor School will be on the leadership team of the school. He shall be responsible for organizational effectiveness within the boundaries of the annual operating budget and through the organizational structures outlined in the organization's by-laws. At a minimum, the responsibilities of the Director of Middle School shall be:
Families and Students
The Director of Middle School will perform all other duties that support teachers, students, and the administration of The Anchor School. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.
Start Date: July 1, 2023
Starting Salary Range: $70,000 – $80,000
Other Benefits: We offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive health benefits. Our employees are eligible for Teacher Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) membership by Georgia law. All staff members have the tools to succeed, including relevant and quality professional development, laptop computer, email, and all necessary supplies.
Reporting Structure: The Director of the Middle School reports directly to the Head of the School.
Hours: This will be a full-time position starting in July of 2023.
The ideal candidate has an advanced degree in education, leadership, business administration, or some other related field and five or more years of experience in instructional leadership capacities (i.e., teaching, department or grade-level leadership, assistant principal, dean) or nonprofit leadership capacities (i.e., director or senior level nonprofit leadership). The candidate must be able to demonstrate alignment with the mission and vision of the school, a commitment to community stakeholder engagement, and an entrepreneurial leadership style in the founding years of the school.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The Anchor School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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