Sep 19, 2019
E.L. Haynes Public Charter SchoolJob Announcement: Chief Academic Officer E.L. Haynes seeks a strategic, mission-driven, educational leader to serve as Chief Academic Officer. This individual will work with the entire E.L. Haynes community to continue the growth and success of the school and its students. Founded in 2004, the award-winning E.L. Haynes is among the top-performing charter schools in Washington, DC, and currently serves 1,135 students in Pre-K3 through 12th grade. Our diversity is our greatest strength. Every member of our community strives to act with urgency to build a just and equitable school and city. Our mission of student success is inextricably linked with our commitment to equity and the daily efforts of every member of our community to Be Kind, Work Hard, and Get Smart. The Chief Academic Officer (CAO) leads and guides the E.L. Haynes community in the pursuit of our academic goals. Serving as a coach and manager to the principals and key academic leaders of our three campuses, the CAO ensures each student's success. Ideal candidates will bring robust experience coaching leaders, leading cross-functional teams, and aligning curriculum across grade levels. Be Kind - Believe in Every Student, Our Families, and Our StaffKey Skills and Beliefs: Outstanding communicator; proven and exceptional manager; collaborator; a foundational belief that all children of every background can reach high levels of achievement; and, a deep commitment to equity and to building and leading in a diverse, inclusive community.Foster and drive academic leadership developmentManage, coach, support, and evaluate Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals, Senior Director of Student Support Services, Director of Student Analytics, Director of Student Data Systems, and Director of Athletics to meet key performance targets throughout the year and ambitious goals that align to our strategic planLead and collaborate with team members to develop training, structures, and resources to support school and student performancePartner with the Talent Team to ensure data-driven and high-quality staffing decisions and supports; and the building and maintenance of a strong talent pipelineLead selection of new school leadership positions (as necessary)Review and approve contracts and/or consultants related to the CAO's area of oversightEnsure a common vision of positive school culture and learning environment that is joyful and rigorousLead continued roll-out and revision as necessary of our school culture model, including Responsive Classroom, Developmental Designs, and Restorative Justice programsManage and collaborate with Senior Director of Student Support Services and Director of Student Wellness to ensure our student wellness program continues to meet the needs of our communityEnsure concrete expectations for student and adult behavior are communicated and applied across campusesSupport cross-campus family engagementIn partnership with the Senior Director of Development and Communications, develop expectations, opportunities, and metrics for family engagement in students' success with teachers; serve as an outward face of the school to families and community members Work Hard - Strive for Excellence, Improvement, and InnovationKey Skills and Beliefs: Strong analytic and systems-thinking skills; deep expertise in instruction, curriculum, assessments, and data-driven decision making; and, a track record of success in leading school(s) to high levels of performance with at least five years of experience in key leadership roles; school principal experience preferred.Lead academic program in implementing and executing the next comprehensive strategic planPlay a central role in our strategic planning process and articulation of its mission and goals over the next 5-10 years (2020-21 and beyond)Develop and manage implementation plan for the academic goals set out by the strategic planSet accountability measurements and timeline for academic team to track progress and success toward organizational goalsEnsure the rigor and effectiveness of the academic program across all grade levelsEnsure that campuses are meeting student achievement goals by tracking performance and assessing instructional quality and consistencyLead strategic decision-making around the school's educational model and programsCollaborate with senior leaders to produce an annual budget, report to the Board of Trustees on the school's academic progress, and oversee compliance reporting to the Public Charter School Board and Office of the State Superintendent for Education. Get Smart - Foster Reflection and Growth to Achieve GoalsKey Skills and Beliefs: Constant learner; growth mindset for self, staff, and students; data-drivenOversee the school's annual teacher and instructional staff talent management cycle, including: teacher observation/feedback & evaluation; professional growth & teacher development planning; and, staff surveysPartner with the Chief Operating Officer to oversee the successful integration of technology into the educational program that supports teaching and learning, teaching tools that enhance instruction, and content that enhances learningEnsure rigorous use of data to drive student outcomes, including the oversight and management of the school's data team and student information system Salary & BenefitsWe offer a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes:403(b) retirement account with 3% employer contribution vested after 2 yearsMedical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, life, short-term and long-term disability insurancePersonal, sick, and parental leaveE.L. Haynes is an equal-opportunity employer, and it is our policy to recruit, hire, and promote for all jobs on the basis of merit, qualifications, skills, and competence. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. E.L. Haynes will fully comply with all employment-related and other laws. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirement of the position being filled. To ApplyPlease visit the Join Our Team page on the E.L. Haynes website () to apply. If you have any questions about the role please contact Erin Rowsey, Director of Human Resources and Talent Management at . You may upload your resume and other relevant documents. Our goal is to hire a CAO to join our team mid-year or in June 2020. Apply by October 15, 2019 for best consideration.
E.L. Haynes Public Charter School Arlington, VA, USA Full-time