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(2018-2019) Founding Assistant Principal of Curriculum & Instruction


Achievers Early College Prep Charter School (Achievers) is New Jersey’s first public charter school designed to get students a STEM-focused associate's degree (or up to 60 college credits) by the time they finish high school. Achievers will launch in the summer of 2018 with its first class of sixth graders, setting them with the unique and challenging opportunity to take a two-year course of study in STEM fields following the 10th grade. Achievers wants to redefine the middle school and high school experience, enabling students to graduate with skills, experiences, and content mastery that’s significant to them in the marketplace and the world beyond.

  • Demonstrates a passion for and commitment to Achievers Early College Prep's mission
  • Thrives in a startup environment (comfort with change and ambiguity, takes initiative)
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player
  • Experience in school(s) which rely heavily on intervention, literacy, and learning as a means to dramatically increase student achievement develop content knowledge and skills (preferred)
  • Exhibits a laser-focus on rigorous instruction by emphasizing student engagement with complex texts, critical thinking, and comprehensive literary analysis
  • Strong skill in analyzing student work and student data, coupled with a deep commitment to data-driven decision making
  • Unwavering commitment to feedback, improvement, and notion of “I’M ALL IN”
  • Alignment with Achievers' core beliefs and educational philosophy is non- negotiable!

Achievers Early College Prep is seeking a dynamic and passionate Assistant Principal of Instruction. The Assistant Principal of Instruction leads and supervises a team of teachers in educating 90, 6 th grade scholars. Reporting directly to the Principal, s/he will lead a talented and dedicated team of teachers towards creating and fostering a participatory, student-centered and rigorously outcomes-driven culture.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive and support implementation of Achievers Early College Prep Instructional vision and guiding principles to ensure a positive, achievement-focused school culture for teachers, staff and students
  • Lead and supervise a high-functioning team of educators focused on driving superior academic performance and fostering a high level of personal responsibility
  • Supervise teachers’ instructional methods, evaluate lesson plans, provide weekly observations and professional development opportunities, and coach teachers around effective instructional strategies
  • Identify students who could benefits from additional support and guide them toward supplemental educational services as necessary
  • Engage parents and other community members in school activities to engender a neighborhood-centered approach to learning and development
  • Support the Principal in ensuring effective collection and analysis of student performance data to identify struggling students, curriculum shortfalls, and teacher quality issues
  • Manage various administration functions, including testing schedules and absenteeism needs for teachers
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree (strongly preferred)
  • Minimum of three years (Required) of teaching experience in an upper elementary or middle school with an underserved population
  • Quantifiable track record of outstanding academic results
  • Valid State Certification completed or in progress

We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies.

(2018-2019) Founding Assistant Principal of Curriculum & Instruction

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