Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish

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Executive Director

Title
Executive Director
Location
Terrytown, LA
Description
Duties and Responsibilities

Staff Management
• Mentors, recruits and/or retains high-quality teachers and staff, terminates when necessary
• Oversees professional development of all teachers and staff
• Observes all classes regularly; oversees and assesses the performance of all school employees
• Holds employee evaluation conferences based on records of performance observations
• Ensures collaboration and team building among staff
• Manages conflicts and relations between school employees skillfully
• Oversees employee screening measures to ensure that each employee has undergone an appropriate
background check

Academics
• Evaluates instructional program effectiveness; develops and enforces policies and procedures
• Ensures implementation of instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication
• Ensures effective, research-based professional development is provided and implemented
• Monitors special projects accountability timelines and coordinates timely completion
• Collaborates with staff for united school improvement plan
• Monitors, directs, and implements the administration of assessments
• Monitors and analyzes student performance assessment data preparing reports as needed for various special projects (i.e., after school program, summer school)
• Oversees special education program implementation and compliance
• Analyzes student achievement data, draws logical conclusions and prepares comprehensive reports
• Holds and attends parent/teacher/student conferences, open houses, and other parent and community events

Operations
• Abides by all state and federal laws that apply to charter schools and charter policy
• Ensures there is proper documentation on operations of charter programs to develop accurate budget
• Maintains fiscal control; report accurate fiscal information
• Ensures smooth operation of school facilities, school finance and risk management, including appropriate
procurement of insurance policies
• Ensures school-wide compliance with all policies and procedures
• Attends all required governing board and state meetings; attend other meetings and training that provide legal guidance
• Participates in the school’s annual fiscal audit and oversees the preparation of the school’s annual budget, annual financial and annual program reports
• Ensures school safety by performing fire drills and other drills
• Preparation of financial and statistical documents and reports
• Ensures school facilities are managed effectively; oversees facilities to ensure maintenance provides a clean and safe school
• Requires students to demonstrate positive behaviors aligned with the school’s vision and mission

Public Relations
• Establishes rapport with parents, students, school staff, and Athlos Academy board of directors
• Coordinates with the school’s parent organization to increase parental involvement within the school
• Builds positive relations with state education departments, other charter schools, and school districts
• Works pro-actively to maintain community partnerships and positive public relations that showcases the
school’s success

Professionalism
• Upholds and enforces board policy, administrative procedures, and school rules and regulations, and is supportive of these in communications with students, parents, and the public at large
• Works cooperatively with parents and teaching mentors to strengthen the educational program
• Oversees overall school operations
• Promotes and maintains a positive and effective school climate by ensuring that all interactions with staff,
students, parents, and the public at large are prompt, efficient, helpful and friendly
• Maintains regular communication with Athlos Academies, ESP; serves as the face of Athlos Academies in Jefferson Parish
Benefits
Yes
Requirements
• At least 3–5 years of successful school leadership experience in an urban school setting
• Louisiana Educational Leader Certificate or ability to obtain before fall 2019 required
• Master’s in Education Administration or related field required
Start Date
7/1/2019
Salary
Based on experience
Contact Camille Wells
Phone:
Fax:
cwells@athlosacademies.org
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