Confidential K12 Public School

About the organization

A high-performing, diverse-by-design public charter Montessori school in Washington, DC, with a commitment to high-quality Montessori education and anti-bias / anti-racist practices.


What You’ll Do

As Principal-in-Residence some of your core responsibilities will include the following:

Recruit and retain high-quality teachers and staff Set ambitious school-wide and organizational goals for student achievement, culture, and operation;
Oversee and supervise overall school performance and operational performance and relentlessly pursue ways to continuously improve to ensure maximum student success;
Complete all required reporting in a timely and efficient manner;
Provide feedback on effective instructional practices through observation and evaluation Supervise all compliance with Federal, State, and District programs and laws, including IDEA;
Supervise, develop, and sustain meaningful relationships with families, including ability to engage in detailed dialogue regarding student progress and social-emotional development;
Supervise, develop, and sustain meaningful relationships with community leaders and partners Apply, sustain, and monitor all aspects of school culture and behavior;
Continue to develop and sustain overall school professional development program;
Supervise and monitor parent engagement model Speak on behalf of the school in various community forums Communicate effectively with district personnel and other key stakeholders in the charter school or Montessori community;
Coordinate and monitor teacher mentorship and instructional coaching, collaborating with external agencies and partners as needed;


3-5 years of public school and/or Montessori teaching experience with a proven track record of elevating student achievement, preferably in an urban setting
At least three years in leading with direct management of adults or teams of adults resulting in a proven track record of improved effectiveness
Bachelor’s degree, with an advanced degree preferred



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