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Posted: Sunday, January 28, 2018 8:53 AM

Fusion Academy is expanding into a new location soon! If you are a dynamic and energetic school leader, this position is for you! What if you could lead a school where every classroom is just one student and just one teacher? Position Summary The Head of School serves as the leader and manager of the Fusion Academy campus. The HOS will assist with the school start-up as necessary, ongoing activities and student recruitment, and is directly responsible and accountable for ensuring the fulfillment of educational goals and outcomes of the school. We are seeking positive, confident, entrepreneurial and energetic self-starters to lead this Fusion Academy location. Your Day to Day: School Activities Select enthusiastic and competent staff and teachers who possess the requisite subject-area expertise and an ability to prepare students to be highly competitive in high school and beyond. Represent the school to all relevant audiences to begin building a list of potential students to open the school. Have a solid grasp of the schools features and can articulate them convincingly. Create and lead a school culture that maintains a focus on a positive student experience, academic results and collaboration. Develop and lead a system for the ongoing evaluation of teacher performance that expects measurable results, supports improvement, and rewards achievement. Develop and manage a system of collaborative faculty analysis of student performance results that ensure a data driven instructional strategy. Refine and direct the schools academic program. Implement the schools academic offerings in coordination with the FEG curriculum model. Ensure alignment of curricular standards with required school-based testing. Create ways to monitor and improve student learning; support and implement a tracking system that allows teachers, the HOS, and parents to know what standards students have mastered and those for which further work is required. Take responsibility in ensuring the school achieves accreditation from the appropriate educational institutions. Lead and direct the schools admissions program Lead the admissions process. Manage documents, data and applicants effectively and timely. Understand the characteristics of a successful school visit and develop a welcoming atmosphere. Expand applicant pool with open houses and appropriate marketing. Conduct intakes with parents and incoming students. Effectively lead the re-enrollment process; create strategies for retention and to prevent attrition. Identify barriers to full enrollment. Take ownership of all functions of the school Manage all aspects of the school, including budgets, managing costs, revenue targets and reporting on specific metrics. Be available for parents and students to address any of their questions or issues. Provide consistent communication both within the school and with all stakeholders. Provide consistent, compassionate customer service to parents, students and referral sources. What you bring to the team: 3 to 5 years demonstrated successful classroom teaching experience and a deep respect for teaching and learning. Experience with alternative or non-traditional education systems. Excellent education and/or exceptional credentials and/or commensurate experience. Masters Degree preferably in Education - Ideal: Doctorate, Ph. D or Ed.D. 3 years of Administrative School Leadership or Curricular Leadership experience as part of 3 to 10 years of experience in the educational industry encompassing various roles and responsibilities. Experience dealing directly with parents, ideally have been involved with admissions and intake of new families. Experience with and a passion for, delivering standards-based education to students with learning differences, including social and emotional differences. A plus, experience working in learning center environments. Administrative or teaching experience with high school aged students desired. A passionate belief that students achieve the highest academic standards when there are appropriate school process & procedures. Management & Leadership Managerial, program development and leadership experience in an educational school setting. People management experience, including: Ability to recruit and lead a professional staff. Experience with providing professional development and mentoring. Drive the overall success and best represent Fusion core values resulting in recognition of their staff. Visionary leadership that can articulate the value of Fusion. Focus on collaboration, with agility in balancing varying points of view in the process of decision making. Accept ownership and take responsibility for achieving specific metrics of success. Business Management Experience managing a budget, financial reporting and tracking specific metric performance. A demonstrated track record of success, career progression and increased responsibilities. A plus > prior business management experience that would present adept business acumen. Personal Traits A passion for serving students. Personal motivation and passionate about achieving goals and deadlines. Persuasive communications skills, with a strong customer focus. Ability to quickly build relationships. Ability to defuse tense confrontations and create harmony. Enthusiasm and flexibility. High energy and tenacity. High organized with effective time management skills. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Base Salary starts approximately $90,000.00-93,000.00 Attractive annual performance bonus opportunities exist targeting approximately 25% of base salary, though performance bonuses can occur higher than target. Additional information about Fusion Academy is available at: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.
Associated topics: assistant principal, assistant superintendent, chief academic officer, direct, director, elementary school principal, elementary vice principal, high school principal, high school superintendent, superintendent


• Location: Central Jersey, Cherry Hill

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